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Ullal Beach

Whether you are looking for water adventure sports, exotic sea food, tranquility or miles of golden sand, Ullal beach has it all. An amazing combo of beautiful and lustrous sand and sea water with an unmatched tranquility makes Ulla beach a perfect holiday destination.

Karnataka, which possesses a 320 Km coastline, possesses several popular and spectacular beaches. However, among all the beaches in Karnataka, Ullal Beach is undeniably the best. Stretched out beautifully in a hue of green and blue, this beach is one of the cardinal tourist attractions of the state. Adorning its landscape, the place possesses several 16th century churches and cathedrals.

The Ullal beach is astoundingly calm and the serenity of this beach attracts a large influx of tourists every year. The tranquil beauty and neat sea shore are some of the significant factors that enhance the attractiveness of this beach. Set in about 14 acres of casuarinas groves, the long stretch of Ullal beach in Ullal village possesses golden sands and greets its visitors with cool breeze. The striking and quant casuarinas groves offer a stunning view of sun set.


Ullal is basically a fishing village located at a distance of about 12 Km from Mangalore on the southern banks of Netravati River. The distance of Ullal beach from Bangalore is about 360 Km.


Someshwara Beach

Located at the confluence of the Arabian Sea and Netravati River, Someshwara beach is an iconic place to witness a breathtaking g sunset. The crystal clear water, golden sands and coconut palms make this beach a perfect place to unwind yourself. It is located a distance of only a few kilometers from Ullal beach.

Queen Abbakka’s Fort at Ranipura

The other attractions of Ullal beach include Queen Abbakka’s Fort at Ranipura. This architecture marvel was once a renowned fort in the Ulla region. Even today, the ruins of this fort can be seen in the vicinity of colossal Someshwara Temple.

Reaching Ullal Beach

By Air

Mangalore airport, located at a distance of about 30 Km from Ullal beach is the nearest air link.

By Rail

The nearest railway station to Ullal beach is Mangalore railway station located at a distance of about 13 Km. After reaching the railway station, you can hire cars or taxis to reach the beach.

By Road

The beach which lies at a distance of 12 Km from Mangalore is easily accessible by road.  Mangalore is well connected by many other cities through a well developed network of roads, and one can easily find buses from Bangalore and Mumbai to reach Mangalore. The nearest bus station to Ullal is just 1 Km away and is located in the Ullal village.

Accommodation Options

Apart from big resorts and hotels, there are several well furnished cottages located near to the beach. These cottages aid the visitors in catching the real essence of the beach and enjoy a perfect holiday getaway. One of the most popular tourist resorts in Ullal beach area is Summer Sands Beach Resort, which is beautifully nestled in an astounding arcadia of palms and looks stunning with its red tiled roof. This resort makes an ideal destination, if you are looking for activities like swimming, sunbathing and other water sports activities. The local cuisine offered by this resort is mouthwatering and if you are a seafood fan, this is certainly the place for you.

There are many other hotels guest houses and budget hotels that offer full service accommodation facilities with all the contemporary amenities in Ullal.

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