Malpe Beach


Known as the bird island, Chidiya Tapu is a picturesque little island in the Andamans, located around 25 kms from Port Blair. While birdwatching is the main allure of the location, there are some fun water activities here, like snorkelling, scuba diving, deep-sea walking, pearl hunting, and boating.

Why is Malpe famous?

Malpe is a calm beach town near the temple town of Udupi in Coastal Karnataka. Malpe is known for its fishing harbor, St Mary’s Island and beaches.

Which is the best time to visit Malpe Beach?

The best time to visit Malpe Beach is between October and December. Bangalore, the state capital, is about 425km from here.

Can we swim in Malpe beach?

There is a sea walk built at the end of Malpe Beach from where one can see amazing sunsets. Also there are regular boats to take you to St Mary’s Island which is a 15 min ride. There are a number of water sports on the beach. Lovely beach to swim & relax in.

Why is Malpe beach closed?

Due to rough sea conditions, the district administration had banned entry to Malpe beach and St Mary’s island from May 15. Naina J A, DHNS, Udupi, Sep 21 2022, 2 ist. updated: Sep 22 2022, 0 ist.

Which is best beach in Udupi?

These places are best for beaches in Udupi:
Kapu Beach.
Kodi Beach.
Mattu Beach.
Padubidri end point beach.
Pithrody Udyavar Beach.

Can we visit Malpe Beach at night?

Its safe to get out in the night. Kids would enjoy this place. There are rides/activities available on the beach during evenings.

Is pants allowed in Udupi temple?

Timings : AM – PM. Nirmalya Visarjan Pooja is held at AM. Men: Dhoti or pant and shirt. No Lungi, Shorts and other modern outfits are not allowed.

How many days are enough for Udupi?

What is the best we can see in and around Udupi in

Why is St Mary’s island closed?

The St. Mary’s Islands are 4 miles away from the coast and can be reached only through ferry services. Timings: The ferry rides usually start from 9 AM till 5 PM. It is closed during the rainy season from June to September.


Minicoy, Thundi Beach and Kadmat Beach – both in Lakshadweep – are the proud entrants in the coveted list of Blue Beaches, an eco-label given to the cleanest beaches in the world,” Yadav tweeted.


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