(Last Updated on : 13/06/2014)
Kaup beach is located in Udupi
village on the Western Coast National Highway near the town of Udupi in southern Karnataka
Kaup beach is less explored by the tourists. It is because; the beach is covered with rugged topography. But a visit to Southern Karnataka is incomplete without a visit to Kaup beach.
The main attraction of Kaup beach is the lighthouse for the sea. The presence of rocks in the coastline makes the sea rough and one can get a good feel of the power of Arabian Sea
in its crushing waves.
Beaches in Karnataka
are quite common and Kaup is one of the popular tourist destinations here. The USP of this place is its scenic beauty. The golden sand and the panoramic view of the surrounding area have the power to make a person oblivious to all his pain and tiredness.
Resorts are available here and if the travellers want they can stay here. The two temples dedicated to Goddess Mariamma
are situated here. Bedsides, these the remains of an ancients fort also adds to Kaup's magic. This is one of those places that are an amalgamation of beauty, spirituality and antiquity. Another attraction in Kaup is the lighthouse from where one can get a bird's eye view of the region. The light house at Kaup Beach was built in 1901.
There are Jain Basadis near Kaup beach. Kaup beach is an ideal place to know more about rich culture and the traditions of Jain philosophy
. The stunning landscape of Kaup beach has turned this otherwise nondescript town into a popular holiday destination for both inland and outland tourists.
At the Kaup beach the tourists can indulge in water sports like volleyball, swimming and other sports. As one strolls by the beach he will come across a vast stretch of land that is dotted with fragmented rocks. In the backdrop the land is comparatively greener.
Travellers can arrive at this beach by road from the district of Bengaluru
. The nearest railway station is that of Udupi. Mangalore is the closest airport. Kaup Beach is one of the outstanding sea-sides till date.