Surrounded by Rocky Mountains and the Western Ghats
on one side and the Arabian Sea
on the other, Gokarna Beach is one among the five beaches in Gokarna, situated 60 km from Karwar
. It is quite crowded, particularly during evenings as this beach is situated close to the town.
and Om beaches are nearby.
Gokarna can be accessed from Goa and Bangalore (470 km) by road and rail. Buses ply regularly from here to other nearby cities and towns. The nearest aerodrome is Goa Airport.