A traditional boat building center in Uttara Kannada District
, Belekeri is about 8 km north of Ankola
and 25 km south of Karwar
, district headquarters.
This place is famous for an old port, which caters to the export of iron ore and import of coal/coke for Karnataka. The long stretch of beach is a delight for the visitors. Also, the place holds temples of Jenubeera and Ishwara and an inscription dating back to the 15th century.
Closest airport is Goa Airport. Ankola Railway Station, on Karwar-Kumta line is the nearest railhead.