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St. Mary's Island

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Place name:St. Mary's Island

Country: India

Location: 58 km north of Mangalore and little to the north of the port of Malpe town

Type: Beach, island

About the Place:
St. Mary's Island is a small group of islands located 58 km north of Mangalore and little to the north of the port of Malpe town. These islands are well known for their
famous basalt rocks which have crystallized into columns and split into hexagonal mosaic.

Malpe: This is one of the major fishing harbor in the West coast and has a fabulous view. This is located 5km West of Udupi town and which makes us surprised by its
beautiful scenes and a very beautiful place to take sea bath.

St. Mary's isles are group of islands accessible by ferry from Malpe. Vascoda Gama appears to have touched the island in 1498 before he reached Calicut. These islands

are nothing but a few scattered projections of rock rising out the Arabian Sea around Malpe.

It has a coconut garden, which makes it the shadiest isle of the group and gives it a …

Kaup Beach

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Place name: Kaup

Place Type: Beach

Country: India

About the place Kaup Beach:
Kaup is a small village located about 20 km from Udupi on the National Highway 17 towards Mangalore which is a coastal belt. This is one of the highly populated

beaches in Karnataka. This beach is widely known for its peaceful and cool atmosphere.

This beach is covered by greenery from all the sides. The cool breeze that blows across the white sandy Kaup beach at Karnataka refreshes you from your tiredness and

tensions and gives a pleasant feel to your mind.

Kaup is the perfect venue for organizing picnics with family and friends. You can also enjoy some water sports or swimming in the sea water. This is a perfect weekend
spot as you can take a relaxing sun bath or stroll across the white sand. The fragrance of the surrounding flora that blows across the whole beach along with the cool
breeze from the waters has got a soothing effect.

Transport: Local transport can be taken from Udupi.

Hotels in Kaup Beach: Hotels are …