Om Beach, Gokarna

Om Beach

Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 21,
in Gokarna
Average Rating
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78 Ratings & 61 Reviews

About Om Beach

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Om Beach is a beautiful beach, which has a shape like the auspicious Om sign. Located at a distance of about 7 km from Gokarna, this beach is one of the important spiritual places. Tourists visiting this beach can enjoy activities like surfing, skiing and banana boat cruises here. In addition, this beach has some huts and tea shops as well.

What travellers are saying about Om Beach

Experience scale
  • Excellent 24
  • Very Good 24
  • Good 6
  • Average 3
  • Below Average 4
  • Poor 0
  • Terrible 0
Travellers recommend
  • Best Time:  During Sunset
  • Length of visit:  More than 3hrs
Facilities available
  • Food available for purchase
  • Bathroom facilities
  • Camera/Video allowed
  • Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed
  • Lockers/Storage

1 Video Reviews for Om Beach

Omar Mukhthar

  • Explorer
  • Omar Mukhthar
  • Lives in Adoor
  • 1 photo
  • 8 Reviews
  •  23 helpful votes
  •  6246 readers
  • Posted Aug 2, 2016
Overall Rating
  • 889

61 traveller reviews for Om Beach

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Nikita Shah

  • Tourist
  • Nikita Shah
  • Lives in Mumbai
  • 2 photos
  • 32 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  125 readers

"Not bad and not great either"

  • 4.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
We discovered this beach when we went in search of the Namaste cafe. It is a nice beach with a few rocks placed in such a shape that it gives the OM shape to the beach. My 4 year old had a great time on the beach looking at little crabs crawling on the rocks at the edge of the sea. It was a reasonably clean beach and most visited beach in Gokarna.
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Ajith G a

  • Tourist
  • Ajith G a
  • Lives in Bengalooru
  • 207 photos
  • 73 Reviews
  •  85 helpful votes
  •  65607 readers

"Main attraction of Gokarna"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Mar 9, 2017
The first thing we get to mind when we say Gokarna is OM Beach.

This place will be very crowded most of the times.

The water is not so clean.

It can be maintained better.

But one more important thing about OM Beach is, it is the starting point for a trek to 4 different beaches which cannot be accessed through Road.

You can enquire with locals and they will guide you for the trek.

1. Om Beach.

2. Half Moon Beach.

3. Paradise Beach.

4. Belekan beach. Before reaching each different beach one has to climb a small hill which goes amidst Forest.

2. So totally 3 hills have to be trekked.

3. This trek is not recommended for families with small kids or people not having practice of Trekking earlier.

4. Please remember that there is not access to road until you reach the last beach.

5. So you have to trek till the last beach or go back the same way till Om beach.

6. Once you reach Belekan beach you can check with locals for an Auto and go back to Om Beach.

7. The Trek even though little tiring is worth trying.
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Farhan Arif

  • Tourist
  • Farhan Arif
  • Lives in Kannur
  • 19 photos
  • 8 Reviews
  •  39 helpful votes
  •  1728 readers

"Go Gokarna"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Dec 30, 2016
Calm beach, relaxation at its best. One of the peaceful beach like place in India. A must go places having variety of beaches and temples. A good place to spend your holiday.
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Vijay shrivastava

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  • Vijay shrivastava
  • 1 photo
  • 2 Reviews
  •  235 readers

"Nice place, with decent crowd"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Oct 16, 2016
This place is very nice for family and couples. I have not seen people drinking on the beach like beaches of Goa. Water sports are available on the beach. Facility for changing is not that good but better than nothing.
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  • Tourist
  • Sarvesh
  • Lives in Goa
  • 5 Reviews
  •  4877 readers

"Average experience"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Apr 30, 2016
Average beach. Nothing much to see and do. Just some rocks. Lonely beach too. Can spend time with your close ones but apart from that no other activities. Scary place to visit at night. No lights and no people. We visited it in the morning. Drive to beach is nice though.
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Vijayalaxmi Patil

  • Tourist
  • Vijayalaxmi Patil
  • Lives in Pune
  • 7 photos
  • 11 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  4974 readers

"A peaceful place"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Apr 20, 2016
I love beaches. A very peaceful place to sit and think about whatever you like with indefiniteness of sea in front of you. The rocky beach with many shacks to have good egg made food just make your day.
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Sendil .

  • Tourist
  • Sendil .
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 2 Reviews
  •  450 readers

"An awesome beach"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Apr 16, 2016
You can go anytime. Sunrise, sunset. Sometime you can even find dolphins. Little careful while going to the water. To the right you have rocks, we enjoyed sunset for about 3 hours. Water rides are good, fun lover can go for banana boating.
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Sai Sandeep bushetty

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  • Sai Sandeep bushetty
  • Cityslicker
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 4 Reviews
  •  34 helpful votes
  •  13577 readers

"Good place to booze when with friends"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Mar 9, 2016
Good place to booze when you are going with friends. Cottages are cheap. Faced issue with bonfire as the wood was not readily available. Personal vehicles will help a lot. Need to carry huge amounts of cash as very few restaurants accept cards and they charge 6% for the same. No ATMs are available at this place. Need to travel Gokarna in case you need cash which costs you 400 bucks.
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  • Tourist
  • Kishore
  • Lives in Tirupati
  • 3 Reviews
  •  1101 readers

"Very clean beach and it is comfortable for swimming"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted Feb 29, 2016
The beach is very clean and calm, the facilities are also good. The beach is very comfortable for swimming. The distance from Gokarna is around 12kms we must take local autos.
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Ramesh Babu

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  • Ramesh Babu
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 8 Reviews
  •  10 helpful votes
  •  16810 readers

"Excellent Beach"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 22, 2016
We spent one whole day here and food is also good in restaurants. It is very beautiful place to play and enjoy with family and friends. Don't miss OM Beach if you are going to Gokarna.
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