Om Beach Overview

Ranked 3 of 25 sightseeing in Gokarna

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.

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Om Beach

Vikas Rana
28th Sep 17

Om beach

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Om Beach

Lijo Varghese
31st Dec 17

Nice beach

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Omar Mukhthar
2nd Aug 16

What travellers are saying about Om Beach

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  • Excellent 21
  • Very Good 19
  • Good 5
  • Below Average 4
  • Average 4
  • Terrible 0
  • Poor 0
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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: More than 3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Kunal jadhav

Kunal jadhav4.0/5

1 review

Gokarna often called "Goa". Popular-Om Beach

Gokarna often called "Goa", it known for iits beaches which are secluded and pristine. Om beach, about eight kilometers from temple town of Gokarna, is quite popular. Is an excellent destination for beach trekking. Gokarna is situated among hills and the beaches are on the other side of the hills. For some great food & mesmerising view of the sea! Namaste cafe at Om beach which serves great food.
  • Gokarna often called "Goa". Popular-Om Beach
  • Gokarna often called "Goa". Popular-Om Beach
  • Gokarna often called "Goa". Popular-Om Beach

Kiran kumar

Kiran kumar2.9/5

1 review

Go to place for instant relaxation "inner peace" Also good for hikes, beach sports, yoga.

An awesome secluded temple town, great beaches with local cafs on the beach offering both western and Indian dishes to go along with a chilled beer to laze around all day.

Nikita Shah

Nikita Shah2.9/5

40 reviews

Not bad and not great either

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.

Ajith G a

Ajith G a3.6/5

143 reviews

Main attraction of Gokarna

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

Farhan Arif4.3/5

16 reviews

Go Gokarna

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

Vijay shrivastava4.3/5

2 reviews

Nice place, with decent crowd

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.
  • Nice place, with decent crowd



5 reviews

Average experience

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.

Vijayalaxmi Patil

Vijayalaxmi Patil5.0/5

11 reviews

A peaceful place

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.

Sendil .

Sendil .5.0/5

2 reviews

An awesome beach

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.

Sai Sandeep bushetty

Sai Sandeep bushetty3.6/5

4 reviews

Good place to booze when with friends

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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Om Beach, Gokarna

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Farhan Arif

Om Beach, Gokarna
Om Beach, Gokarna

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Farhan Arif

Om Beach, Gokarna
Om Beach, Gokarna

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Farhan Arif

Om Beach, Gokarna