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Activities at Suragi

  • Beach Activities – walk, swim, frolic, sun set gazing
  • Kite Flying*
  • Bird watching, documentation
  • Ayurvedic Massages (@ Ashwini Dhama Ayurvedic Center opp. Suragi)
  • Yoga* – Ashtanga/ Vinyasa, Asanas for specific ailments/ weight loss, Pranayama, Meditation (By certified instructors, by prior appointment. A minimum 3 day stay recommended)
  • Indoor games such as Carom, Badminton, Pagade, Chowkabara*
  • Tents for Kids/Parents for Camping*
  • Nature Treks  - across the Kadle Hills by the beach to start with
  • Day visits to town center, other attractions (Refer to the Map)
  • Photography (Tips and Tricks included) – Nature, Birds, Beach, Sun Set etc*
  • A day in a Paddy Field – Seasonal
  • Bicycling to Aghanashini estuary and other near by places*
  • And our favourite “Do Nothing”

* Subject to availability of experts/ some equipment loaned against refundable deposits

Activities around Suragi

Day visit to Gokarna (37.9 Km from Suragi)

Famous for its beaches, Gokarna is a Hindu pilgrimage centre, as well as a popular tourist destination. It is a temple town referred to in a number of Hindu historical literature pieces. The main deity is Lord Mahabhaleshwara, a form of the Hindu god Shiva.

Day visit to Yaana (34.9 Km from Suragi)

Yana is famous for  two massive rock outcrops known as the Bhairaveshwara Shikhara and the Mohini Shikhara (“Shikhara” means “hill”). The huge rocks are composed of solid black, crystalline Karst limestone. Bhairaveshwara Shikhara is 120 metres (390 ft) in height, while the Mohini Shikhara, which is smaller, is 90 metres (300 ft) in height.

Morning bath at Ramathirtha (21.3 Km from Suragi, Seasonal)

Ramathirtha is a beautiful location in Honnavar, about 3 km away on the Honnavar-Chandavar road. This pushkarini or water tank which is 50 steps below the ground level is very spacious. The water from a height, falls into the tank from two points called Ramathirtha and Laxmanthirtha. According to local traditions, Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman had a holy dip in the tank during their vanavasa.

Picnic at Apsarakonda (29.2 Km from Suragi)

Apsarakonda is a small attractive waterfall about 5 km from Honnavar. Apsarakonda means the pond of an Apsara or a nymph. Here the water falls from a height of 10 meters forming a small pond. A  fine view of the sea and the sunset, and a huge natural cave are attractions of the place.

Idagunji (38.0 Km from Suragi)

Idagunji is a famous place of Hindu worship in Uttara Kannada district and Honnavar taluk. The famous Vinayaka temple, with a history of more than 1500 years, is the main attraction, receiving over 1 million devotees per year.

Day visit to Murudeshwara (48.9 Km from Suragi)

Famous for the world’s second-tallest Shiva statue, Murudeshwar beach town lies on the coast of the Arabian Sea and is famous for the Murudeshwara Temple. The temple is built on the Kanduka Hill, which is surrounded on three sides by the waters of the Arabian Sea. It is dedicated to the Lord Shiva.

Midnight Yakshagana at Gundbala (36.8 Km from Suragi, Seasonal)

Known for Yakshagana, a theatre form that combines, dance, music, dialogue, costume, make-up and stage techniques with a unique style and form. This theatre style is mainly played in the coastal districts and Malenadu regions of Karnataka, and traditionally played for whole night, till sunrise next morning.

Sunset Gazing from the Hills of Bada (5 Km from Suragi)

Bada – about 5 KM from Suragi is an excellent spot for watching the beautiful sunset from the vantage point of the hills adjoining the seashore. It’s got a beautiful temple to visit too.

Day trip to Kari Kallamma Temple

This is a very scenic spot with a famous temple and is also a very nice spot for watching the Sun easing in to the Arabian sea from atop a hill.