Devbagh Beach Karwara


Karwar, situated on the banks of river Kali, is the administrative headquarters of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka. It is a beautiful sea side town, which is located on the Goa-Karnataka border and 519 km from Bangalore. Situated on the western coast, this scenic place is worth a visit.

Karwar Beach History

Karwar gets it name from the word “Karwad” as the British had trouble pronouncing it during the colonial times. In 1862, British made this place their head quarters. Karwar was the sea trade center from the Arabian Sea and Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, French and British have traded here.

In Arabic, Karwar was called “Baithkhol “ meaning bay of safety. Ibn battuta passed through this tract. Many Indian commodities were exported to foreign countries were brought from the Deccan by routes as this port was considered safe during all seasons. The port of Karwar has five islands, Anjidiv, Kudumgad, Dev gad, Mogral and Shamshigudda protecting the port from heavy winds.

Why Visit Karwar?

Located towards the North of Karnataka, Devbagh beach is just minutes from the famous beaches of Goa and gives you a similar enthralling experience. Devbagh Beach is famous for the golden sands and cool breeze, and it also provides adventure sports enthusiasts with a variety of water sports such as fishing, sailing, and dolphin hunting.

If you want to explore the mysterious depths of the sea, then you can go for snorkeling or kayaking with the help of professionals.

The Devbagh Beach is an island beach that faces towards the mighty Arabian Sea on one side and gives a captivating view of the dense Western Ghats on the other. You can enjoy the beauty of dense forests and the vastness of the Sea at the same time.

How To Feel like A Beach

Taking a shower in the beautiful lakes, which are formed by the little springs belonging to the Western Ghats, is worth experiencing. Don’t miss the spicy sea food when you visit Devbagh.

October March is the best time to visit Devbagh when the climate is pleasant and viable for activities.

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