Murudeshwar Beach, with the Arabian sea roaring on the west and a serene river on the east, and famous Lord Murudeshwar in the beach is a nice beach and a popular attraction. Visitors can enjoy a pretty good bath in the Arabian sea here. A marvellous chance of getting the photographs with the huge Lord Shiva statue in the background is in offing for nature beauty lovers.
Murudeshwar town is located in Bhatkal Taluk, Uttara Kannada District, Karnataka state, India - 581350.
Murudeshwar city is well connected by Highways and Nearest Railways.
Several options for a stay are available for the pilgrims in the town of Murudeshwar as well as in Bhatkal which is just 16 km away.
The RNS Residency Hotel is located just beside the Murudeshwar Temple and offers sea facing rooms. Amenities like a swimming pool and a gym are also available. Apart from that, resorts are available a few kilometers away from Murudeshwar.
The Naveen Beach Resort and the Kamath Yatri Nivas are the nearest to the Temple Complex.
The town of Murudeshwar is host to a large number of small restaurants that serve authentic South Indian cuisine. The majority of the hotels in the town are located either near the Beach or near the Nearest Railway station. Sweets prepared from local coconut and other flavors of rice and fish curry are sure to leave you insatiated and wanting for more.
Murudeshwar is not to be mentioned for shopping. Lavancha Handicrafts on temple road offers traditional and therapeutic souvenirs like wall-hangings, pen-stand, jewelery box, baskets and idols of Ganapati etc.