Around 22 km away from Mangalore is the remarkable Sasihithlu Beach. It is located just two km before NITK Surathkal, Mukka. The beach has stunning white sand adding to the beauty of it and is indeed a picturesque location to admire. The blueish sea bordered with this white sand looks immensely enthralling like the Milky Way. Other than local fishermen, there are not many tourists visiting here.
Sasihithlu Beach – Enjoy the Peaceful Sands and Sea
The cool breeze and the silent waves are truly splendid and relaxing. The soothing waves caress the white sand in a calm and serene way providing a soothing relief. The island of Munda surrounded by the rivers Shambhavi and Nandini on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other side making the place an outstanding spot for tourists.
The virgin beach is hidden away from the crowd making it an idyllic place to enjoy and rekindle the joy of being a kid again. Sasihithlu Bach is around 6km from Mukka on the NH 66 Road. It is adjacent to the scenic confluence of the backwaters of Shambhavi and Nandini that adds up the enchanting beauty. This stunning beach is near the Sasihithlu village and one must walk through the village and an array of acacia trees to reach the beach.
Karnataka Surfing Festival at Sasihithulu Beach
Sasihithulu Beach is a profound location that is gearing up the publicity for hosting the Karnataka Surfing Festival and India Open of Surfing. The competition and surfing festival witness hundreds of surfers surfing and battling through the waves to win the prize money. The three-day festival is hosted on the marvelous beach with innumerable activities to witness including various live performances, food festival, kite surfing tournaments, paddle up race etc. are on the cards. The competition is held for under 17, junior boys, senior men, and master’s men.
The festival is being conducted to promote beach tourism. The Karnataka Surfing Festival & Indian Open of Surfing is conducted from May 26-28. General Manager Stephan Robertson of World Surf League is attending the grand opening of the festival marking the beginning of the Surfing festival in Mangalore. The festival is the first global surfing events happening in Karnataka.