Karwar the nearest jetty from Devbagh in itself is a tourist destination in northern Karnataka. Karwar is famous for the Tagore beach at the confluence of the Kali river and the Arabian sea, is a thin strip of white sand beach just ideal for a walk. About 6 kms from Karwar town across the Kali river is the Sadashivgad fort built on a small hill. There is an ancient durga temple near the Sadashivgad fort. The Karwar port earlier known as Baithkol is also worth a visit.
There is lots to see and do in Devbagh and its neighbouring islands. Be it scuba diving or snorkeling or dolphin sighting boat rides Devbagh has something unique to offer its patrons. A land exhalted as divine by Rabindra Nath Tagore Devbagh has a lot more to offer if you are on a long vacation. 50 Kms on either sides Devbagh has Gokarna and Goa!
Palolem - Goa
Celebrated as one of the best 10 beaches in the world Palolem beach in south Goa is approximately 40 kms from Karwar. Palolem a tranquil beach is an ideal place to just relax and is another location ideal for scuba diving in this region.
Gokarna - the land of hippie sadhus!
Approximately 50 Kms from Karwar is Gokarna one of the primere beach destinations in Karnataka. With many secluded beaches and some of the most revered temples in Karnataka Gokarna has two shades about it. The tranquility of the temples is on one side and the vibrancy and youth of the tourist destination on the other and its prudent not to mix the two!
Kurumgad a tortoise-shaped island is located approximately 3 nautical miles off Devbaug. Kuruma means tortoise and thats how the island got its name Kurumgad! Kurumgad is renowned for the hilltop Narasimha Temple, which attracts thousands of devotees during the annual jatra held on Pushya Purnima every year in early January.
Kurumgad is a snorkeling site with coral reefs extending over half a kilometer! Kurumgad is famous for water sports and is a must visit destination in your Devbagh holidays!