Located in the heart of the city, Hotel Udupi Residency, Udupi, is a royal retreat that offers exclusive services. The well-appointed spacious rooms with all the requisite amenities ensure a relaxing stay in the City of temples and beaches. Whether it is a religious or leisure vacation, the hotel ensures a memorable experience.
Relish an array of delicacies ranging from Indian to Chinese, continental and even local cuisine served at two multi-cuisine restaurants at the hotel. The air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned conference hall is ideal for corporate as well as intimate gatherings. Other services include laundry, ample car parking, Internet connectivity, security lockers, airport transfers and more.
The Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, which is synonymous with the name Udupi, is situated in Car Street, the hub of religious activity. The main attraction of this temple is the ‘Kanakana kindi’- a small window through which Krishna is believed to have given darshan to his devotee, Kanakadasa, a saint-ministrel. The temple is surrounded by the Eight Maths, that were founded by the great sage Sri Madhwacharya. Car street is also famous for centuries old Shiva seat, these are the temples of Sri Anantheshwara and Sri Chandramoulishwara which are thronged by thousands of devotees throughout the year.
This place is situated 5 Km west of Udupi town and takes visitors by surprise with its natural beautiful scenes. Malpe is a major fishing harbor and a drive along its fabulous beach is indeed exhilarating. The Vadabhandeshwara Temple in Malpe is famous and the image of Sri Balarama, installed by Sri Madhwacharya can be seen here.
A small group of islands that are accessible by ferry from Malpe. Vasco da Gama appears to have touched the island in 1498 before he reached Calicut. The Islands are just a few scattered projections of rock rising out of the Arabian Sea round about Malpe. The northern most island is about a square mile in area and not more than 250 yards in width. It has a coconut garden, which makes it the shadiest isle of the group. It is noted for its famous basalt rocks, which have crystallized into columns and split into hexagonal mosaic. It is perhaps the only spot in India where basaltic rocks show up in such peculiar formations.
Situated 12 Km south of Udupi, on the coastal belt that passes through the West Coast National Highway, Kaup has a lovely beach, a ruined fort and an old 100ft. high lighthouse. The two temples of Goddess Mariamma in Kaup are famous. The Jain basadis here are in ruins, but are worth a visit.
Located some 55Kms from Udupi, Moodabidri has a large number of Jain Basadi’s (temples), the most famous of which is Chandranatha Basadi popularly known as “Savirakambha Basadi”. This Basadi is a huge structure and has 1000 pillars, no two of which are identical.
It lies at the foot of the Western Ghats and is about 40 Km from Karkala on Mangalore-Karkala-Agumbe Road. It is well known for the Someshwara sanctuary.
This place is located some 25 Km from Udupi. It is known for its Ganapathi temple, the Anegudde Vinayaka temple, which attracts several thousand pilgrims everyday.
Fascinating waterfall in Western Ghat situated 42 Km from Udupi. This cascade of the river Sita creates a beautiful picnic spot. On the auspicious day of Ellu amavasya, several thousands of people come to have a dip in the waterfall here.
It is about 32 Km from Kundapur and is a nature lover’s spot that is filled with streams, caves, lush forests and much more. The holy temple of Shri Brahmi Durgapareshwari is located here.
Located about 40 Km north of Kundapur, Ottinane with its overhanging cliffs is an ideal place for viewing the sunset.