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Small beach nestled between mountain and sea

The beach is shaped like a crescent hence the name. It is only accessible via a 30-45 min trek... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Hyderabad, India
A small jungle trek will take you to this beautiful hidden beach

From Om beach you have to trek through the jungle. Ask local people for help or follow your gps. On... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
near Om Beach, Gokarna 581326, India
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The beach is shaped like a crescent hence the name. It is only accessible via a 30-45 min trek up-hill and then down-hill from Om-beach or by boat. The boat service is not regular and may be quite expensive. If you are of the adventurous...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank savvyuec
Reviewed 21 September 2018

From Om beach you have to trek through the jungle. Ask local people for help or follow your gps. On the way, the scenery is extremely beautiful, a view of never ending vast blue sea from a cliff of a hill. This is a very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank SayantanA2
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We had to trek to half moon beach through a forest. The beach was deserted and it was lovely to be there. It's called the half moon because of its shape. Its a small, beautiful beach and you shouldn't miss it if you visit Gokarna.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RajS3194
Reviewed 8 July 2018

The name of the beach is derived from it's shape. The beach arches a little at this point and creates a pristine cove. At this point, you can climb up the cliff and enjoy the broad view of the other 2 beaches adjoining the shoreline....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Deepahn
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Very pain strikingly i need 2 say beach trekking is not taken seriously & professionally in India as there is no marked pathway where one can reach this beach from Om beach. The trek pathway is quite beautiful & cumbersome but there should be some...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Shinjan P
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

So we were 3 friends who decided to trek from Om beach to Half moon beach. We saw reviews which said it's just a 20 mins trek. So we thought it's so so easy. We were stupid enough from our side to not carry water....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank sharonebenezerj
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This beach is accessible via a short trek from Om (the best way if you ask me) and people are lesser here. Whats not to like about such a place?

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Neadansu
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Go by trekking. Do not hire a ferry.. Going by ferry looses the charm of the journey. Take your own food and water

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Manishvatsyan
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The beach can be reached by trekking over a hillock adjacent to Om beach or by taking a boat from Om beach. The trek route is recommended as it offers magnificent views of the sea and the beach from atop the hillock. There is one...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rohan D
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This beach is isolated from other beaches. You have to hike for a long path to reach here. Only one shop is there at this beach. Otherwise there’ll be no one in the beach.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank J. Meng H
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