Murudeshwar is located in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. A towering 15 meter high statue of Shiva overlooks the town. This statue is built in the temple complex of the 1500 year old Murudeshwar Shiva temple.
The architecture of the temple is a combination of both Chalukyan and Pallava style. The temple located on the Kanduka Giri hill is bounded by sea waters on all three sides. Behind the temple is the Murudeshwara fort believed to have been renovated by Tipu Sultan, the tiger of Mysore.
The idyllic holiday destination has a number of hotels around the town ranging from mid price hotels to budget hotels. These hotels are equipped with the modern amenities, necessary for a comfortable stay at Murudeshwar. Two popular mid price Murudeshwar Hotels are RNS Residency and Naveen Beach Resort.
RNS Residency is a three star hotel located near the Mahatobar Murudeshwar Temple. The sea facing hotel offers its guests accommodation in its luxury rooms which are totally ninety in number. The rooms are centrally air conditioned and equipped with all modern facilities, swimming pool, gymnasium, health club are among features.
The hotel wakes its guests up with a morning breakfast which comprises of South Indian to North Indian food items, and apart from this; even Chinese vegetarian dishes are provided. The hotel serves some of the best Indian, Chinese and Continental vegetarian dishes, whipped up by a specialized team of cooks. Whether it is spicy South Indian food or North Indian dishes, they’ll leave you smacking your lips.
The hotel boasts of an air conditioned conference hall with a holding capacity of eight hundred people equipped with sophisticated video and audio facilities. The ambience offers opportunities for high-profile business meetings and discussions, making it a perfect place for corporate or business delegates. In fact, the calm and serene locales of Murudeshawar trigger human minds to perform to the best of their abilities.
Naveen Beach Resort
Naveen Beach Resort, like the RNS Residency which overlooks the Arabian Sea, is located on Murudeshwar Beach. It has ten cottage type rooms and suites with air conditioning. The resort also has its own multi-cuisine restaurant which provides Indian, Chinese and other food varieties. This a perfect place to spend your holiday on the beach with your family and friends.
It is a 455 kilometer journey from Bangalore to Murudeshwar. You can go to Murudeshwar to spend a rejuvenating weekend on this paradise on the coast of Karnataka.