Malpe is a beautiful beach town found only 6 km from the sanctuary town of Udupi, Karnataka, India. It is a characteristic port and essential angling region of the Karnataka coastline. As it sits on the estuary of the Udyaa stream, it is an amazingly lovely outing spot. The principle fascination in Malpe is it one of a kind islands that are made of volcanic shakes simply off the coastline. Of these, St. Mary's Islands are particularly formed sheer shake islands made of columnar basaltic magma, because of a volcanic ejection that happened ages back.
Malpe is one of the fundamental geo-tourism attractions of India and this place is quite compelling to geologists. Other significant attractions in this locale incorporate the sanctuaries of Balarama and Anantheswara. There is a post on one of the islands and this is said to have been built by Basavappa Nayakar. When you are in Malpe, you need to take a ship or pontoon ride to the St Mary's Islands; the brilliant sands, the unblemished shorelines with their delicate influencing coconut trees and completely clear and quiet waters offer a devour to the eyes. Amid high tides, you can likewise get a vessel ride for very nearly 10 km in the estuary. You can swim in these quiet waters without the dread of suffocating as the ocean is quiet.