Discover a variety of things to do in Manipal

Enjoy proximity to important pilgrimage sites like Venugopal Temple when you stay at the Country Inn & Suites, Manipal. Our accommodations are conveniently located in the heart of the city near the Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village, three kilometers from National Highway 66, and within walking distance of the beautiful campus of Manipal University. Speak with our helpful travel and tourism desk for more information on things to do in the Manipal, Udupi, and Karnataka areas, including Malpe Beach and pilgrimage sites like the Thousand Pillar Temple.

The hotel's friendly staff is available to organize house parties and barbecues in beach bungalows approximately 10 kilometers from the hotel (fees apply). The Country Inn & Suites can also organize picnics to St. Mary's Island, approximately 10 kilometers away (fees apply). Don’t forget to check out our hotel deals for your group.

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Agumbe Sunset View Point

21.94 mi / 35.3 km from the hotel
For a romantic end to your day, head to one of India's best-loved hill stations to watch the sun set into the Arabian Sea.

End Point

0.69 mi / 1.11 km from the hotel
Natural beauty abounds in Manipal, and the gardens at End Point are the perfect spot to enjoy a sunny afternoon. Take in views of the Swarna River while the kids tire themselves out on the playgrounds.

Hasta Shilpa Heritage Village Museum

1.17 mi / 1.88 km from the hotel
Discover the rich local heritage of Manipal as you wander through 26 restored structures at this heritage village, including the Museum of Folk Arts and several other museums and galleries.

INOX: Manipal Central Cinemas

0.71 mi / 1.15 km from the hotel
Feel the rhythms of Bollywood at this cinema, where you can watch the country's biggest stars on the big screen.

Kapu Beach

10.39 mi / 16.73 km from the hotel
Take a leisurely stroll along this beach, fly a kite, or visit the lighthouse at Kapu Beach in nearby Udupi.

Malpe Beach

5.88 mi / 9.47 km from the hotel
Known for its soft sands and beautiful Arabian Sea views, Malpe Beach is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.

Manipal Museum of Anatomy & Pathology

0.41 mi / 0.66 km from the hotel
More than 3,000 fascinating exhibits include the likes of king cobra skeletons and whale skulls at this unique museum located at Manipal University.

Sri Janardhana and Sri Mahakali Temples in Ambalapady

3.96 mi / 6.37 km from the hotel
Visit these beautiful temples that celebrate the family history of local legends Sri Janardhana and Sri Mahakali.

Venugopal Temple

0.96 mi / 1.55 km from the hotel
Located amid the MIT campus, this serene temple is well worth a visit for a peaceful mediation or an evening walk.