Kumta is a beautiful town and a
tourist attraction in Karnataka. It is situated on the coastline of the Arabian
Sea and houses some of the most beautiful beaches, temples and greenery. The
three types of forests that Kumta offers are a tropical mixed forest, mixed
forest and tropical evergreen forest. The weather remains consistently pleasant
throughout the year. The Baada beach, Kumta beach and the Dhareshwar beach
attract tourists throughout the year. It is a perfect place which offers the
right balance of natural beauty, culture and spirituality.
Kumta has rock formations in
Yana where tourists can go trekking. The Om beach makes Kumta rich as a tourist
hotspot. The ancient temples like Sri Kumbeshwar and Shankar Narayan, offer a
look into the world of Kavi art forms.
The main cuisine here is
Konkani. Fish is used in various dishes in the town. Saraswat cuisine is also a
popular one in Kumta.