Tannirbhavi beach is a beach in Mangalore, Karnataka, India. It can be reached either by land near Kuloor Bridge or by ferry via Gurupura river from Sultan Battery.
Tannirbhavi (also spelled as Tannirbavi) is one of the popular beaches in Mangalore city, and comes second in popularity to the nearby Panambur beach. Tannirbhavi beach has some basic facilities like life guards, proper toilets, a parking lot, a couple of small eateries and concrete benches.
On the other side of the land strip of the beach there is a barge-mounted 220 MW power plant set up by the GMR group.It is located at a distance of 12 km from Mangalore.
Tannirbhavi Tree Park:
Tannirbhavi Tree Park is set up in an area of 15 hectares near Tannirbhavi Beach. It is an initiate by Karnataka Forest Department. The Tree Park includes tree species found in the Western Ghats and also the trees/plants are herbal and have medical importance. It has various sculptures depicting the culture of the region — Tulu Nadu such as Yakshagana and Buta Kola.
Tannirbhavi is well connected by road, and easily reachable in own vehicle or a hired one. Alternatively, you can take city bus (No. 16, 16A) from Statebank to Sultan Battery and take a Ferry ride across Gurupur river. After crossing the river with the ferry, you can find a way between trees and reach the beach.