Gokarna beach Gokarna, a beach town has some most splendid beaches of the region. Om beach, one of Gokarna’s five famed beaches, is in the shape of ‘Om,'- most spiritual symbol of Hindus. This coastal town draws Hindu pilgrims, Sanskrit scholars and beach buffs alike. This small town is on the banks of Arabian Sea, and this coastline surrounded by natural beauty of five beaches (Gokarna beach, Kudle beach, Om beach, Half-moon beach and Paradise beach) and hills alongside. The way up to the winding path that leads to Gokarna is a scenic one, with the Rocky Mountains and Western Ghats on one side and the Arabian Sea on the other. Gokarna Beach is just south of Goa, which is how its beaches got discovered. Five beaches, each less than a thirty minute walk from its neighbour, all of them separated by hills, make the picturesque place that Gokarna.