'Summer Sands' nestles in an arcadia of palms resonating with bird song. Dolphins are a familiar sight along this 1000 ft. beachfront. It's a quiet retreat frequented by artists, writers and other creative folk wanting to rejuvenate in a natural habitat. One can explore by cycle numerous lagoons that meander to the sea, or trek along a beach of an unending coast line. At times of low tide pick cockles off the riverbed or watch chameleon sunsets from the heights of Someshwar rock. An ideal place for reunions, office picnics, team building, an artist's retreat , honeymooners or just a day out together.
Summer Sands Beach Resort offers you a choice of 2 and 3 bedroom, tiled roofed, private Villas with a carport in a luxuriant coconut grove and casuarina tope situated in a 15-acre garden by the sea. Double room, deluxe and suite rooms are also available. A suite has a living cum dinning room & a bedroom with attached bathroom & sitout with private garden.
A Multicuisine Restaurant with an alfresco ambience. The speciality of the Resort is the Sea Food and the bonhomie atmosphere which accounts for the large number of return guests.
A 1000 ft beach front along a 10 km long beach stretch
Fresh water palm fringed pool, with a toddler's fun pool, surrounded by lush lawns, drinks, and beverage & snack service by the poolside
Laundry and dry cleaning facilities
Golf Course- a 30-minute drive
Safe Deposit Lockers services at Reception
Placard pick up and drop from Airport and other points of entry at request
Mangalore - Bangalore Deluxe Night Coach Services
Doctor on call (Hospital within 5 minutes walk)
Bird watching (We have sighted more than 80 varieties of birds in our own gardens)
Convenient private bus service every 10-15 minutes to Mangalore city, from Summer Sands
FAX / STD / ISD / e-mail Services
The Resort offers swimming pool, conference facility, banquet halls, childrens corner, Ayurvedic Massage, Indoor Club and Outdoor Sports such as Beach Volleyball, Cricket, Badminton. Boat Cruises to the islands and day picnics to St Marys Island & Bekal Fort.
Conferencing facility with Bonfire evenings & Cultural Entertainment make it a popular Conference venue.
The 110 years old Fresco painted chapel of St. Aloysius at the Lighthouse hill
Over 135 years old, Mangalore Tile Industry
The Srimatibhai Memorial Museum
Shopping at Mangalore (Hampankatta)
Kadri park- Garden with toy train for children - a panoramic view of the valley of Mangalore
Cashew/Coffee curing works and Beedi rolling Confluence of the Nethravathi and Gurpur River
Shrine of the Fiery Rani Abbakka
Fishing village of Ullal 1 kms to the North
Long walks along the 10 kms long beach stretch
Boating along the river or a ride on an ocean going fishing vessel (motor boat)
Cockie picking and river cruise in local boats on the Nethravathi River
Cycles on hire, to explore the lagoons and countryside
Heritage And Cultural Activities:
Korikatta (Cock fighting)
Kambla (water buffalo racing)
Yakshagana Bayalatta (a colorful song and dance drama)
Thalim and Kalaripayatt (act of martial art from Dakshina Kannada and Kerala)
Bombe Ata (puppet show) - a late night show