Gokarna is basically famous for its Shiva temples (and beaches). According to the legend lordShiva lost his Shivling and the temple Shri Mahabaleshwara is the place where it fell.
Eateries you have give a try
Sunset cafe at middle beach
Mantra cafe at Kudle beach
Points to remember
You can’t see phytoplankton on a full moon night
Ferris get cancelled when there are typhoon alerts
It’s really warm during the day so pack light
There isn’t much to do in Gokarna. All you have to do is relax.
Wear full clothes to the temple
Check the timings of the temple before you go.
The local vendors keep the price too high, bargaining is the key.
NEVER MIND THE SUNSET BY THE BEACH