Beautiful beaches surronding Ankola are Belekeri Beach, Nadibag Beach, Belambar Beach, Shedikulli Beach, Gabitkeni Beach, Honne gudi Beach, Honey Beach, and Keni Beach.
The important festival Bandihabba is celebrated on Buddha Poornima in the month of May for 9 days. This is the festival for farmers.
May is the best time for mango lovers as this is the season of mangoes in Karwar, Ankola, Kumta, Honnavar and Bhatkal.
White water rafting, kayaking and canoeing on the Kali River class 3 rapids is an unforgettable experience for adventure seekers. Overland treks, cycling and mountain biking can be spontaneous or fully catered with equipment and guides.