Makara village is a way side facility and resort located at hiregutti, 11Km from gokarna and 20 km from Kumta on NH-17. The resort is close to the widely popular tourist places like Murudeshwar, Jog Falls, Gokarna, Yana Forest. The resort is also surrounded by Western Ghats or called Sahyadri hills.
The Western Ghats, also known as the Sahyadri Hills, are well known for their rich and unique assemblage of flora and fauna. Norman Myers included the Western Ghats amongst the 25 biodiversity hot-spots identified in the world.