Udupi a land of ethereal beauty sandwiched between the verdant mountains of the Western Ghats on the east and the vast, tranquil Arabian Sea on the west. This district, carved out of the erstwhile Dakshina Kannada (South Canara), encapsulates the vast cultural heritage. Udupi is well known for its religious fervour and vividity of diverse cultural heritage. Udupi is surrounded by beautiful Beaches, places of worship and many resorts. Udupi is an Ideal Picnic place with its Virtuous Beaches and scenic beauty. It is the long and Golden Sandy Coast Line with Clean Blue Sky with the Ripple of the Sea where one can stroll around in Peace. This island is blessed with beautiful scenery all around. An ideal tourist destination
Out of the four islands which form St. Mary's Islands, the northernmost island has a basaltic rock formation in a hexagonal form. It has prominent coconut trees, and hence the island is also called Coconut Island. Udupi is also home to quality educational institutions, a thriving hospitality industry and beautifully architecture temples, amid natural beauty.
Udupi Nursing College is situated in the university city of Manipal, a suburb within Udupi Muncipality. Home to the Manipal University, the town attracts over twenty five thousand students every year. Manipal is also the international headquarters of Syndicate Bank which is located just a Kilometer away from Udupi College of Nursing.