Category: Beaches

Kappil Beach, Kasaragod

For those who prefer Thoreau to Harold Robbins, the secluded and relatively unexplored Kappil Beach should prove idyllic. This sun-drenched beach is a perfect getaway after a hectic tour of the nearby Bekal Fort, some six kms away. Adventurous souls can even ascend the nearby Kodi cliff to get a panoramic view of the Arabian […]

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Thikkoti Lighthouse, Kozhikode

The lighthouse which overlooks Velliyamkallu off the Moodadi Coast, Kozhikode was built after a shipwreck, the remains of which can still be seen here. The region around the Velliyamkallu Rock is the transit home of migratory birds.

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Kappad, Kozhikode

For the people of Kozhikode, this pleasant stretch of rock-studded beach is Kappakkadavu. To the tourist it is one of the most charming of Kerala’s beaches. Kappad finds mention in history and geography texts as the gateway to the Malabar Coast. Here, 501 years ago on 27th May 1498, 170 men led by the Portuguese […]

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Payyambalam Beach, Kannur

Quiet, secluded, this beautiful stretch of sand and surf is the best locale for a relaxed evening. The Payyambalam beach is a popular picnic spot of the local people and holds much potential for development into a tourist resort. The rest of the land – Kannur – is equally fascinating to explore. Being the cradle […]

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Beypore, Kozhikode

Beypore is located about 10 km south of Kozhikode town at the mouth of the Chaliyar River. Historically, it has a special place as being one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours, and was also an important trade and maritime centre during the days of the early Arab and Chinese travelers and later the […]

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Kanwatheertha Beach, Kasaragod

A large swimming pool-like formation of the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction at Kanwatheertha Beach in Manjeswaram, Kasaragod. Location: 3 km from Manjeswaram, Kasaragod

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Thaikadappuram Beach, Kasaragod

Near Nileshwaram, Thaikadappuram beach is famous for the rare Olive Ridley Turtles that visit during the rainy season to lay eggs. Activists of Neythal, a non-governmental organisation, run an Olive Ridley breeding centre here. September to January is the ideal time to visit the beach. Location: 40 km south of Kasaragod.

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Bekal

  Kasaragod, the Northern most district of Kerala is renowned as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and beautiful beaches. The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. The beautiful expanse of the shallow beach near the Bekal fort known as Bekal Fort Beach has been […]

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Muzhappilangad Beach

The Muzhappilangad beach which stretches across four kilometres of sand is a drive-in-beach where one can drive down the entire length. Calm and serene, the place is secluded and remains unexplored. Huge black rocks scattered here protect this long beach from the deep currents, and form a tranquil pool of shallow waters that is a […]

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Kizhunna Beach, Kannur

Kizhunna Beach is situated at Kannur in Kerala. This beautiful stretch of sand is one of the most secluded beaches in Kerala. Location: 11 km from Kannur

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