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Beaches in Kerala

Flaunting a 600 km long coastline, Kerala in the extreme south of India is perfect for a beach holiday. The state is known to have been dotted with some of the most charming beaches, which are amongst the prime attractions for Indian as well as foreign tourists. Beaches in Kerala are scattered in  the northern and southern part of Kerala and are characterized by their serene and crowded nature.

These beaches serve every purpose, whether, it is the action packed water sports, a leisure time under the sun or a fun filled party vacation. Amongst the most popular are the beaches at Kovalam, Varkala, Marari, Kannur, Alappuzha, Bekal, Kappad, Somatheeram and Chowara. Besides the usual activities, one can also get indulged in blissful Ayurvedic massages, which have turned out to be one of the best things to do on the beaches in Kerala.

Here are the Top 20 Beaches in Kerala to Spend Holidays with your loved ones.

1. Varkala Beach, Varkala

The Varkala Beach is one of the finest beaches in Kerala. Varkala, situated at Pythal Mala hill station, is an important religious place for the Hindus. It is the only place in South Kerala where you can see cliffs adjacent to the Arabian Sea. There are various tourist attractions in Varkala, such as the 2000-year-old Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple, the religious site Sivagiri Mutt, the 924 ft Varkala Tunnel, and Kappil Lake, the Nature Center, etc. But the coastal city of Varkala is mainly renowned for its exotic beach, which will make your Kerala Tour memorable.

The Varkala Beach is a popular and scenic beach, beautified by lofty cliffs and mineral-water springs. There are numerous water spouts and spas on the sides of the cliffs. To watch the sunset along Kerala coast, you have to be on the Varkala Beach. Situated 42 km from Thiruvanathapuram, the beautiful Varkala Beach is an ideal spot for confluence of exotic and alien cultures.

The Varkala Beach is also called Papanasam Beach because it is popularly believed that bathing here will wash away all of one's sins. Varkala Beach is a calm and isolated sandy expanse where you can have a relaxing beach holiday without the crowds and hustle-bustle of some of the busier beaches in Kerala.

There are a number of tourist attractions near Varkala Beach. The mineral water gushing from the hill is believed to have medicinal properties and many people come here to drink and bathe in the water from the mineral springs. You can also visit the nearby Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple and the Nature Center.

Location: Trivandrum District, Varkala, Kerala
Distance from city bus stand/railway station: 3 km from the Varkala bus stand.
 

2. Marari Beach, Alappuzha

A tour to Marari Beach in Kerala is an exquisite idea as this place is considered to be one of the most charming places in the whole Indian subcontinent. Marari is a beautiful local fishing village in Kerala. This charming village is considered to be one of the leading tourist spots in Kerala. Life in Marari goes on as it did hundred years ago, unperturbed by the worldly commotion.

Marari has a singular charm as it offers endless miles of beaches kissed by the sunrays and fanned by the swaying palms. Marari is considered "virgin territory", where you can experience the local charm and traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best. Marari is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time of the year as this place experiences pleasant climate always. Marari is a lovely picnic spot, where you can bathe in the surging waves and get the pleasure of being spoilt by bounteous nature.

Marari Beach sprawls across 25 acres of land. Marari Resort is the best resort in Marari which lies close to the beach and is separated from the sea by a natural windbreak of tall palms. The resort houses 52 cottages. The meandering village pathways lead up to the antiquated fishing village.

Location: Alappuzha district, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 16 km from Alappuzha(Alleppey) bus stand.
 

3. Poovar Beach in Kerala

Poovar Beach in Kerala is one of the most picturesque Beaches in India. Poovar Beach is approximately a 45 minutes drive away from Kovalam. Poovar Beach is a beautiful location in Kerala. This stunning location has been successful in attracting many tourists over the years. This charming beach is considered as one of the leading tourists spots in Kerala. Poovar Beach is a place where life goes on as it did hundred years ago, nonchalant of the worldly transformations.

Poovar Beach has a different charm as it offers endless miles of sand, wooing the sunrays by swaying palms. Poovar Beach is considered to be "virgin territory" where you can experience the local charm and traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best. Poovar Beach is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time of the year as this place experiences pleasant climate always. Poovar Beach is a lovely picnic spot and a favored weekend getaway, where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being one with nature. Poovar Beach stretches along for more than 25 acres of land. Poovar Beach is an ideal location for relaxing and rejuvenating your spirits, as you will have plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place.

Activities you can have:

You can laze around and sunbathe on the sandy Poovar beach and can get a bronze tan. If you want to have a leisurely walk all around the village, you are most welcome. To get an insight into the traditional village culture of Kerala, you can even visit the places lying around.
 

4. Kovalam Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

The Kovalam beach is, in fact, the most renowned beach in Kerala. Kovalam Beach a tranquil coastal town located around 13 Km Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. It is also named “Cove long Beach” seated on the Coromandel Coast shines brightly under the sun and known for its captivating scenery. The placid atmosphere of the beach is just flawless for the long relaxed daytime. The pleasurable weather, rocky beach, shimmering sand, and tall coconut trees add more charisma to this tiny portion of paradise. Kovalam beach is a globally renowned beach with three adjacent curved beaches. This magnificent beach is a fusion of tourist attractions, calling out to more trippers every year from all over the world.

Kovalam Beach is a growing star when it comes to activities like parasailing, catamaran cruising, swimming, sailing, fishing, diving, sunbathing and windsurfing. The Kovalam Beach compound also has several cottages, swimming pools, Yoga amenities, shopping areas, and Ayurvedic health resorts. There are several Ayurvedic centers near the beach where travelers can relax with a massage or take part in Yoga sessions.

Kovalam Beach is located in the proximity of ancient forts, temples, mosques, and churches. Tourists also love to indulge in camping with a bonfire built on the sands at Kovalam Beach.

Location: Kovalam town, South Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/railway station: 4.3 km from Kovalam bus stand.
 

5. Muzhappilangad Beach

The only drive-in beach, Muzhappilangad Beach has been featured by BBC as one of the ‘6 Best Beaches for Driving in the World’. Located in the Kannur district of Kerala, Muzhappilangad Beach is largely visited by tourists who are on a Kerala trip. It is a unique beach and attracts travellers to its beauty, sandy tracks, and ocean views. The shallow water level, gentle waves, and an array of thrilling water sports make Muzhappilangad Beach a great visit for recreation purposes.

Muzhappilangad Beach is among the finest beaches of Kerala that offers breezy and a pleasant environment. You can swim across the shimmering waters on this beautiful beach and spend time with your loved ones. You will visit huge black rocks on the borders that protect the beach from the stronger waves of the vast ocean. The most exciting part is that many young locals come to Muzhappilangad Beach and perform stunts on their respective cars and bikes and are a total treat to watch.

The beach is 4 km long and runs along the ocean. It is perfect to take your loved one on a romantic and leisure stroll or simply on a drive to soak in the natural splendour. If you are into photography, then you will surely capture some breathtaking shots of the birds, the ocean, and the sunset. There are authentic Malabar snacks sold on this beach that you can savour and enhance your experience.

How to reach:

To reach Muzhappilangad Beach by road, the nearest town is Thalassery. The great network of roads connects this beach to the nearby towns. Kannur is located 15 km away from the beach and is the nearest railway station. You can get regular buses or private taxis to reach Muzhappilangad Beach in Kerala. If you want to reach the beach by air, then Karipur International Airport is the closest airport and is located about 100 km from the beach.

Best time to visit:

The best time to visit Muzhappilangad Beach is from October to May. During this time, the weather of this region is pleasant and one can enjoy various activities on this beach. Avoid visiting the beach during monsoon season as there are heavy showers and may hinder your experience.

Entry fee per vehicle: INR 10

Location: Thalassery in Kannur, Kerala

Things to do: Here are some of the top things to do at Muzhappilangad Beach for a memorable time -

  • Drive on the sandy beach.
  • Walk to the private island.
  • Try parasailing, parasailing, and riding powerboats and catamarans.
  • Enjoy Malabar cuisine.
  • Go swimming.

6. Kanwatheertha Beach, Kasaragod

Kanwatheertha Beach is a renowned beach in Kerala, quite well known for its scenic beauty. This Kanwatheertha Beach is a very famous tourist spot in Kerala. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant aspects of Kerala and Kanwatheertha Beach is a distinctive spot to substantiate on this interesting feature. Kanwatheertha Beach welcomes you all to unravel its charm and spirit.

Kanwatheertha Beach offers endless miles of beaches being wooed by the sunrays and fanned by the swaying palms. Kanwatheertha Beach is considered "virgin territory" where you can experience the local charm and traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best.

Kanwatheertha Beach is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time of the year as this place experiences pleasant climate always. Kanwatheertha Beach is a lovely picnic spot or a favorite weekend Getaway where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being pampered by nature. Kanwatheertha Beach is ideal location for rejuvenating your spirits, as you will have plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place. This charming beach is considered as one of the leading tourists spots in Kerala. Kanwatheertha Beach is a beautiful place where life goes on as it did hundreds of years ago, unperturbed by the worldly tumult. A large swimming pool-like formation in the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction.

Location: Manjeswaram, Kasaragod, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 33.3 km from Kasaragod bus stand.
 

7. Ezhimala Beach, Kannur

Ezhimala Beach is a renowned beach in Kerala, quite well known for its scenic beauty. The beautiful Ezhimala beach has a hillock standing erect at a height of 286 M. The most famous Naval Academy of Kerala is being developed here. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristic of Kerala and Ezhimala Beach is a distinctive spot to substantiate on this pivotal feature.

Ezhimala Beach has a different charm as it offers endless miles of beaches wooing the sunrays by swaying palms. Ezhimala Beach is considered as the "virgin territory" where you can experience the local charm and traditional Kerala Hospitality at its best.

Ezhimala Beach is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time of the year as this place experiences pleasant climate always. Ezhimala Beach is a lovely picnic spot or a favorite weekend Getaway where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being pampered by nature. Ezhimala Beach is ideal location for relaxation and rejuvenating your spirits, as you will have plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place. This charming beach is considered as one of the leading tourists spots in Kerala. Ezhimala Beach is that beautiful place where life goes on as it did hundred years ago, unperturbed by the worldly commotion.

Location: Kannur, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 8 kms from Payyannur bus stand.
Food Options : Restaurants at Payyannur town

 

8. Cherai Beach, Kochi

Located at a distance of around 35 km from Cochin (Kochi), Cherai beach is a picturesque beach, placed at the northern tip of the Vypin Island. An ideal beach to partake in swimming, this beach is an amazing mish-mash of backwaters and sea. Dotted with paddy fields and lush coconut grooves, Cherai beach is a popular attraction of the region. Take a leisure walk, soaking-in the serenity. Do not forget to collect seashells, available in various colors and shapes at the beach. Dolphin spotting is another popular activity here. The beach is quite close to the very popular Chinese fishing nets. Cherai beach has a coastline of 15 km which is very clean and ideal for sunbathing.

A 400 meter long pathway has been added recently, lined by mask lamps on the edges, adding more to the charm of the place. A lot of tourist activity can be seen here during late afternoon hour. Close to the beach, there are a number of restaurants and hotels.

Other highlights: Park for kids, water-scooter ride and speed boat rides

Getting there:
Nearest railway station: Ernakulam Railway Station, around 40 km
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, around 20 km

Location: Cherai, Kochi city, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 2.4 km from Cherai bus stand and 27.6 km from Kochi bus stand.

 

9. Beypore Beach, Kadavu

An important name in the trade and maritime map of ancient Kerala, Beypore is particularly famous for its age old boat building industry. Dotted with silhouettes of fishing boats and a stone pathway jutting 2 km into the sea, Beypore gives a marine experience with a difference. Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River 10 km south of Kozhikode, Beypore is a haven of tranquility spiced up with local traditions of which the boat building industry is also a part.

The Khalasis the traditional boat builders at Beypore were famous as the manufacturer of Uru the boats used mainly by Arabs for trading overseas. The ancient Uru has an indigenous design that has been passed down through generations. Witnessing an Uru take shape at the expert hands of a Khalasi, is a truly unforgettable experience. The nearest airport to Beypore is the Calicut airport at Karipur, 23 km from Calicut city.

Location: Kadavu, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: Nearest railway station is at Kozhikode 11.5 km away.

 

10. Bekal Beach, Kasaragod

Bekal Beach in Kerala is a paradise for the ocean lovers. It is considered to be the best part of "God's own Country", Kerala. Bekal Beach lies very close to Bekal Fort, one of the best-maintained historic forts in Kerala. It is only about 16 kms away from Kasaragod town, situated in the Kasaragod district in north Kerala. Beakal Beach is situated on a headland that extends for 35 acres to reach the Arabian Sea.

The Bekal Beach abounds in clear sands and is bordered by rows of elegant palm trees. If you are on a trip to the Kerala Backwaters, you will get the opportunity to visit and stay on Bekal Beach. You can also plan a solo trip to the Bekal Beach. The airport that is closest to the Bekal Beach is Mangalore, 50 km away from Kasaragod town. The best time of year to visit Bekal Beach is from August to March.

Bekal Beach has a unique charm as it offers endless miles of beaches, wooing the sunrays by the swaying palms. Bekal Beach is considered as "virgin territory" where you can experience the local charm and traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best. Bekal Beach is a nice place to visit for a holiday at any time of the year, in general, as this place experiences pleasant climate always. Bekal Beach is a lovely spot for a weekend getaway, where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being pampered by nature.

Location: Kasaragod district, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/railway station: The nearest bus stand to Bekal is located at Kasaragod, which is at a distance of 12 km.

 

11. Kappad Beach, Kozhikode

On 7th May 1498, Vasco da Gama landed at Kappad with 170 sailors revealing the gem called India to the European world. This rock studded golden beach is locally known as Kappakadavu and is 16 km from Kozhikode. A sprawling rock protruding into the sea is a distinctive feature of this beach. The temple that stands on that monolith is said to be 800 years old. A heady cocktail of history and beauty makes this beach an unconventional beach resort. The stoic sand and the waves exchange the story of a cobwebbed past stagnating in the cellars of time.

What to See:

  • A solitary pillar commemorating Vasco da Gama's landing
  • Pookot Lake
  • Thali Temple
  • The huge rock
  • Temple on the rock

Accommodations Available:

Kozhikode 16 km away has many luxury and budget hotels to suit your purpose. The Kappad Beach Resort at Kappad is a luxurious resort with sea facing cottages designed for your comfort.

Travel Tips:

  • Try out authentic Kerala cuisine
  • Wear soft cotton clothing as the climate is hot and moist
  • Do not litter the beach

Location: Kozhikode, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 19.1 km from Kozhikode bus stand.
 

12. Kappil Beach, Varkala

Kappil Beach is a stunning beach in Kerala, God's own country. Kappil Beach is blessed with natural beauty and a lovely beach. Kappil Beach is very clean, moderately shallow and attracts many tourists as it provides them with opportunities of swimming and sunbathing. If you are lucky you can also get a glimpse of the Dolphins here.

A tour to Kappil Beach in Kerala is an exquisite idea as this place is considered to be one of the most charming places in the whole subcontinent. Kappil Beach is a charming place in Kerala. This amiable spot is considered as one of the leading tourists destinations in Kerala.

Kappil Beach is a beautiful place where life goes on as it did hundreds of years ago, unperturbed by the worldly din. Kappil Beach is a lovely place where people come for picnics or visit the place as a favorite weekend Getaway where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of solitary saunters along the beach. Kappil Beach stretches along for more than 25 acres of land. Kappil Beach is an ideal location for relaxing and rejuvenating your spirits, as you will have plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristics of Kerala and Ezhimala Beach is a distinctive spot to substantiate on this pivotal feature.

Location: Varkala, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 6.6 kms from Varkala bus stand.

 

13. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach, Kannur

Kizhunna Ezhara Beach, the well defined beach in Kerala stretches for 11 kms from Kannur. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is a beautiful stretch of sand in Kerala, God's own Country. This is one of the most secluded beaches in Kerala. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is palm-fringed stretch of sand where in seclusion you will find peace and retreat from daily drudgeries. The surrounding coconut groves strewn all along the beach promises a relaxed stay. In the evening the quiet atmosphere of the place is enlivened by Kathakali performances.

Touring around Kerala beaches is a lovely idea as this place is considered to be one of the most charming places in the whole subcontinent. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is an amiable place in Kerala. This cordial tourist spot is considered as one of the leading tourist destinations in Kerala.

Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is that beautiful place where life goes on as it did hundred years ago, unperturbed by the worldly commotion. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is a beautiful location where people come for picnic or visit the place as a favorite weekend Getaway where you can bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being pampered by nature. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is ideal location for relaxation and rejuvenating your spirits, as you will have plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristic of Kerala and Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is a distinctive spot to substantiate on this pivotal feature.

Location: Kannur, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/station: 11 kms from Kannur bus stand.

 

14. Padinharekara Beach, Malappuram

Padinharekara Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. Padinharekara Beach, also known as Padinjarekara Beach. This beach of Kerala is well-known as it offers a breathtaking view of the confluence of the River Bharatha, River Tirur and the Arabian Sea. Padinharekara Beach is one of those rare beautiful beaches that have always attracted the tourists for their natural beauty.

The Padinharekara Beach has stretches of clear white sands bordered by rows of elegant palm trees. If you are on a trip to Kerala you must avail of the opportunity and visit the Padinharekara Beach. Padinharekara Beach has a unique charm with its endless miles of white sands and sun kissed palm trees.

Padinharekara Beach is considered "virgin territory" where you can experience the local Keralan charm in all its manifestations. The place also gives you the opportunity for you to savor traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best. Padinharekara Beach is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time as this place experiences pleasant climate all through the year. Padinharekara Beach is a lovely spot for weekend Getaways, where you can sea bathe to your heart's delight. Padinharekara Beach is ideal if what you have in mind is a solitary getaway to rejuvenate your spirits.

Location: Malappuram, Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Kuttipuram, about 24 km
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 53 km

 

15. Pallikere Beach, Kasaragod

Pallikere Beach is an amazing location in Kerala where thousands of tourists throng every year to enjoy the essence of natural beauty at its best. Pallikere Beach is situated at a distance of 1 Km from Bekal Fort. This enchanting Pallikere beach offers a spectacular view of the Bekal fort and has ample facilities for recreation and relaxation of the tourists.

Pallikere Beach is a real pleasure to visit. The entire beach is encompassed by coconut palms and dense bushes from all sides. Pallikere beach is endowed with all the qualities to become a star tourist attraction. Pallikere beach is an ideal location for leisure. The natural beauty of the place rejuvenates your spirits. You will find plenty of peace and solitude for yourself in this place. Pallikere beach is regarded as a coveted picnic spot or a favorite weekend getaway for many tourists. You can take a pleasure bath in the cascading waves and get pampered by nature. Pallikere beach is a tranquil experience. The beach offers the ideal surroundings to relax and to allow you attain peace of soul.

The Pallikere beach presents a picturesque sight of the Bekal fort. Hence a tour to Pallikere beach means an intermingling of culture and history. The annual Kochi festival which is held on the white sands of the Pallikere beach is a major tourist attraction. The Pallikere beach is a favorite haunt for the tourists.

Location: Kasaragod, Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Kasaragod, about 17 kms
Nearest airport: Mangalore International Airport, about 50 kms

 

16. Payyamblam beach, Kannur

Payyamblam beach is one of the best Kerala beaches. Payyamblam beach is also called the beach of Kannur town. Kanayi Kunhiraman's massive landscaped sculpture of mother & child standing amidst the well laid out garden is extremely charming. This sculpture makes the beach all the more beautiful. This quiet and secluded stretch of sand is the best locale for a relaxed evening. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristic of Kerala and Payyambalam Beach is a distinctive spot to substantiate on this pivotal feature.

Location: Kannur, Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Kannur, about 2 kms
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 93 kms to the South.
 

17. Shanghumugham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram

Shanghumugham beach is one of the most pictorial beaches located in Kerala. Kerala, God's own country, in south India has some of the best beaches in the world. Shanghumugham beach is one of them. A travel tour to Shanghumugham beach would help you to gather knowledge about the nearby places. The pristine beauty of the Shanghumugham beach has been successful in attracting the tourists since ages. Shanghumugham beach is a very soothing beach in Kerala which is home to idyllic sunset and sunrise in Kerala.

This is indeed the best way to enjoy the essence of the historic Shanghumugham beach. The beautiful beach at Shanghumugham beach is a favorite haunt of the tourists. Every year hundreds of tourists throng thre sunny sands.The Shanghumugham beach touches the heart of the tourists by offering a tranquil experience. Shanghumugham beach offers the ideal surroundings to relax and to let your thoughts soar high. The Shanghumugham beach is a favorite haunt of the tourists as you can see nature at its best at this place.

Shanghumugham beach is a perfect location for holidaying and reviving your spirits before you go back to the daily works of life. Aqua-Tourism, the most significant characteristic of Kerala and Shanghumugham beach is a characteristic feature to attract tourists from all over the world.

Location: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram Airport, about 09 kms

 

18. Tanur Beach, Malappuram

Tanur Beach is a very beautiful beach situated in Kerala. Kerala is famous for all its beaches as they epitomize serene beauty. Tanur Beach, like others has always attracted the tourists for its natural beauty. Very close to the beach lies the small coastal fishing town of Tanur. Tanur has witnessed one of the earliest settlements of the Portuguese. It is believed that St. Francis Xavier visited Tanur in 1546 AD.

Tanur beach is a marvelous place to roam about as it gives you immense exposure to the nature. If you are a nature lover, this Tanur beach is made for you where you can relax under the cool shades of the palm trees, or you can stroll for hours amidst sun, sand and sea. Eco tourism is practiced in almost all the beaches in Kerala. This Tanur Beach is also well known for substantiating this idea of eco tourism to the fullest. Tanur beach is a wonderful location where people from all around come for picnic. Some of the tourists come to visit the place as it is also known as a favorite weekend Getaway. This beach gives you the golden opportunity to bathe in the cascading waves and get the pleasure of being pampered by nature. Tanur Beach stands out from others as this place reminds you of the long lost glory of Kerala during the Portuguese invasions. The old charm of Kerala gets incarnated in the beachside of tanur.

Location: Malappuram, Kerala.
Nearest Bus Stand: Tanur Bus Stand about 2 kms
Nearest railway station: Kannur, about 2 kms
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram Airport, about 09 kms

 

19. Thangassery Beach, Kollam

The Thangassery beach is yet another very beautiful beach in Kerala, God's own Country. The Thangasseri beach stretches along 3km. The Thangasseri beach lies at a distance of 5 km from Kollam town.

The Thangassery Light house lying on the beach was first used in 1902. This 144 ft tall structure was used to warn the seafarers about the dangerous reefs in the Thangassery coastline. Nowadays it is considered to be a tourist's attraction by many. It is open to the public everyday from 15-30 hrs to 17-30 hrs. Thangassery is a destination once favored by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British rulers. This place has its own history. The walls of the forts stand erect as a witness to the long lost glory. Other places of interest are the churches built in the 18th century. The Thangassery beach stands as a silent spectator of the golden past and the glorious present. This beach envisions the glory of life and ages.

The Thangassery beach is one of the most charming beaches in Kerala which is serene in its look but stunning in its attractive elements. Thangassery beach stands out from other beaches in its glory and natural beauty that attracts the tourists. It is a dream destination where you will find peace amidst sand, shores and sea.

Location: Kollam, Kerala.
Distance from city bus stand/railway station: The nearest railway station is Kollam, which is at a distance of 5 km.

 

20. Vallikunnu Beach, Malappuram

wonderful tour to Vallikunnu beach can give you one of the most comfortable and rejuvenating beach holidays of your life. Vallikunnu beach is situated amidst a thick coconut grove. Vallikunnu beach is truly a wonder of nature. There is silence and unparalleled serenity to enjoy and get rejuvenated. You are surely going to have a pleasant time at the Vallikunnu beach as it has it all, to make it a perfect holiday spot.

The Vallikunnu beach has a secluded beauty. The ruling means of entertainment on this beach are playing volleyball and swimming. You can also splash into the water for a refreshing swim. A tour to Vallikunnu beach also provides you with the perfect opportunity to visit the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary that is a short distance away from the beach.

The Vallikunnu beach in Kerala is a marvel. Vallikunnu beach has always been regarded as a great spot as it enables many to indulge in a spiritual union with nature. If you are a nature lover, this Vallikunnu beach is a place for you as it will give you the opportunity to contemplate enjoying the unspoiled beauty of the place. Vallikunnu beach stands out from other beaches in Kerala as it unfolds true natural glory and has been most effective in attracting the tourists. It is a dream destination where you will find peace amidst sand, shores and sea.

Location: Malappuram, Kerala.
Nearest railway station: Tirur, about 25 km away
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 20 km away