Marari Beach , Alappuzha

Right in the heart of the "spice coast" just an hour from Cochin and even less to Alappuzha(Alleppey) is the most fabulous stretch of soft sandy beach fringed with palms, an idyllic retreat for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Marari originates from "Mararikulam",...

Alappuzha (Alleppey) Beach , Alappuzha

Alappuzha (Alleppey) Beach is one of the most popular tourist spots in Kerala. The pier which extends into the sea is around 140 years old. It is a perfect spot to picnic with family. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park add to the attraction of the Alappuzha beach. There is also an old

Fort Kochi Beach , Ernakulam

The Fort Kochi beach with its Chinese fishing nets and wonderful sunsets is a place you must visit when you are in Kochi. A colourful carnival on the New Years Eve attracts a number of tourists to the beach. Watch the fishing folk coming to the shore with prized catches or see the Chinese nets surfacing...

Cherai Beach , Ernakulam

45 kms from the city of Cochin, this lovely beach bordering Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occasionally seen here. A typical Kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction.

Cherai Beach , Ernakulam

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Payyambalam Beach , Kannur

Adjacent to the St Angelo’s Fort is the Payyambalam beach, which is turning into a major tourist attraction. The famous Sculptor and State Tourism Advisory Committee member Shri Kanai KunjiRaman has made several sculptures and statues on the beach as well as the park adjacent to the beach, which...

Muzhuppilangad Beach , Kannur

What makes this 4.5 km long beach stand out from other beaches is that vehicles can be driven through this beach without getting stuck in the sand. The beach is also known as the Muzhuppilangad drive-in Beach for this reason. The beach is great for swimming as it is shallow and does not have violent

Thottada Beach , Kannur

Thottada Beach is situated at Thottada, just 2 kms from the National Highway (NH 17) connecting Kannur town and Thalassery, and is hardly 7 kms from Kannur town. The virgin beach is ideal for sun bathing. Tourists can choose to stay at the beach house or guest house near the beach.

Mopilla Bay , Kannur

Mopilla Bay is situated near the St. Angelo’s Fort. It is a fishing harbour built with Indo Norwegian project assistance. If the weather is favourable, a ride in the sea will be a memorable experience. The remnants of the temple and fort are still seen in Mopila bay.

Ezhimala Beach , Kannur

The beautiful beach here has a hillock nearby (286 m high). Carved stone pillars and an ancient burial chamber can be seen at the foot of the hills. The hills are noted for rare medicinal herbs. Further uphill is an ancient Mosque. Fascinating sculptured stone pillars are scattered all over the place....

Kappil Beach , Kasargod

Apart from its palm-fringed shore and casuarina groves, the Kappil Beach is also known for its clean and unpolluted surroundings. The Kodi Cliff near the Beach offers a wonderful view of the sea and beach. The Pallikunnam Temple, 2 km away is another place you can visit.

Bekal Beach , Kasargod

There is a sea side pathway with a magnificent view of the fort to the east and the sea to the west linking the beaches north and south of the battlement. The Pallikere beach with its shallow waters is just a kilometre away from the fort. Due to its historic relevance, the fort is controlled by the Archaeological...

Thangassery Beach , Kollam

Thangassery Beach is located 5 kms from Kollam town. It is a seaside village of historic importance. Tourist attractions near the beach are the remnants of the old Portuguese fort and churches built in the 18th century, and the Thangassery Lighthouse which is 144 feet high and open to visitors every

Thirumullavaram Beach , Kollam

Thirumullavaram Beach is located 6 kms north of Kollam. The beach is dotted with coconut palms, ideal for early morning walks. You can catch a glimpse of the fisherman venturing into the sea for their catch of the day. Thirumullavaram beach is well connected by road and offers good facilities.

Ayiramthengu Beach , Kollam

Blessed with thick mangrove forests, it is a dwelling place for migratory birds and rare fishes. The Arabian Sea and Kayamkulam Kayal joins here (T.A. Canal). Chinese nets, lagoons and islands add to the beauty of the beach. Yet to be developed as a full-fledged tourist spot, the proposed port at Azhikkal...

Kozhikode (Calicut) Beach , Kozhikode

This beach is a favourite haunt of many a sunset-view lovers. Adding to its natural beauty is the old world charm retained in the old lighthouse and the two crumbling piers, each more than a hundred years old, which run into the sea. Entertainment facilities such as the lion’s park for children...

Beach Road , Kozhikode

A tract of 3 km across the beach, this avenue remains deserted and quiet during the day. The aquarium at the North end of the road draws visitors occasionally. The place comes alive in the evening when people venture out for a stroll across the beach. Vendors selling peanuts, snacks and ice creams can...

Kappad Beach , Kozhikode

It is believed that the Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama landed on this beach with his team of explorers, thus giving it a place on the world map. The beach, calm and quiet, is an ideal place to relax. The best way to visit this beach is by taking a backwater cruise.

Beypore Beach , Kozhikode

Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River in Kozhikode district, Beypore, is one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours of Kerala. Ancient Beypore was much sought after by merchants from Western Asia, for its ship building industry. The boat building yard here is famous for the construction of

Tanur Beach , Malappuram

Tanur was one of the oldest Portuguese settlements. St. Francis Xavier visited the place in 1546. Tanur Beach is the small fishing town of Tanur. The nearby attraction is the Keraladeshpuram temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is the oldest temple of Kerala.

Padinharekara Beach , Malappuram

Padinharekara Beach is close to Ponnani and at the end of the Tipu Sulthan Road. It offers a breath taking view of the confluence of the River Bharathapuzha and Tirurpuzha with the Arabian Sea.

Kovalam Beach , Thiruvananthapuram

Just 16 km away from Thiruvananthapuram, the Kovalam Beach is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in India. The crescent shaped beach is thronged by tourists throughout the year. The palm-fringed shores, the azure seas and the beachside restaurants serving delectable seafood dishes make...

Varkala , Thiruvananthapuram

Famous for its Papanasam Beach, Varkala is a popular tourist hub. It is also a Hindu Pilgrimage centre as a dip in the waters of this beach is believed to wash away one’s sins. The small beach which is flanked by rocky cliffs on either side doesn’t take long to be explored. Sivagiri Mutt,...

Veli , Thiruvananthapuram

Veli is a tourist village situated 8 km away from Trivandrum. Bordered by lagoons and the Arabian Sea, the village has a waterfront park which is quite popular among the tourists. The park has a few joy rides such as motor safaris, power boats, pedal boats or row boats. One can even enjoy kayaks and

Shanghumugham Beach , Thiruvananthapuram

This place is famous for a 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid that is placed on the beach. The beach is located 8 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city and is adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. An idyllic weekend getaway, this expansive sandy beach can accommodate tens of thousands of...

Nattika Beach , Thrissur

Nattika beach, situated 30km from Thrissur, is an ideal place to spend a leisurely evening. The swaying green palms, the rhythmic waves and the endless stretch of golden sand, make it a perfct picnic spot. Resorts nearby, offer all modern facilities amidst the rural setting. Deep-sea fishing, backwater...

Vadanappally Beach , Thrissur

The Vadanapally beach is located about 20 km from Thrissur town. Fringed with coconut palms, this calm and pleasant beach is a perfect spot for tourists who are looking for a fun time at the beach.

Chavakkad Beach , Thrissur

Chavakkad Beach is not too far away from Thrissur town. In fact it is only five km from Guruvayur. The journey hardly takes half an hour fromThrissur. Chavakkad Beach is filled with natural beauty. It is the place where the sea confluences with a river. This meeting of the sea with the river is known...