Beaches

Popularly reffered as the Gods own Country, Kerala has always proved its worth to every visitor with its exotic charm and matchless beauty. The amalgamation of earthy beauty with the pilgrimage site has made it one of the most Kerala Beachesvisited destinations across the globe. Alike, hill stations and backwaters the beaches of Kerala are serene and tranquil along with all the necessities and requirements of a visitor. Here are the top 6 beaches of Kerala which are astonishing and captivating.

  • Payyambalam beach

    Located in Kannur (center of ageless folk arts), it is one of the serene and quiet beaches of Kerala with a planned garden and an enormous scenery formation of mother and child which are the major magnetisms of this place. It is like a laidback beach and is also popular for the sunset which is quite good.

    Varkala Beach

    Famed for its mineral springs and rocky cliffs, Varkala beach is a beach side along with a 2000 year old Janardhana Swamy Temple. It is one of the most beautiful beaches owing to its rocky coastline and is crowded much of the time with visitors coming to relish the cool breeze that flows by and the sun dawn which is so much captivating. The natural mineral springs are supposed to have some curative properties.

    Kozhikode Beach

    Enriched with historical significance as Vasco Da Gama once landed here in search of spices of east, the prime attraction of this particular beach are the 2 antique piers and a lighthouse. One can see a blend of old world and natural splendor in this beach.

    Kovalam beach

    There is no doubt, that Kovalam beach is the best of Kerala. Positioned at a distance of 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the golden stretch of sand comprising of Lighthouse Beach (named after the lighthouse near it), Samudra Beach and Hawah Beach are majestic enough to take your breath away for a moment. It is one of the beaches with an exotic location bounded by convincing palm trees on one side and sparkling ocean making it a must visit beach while in Kerala. Lighthouse is the most visited and is fun filled for joyous people while Samudra Beach can be really treasury for the one who desire to have secluded time amidst the nature.

    Bekal Beach

    With a picturesque scenery of the Bekal Fort (largest and the well preserved fort of Kerala), this scenic beach owes its further beauty to the fort. The Beach is located at a distance of 60 km North of Kannur; most of the people visit this beach to see the architectural masterpiece of the fort located on a rocky promontory. It is hugely crowded and remains as one of the most visited beach of Kerala. Driving through the coconut groves is one of the most preferred activities of this beach.

    Marari Beach

    It is one of the beaches with unmatched clean environment and pictorial beauty where many tourists flock to enjoy swimming, snorkeling, surfing and also the authenticity of Kerala. Located 11 km from Alappuzha, the stunning ecology of this place and the fishing village around it makes it great to visit.

Among others, Kappad Beach, Cherai beach, Alappuzha Beach, Fort Kochi, Meenkunnu Beach and lots more mesmerizing beaches.