Bekal in the wonderful state of Kerala is a small region with alluring attractions located on the shoreline of the gorgeous Arabian Sea in Kasargod district, in the village of Pallikare. This charming district of Kasargod is located in the northern most region of Kerala. The Kasargod is the most wonderful district in this state and is home to beach, backwaters, hill stations and wonderful forts. Bekal in this beautiful state is a prime tourism abode which has several prominent features, known for its unique charm this place holds several attractions, where vacationers can enjoy traditional Keralaite hospitality at its best. This place is far famed for its scenic beauty which allures the vacationer’s attention from several places.
Bekal Fort: The longstanding Bekal fort is located in the state of Kerala, covering more than 40 acres of land. The unique feature of the Bekal fort is the tanks that hold a flight of steps and the tunnels adorable appearing through the south. The fort is 300 years old and it is conceived that they might have been complete during the era of Sivappa Nayak in 1690’s. Also, there is an acceptance that, the fort was initially complete by the Kolathiri Rajas and then captivated by Sivappa Nayak. The Bekal fort is very renowned for its allure and historical look.
Chandragiri Fort: This splendid fort is believed to be built in 1000 A.D by Immadi Narasimha Yadavaraya which was later renovated by the Vijayanagara Kings in 17th century. Located 10 km away from Bekal this wonderful fort is located at height of 183 meter above the main sea level.
Bekal Fort Beach: Just a kilometer abroad from Bekal fort, about 16 km south of Kasaragod district of Kerala is the Bekal Fort Beach. It is one of the most admirable beaches in Kasaragod, which holds a huge apparent breadth of white sands that covers an area of thirty-five acres of land. The Bekal beach is strewed with coconut copse and thereby gives adorable apperceive to the visitors. Adding to the adorableness of the site is the two sculptures of Theyyam created using laterite at the beach and afford with walls adored with murals created by artisans from Nilambur.
Kappil Beach: Kappil is one of the most accustomed beaches were life goes very smoothly. It is a rejoicing magical spot where absolutely very less amount of people makes their visit during weekend times. One can visit this bank to accept an acceptable time on the blubbering after-effects of the beach. The beach covers an area of about twenty-five acreage of land and is the most exciting area to relax and enjoy. The Kappil beach is sun-drenched and it is an exact fascinating gateway after visiting the splendid Bekal Fort, which is just 6 km from the fort.
Things to Do
Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy panoramic view of the gorgeous Chandragir River along with the mighty Arabian Sea from the Chandragiri Fort.
There are two beaches here located within nearby distances, it offer blissful opportunities for a laid back holiday. If you love water sports or adventure activities then these beaches are worth place to be and enjoy. The beaches are worth to visit in the early morning or in the evening as you can enjoy the panoramic view of the lovely sunrise and sunset. Beside these here you also can enjoy and experience the best of Kerala that is by enjoying a blissful experience of Kerala backwater cruise over the well organized Kasargod houseboats.
Bekal has a mixed climate and throughout the year the climate is temperate, however when best time is considered to visit this place is from October to March. This is the period when the temperature is fusion of cool ambiance and dry weather. It is the perfect time for sightseeing and outing.