If you are the one who likes the ocean waves, you need not to be born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab. If you like coastal areas and sunny beaches - go ahead, indulge and celebrate yourself with Kerala Beaches. Kerala Beach Tour takes you to some of the most fascinating beaches in the world.
The enchanting beaches of Kerala are not meant only for surfing and sailing or collecting shells. Kerala, God's own country, boasts of having some of the best beach resorts in the world.
Kerala is the land of vibrant, colourful landscape and coastlines. The amalgamation of- refined herbal cures, basking in the sun while holidaying in the beaches and colourful cultural fiestas- has led to Kerala to stand amongst the ten best Paradise Found destinations. The pristine beaches of Kerala beckon one to visit Kerala and treasure the briny-saccharine memories forever.
The picture perfect Kerala is blessed with a long coastline of about 600 km, which is dotted with various Ayurveda, yoga and meditation centers to rejuvenate the mind, body & soul of tourists. Kerala Beach Tour is the perfect solution for rejuvenating oneself to the hilt.
If you ever wish to enjoy the fine art of doing nothing while meeting the roaring sea, Alleppey beach is the place to be. Fringed with rows of palms, the beach is simply superb to enjoy a lifetime boat cruise on the emerald backwaters by a romantic night. The popular pier that extends into the sea here, is about 140 years old. Referred to as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha is a perfect place to indulge in water sport activities like surfing, para sailing and swimming under the clear blue sky. It has the Arabian Sea on its west and is blessed with a vast network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers. Moreover, the entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park add to the attraction of the Alappuzha beach. It is among the most popular beaches of Kerala.
Bekal beach, located at 14 Km from Kasargod, is the wonderful place to engage yourself in the merriment of sand art. Tourists stretch themselves under the sun and get a cool tan on their skin. Dotted with countless swaying palms, the beach stretches near the Bekal Fort that boasts of being one of the best-maintained historic forts in Kerala. Mostly the tourists flock to the Bekal beach in the months of August to March.
This small and secluded beach is a perfect place if you wish to enjoy the romantic sunset amidst the silhouette image of the sands and rocks. This beautiful expanse of vast land and turquoise blue sea is also popular as a commercial center for ship building. While taking an excursion to the Beypore beach, one can actually enjoy the calm and tranquil environment as well as take a look at how the ancient business of ship business is thriving even today. A walk on the white sands of this beach can make you feel rejuvenated like never before.
Located 30 km from Kochi, in the Cherai village of Ernakulam district of Kerala, lies the small secluded Cherai beach. Basically a part of Vypin Island, the beach stretches to about 15 km and is visited for various activities like swimming, sunbathing, water scootering and speed boating. Dotted with lush green coconut palms and paddy fields, the beach is a nice place to spend some quality time with friends or family.
Extending to an area of about 5 acres, this beautiful privately owned island is dotted with coconut palms. Located 17 Km from Kannur, the Dharmadam beach or island lies in Arabian Sea and is also known as Green Island.
Located 55 km from Kannur is the Ezhimala beach where one can see several fascinating sculptured stone pillars scattered all around. The beautiful Ezhimala beach has a hillock standing erect at a height of 286 m. It is one of the best isolated and ideal locations for relaxation and rejuvenating the spirits.
Fort Kochi Beach
This fine beach is located 12 km from Kochi city. The main attraction here is the historic fort that is the perfect example of Indo-European architecture. Cochin Carnival on the New Year eve is one such colourful festival that should not be missed at the beach site. Apart from that, it is an ideal place for swimming, playing cricket or volley ball and even practicing yoga. It is a must-visit beach of Kerala.
This ideal picnic spot is located at a distance of 16 km from the Kozikode town. It is the same place where Vasco da Gama, the famous Portuguese sailor, landed in 1498 along with 170 men. For religious minded people, the beach has a Devi temple that is believed to be around 800 years old. Apart from that, a boat ride is nice option to spend quality evenings here. The Ayurvedic centres here offer a wide range of therapies to rejuvenate one's mind, body & soul. This enchanting beach of Kerala attracts many a tourist.
The secluded and relatively unexplored Kappil Beach is a perfect sun-drenched place for all the nature lovers and adventure loving souls. This peaceful and quiet place, in the lap of mother nature, also offers a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. The nearest Railway Station is Kasaragod (12 km) while the nearest Airport is Mangalore (50 km from Kasargod town).
Kizhunna Ezhara Beach
Stretching for 11 km from Kannur, Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is one of the most secluded beaches in Kerala. This palm-fringed stretch of sand is a wonderful place for relaxing vacation and to enjoy the Kathakali performances in the evening. Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristics of this beach.
Named after the Marari village, a small village of local fishermen, this beach is a divine place for all the nature lovers. Fun at Mararikulam beach grows by many leaps and bounds if it is also coupled with a stay at the Marari Beach Resort. The Resorts there have a number of fun options that range from a game of beach ball to a bicycle ride.
Breathtaking views of the confluence of the River Bharatha, River Tirur and the Arabian Sea make Padinharekara beach one of the most picturesque beaches of the green state of Kerala. The vast stretch of white sands here is dotted with a number of palm trees. This virgin territory also gives you the opportunity to savor traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best.
Providing ample opportunities for recreation and relaxation, this shallow beach also offers a spectacular view of the Bekal fort, which is situated at a distance of just 1 km. Thousands of tourists throng here to enjoy the essence of natural beauty at its best.
Being the largest and most beautiful beach in Kerala, Payyambalam beach is a highly frequented site. Located in Kannur district, the beach has a sculpture of a mother and a child made by Kanayi Kunhiraman, which is the identity of the beach garden.
Located at a distance of about 8 km from the capital city Thiruvananthapuram, this beach has a huge sculpture of a mermaid (Jalakanyaka) made by the famous sculptor Sri Kanai Kunjuraman. Another attraction on the beach is a star-shaped restaurant. The true beauty of the Shanghumugham beach can be witnessed during the temple festivals.
Somatheeram beach in Kovalam takes you to a world of rich traditions and culture. The lush green atmosphere here is simply perfect for Yoga and Meditation. The restaurant here serves barbeque, Chinese, Continental and Indian cuisine. It is a nice place for a number of recreational activities. This beach of Kerala promises to transport you to a different world altogether.
This beach is situated at a distance of 5 km from Kollam and is frequented for the ruins of an Old Portuguese fort and churches built in the 18th century. Another major attraction is the 144 ft tall Thangasseri Lighthouse, which is open to all visitors. This 3 km long beach offers a number of recreational activities like scuba driving, surfing, parasailing, catamaran riding, speed boat riding, swimming, and deep sea fishing. Sunbathing is a popular pass time activity here.
This crowded beach is an ideal place for activities like swimming and sun bathing. Located at 6 km north of Kollam, Thirumullavaram beach is filled with coconut palms, which make it an ideal destination for early morning walks. Whether you are on a family holiday or on a vacation with friends, this beach offers unadulterated tranquility and peace of mind.
Vallikunnu beach is known for one of the most relaxed and rejuvenating beach holidays in Kerala. Dotted with thick coconut grove, the Vallikunnu beach is a great place to indulge in a quick game of volleyball before splashing into the warm water for a refreshing swim. Another fascinating attraction is the Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary that is located at a close proximity to the beach.
Varkala Beach, located at a distance of 54 km from the capital city Thiruvananthapuram, is a quiet and isolated sandy expanse where one can have a relaxing beach holiday. The mineral springs near Varkala Beach are the major attractions that are considered to have medicinal properties. The beach of Kerala is also known as 'Papanasam Beach', as it is believed that bathing here will wash away all of one's sins. Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple is also a popular site near the beach.
Beaches of Kerala have long perfected the art of capturing the hearts of tourists across the globe. Go on a Kerala Beach Tour and you are bound to come back completely mesmerized.