Kerala is known for its lush coconut groves, warm climate, warm waters and splendid beaches. The beaches of Kerala are characterized by long stretches of golden sand, clear skies and rows and rows of palm trees. Easily available seating is the icing on the cake. Here are the top 5 selections of the best beaches in Kerala.
5 Best Beaches in Kerala
Bekal Fort is one of the largest as well as the best-preserved fort in Kerala. It sits on a rocky promontory between two long classics, beautiful beaches lined with palm trees. Bekal beach is located 60 kilometers north of Kannur, near the border with Karnataka. The beach is not very crowded and is very visited by people who want to get to know the Fuerte or take pictures. In fact, this makes it a great choice for a time alone. The fort has excellent views of the coast and bathing on the beach is safe.
Kozhikode has a beautiful beach from which you can see some stunning sunsets. There are a lighthouse and two very old docks that extend towards the sea. This beach is said to be full of historical significance, as it was here, near the beach that Vasco Da Gama came in his quest for East spices. Today the serenity and lush green landscape combine to make this a popular tourist destination for its natural beauty and divine old world charm.
One of the most beautiful and serene beaches of Kerala, Payyamblam is a laid-back beach located in the town of Kannur. There are an organized garden and a landscaped mother and child sculpture that are the main attractions here. The town of Kannur which is attached to the beach is equally interesting. Being the birthplace of ageless folk art like Theyyam and folk music, Kannur has always been a land of timeless charm.
Varkala is a spa and spa and an important Hindu pilgrimage center. Varkala is known for its mineral springs and rocky cliffs. With 2000 years of age, the Sree Swamy Janardhana Temple and the center of attention of nature are the two major attractions here. Varkala is also one of the most photographed beaches due to its spectacular rocky coastline. Since it is a mainstream beach, it is always packed with tourists soaking up the sun and enjoying the breeze.
Located 10 kilometers from the city of Thiruvananthapuram, the golden crescent-shaped sand of Kovalam are unforgettable. There are three beaches: Hawah Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Samudra Beach. The soft yellow stretches of these beaches are backed by palm trees and led by the brilliant ocean. The gentle breeze blowing constantly along the coast is simply divine. The best time to plan a trip to Kovalam Beach is from November to March.