, renowned as the 'God's Own Country
' is one of the most stunning places in the world. It has most charismatic beaches of the world and is one of the major tourist attractions in India, both for Indians and foreigners. Each year greater numbers of visitors arrive here in search of the tranquil, palm fringed beaches. Full of coconut groves, natural harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves all of it as passive as the rest of the land, washed by the pleasant tropical sun and as perfect as ever.
Alappuzha beach is a popular picnic spot, it is a spectacular and is characterized by dense palm groves. Referred to as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha has always enjoyed an important place in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, it is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Old light house in the beach also attract tourists.
Bekal is a sleepy village on the coast of Arabian Sea and it is 64 km south of Mangalore. This beautiful beach has long palm-fringed beaches and a rocky headland topped by the huge Bekal fort. The Bekal fort is situated between two picturesque palm fringed beaches. This is one of the largest forts in Kerala and has been under the control of various powers including Vijayanagar, Tipu Sultan and the British.
Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and truly the coconut trees along the beaches give a ravishing look. It
is situated on the Malabar Coast, along the Kerala shoreline. Kovalam suddenly caught the attention of tourists from all over the world, when its amazing beaches were discovered in 1930s. The foreign tourists throng Ayurvedic parlors, Yoga and meditation centers situated close to beaches. Today Kovalam has become one of the most popular beach hangouts in India.
One of the must visit places of Ernakulam is the Cherai Beach. The lovely beach bordering the Vypeen island is ideal for swimming. The sea on the western side and the backwaters on the east give this upcoming tourist destination, a uniqueness which can be found only in Kerala. Thick coconut groves and chinese fishing nets on the waterfront are added attractions. It also has a small gold course and few special honeymoon cottages.
The Thirumullavaram Beach in Kerala is situated at a distance of around 6 kilometers to north of Kollam. It is full of coconut palms, ideal for early morning walks. You can see the fisherman venture into the sea for their catch of the day. The beach is a favorite haunt among tourists and locals and is easily accessible from anywhere in Kerala. The beach has golden sands and the turquoise blue sea makes it picture perfect. Thirumullavaram beach is very well connected by road and offers good facilities.
The Kappil beach is a paradise for those tourists and visitors who prefer peaceful and quite vacations, in the lap of nature. Fresh and moderately shallow, this beach attracts many vacationers who love swimming and sun bathing. Besides the natural beauty of the beach, adventure-loving souls can even ascend the nearby Kodi cliff to get a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea.
All Beaches are well surrounded by an array of hotels and lounges. From plush 5 Star hotels to decent 2 Stars, from traditional Heritage homes to Luxury cottages, the Beaches is Kerala offers it all at a reasonable and affordable price. For more information on some of the Beaches worth visiting in Kerala, please visit the links given below.