Important Beaches of kerala : Kovalam
Beach ::Kappil Beach ::Shanghumukham Beach Varkala Beach :: Payyambalam-Kanoor
beach ::Fort Kochi Beach
Silver sands. rocky promontories. endless structures
of blue sky and sea. Beaches attracts all. Sumptuous spreads of
green palm groves. Kerala has some of the finest beaches in the
world. Each unique for its natural perfection. Each considered to
be the tropical paradise of sorts.
It is located 16 Km away from Thiruvananthapuram
city. This internationally renowed beach resort has been a favourite
hunt of tourists since the 1930's. It is considered to be one of
the finest resorts in Kerala.
It is rated among the first tourist resort in the
country. Kovalam, the excellent sandy beach consists of three adjacent
crescent beaches also. Good accomodation facilities are available.
It is situated 6 Km from Bekal Fort. Remote and secluded
this beach is fast becoming a major tourist attraction. It is one
of the excellent beach of the region accessible from the Kappil
Allappuzha, the "Venice of the East" has emerged as a
major tourist attraction due to the amazing backwaters and renowed
beach. This beautiful beach is popular among the locales as well
as visitors. The seaview park here has the boating facilities. This
is one of the most popular picnic spots in Allappuzha. The pier,
which extends into the sea here, is over 137 years old. Entertainment
facilities at the Vijaya Beach park add to the attractions of the
beach. There is also an old light house which is greatly fascinating
The palm-fringed beach adjacent to the airport and
Veli tourist village has a indoor recreation club, children's training
park and a starfish shaped resturant. This renowed beach is located
just 8 Km from the Thiruvananthapuram city.
Varkala which is known for the Sree Janandhana Swami Temple is also
known as "Sothern Varanasi". The beach which gives attraction
to this well known place offers us a pure natural entertainment.
Payyambalam is the beach near to Kannur town. It is a major tourist
attraction of Kannur District. The beach is clean and long. Flat
laterite cliffs jut into the sea at one end. Picturesque and incredibly
beautiful. The Naura Cafeteria and well laid out gardens greet the
visitor to Payyambalam.
Famed for its natural harbour, one of the finest in the world, Kochi
has earned the sobriquet "Queen of the Arabian Sea". Kochi
is one of India’s most interesting cities. Here you can see
the oldest church in India. The ancient temples, churches and synagogues
in this district are of special interest to the archaeologists and
From time immemorial, Arabs, Chinese, Dutch,
British and Portuguese seafarers followed the sea route to Kochi
and left their impression on the town. A Jewish community with roots
going back to 1000 AD, a 16th century synagogue, and a palace built
by the Portuguese and given to the Raja of Kochi which was later
renovated by the Dutch are part of Kochi