area is made up of the river deltas, backwaters
and the shore of the Arabian Sea. It has a
600-kms long shoreline dotted with the finest
coconut groves and charming beaches of India.
The beaches of Kerala are renowned the world
over for their breathtaking beauty. The blues
of the sky and the blue waters of the beaches
of Kerala come together to take away your
is 16 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city.
Kovalam is internationally renowned
and it consists of three adjacent crescent
beaches. The southernmost, 'Lighthouse
Beach', is the most popular one.
is 41 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city.
It is a seaside resort as well as an
important Hindu cente of pilgrimage.
The 2000 years old Sree Janardhana Swamy
Temple and the Nature Care Centre are
the two main attractions worth visiting
nearby the beach.
is 5 kms from Kollam town. The beach
stands on the ruins of an old Portuguese
Fort and Churches built in the 18th
is 45 kms from Ernakulam city. It borders
Bypeen Island, and is ideal for swimming.
Dolphins are also seen here quite often.
in Malappura District, it was one of
the earliest settlements of the Portuguese.
St. Francis Xavier visited the place
in 1546. One of the oldest temples in
Kerala, Keraladeshapuram Temple dedicated
to Lord Vishnu is situated in 3 kms
south of Tanur town.
beach offers a breathtaking view of
the confluence of the Bharathapuzha,
the Tirur Puzha and the Arabian Sea.
lies 10 kms south of Kozhikode city.
The beach is situated at the mouth of
the Chaliyar River. Famous for the construction
of the Uru, the traditional, Arabian
trading vessel, it was once most sought
after place for merchants from Western
Asia, for its ship building industry.
It is 16 kms from Kozhikode city. Kappad
Beach is a historic beach where Vasco
da Gama landed on the 27 May, 1498 with
170 men in three vessels.