Famous beaches in Kerala
The Kerala state in India is the top twenty tourist destinations of the world. There are many finest beaches in Kerala. Kerala has a 600 Km long shoreline bounded by the Arabian Sea. Kerala is a state on the tropical Malabar Coast of southwestern India. It has unique culture and traditions, united with its varied demography has made it one of the most popular tourist destinations. Beaches of Kerala are very famous for its diverse sonata of sun, sand and sea.
Some of the best beaches of Kerala are:
Fort Kochi Beach
Kizhunna Ezhara Beach
Kovalam is one of the most renowned beaches in Kerala. It consists of three different crescent shaped beaches, which adds to the beauty of this beach in Kerala. .A massive rocky promontory on the beach has created a beautiful bay of calm waters ideal for sea bathing. The beach complex includes the Ashoka Beach Resort,Ayurvedic health resorts, convention facilities, shopping zones, swimming pools, Yoga and Ayurvedic massage centres
Varkala beach is famous for mineral springs and a fantastic massage. The mineral springs here are said to have curative properties. Varakala beach is a true bliss for those who are searching for a peaceful vacation in Kerala. Varkala is an important Hindu pilgrim center.A dip in the holy waters of Varkala beach is believed to pure the body and the soul of all the sins hence the name ‘Papanashini’ (destroyer of sin) for this shore.
Kappad beach has a history of Vasco Da Gama landing here.Kappad is counted in the list of top five beaches of Kerala. Kappad Beach lies at a distance of 16 Km from the well-known Kozhikode town. Expansive rock which projects into the sea is one of the interesting features of Kappad. Temple on the rock is believed to be 800 years old attracting attention of many.
Marari Beach is one of the best beaches in Kerala that lies in between Alappuzha and Cochin. Marari beach offers spectacular views of the coastlines. Adorned by rows of palm trees, the beach is one of the most beautiful locations for a memorable beach holiday in India. Being at the beach one can see fishermen go out for fishing in huge numbers and return with fishes of different kinds.
Bekal beach lies near Kasargod. The imposing circular fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. The beautiful expanse of the shallow beach near the Bekal fort known as Bekal Fort Beach. It is a clean coastline that shelters the famous Bekal Fort. The natural scenic pleasures contrasted with rocky surroundings and hill slopes make the destination even more desirable for visitors in the state.
This beach is popularly known as the Venice of the East, it is one of the most well known districts in Alappuzha. it is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Arabian Sea on the west along with a massive network of lagoons, lakes and freshwater rivers crossing it, Alappuzha is place of awe-inspiring natural beauty.