Beautiful And Attractive Beaches In Kerala

by Ancy Thomas SEO Analyst
God' own Country Kerala is one of the top attractive tourist destinations. The main fact that makes it attractive and adorable is that it is rich in its geographical diversity. The Lord has showered everything on this land that includes waterways, lagoons, lakes, beaches, hill stations etc that makes it name perfect - God's own Country. Let us see Kerala's backwaters - that is a network of natural waterways which run parallel to its coast. Vegetation, biological diversity and gentle pace of village life in backwaters leave an impression on visitors. Among the beaches, Alappuzha-Kumarakom stretch is most popular that offers scenic experiences. Backwaters with Kettuvallams are interesting options for the tourists.

There are the plethora of beaches in Kerala that is meant for every type of traveller. Millions of tourists come to enjoy Kerala. Views of the surrounding area are breathtaking. You can explore beautiful beaches from Kozhikode to Alapuzha. Here is a list of best beaches of Kerala, make sure you explore these beautiful beaches on the next vacation using the best Kerala tour packages.

Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha beach is popular and stunning beaches of Kerala and this place is well known for backwaters and houseboats. The beach is said to be one of the oldest beaches in Kerala that is around 150 years old. Sitting by the side of the beach by enjoying the beach waves touching the sand amidst the greenery and picturesque landscapes. You can also explore the beach for the festival that it hosts. Sand art is one of the main and attractive festivals held in Kerala. Sand artists from all over took part in this festival and display their skills. The sand festival is organized under the Tourism department and also by Allepey foundation. Alappuzha is known as the Venice of the East and is an attraction that you must explore.

Chavakkad Beach
Chavakkad beach attracts the tourists with its cool breeze, coconut trees, waters etc. This beach is situated in Thrissur and shares proximity with the Arabian coast and hence is a scenic beach. This beach makes it very attractive and lovable because it is comparatively less crowded. So if you wish to have calm and peaceful moments with your family and dear ones then this is the best option. You will also get in love with this place because of views of the beautiful estuary that is being created here. Chavakkad beach is very closely located to Guruvayoor temple, this is one of the most revered temples in Kerala. There are many activities that can be indulged in this serene beach that includes walk, swim, sunbathe etc. This place is also best for bird watchers, fishing etc.

Kollam Beach
Kollam beach is also known as Mahatma Gandhi beach and is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. It is called so because of the park inaugurated in 1961 that is a part of this beach. International standards have been maintained with this park. Of many beaches in Kerala, only a few have lifeguard outposts for safety purposes and Kollam beach is one among them. Another major attraction on the beach is a beautiful Marine aquarium. It has numerous collection of marine life. 

Varkala Beach
Varkala beach is also known as Papanasam beach. There are two different parts to this beach - one is the northern area and the other is the southern area. The northern part is the attractive place for a large number of tourists. Since the beach is situated at the bottom of a stunning cliff, it was pretty scenic and offers beautiful and breathtaking views. The beach has many shops and shacks that serve you many favourite cuisines. Even in the midst of large tourists arriving here this beach remains less crowded. You can also take a boat ride on the beautiful Lake Kappil amidst landscapes to view nature closely.

Kappad Beach
Kappad beach is a famous beach situated in Calicut and is the beach where Vasco Da Gama landed. This was a major sea route from Europe to India. This route has served as a journey point for many merchant companies that led to the ruling of the East India Company. Th beach is not only beautiful but also rich and has historical significance. Don't forget to explore the rock-studded Kappad beach on the trip to Calicut. There is also a temple near the beach that is around 800 years old. Landscapes, backwaters of Kozhikode offers a memorable experience. A ride along the Korappuzha river makes it attractive for all the tourists. 

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam beach is situated in Thiruvananthapuram and the literal meaning of Kovalam means the grove of coconut trees and you can exactly witness that scene over here. You can see low tide and shallow waters on this beach. This serves the reason for the transformation of the beach to a regular fishing village and becomes one of the biggest tourist attractions. Later on, Prince GV Raja took up the responsibility of promoting this region and as part of this, he invited Thomas Cook and Sons to develop the attraction. Kovalam beach has three different beaches - lighthouse beach, Crescent Beach and Hawah Beach. Food, serenity and ambience make the Kovalam beach more alluring and attractive. You can try out surfing, wooden boat ride, snorkelling, catamaran rides etc. Kovalam beach is also best to enjoy the sunset viewing amidst the landscapes.

Marari Beach
Marari beach is located exactly 11 Km from Alappuzha town. Marari beach is the rated as World's top five Hammock beach according to the National Geographic survey. Sandy shores, coconut trees, the serene ambience makes this beach everything that tourists look. Marari beach is popular among couples and is known as lover's paradise. Since this is situated in the Allepey, you can opt to explore other beautiful lands of backwaters. In this beachside, you can experience the traditional and simple life of the locals here and fishing is their main activity. 

Cherai Beach
Cherai beach is ideal for swimming as the tide is low and the waves are gentle. Dolphins sightings are frequent in this beach. Main attractions os this beach os ruins of Pallippuram Fort an old Portuguese fort from the imperial era and Pallipuram Church.

Hope you got an idea regarding some of the beautiful and important beaches in Kerala. Next time when you make a visit to Kerala make a trip to these beaches. Best travel partner Make Our Moments is there to make your days in Kerala exciting and memorable.

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