Kasaragod beach vacation does not have to be just about chilling out under the shades of coconut trees.
Kasaragod coast, stretching close to 300 kms, have many beaches.
Mostly local, they are serene and secluded.
The coconut groves, beach hamlets and the cliff side beaches cast magical charm.
If you are looking for a mainstream beach vacation, the place to be is Bekal, where a great beach spreads just at the feet of an ambient old fort.
With choice of waterfront activities and local accommodation, Bekal holds the top spot for Kasaragod beach vacation.
Stand out beaches that are not so mainstream are Kanwatheertha and Kappil.
Bekal, the most famous beach in the district, draws crowds especially during weekends and holidays.
Ever since Bekal gave lovely backdrops to scenes of Bollywood and South Indian movies, it shot up as a popular destination for Interstate visitors. International visitors are also having beach holidays here as Bekal developed to a major tourist place and several resorts and luxury hotels begin to operate.
Bekal Fort is a sea side bastion once served defense. Now the 17-th century structure is a protected monument under Archaeological Department.
Situated on a massive promontory, it overlooks the fine beach stretch of Bekal – Pallikkare. The fort beach set up is ambient and attractive.
Bekal is 16 kms from Kasaragod town.
Kanwatheertha beach, 15 kms north of Kasaragod, is a pristine beach just coming to the spot light.
What is special about Kanwatheertha beach is a large pool that spreads along the beach. Formed from sea water, this mini lake is shaped out from sea. Devoid of harsh waves, the shallow lake is great for swimming.
The beach is located 3 kms north of Manjeshwar. This small river bank town is a pilgrim place. Shrines belonging to various faiths draw great numbers of devotees.
Kappil is a pleasant blend of tranquility and stunning vista. This Kasaragod beach is a great place to stop by or even to spend a few days.
Kappil is secluded and that should not bother much. With Bekal only 6 kms and Kasaragod town at 15 kms away, visit to Kappil beach can be mixed well with other sightseeing options.
Kappil is a cliff side beach. The nearby cliff, called Kodi, is worth climbing for the great view from the top.
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