Are you looking for some beach holiday but don’t want to stay in a crowded place? Than, you must visit Kerala, the southernmost state of India. This beautiful coastal state has a long shoreline of 600 kms which is dotted with some exotic beaches.
In contrast to the beaches of Goa, Kerala beaches are more tranquil and less crowded. Still some of the beaches of Kerala are virgin and yet to be explored by the vacationers. Here, is a list of some of the alluring beaches of Kerala.
Beypore Beach- Beypore is located 10 km of Kozhikode town. This beach is famous for ship building industry and fishing harbour of Kerala. Beypore is an ideal site for boat ride. Tourists can even engage themselves in fishing in company of local fishermen.
Cherai Beach – Cherai is another charming beach of Kerala.This lovely beach bordering Vypeen island is an ideal site for swimming. It is also best known for Dolphin spotting.
Kovalam beach – Kovalam is a world known beach of Kerala state. Since 1930’s, this beach has been a favourite place for European back packers. Kovalam encompasses three adjacent crescent beaches. Lighthouse, the southernmost beach is the most popular among all of them. Everyday Kovalam beach comes alive with the descend of sun, which located just 10 km from Thiruvananthapuram.
Poovar Beach – Poovar is an unspoilt and unexplored island of Kerala. It encompasses some most serene backwaters and a golden sandy beach, which opens to the sea. This beach will surely fulfill the dream of those vacationers who are seeking for some solitude.
Cherai Beach – Cherai beach is another charming beach of Kerala.This lovely beach bordering Vypeen island is ideal for swimming. It is also ideal for Dolphin spotting.
Kappad Beach – Apart from its scenic beauty, Kappad beach is famous for its history. The great sailor Vasco da Gama with his 170 men in three vessels, landed on this beach for the first time on 27th of May, 1498. This sandy stretch is studded with rock that protrudes into the sea. Another famous attraction of this beach is a 800 years old temple.
Marari Beach – Lies just 12km from Alleppey and 60 km from Cochin city, Marari Beach got its name from the local fishing village Mararikulam. It is a long sandy stretch which is dotted with swaying palms and majestic coconut groves. It is an ideal beach to be in peace and tranquility, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
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