Kerala is a narrow strip of land located along Arabian Sea in the southernmost tip of Indian Peninsula. It is one of the four southern States of India.
This beautiful State has 600 km long shoreline adorned with charming beaches, which attract tourists from all over the world to spend an irresistible vacation in this gifted land. These beaches have breathtaking beauty, making Kerala as one of the most visited destinations of the world. Most of these beaches have beautiful temples or churches on their sides, which attract more people.
Kerala can be considered to be a spectacular geographical wonder of India, where you get to experience its rich cultural heritage. The people of Kerala are very hospitable and make you feel good.
On a beach vacation in Kerala, a tourist can experience the variety and distinct taste of coastal cuisine, endless scope for shopping and spa treatments. For those who want a rejuvenating experience, ayurvedic massages will be of great help. With its unique charm and fascination, whether you are on honeymoon vacation or otherwise, the beaches of Kerala never fail to allure you.
There are many Beaches in kerala, and some of the most popular beaches are Kovalam, Alleppey, Cherai, Marari, Varkala, Kappad etc. Kovalam is an internationally renowned beach resort of Kerala and is just 16 kms away from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala. It has been a favorite haunt of tourists since the 1930s.
Cherai Beach, located about 26 kms from Ernakulam city, Kochi, is one of the most beautiful and clean beaches in Kerala,stretching about 15 kms, bordering Vypeen island, with backwaters rimmed by lush green coconut palms and paddy field. This beautiful beach is one of the best naturally gifted beaches of Kerala.
Varkala Beach, situated 51 kms away from Thiruvananthapuram, is a very secluded beach, where you can have a relaxing beach holiday without the crowds and bustle of some of the busier beaches in Kerala. Marari beach has the untouched territory with fresh cool air, swaying coconut trees, enchanting palm groves, and emerald waterways.
Kerala can be visited at any time of the year. If you can plan your travel to reach Kerala during Christmas time in December, or during Kerala Festival Onam, which falls in August-September, you can enjoy the best of Kerala.