Retrace the Beauty of Top 5 Kerala Beaches

by Richa 

(from: Sep 9, 2012 to: Sep 9, 2012)

Travellers know Kerala for many reasons. Among those, which top the list, are boating in Kerala Backwaters, Ayurvedic treatments to relax tired and stressed out mind body and soul, abundant wildlife, insights on cultural and religious heritage and last but not the least, Kerala beaches. If you are a water sports enthusiast or just a lover of nature with the love very specific to sea beaches, you should never miss to take a Kerala beach tour India.
The list of top five beaches of Kerala can vary according to the varying inclinations of individual tastes and preferences. You may prefer those with safe swimming zones, beaches with more photographic appeal, more scope of solitary personal corners, safe for water activities like scuba diving and snorkelling, beaches with more of historical or cultural significance.

Given below is a list that might agree with most of the beach lovers:

1. Baypore Beach
Baypore beach is located in the district of Kozhikode. It has ports, fishing harbours and most importantly, a ship building industry due to which crowds of tourists visit this beach. Almost 1500 years old trading vessels are believed to be constructed by this shipbuilding yard. It is also known for very much appreciated crafting works. Historical significance of its ports and harbours would make it top on the list for a beach lover who appreciates historical significances of a place. In addition to that, you can also do birding at Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, located at a distance of 7 Km from the beach.

2. Payyambalam Beach
This beach could be found in the town of Kunnur. It tops the list of those who would prefer noise of waves over people, anytime. The words that would first come to the mind for this beach are serenity and beauty which not time bound. There is a sculpture of mother and child and a well-maintained garden.

3. Kovalam Beach
A major tourist destination, Kovalam Beach is popular for its three subdivisions, namely, Lighthouse Beach, Hawah beach and Samudra beach, if quality of cleanliness is to be kept aside. A lighthouse is located at the top of Kurumkal hill giving romantic appeal to the ambience to the beach. Visiting Kovalam Beach during September to March is best. Kerala Beach tour India is a trip to remember with it.

4. Alappuzha Beach
Also known as Alleppey, this Alappuzha beach is tagged as Venice of the East, for its calm and cosy feeling. Its popularity is multiplied by a 140 years old pier. Cruise and houseboats are there to enhance your experience of Kerala beaches along with Vijaya Beach Park.

5. Kappad Beach
Kappakadavu is the other name by wich Kappad Beach is popularly called as. This beach also is a part of Kozhikode and is significant because of landing of Vasco De Gama who discovered the route to India for the first time.

With these beautiful tourism attractions among Kerala beaches, Kerala is hailed as “God’s Own Country” and it is not without reason.
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