Kerala uncovered: 5 beaches you probably never knew existed!


Famous for its diverse beauty & tourist places, Kerala is one hot tourist destination. As a matter of fact, everyone who has visited or is planning a holiday in Kerala is aware of the world famous ‘Kerala Backwaters’. However, one of the most overlooked tourist places in Kerala, without any doubt, are the beaches!

Tourism in Kerala is much more than its backwaters; there are countless beaches to explore. Some of these beaches offer you picturesque views and are a must visit place while you’re sightseeing in Kerala. While there are plenty of them that exist, we’ve dug deep to present you with 5 of the best beaches in Kerala –

Varkala Beach

Golden sand, awesome water conditions, seclusion, Varkala beach should top your list while visiting places in Kerala. The beach is pretty large and lively at both ends with priests and poojas at one and swimming, yoga & restaurants at the other. Head anywhere & Varkala beach is always full of life.

Kovalam Beach

Serenity and calmness will touch your heart the moment you visit Kovalam Beach. Although crowded, Kovalam beach is one of the most famous tourist places in Kerala & houses some pretty cool restaurants that dish out yummy seafood dishes like Calamari & Crabs. Lastly, the beautiful sight of fishermen with their nets and boats is something you’ll long remember.

Cherai Beach

One of Kerala’s isolated and unspoiled beaches, Cherai beach can be classified as a hybrid, the reason behind that being, it has the beach on one side and the backwaters on the other. So those heading to Cherai can get a taste of both!

Dharmadam Beach

The concept of ‘Small is Beautiful’ applies to Dharmadam Beach. Nestled in Kannur, Dharmadam is blessed with brilliant scenery, to say the least. And that’s not all, during low tide, there’s an island that’s accessible by foot. Even better, there are boats ferrying tourists across to the island.

Kappil Beach

An awesome picnic site, Kappil Beach at Kasargod District is famous for its clean, white sands. Again not so crowded and you can enjoy quality time with either your family or partner.

Top up the experience by heading down to Taj resort that’s nearby to relax and enjoy some chillers as the sun goes down!

Now that brings us to a close. We hope you have a wonderful time visiting places in Kerala and do include one of the beaches mentioned above as part of your sightseeing plans. Be it for honeymoon, family or for solo traveling, we have some of the best packages for Kerala on our site.

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