Sunday, June 27, 2010

Kerala Beaches,Bekal,Kovalam,Papanasam


We can see most of India’s finest beaches are in is entirely 600 km length, the Kerala coast is lined with sandy beaches, rocky promontories and coconut palms. Each year greater numbers of visitors arrive here in search of the tranquil, palm fringed beaches.

Kovalam Beach:

This internationally renowned beach resort is a favorite of tourists since the 1930s. Kovalarn consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost, known as the Lighthouse Beach, is the most popular of the three. Kovalam offers accommodation to suit all budgets. Accessibility : 16 km (1/2 hour) from Thiruvananthapurarn.

Hotels in Kovalam :

Lagoona Beach,Surya Samudra,Hotel Le Meridien,Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel,Manaltheeram Beach Resort,Nikkis Nest, Hotel Sea Face, Hotel Samudra,Ideal Ayurvedic Resort,Kadaloram Beach Resort,Poovar Island resort, Hotel Seaweed, Best Western Swagath Resort, The Tranvancore Heritage, Abad Palm shore Beach resort,Isola Di Cocco,Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort,Thapovan Heritage Home, Hotel Sea Rock.

Beach inVarkala :

A quiet, secluded stretch of sand, the Papanasam beach in Varkala is known for its mineral springs and rocky cliffs. The 2000 year old Sree Janardhana Swarny temple and the Nature Care Centre are the two main attractions here.

Accessibility: 40 km (1 '/2 hours) from Thiruvananthapuram.

Hotels in Varkala : Taj Garden Retrat, Hotel Hill Top, Sea Pearl, Hotel Preeth, Hotel Thiruvambadi

Cherai Beach :

This lovely beach bordering Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occasionally seen here. A typical Kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction. Hotels in Cherai : Cherai Beach resort.

Kappad Beach:

This is where Vasco da Garna had landed in 1498 AD. The legends woven around its historic origins and traditions cast a mystical spell on this beach. Kappad is also known for its Ayurvedic health holiday facilities. Accessibility: 14 km 1/2 hour) from Kozhikode.
Hotels in Kappad : Kappad Beach resort.

Muzhappilangad Beach :

Black rocks protect this long, dean beach from the currents of the deep, making its shallow water a swimmer's paradise. Perhaps this is Kerala's only drive-in beach where you can drive down the entire length of 4 km. Accessibility: 15 km e /2 hour) from Kannur and 8 km from Thalasseri.

Bekal :

Bekal Fort stands on a promontory between two long, classically beautiful palm fringed beaches. This is the larger, best preserved fort in Kerala. The fort has been under the control of various powers including the Vijayanagar kingdom, Tipu Sultan and the British.

Accessibility:160 km hours) from Kozhikode.
Hotels in Bakel : Fort Palace, Fort Land Tourist Home.

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