Top Beach Vacation Spots in Kerala
Kerala, identified all over the world for its backwaters, beaches and coconut trees nevertheless it is not diminutive of enormous beaches as well. Isolated beaches, laid back beaches, white sand beaches or party beaches: there’s beach for each one in Kerala. 550kms coastal line overlooking the magnificent Arabian Sea is the grasp of this spectacular southern state of India, also known as the beach getaway for couples as well as for the kids nothing says saga like warm climate, palm trees and mock-tails with umbrellas in them that occupy the beaches in Kerala which will make your holidays more delightful.
With millions of tourists sliding on the Gods Own Country in a year, it’s becoming trickier to uncover the best beach.
Which is why the visitors wonder which beach should they head for the best ever experience, so Here are a few options of the stunning beaches which you can encounter while you visit Kerala.
Alleppey Beach Famous for its backwaters, houseboats, fishing and coir industry, Alleppey is one such locale which every tourist considers a must-visit spot. Alleppey beach consist of a 137 years old pier that extends into the sea and also a lighthouse which should be the go-to place when you are in Alleppey. The beach also has entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park which attract populace from all over the world. Not only is the place home to plenty of flora and fauna, this district is also flanked by palm trees and stunning lagoons, tall coconut trees and abundant paddy fields.
Marari Beach Marari Beach in Alleppey district is a quaint little fishing village and a perfect location for a vacation with coconut trees. When you are at the Marari beach you can opt for a Day Cruise in Alleppey backwaters with your family. This beach is famous for its serene surroundings where you can lie down and read a book or chat with your loved ones. In Marari you will also have a lifetime experience of Kerala’s fishing villages and have an excellent time with the localite and be moved by their hospitality.
Kovalam Beach Kovalam shot to fame in the early 70s and has become the most popular beach since then. Popular among tourists for its shallow water and low tidal waves the casual fishing village of Kerala turned into one of the most important tourist destinations in the country.
Kovalam which has a 17 km coastline comprises of three major beaches – Light House beach, Hawah Beach and Crescent Beach. Kovalam has a more unperturbed atmosphere than the Goan beaches with the food a little easy-breezy and light and people more laid –back. Tourist taxis and hired bikes are the common modes of transport available for tourists and the highway is just about perfect for car and bike fanatics. The major activities you can try your hand at in Kovalam are Surfing, wooden boat ride on catamarans and Motor Boat Ride. You can also try out their local mouthwatering grilled seafood items such as Lobsters, King Prawns and Kalamari.
Beypore Beach When you are in Beypore beach, you should not give the bridge connecting the sea a miss! You can either walk and click photographs or just simply watch the sunset and create memories along the way. When you walk on the bridge you can spot birds like Egrets, Kites, Cranes and Carlew around, hunting for fish. You can also watch Chaliyar river merging with the sea from Beypore beach and also invest in pretty Kerala souvenirs from the neighbouring shops.
Muzhappilangad Drive in Beach Being the only drive in beach in Kerala and the largest drive in beach in Asia, this sand is hard enough where you can drive your car or ride your bike on the entire stretch of the beach. The beach is about 5 km long and it allows beachgoers to drive for a full 4 km directly on the sands of the beach.
Bordered by black rocks, which also protect it from the stronger currents of the ocean, this exotic location is where you can create memories. There is also a private island located 100 meters from the beach, which could also be a perfect spot for travel enthusiasts.
Varkala Beach The long stretch of sand is flanked by rocky cliffs which are lined by many restaurants serving beer and freshly cooked seafood.
If you want a quiet spot from the hustle bustle of the city, Varkala would be your best bet. The main Papanasam beach is between these, while the less crowded Black Beach is to the north. The main tourist attractions that lure the tourists from all over the world are Sivagiri Mutt, Janardhana Swamy temple, coir processing centers and Anjengo and its British Fort.
Cherai Beach 45 km from Ernakulam city, this beach bordering Vypeen island is ideal for swimming. The Beach is stone walled to avoid any high currents entering the roads and civilian area. The road runs parallel to the beach with many exotic resorts where you can unwind yourself and occasionally spot dolphins in the sea as well. It is a typical Kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves and the attractions being Portuguese Fort, Pallipuram Church and Munambam Beach among others.
So, this vacation, pack your bags and get going to explore some of the most exotic beaches of Kerala. You can make your stay at The World Backwaters making it a memorable one by indulging yourself in the confines of the resort and give a boost to your taste buds by relishing some of the exquisite local cuisines and much more in the multi cuisine restaurant ‘Spoons & Forks’. You could also pamper yourself after a long day at the beach in a luxurious spa in ‘God’s Own Country.’ thus Slip into the beauty of Nature and create memories for a lifetime with your loved ones while you stay luxuriously in The World Backwaters!
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Posted by The World Hotel & Resorts Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 12:32 PM