Kerala, God’s own country is one of the best alternatives to Goa in terms of beaches and are amongst the best beaches in India. Kerala is popularly known for its lush green environment, extraordinary coastal weather, food, and most importantly plethora of beaches and its beauty that it offers.
Think out of the box
It’s a common notion for all travellers that Goa is the best place for beaches and party, however if you think out of the box you will wish to a have a wide view of Kerala. Beaches after beaches, surrounded by coconut trees, Kerala offers a splendid view of heavenly water bodies. Let us discuss about some of the best beaches in Kerala.
- Marari Beach
For a lazy and laid back vacation either with your family or alone, Marari Beach is one of the best options you can get in Kerala. Take a full dose of Vitamin D, with beautiful sunrise and sunset, long walk with your partner on the beach, try sightseeing or indulge in water activities, you have several options to do on the beach.
- Kovalam- A perfect blend of beaches, Ayurveda, and shopping
The three in one site for travellers is all what Kovalam beach offers. Kovalam is the ideal village situated along the coastlines of the Arabian Sea is mostly famous for its three natural beaches with low tidal waves where you can enjoy surfing, wooden, and motorboat riding. The little yet beautiful town is filled with coconut palms, and that is why it has been named Kovalam which means ‘a grove of coconut trees’.
- Bekal Beach
Bekal beach, situated near the border of Karnataka is famous for its splendid view of Bekal Fort, the fort that top the list of largest fort and a well maintained and preserved fort in Kerala. Spending time on the beach no doubt will cherish you for lifetime offering a wonderful view of backwaters connecting the Arabian Sea.
- Cherai and Kannur Beach- Sets the tone for romantic moments with your partner
Kannur beach is one of the best beaches either for enjoying reading a book or time with your partner. If you wish to take time out of the hustle and bustle of your daily life Kannur is, no doubt, the best available option. When it comes to Cherai Beach it is situated near Kochi and a nice place to cuddle with your loved one. Like the Kannur beach it is also less crowded with most of the visitors either enjoying a peaceful time with their partner or enjoying beach fishing.
- Alappuzha Beach
The name of the beach might be difficult to pronounce but carries a significant value in the heritage of India as it is popularly known as “The Venice of the East”. It is famous among tourists for boat races, backwater, and beach holidays either with your family or peer group. What makes it more fascinating is the light house that enthralls visitors.
- Varkala Beach
Privacy and fewer crowds make Varkala Beach one of the best beaches in India. The natural beauty of the beach is enhanced by the pristine landscape and a large wonderful cliff in the backdrop, it also carries with it a significance of the beach that destroys sins as they believe taking a bath will rinse all the sins. The beach is perfect for family outing as well as for couples where you can have peaceful time.
- Beypore Beach
Back 1500 years old, Beypore Beach is famous for its shipbuilding yard. The importance of the beach can be established from the fact that it was one of the most important fishing harbour in Kerala used by Arabs, Chinese, and the Europeans for trading.