Kerala Beaches Tour
Kerala enjoys an
extraordinary kinship with the sea. Mythically born from it, Kerala’s bond with the sea is that of a child and mother.
By the virtue of having most of India’s finest beaches,
Kerala offers you surf, spice and sand like no other place.
Though extremely popular worldwide, the beaches remain strangely
unspoilt and bewitching. The cool breeze that blows on the
beaches will work like a balm to your soul. You will find the
communing with air, water and sand at the beaches of Kerala a
supreme rejuvenation. Here are some beautiful beaches in the
God’s Own Country with a short description....
Pathiramanal Beach Tour
This little island known
by the same name as the beach, Pathiramanal, in the backwaters of
Kerala literally means the 'Sands of night' The island lies
between Thaneermukkom and Kumarakom and is accessible only by
boat. Surrounded by the Vembanad Lake, stretching from Alappuzha
to Kochi and the Kayamkulam Lake, the island and the beach is
home to hundreds of migatory birds, which take a rest on their
long journey from the cool climes of Siberia.
Legend has it that a young Brahmin dived into the Vembanad Lake
to perfom his evening ablutions and the water made way for the
land to rise from below which saw the creation of
The nearest airports are the Cochin International Airport, about
85 km north of Alappuzha and Thiruvananthapuram, about 150 km
towards the south. Alappuzha is the nearest railway station
Kovalam Beach Tour
Located 8 kms from
Thiruvananthapuram city, the Shankhumugham Beach is a favourite
haunt of sunset watchers. The beach is adjacent to the
Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Veli Tourist Village.
An indoor recreation club, the 'Matsya Kanyaka', a gigantic 35 m
long sculpture of a mermaid and a restaurant shaped like a
starfish are the major attractions here. The long stretch of
clean sand is located near the airport. The water here, however,
is not suitable for bathing.
Shankhumugham Beach is a popular city beach situated near to the
airport. This beach provides good facilities like an indoor
recreation club, children's traffic training park and a star
Thirumullavaram Beach Tour
Thirumullavaram Beach is
roughly 6km north of Kollam, Thirumullavaram is a beautiful beach
that's well linked by road and with good facilities. This
beautiful beach filled with coconut palms is ideal for an early
morning walk as one can see fishermen gliding into the sea for
the days catch. The beach has good bathing facilities.
VARKALA BEACH Tour
Located at 54 kms from
Thiruvananthapuram, Varkala is a sea side resort and also an
important Hindu centre of pilgrimage. It's a beautiful beach that
has a more than 2000 years old shrine of Lord Vishnu.
year old Janardana Swamy Temple and the Nature Centre are the two
main attractions here. A dip in the holy waters of this beach is
believed to purify the body and the soul of all the sins hence
the name 'Papanashini (destroyer of sin)' for this shore.