Most of india’s beaches are in kerala. For virtually its entire 600 km Length, the kerala coast is lined with Sandy beaches, rocky promontories and coconut palms. Each year , in impressive number of visitors arrive here in search of the tranquil, palm-nfringed beaches.
Internationally renowed, this seaside destination comprises three adjacent crescent-shaped beaches, of which the southe’rnmost, known as the lighthouse Beach, is the most popular. Kovalam offers a variety of activities including snorkeling, catamaran rides, sunset viewing, crying on the beach etc.
Adjacent to the Airport, this beach has an indoore recreation club, the matsya kanyaka, a restaurant shaped like a starfish and a traffic training park for children.Nearby are two popular picnic spot akkulam and veli tourist village.
Pristine and serene, this fishing hamlet is an un ending stretch of white, sandy beaches.
An isolated but Spectcular beach, poovar is Situated close to the neyyar River estuary. A Trading port in its early days, it is today an important tourist Destination.
A dip in the sea at papanasham, meaning redemption from sins, is believed to be holy.
This sea side village of historic importance houses the ruins of an old Portuguese fort and churches built in the 18thcentury.
This Secluded beach is a beautiful picnic centre.
Alappuzha beach :-
A 137 year old pier which extends into the sea and old lighthouse add to the attractions of the beach.
Fort Kochi beach :-
Overlooking the Arabian sea, with its legendary Chinese fishing nets dotting the foreground, fort Kochi beach offer a viewof Spectacular Sunset.
This lovely beach Bodering Vypeen Island is Ideal for Swimming, Dolphins are occasionally spotted here.
Fringed by palm trees, this picturesque beach is a hot spot for picnickers.
The Small Coastal Fishing town of Tanur is one of the earliest settlements of the Portuguese. It is Believed that St, Francis Xavier visited the place in 1546.
Other Beaches :-
Padinjarekkara, Vallikunnu, Kozhikode, Beypore, Kappad, Thikkoti lighthouse, payyoli, Vadakara sandbanks, Payyambalam, Kizhunna, Meenkunnu, Muzhappilangad, Dharmadom, Ezhimala, Bekal Fort beach, Kappil, Kanwatheertha
Hill Stations :-
Lying on the Windward side of the western ghats, Kerala has a long chain of lush, mist-clad hills stations that are home to exotic wildlife, the hill resorts in Kerala offer the most Magical experience of nature in all its vurgin beauty.
An Idyllic hill station, Ponmudi, situated 915m above sea level has a deer park and excellent trekking trails.
Situated at the Confluence of three mountain streams, 1600m above sea level, this hill Station was once thr summer resort of the erstwhile British Covernment in south India.
This Picturesque hill Station with its velvet lawns, exotic flora and fauna and the cool mountain air ia a rare experience.
The Famous Plantation town, takes its name from Peer Mohammed, s Sufi saint and close associate of the erstwhile Royal Family of Travancore.
Grass Covered hills, velvet lawns and the cool Mountain air make Vagamon a perfect holiday retreat. Dotted with tea Garden and Meadow.
This Fascinating hill Station reached by Traveling 23 hairpin curves has several vantage view points including kesavan para and Seethargundu.
It takes a three hour trek from the base of the Dhoni hills, to reach this reserve forest area with its small, beautiful waterfall.
Tucked away at the Northeastern tip of Kerala, This Quaint little hill station about 1300m above sea level is renowned for its coffee, tea cardamom, Pepper and rubber Plantations.
The Gateway to Wayanad, lakkidi is situated 700m above sea level, at the crest of the Themarasseri Ghat Pass.
Pythal Mala :-
This Enchanting hill station, Situated 4500ft above sea level near the Kerala- Karnataka Border, is rich in flora and fauna.
Lying Close to the Cauvery, this Scenic Spot is a Favourite with nature lovers and ecotourists. The ‘nearby village if Konnakkad.
Situated 750m above sea level, Ranipuramis famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation. This area was formerly known as Madathumala.
Nested in the Luxuriant Forests of the Western ghats in Kerala are Fourteen Wildlife sanctuaries. And Skirting these Exotic Destinations are someof the most Dilightful trekking trails in the Country. All awash in the Spice scented air of endless acers of plantations ranging from cardamom. Vanilla and Pepper to tea and Coffee.
Places to Visit :- Neyyar Sanctuary, Peppara wildlife, Shenduruney wildlife,