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Kerala has a 600 km long shoreline dotted with some of the finest, most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves. All of it as peaceful as the rest of the land, washed by the pleasant tropical sun and as pristine as ever.
Alappuzha Beach :
This is one of the most popular picnic spots in alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is about 140 years old.
Cherai Beach - This lovely beach bordering Vypeen island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occassionally seen here.
Fort Kochi Beach - The town was shaped by the Portuguese, the Dutch and later the British..
Kappad - This is the historic beach where Vasco da Gama landed on the 27th of May, 1498 with 170 men in three vessels. The rock studded beach is locally known as Kappakadavu. An interesting feature of the landscape is the sprawing rock that protrudes into the sea. The temple on the rock is believed to be 800 years old
Location : 2 Km from Kovalam City, Keral
Bekal Beach is a small beach very near to Kovalam. It is famous for some of the very beautiful views of the sunset. The beach will provide you an insight into Kerala's coastal life. Bekal Beach is a fine example of amicable cultural ties among the Portuguese, Dutch and the local Kings in the pre-colonial era. The antiquity of the port can be made out from the ruins of some rock-cut temples.
Location : 10 km to the south of Kozhikode, Kerala
Beypore Beach is located at the mouth of the Chaliyar River. It was earlier famous for the Ship Building industry. Beypore was one of the most important port and fishing harbor of Kerala during ancient times. The place was an important trade and maritime center for merchants from Western Asia. Uru, the traditional Arabian trading vessel, was constructed at the boat-building yard of Beypore. Beypore also has a magnificent bridge built entirely of stone.