Bekal Beach – Kerala
The pride of the Malabar Coastlines, Bekal Beach is mostly known for its natural appeal, enchanting backwaters, and historical importance. Located in the Kasaragod region of Kerala, this bucolic beach is one of the must visit beaches in the northern part of God’s Own Country.
Swaying palm trees along the ridges of the beach, its evergreen outlook, the turquoise water of the Arabian Sea, and the tranquillity that exists in and around Bekal Beach makes it a much coveted beach in Kerala. Along with the historic Bekal Fort, this sandy retreat leaves an everlasting impression in the minds of its visitors.
If you happen to plan a visit to this kaleidoscopic beach between the months of January to March, you can enjoy the traditional ‘Theyyam Dance’ performances around the beachfront. If this is not enough to quench your yearnings, you can get to the top of the Bekal Fort and enjoy the panoramic views of the beach and the might Arabian Sea and make your Kerala trip a fun-frolic affair!
How to Reach Bekal Beach:
Kasargod has a good network of buses to most of the corners of Kerala. If you want to reach Bekal Beach by road, you can board any of the buses to Kasargod from cities like Mangalore, Kochi, Kannur, Thrissur, and others, or you can hire private taxis or cabs to reach this beach destination.
Kasargod rail head is the nearest point to reach Bekal Beach by train; only 16km.It shares a good-connectivity to some of the important destinations in India.
Mangalore Airport at a distance of 50km is the nearest airport to reach Bekal Beach. Upon arriving at the airport, visitors can take regular buses or hire private taxis to reach Bekal Beach.
Best Time to Visit Bekal Beach:
September to March is the best time to visit Bekal Beach. During this period, weather remains pleasant offers ample of tourist activities to explore and enjoy the pristine beauty of the beach.