Bekal Beach

Northern Kerala

Overlooked by Bekal's majestic fort, the beachfront encompasses a grassy park and a long, beautiful stretch of gold-tinged sand that gets busy on weekends and holidays when local families descend.

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1. Bekal Fort

0.46 MILES

The huge laterite-brick Bekal Fort, built between 1645 and 1660, is the largest in Kerala and sits on Bekal’s rocky headland with fine views. It passed…

2. Kappil Beach

2.98 MILES

Isolated Kappil Beach, 6km north of Bekal, is a beautiful, lonely stretch of fine gold-hued sand with calm water, but beware of shifting sandbars…

3. Nileshwar Beach

10.52 MILES

Around 18km southeast of Bekal, Nileshwar's gorgeous beach is a tranquil, palm-bordered expanse of blonde sand that fades into the hazy distance; there…