Kozhikode beach has all that one expects at a beach- from water sports, sun kissed beaches, fun-n-frolic activities to delicious sea food. However, this beach offers something extra through its historical significance. The place where Vasco De Gama anchored his ships in search of newer spice trade locations in the 14th century, the only reminder of old times are the two 150 year old piers and the lighthouse.
A prominent trade and commerce center in the yesteryears, this famous Malabar region used to be the capital of powerful Zamorins. The location is now one of Kozhikode districts most famous destination and often the first choice for its denizens - be it for short picnic trips or to just soak in the sun and experience one of Nature's beautiful facets. The picturesque views of Sunset are one of beach's famous attractions.
Additionally, the area provides several other attractions including the Marine water aquarium and the Lion's park located nearby which is popular amongst children. And the sea food at the beachside stalls is hot favorite. The two piers stretching out into the sea and the old lighthouse provide breathtaking views of Arabian Sea. A Dolphin point exists a short distance from the beach, although only the very lucky ones gets to spot them. Kozhikode is indeed a perfect outdoor destination in the area.
Kottayam (How to reach)
By Air: Karipur International Airport at a distance of 25 km is the nearest one.
By Rail: Kozhikode town is just 1 km away.