It’s quite literally heaven on Earth at Bekal, a natural wonder in Kerala. Endowed with crystal-clear azure waters of the Arabian Sea, the splendid Bekal Beach, located on the shoreline of Pallikkara village of Kasaragod, is known for stunning beauty and unspoilt elegance. The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the biggest pulls for visitors to this beach. The 300-year-old Fort, shaped like a giant key-hole, is one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Kerala. Today Bekal allures visitors willing to enjoy backwaters, hill destinations and water sport facilities nearby.
A tourist's dream spot, this haven of a place is surrounded by the serenity of the sea. This ancient fort is ridden with curious and mysterious caves, wells and hideouts. Besides, it has one of the most magnificent beaches in the country. Not only can you enjoy the beaches but also learn yoga and meditation as you cruise down the backwaters for a holistic approach to relaxation.
The 300-year- old Bekal Fort, shaped like a giant key-hole, is one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Kerala.
Mangalore International Airport (Karnataka), is the nearest airport well connected by flights with rest of the country. Calicut International Airport, Kozhikode is about 200 km from Kasaragod town.
Kasaragod railway station (16km) is a major station which is on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.
Bekal is located 16 kms from Kasaragod town. Frequent buses are available from Kasaragod bus station. National Highway 66 (NH 66) connects Bekal to other parts of Kerala.
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