Kerala has a very diverse topography since it is a narrow strip of land between the Western Ghats and Arabian Sea. The maximum width of the state is just 121 kilometers or 75 miles. However, the state has a very long coastline of 590 kilometers, which makes it a paradise for beach lovers. If you are one of them, get one of the Kerala holiday packages to include as many beaches as possible and spend some great time on the sands of Kerala. You do not have to worry about the monotony of your trip if you choose to visit only the beaches for your holiday. Every beach in Kerala offers something exciting. You can even camp out at one of the Kerala hotels on beaches and wake up to the salty sea breeze of the Arabian Sea every morning.
If you begin from the north of Kerala, one of the first major beaches that you will come across is the Bekel Fort beach.
While the Bekel Fort which is sprawled over 35 acres stands on a cliff 130 feet above the sea level, the beach lies below it and seems to blend into the fort. It is a very beautiful sight to behold. You can also include a detour to Bekel fishing village in your Kerala tour packages.
Another beach that you must not miss out on is the Kozhikode Beach. The city of Kozhiode, also known as Calicut, is one of the highly developed cities in Kerala. Despite the urbanization, the beach is extremely clean. You will love watching the sunset here and visiting the 125 year old piers, besides a towering lighthouse. The beach also has a children’s park. There are many Kerala hotels that have sea view rooms. Staying in these Kerala hotels will keep you close to the beach ambiance, despite the distance
Fort Kochi beach is one of the most popular beaches in the tourist circuit of Kerala.
Located at a distance of 12 kilometers from the biggest city in Kerala, Cochin, this beach is extremely ornamental. You can enjoy watching the beautiful shell and stone collection on this beach. If you choose Kerala tour packages around the New Year, you can enjoy the pulsating celebrations and thrilling carnival here. You can also visit Fort Kochi, which is located a short distance from the beach.
The Kovalam beach is the King of beaches in Kerala and a major tourist hub. Even if you do not choose an exclusive beach holiday, Kerala holiday packages do include the Kovalam beach. It is set amidst beautiful coconut palms that lend peace and serenity. The sands here are white and the waters are a contrasting shade of blue, which enhance its visual appeal. The place is perfect for sunbathing. You can also indulge in ayurvedic messages and many other rejuvenating therapies.
There are a lot of other beaches that you can include in Kerala holiday packages. Some of them are the beaches at Cherai, Beypore, Kappil, Marirukulum, Alleppey, Kollam, Varkala and Shanghumugham. Having your Kerala tour packages customized to include these beaches can be a great way to spend a vacation.