Kappil Beach

Kappil Beach Kerala

Kappil Beach is a spectacular beach-backwater destination in Kasaragod district. It is a serene location that attracts its visitors with its captivating beauty. It is one such beautiful beaches in Kerala which is less crowded, pleasant and calm where one can take delight in picnicking with your family and friends.

Kappil Beach

The large black rocks on the reddish tinge of sandy beach not only adds extra beauty to the place but also provides the perfect place to do yoga and meditation. The Kodi Cliff near the beach is a striking place which enthralls everyone, providing an amazing view of the everlasting stretches of water and the open blue sky.

The Kodi Cliff is on the move of attaining the status of a local trekking point. And the most exciting part of picnicking at the Kappil Beach is climbing the Kodi Cliff in company with the majestic glory of the Arabian Sea.


  • Kappil Beach is a reddish tinge of sandy beach with the backdrop of black rocks.
  • Kappil beach is moderately shallow which makes it ideal for swimming and sunbathing.
  • Bekal Fort which is one of the popular forts of great historical significance in Kerala is the prime attraction near the Kappil Beach.
  • Kodi Cliff is a striking place near the Kappil Beach which is attaining the status of a local trekking point that attracts many thrill seekers.
  • Kappil beach is one of the rare beaches in Kerala where dolphins are occasionally spotted.

  • Things To Do:

    • Swimming.
    • Sunbathing.
    • Strolling.
    • Boating.
    • Yoga.
    • Meditation.

    Best Time to Visit

    October - March is the best time to visit Kappil Beach. This is the time of winter in Kerala.

    Nearest Tourist Places :

    Bekal Fort : It is an ancient historic fort which was built as a military stronghold. An interesting factor about the fort is its keyhole shaped structure. The fort is surrounded by a beautiful beach that offers a breathtaking view of the Arabian sea from its observation tower. It is 5.7 Km away from Kappil beach.

    Kodi Cliff : It is a beautiful place to view the enchanting Arabian sea. It is at a distance of 28.6 Km from Kappil beach.

    Palakunnu Temple: It is at a distance of 2.1 Km from Kappil beach. It is one of the most popular Bhagavathi temples in Northern Kerala.

    Madhur Temple : It is an ancient well-known temple in Kasaragod. It is 14.6 Km away from Kappil beach. The enclosed courtyard with three-tiered dome and the copper-plated roof admires many tourists to this temple.

    Chandragiri Fort : The fort is known for its square-shaped structure. It is only 5.4 Km away from Kappil beach.

    Anandashram : It is a spiritual retreat center in Kasaragod. It is at a distance of 14.1 Km away from Kappil beach. It is a peaceful place to soothe and relax mental stress.

    Way to Reach:

    By Air: Mangalore International Airport and Cochin International Airport are the nearest airports to Kappil Beach which are situated at a distance of 50 Km and 200 Km respectively. From there, one can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach Kappil Beach.

    By Train : Bekal Fort Railway Station and Kasaragod Railway Station are the nearest railway stations to Kappil Beach which are situated at a distance of 7 Km and 13 Km respectively. From there, you can either board a bus or hire a taxi to reach Kappil Beach.

    By Road : Many state transport buses and private buses easily run from major cities like Kottikulam and Kasaragod to Kappil.

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