Bekal Fort Beach - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Kasaragod): 167 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto / Train / Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: Following places can be visited along with this place:
1. Bekal Fort (1 Km)
2. Chandragiri Fort (16 Kms)
3. Hosdurg Fort (14 Kms)

At a distance of 2 km from Bekal Fort, 28 km from Kasaragod, 62 km from Mangalore & 78 km from Kannur, Bekal Fort Beach is a beautiful sea beach on the Malabar Coastline of Kerala. Situated near Bekal Fort, it is one of the best beaches in Kerala, and among the top places of sightseeing in Kasaragod.

Bekal Beach is one of the best-maintained beaches in Kasaragod, and among the stunning beaches near Mangalore. Swaying palm trees along the ridges of the beach, its evergreen outlook, the turquoise water of the Arabian Sea, and the tranquility that exists in and around Bekal Beach make it a much sought-after beach in Kerala. Along with the historic Bekal Fort, this sandy retreat leaves an everlasting impression in the minds of its visitors who visit the fort during their Kasaragod trip.

There is a Bekal Beach Park with a fascinating walkway made for the visitors to view the scenic beauty of the coastal line and relish the panoramic view of the Bekal Fort. Bekal Beach Park is the extension of Bekal Beach on the other side of the fort. On the actual Bekal Beach swimming is not allowed but on this site, one can take a dip in the warm waters of the Arabian Sea. There are Lifeguards on the beach appointed by the Department of Kerala Tourism.

The Bekal Beach Park is the best place to spend some quality time with friends and family. One may enjoy camel rides, horse rides, local snacks, etc. on the beach. There is also a children's play area where they can spend time. It also has got food stalls and a toilet facility. Bekal Beach remains enlightened during evening hours so that tourists can spend some time at the seashore after dusk.

Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM

Entry: Rs. 20 for Adults & RS. 20 for Parking