Beach | Lake / Backwaters
#6 of 33 Places to Visit in Kollam
Distance (From Kollam): 18 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1-2 Hours
Transportation Options: Bus / Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: This place can be visited along with Janardhana Swamy Temple - Varkala (5 Kms), Papanasam Beach - Varkala (5 Kms).
At a distance of 18 Kms from Kollam and 6 Kms from Varkala, Kappil Beach is a famous weekend gateway from Tivandrum.
Sprawls across 25 acres of land, the thin line of sand beach separates Edava-Nadayara Lake from the Arabian Sea. Swimming, water sports and Sun-bathing are famous activities at this spot. Boating is available in the backwaters of the lake at Priyadarshini Boat Club and Lake Sagar Boat Club near Beach. Dolphins are an added attraction on the Kappil Beach.
Kappil Beach is connected by bus service from Kollam, Varkala & Trivandrum.