Famously known for its beaches, backwaters, and forts, Bekal is a small town in the Kasaragod district on the West coast of the state of Kerala, located on the west of the Malabar coastline. Home to one of the largest fort in Kerala, it is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Kerala.
Spread over an area of about 160,000 square meters, the Bekal fort appears to rise from the sea, and approximately three-quarters of its exterior is in contact with water.
The most massive fort in Kerala, the Fort, is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Bekal, constructed in 1650 AD by Shivappa Nayaka of Keladi.
Located just about 5 kilometers from the Bekal Fort, the Kappil Beach, is one of the few beaches in India, with an extensive range of golden sand and crystal blue lagoons of the Arabian Sea. Situated about 15 kilometers from Kasaragod, Kappil Beach is one of the several outstanding beaches in Kerala.
Expands over an area of about 36 acres, the Bekal Beach is one of the famous and well-known attractions in Bekal. The beach is a pleasant place in Bekal, made up of thick palm trees, the beautiful sea, and the golden sand.
Apart from the beach, the visitors can also explore the rock garden, situated hardly a kilometer away from the beach.