Kappad BeachCurrently Open
- Address: Chemancherry P.O, Thoovapara, Kappad, Kozhikode, 673304, Calicut, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: 0496-2688777
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Beach, Historical Site, Leisure
The Kappad Beach is a rock-studded beach which is among the famous beaches in Kerela. It also is historically significant as it is mentioned in history and geography texts as the gateway to Malabar Coast. However, more importantly, it served as the landing place for Vasco da Gama and his troop of 170 men.
In memory of that historic day, only a small stone monument can be found on the Kappad beach. Close to the rocks nearby is a temple which is believed to be around 800 years old.
Tourists are simply taken by this quaint and picturesque seafaring town. In fact, the backwaters form the best route to Kappad. To the tourist, this little seafaring town is a haven. The best route to Kappad is along the backwaters. Despite its popularity, the beach is never overcrowded, a welcome relief for tourists and locals who like relaxing there by taking a cool stroll at sunset or just watching the waves crash against the mighty rocks without a care in the world.
- Wear beach attire.
- Do not litter.
- Carry a camera.
- Proximate to Kozhikode railway station.
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95% of people who visit Calicut include Kappad Beach in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
88.28% of people start their Kappad Beach visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kappad Beach
88.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kappad Beach