A beach is one of the few places on earth, which makes one realize how big our mother earth is and how small we all look in front of it. Also, it is one of those places, which provides extreme peace and relaxation to people, in search for serenity. Kozhikode Beach is the most popular attractions of Kozhikode, which gives sunset viewers an unforgettable sight of Arabian Sea and soothing water, reaching the shore in a rhythmic way. The old lighthouse and two crumbling piers that run into the sea, add to the beauty of the beach and retain its old world charm. This beach has a prominent place in the history of Calicut as there used to be a key port, where traders from Arabia and China weighed anchor and had been trading for centuries.
The dock used by them still exist in the same place, though in ruins now. The 19th century piers have withstood the merciless beatings of waves, but have finally begun to collapse. This exotic destination gives tourists a wide option to spend an evening chatting or gazing at the setting sun and enjoy scrumptious food, served at the beach shacks. Its perfect setting and wonderful surroundings make it an ideal place to relax and unwind and take bath in the crystal clear water of Arabian Sea. The beach is surrounded by plenty of restaurants, hotels, and spa, where tourists can indulge in soothing activities to get a joyous feeling.
Things to Do on Kozhikode Beach
The beach activities like sightseeing, sunbathing, windsurfing, para sailling, beach walking, fishing, etc. are common at Kozhikode Beach. Some of the interesting activities that you may carry during your visit at Kozhikode Beach are : Dolphin's Point, Lighthouse, Lions Park.
How to Reach Kozhikode Beach
Nearest airport is Calicut International Airport, which is around 29 km from Kozhikode. One can easily avail a taxi or a cap from the airport to reach their desired destination in Kozhikode.
Nearest railway station is Kozhikode Railway Station, which is approximately 3 km away from the beach. This city is connected to all the major cities of Kerala like Kochi, Trivandrum, Thrissur, Calicut, etc. So, reaching here is no big deal.
Kozhiokode is well-connected through bus with all the major cities of Kerala including, Calicut, Kochi, Thrissur, Trivandrum, Kollam, etc. There are regular buses that connect this beach destination with other cities. Also, one can get taxis and cabs to reach their destination safely.