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5 Top Beaches In Kerala located Near Cochin

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5 Top Beaches In Kerala located Near Cochin

Kerala is one state in India that is renowned for a number of beautiful beaches. Now, Cochin or Kochi is one major city that is not only popular with tourists but is also, known for being the commercial center of the state. The question with regards to travel and tourism that then arises is, what are some of the best beaches of Kerala located in close proximity to Cochin? Here is then presenting to you a list of ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ situated near the busiest and most vibrant city in the state commonly referred to as ‘God’s own country’.

Alappuzha Beach

Alappuzha Beach sunset

a. Kovalam:

Kovalam Beach

Located at a distance of 212 km from Kochi, is a beautiful beach known as Kovalam. Literally meaning ‘A grove of coconut trees’, this beach is known for its pristine picturesque beauty. Furthermore, this beach provides  for magnificent view of the ‘rising and setting sun’. Situated in close proximity to this beach lies the Halcyon castle which was constructed by Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bai, the Queen of Travancore. And so, it is its picturesque beauty which makes Kovalam one among the ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ found near Cochin.

b. Alappuzha:

Alappuzha Beach

63 km is the total distance required to travel from Kochi to a beautiful beach known as Alappuzha.  This beach is renowned for its genuine scenic beauty. In addition, located in close proximity to this beach is a ‘backwater’. Furthermore, it is surrounded by beautiful coconut trees which adds a lot of charm to its overall beauty. It is therefore the charming atmosphere surrounding the beach as well as the presence of a ‘backwater’ which makes Alappuzha one among the ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ found near Cochin.

c. Kozhikode:

Kozhikode Beach

Pristine’ is the best way to describe the environment that surrounds the Kozhikode Beach. Located in the Kozhikode district, this beach is known for its scenic beauty.In addition, splendid views of the rising and setting sun can be enjoyed over here. It is therefore the picturesque and scenic beauty of Kozhikode Beach which makes it one among the ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ found near Cochin.

d. Bekal:

Bekal Beach Map

Also known as ‘Kappil’ is a beautiful beach known as Bekal. Situated in the Kasaragod district, this beach is ideally suited for a romantic stroll.  Furthermore, the magnificent views of the rising and setting sun that can be witnessed over here adds a lot of romance to the atmosphere. It is therefore the pristine and serene beauty which makes Bekal one among the ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ found near Cochin.

 e. Shankumugham:

Shankumugham Beach

Located in the Trivandrum district is beautiful beach known as Shankumugham. This beach renowned not only for its picturesque beauty but also, provides for magnificent view of the rising and setting sun. It is also known for s huge sculpture of a Nymph (Jalakanyaka) which was created by famous sculptor Sri Kanai Kunjuraman. It is therefore a combination of scenic beauty and architectural brilliance which makes Shanghumugham one among the ‘5 Top Beaches In Kerala’ found near Cochin.

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