Padinjarekkara Beach – Kerala
Located at a distance of 45 km from a town called Malappuram is pristine and scenic beach called Padinjarekkara Beach. This picturesque beach is situated in the Malappuram district at the end of the Tipu Sultan Road in close proximity to a town called Ponnani. Apart from its scenic beauty this beach also provides for magnificent view of the confluence where the Bharathapuzha, TirurPuzha, and the Arabian Sea meet. In addition, an amphitheatre, an amenity centre, and a number of eco shops can be found around this beach.
How to reach the Padinjarekkara Beach
- By train:
The closest railway station to this beach is located in Calicut at a distance of 50 km. The Calicut Railway Station is well connected to major cities in the country.
- By road:
If you intend to drive to this beach the ideal starting point would be Kozhikode and Thrissur.
- Via Kozhikode:
There are three routes from Kozhikode to this beach, and they are via Calicut Road, via NH-66 and via Calicut Road and via NH-66.
2. Via Thrissur:
There are three routes from Thrissur to this beach, and they are via NH-544, via Kodungallur-Shornur Road, and via CherpuThriprayar Road and Kodungallur-Shornur Road.
- By air:
The closest airport to the beach is located in Calicut. The Calicut International Airport is well connected to major cities in the country as well as international destinations.
Climate and the best time to visit the Padinjarekkara Beach
The climate at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in May is “hot and humid” with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 38 degree Celsius to a minimum of 23 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in June and ends in September is “heavy”. Meanwhile the winter season which begins in December and ends in February is “pleasant” with the temperature ranging from a maximum of 29 degree Celsius to a minimum of 13 degree Celsius. So the ideal time to visit this scenic beach is from December to February.
Things/activities to do
There are a couple of thing/activities to do found in and around this beach. They are as follows
- Water related activities :
There are number of water related activities such as water scooter rides, speed boat rides etc that are available at this beach.
2. Paradise for bird watchers:
There are a number of migratory birds that are frequently observed at this beach thereby making it a “paradise for bird watchers”.