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Attractions

Bekal Fort

Situated just 5m to 10m away from Nirvana, Bekal fort is more than 350 years old fort built by a Karnataka king Shivappa Naik. Standing against the backdrop of the Arabian sea on a 35 acres headland with its soaring observation towers and sea bastions, Bekal fort offers a spectacular view to its visitors.

Bekal Beach

Bekal beach situated just 150 meters from nirvana offers spectacular view of Bekal fort and Arabian sea. A 500m walk towards northern side of the beach will land you in a beautiful estuary where backwater joins sea.

Bekal Beach Park

Situated just 1km from Nirvana, Bekal Beach Park gives an unmatched experience of the sun, sea and sand. Rank among one of the best beaches in India and located just 1km from Nirvana, this long, beautiful, shallow beach with park offers spectacular view of the Bekal Fort. Ideal for swimming and ample space for recreations.

Chandragiri Fort

Built during the 17th century by Shivappa Naik and situated above 150 feet above seal level on the bank of Chandragiri river is an ideal plce to watch sunset.

Ananthapura Lake Temple

Built in 19th century AD this ´┐Żlake temple´┐Ż is a holy pilgrimage centre for Vishnu devotees as it is believed to be the original place of Ananthapadmanabha, the deity of Sri Padmanabha (Vishnu) located at Thiruvananthapuram. The temple is located near Kumbla just 30 km northwards of Bekal towards Kasaragod town.

Valiyaparamba

One of the most beautiful backwaters of Kerala, Valiyapramba is 30 km away from Bekal. Dotted with small islands and the refreshing glimpses of life around it has become an ideal getaway. Hire a houseboat or country boat from Nileshwar and glide past the villages side by to discover the beauty of village life.

Ranipuram

Located 750m above sea level on the Western Ghats this mountainous terrain is known for trekking and green landscapes. This hill station lies 55 km from Bekal Fort is popular as adventure hot spot.

Theyyam

A vibrant and colorful folk art performed in scared places and temples in north Kerala. People consider Theyyam as God and they seek blessings. Watch the grand display of this unique ritual Perhaps the most enduring image of Kasaragod.