Kerala, being situated on the Malabar Coast of India, is packed with various beaches. Some of the beaches are full of fun activities, while some others are calm, serene and secluded. Here, we enlist the top five beaches in the Thrissur district of Kerala. These beaches are not so famous and not on the priority list for the travelers; still, their serene beauty is no doubt attractive and you can feel attached with the essence of nature while you are there.
1. Chavakkad Beach
Chavakkad beach is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. It is actually located in Blangad, 2 kms away from Chavakkad. In the vast stretch of golden sand bordered with coconut groves and palm trees, one can enjoy beach walking, sunbathing, swimming and different sports activities. The Ayurvedic massage centers offer relaxation methods with the blissful goodness of different medicinal herbs.
In Chavakkad tourists can watch and experience fishing in the sea with the help of the fishermen. Another beautiful experience is visiting the estuary, which is known as the Azhimukam.
A number of eateries are here with the authentic recipes of Kerala. From Chavakkad you can visit the Ramachapadam Farmland, Guruvayur Temple, Punnathur Kotta and the Palayur Church. You will find different stay options here.
2. Nattika Beach
The beautiful Nattika Beach is situated on the west coast of Thrissur. It is not so famous, but its beauty is simply out of the world and one can enjoy a fabulous vacation here. You can go for swimming and fishing on the dreamy stretch of the vast blue sea. Here are some wonderful waterfront resorts, massage centers and shops with beautiful items. Nattika Beach Resort offers wonderful stay packages for the guests.
3. Vadanappally Beach
The beach of Vadanappally is situated 2 kms southwest of Thrissur. Close to the beach, there is the coastal town of Vadanappally. The coast stretches towards Azhikode, which is the southern point of the Thrissur coast. As the beach is not frequented by tourists, it is an ideal place for those who want to find seclusion from the crowd.
The beach is marked by the presence of beautiful coral reefs, which makes it special among the beaches of Kerala. It is neatly maintained by the authorities; so, wandering on the beach, swimming or sunbathing would be utterly enjoyable. Boating in the backwater will offer a panoramic view of the vibrant beauty of the land.
4. Snehatheeram Beach
The name Snehatheeram means ‘the Shore of Love’ in Malayalam, and the heavenly beauty of the beach justifies the name. It is in the vicinity of Thalikulam and about 30 kms away from Thrissur. Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) maintains the beach. The exquisite charm of the seashore ornamented by the greenery evokes a heavenly ecstasy in your mind. Here you will find a picnic spot, kid’s playground, garden and Waterfront Park. Nearby restaurants serve mouthwatering Keralan dishes.
5. Periyambalam Beach
The Periyambalam Beach is marked by the presence of beautiful greenery. The Casuarina forest creates a wonderful background and makes it a popular picnic spot. You will also find the cultivation of a medicinal herb called Ramacham; the aroma of the herb fills the air with a sensuous ecstasy. Periyambalam is on the Chavakkad-Ponnani highway, about 4 km distant from Thrissur town.
So, during your Kerala trip, you can visit the above mentioned beaches for a different experience.