- Beautiful sea-side village in the far north of the State.
- Known for the mighty fort, excellent beaches, backwaters and festivals.
MODE OF COMMUNICATION:
- Airport: Bajpe Airport, Mangalore (IXE), 63 kms away from Bekal town.
- Rail: Kasaragod Railway Station, Kasaragod, 13 kms away from Bekal town.
- Road: Well connected by road.
SIGHTSEEING AT A GLANCE:
FORT & MONUMENTS
Bekal Fort Chandragiri Fort
Pallikere Beach Kappil Beach
PARK & GARDENS
Bekal Hole Aqua Park
FAIRS & FESTIVALS
- Madhur Temple Festival
- Mallikarjuna Temple festival
- Feast at Bela Church (Perunnal)
For more information visit https://www.bekaltourism.com/
ATTRACTIONS OF BEKAL
- Circular laterite fort set on a rocky headland overlooking the Arabian Sea is one of the largest and best preserved forts of Kerala.
- It was originally built by Shivappa Naik of the Ikkeri dynasty, between 1645 and 1660.
- During 18th century, the fort came under the control of Tipu Sultan and later passed into the hands of British.
- Observation towers of the fort afford breathtaking views of the scenic surrounding and the beautiful Bekal beach.
- Beautiful beach is at a walking distance from the Bekal Fort.
Bekal Hole Aqua Park:
- Unique Aqua Park is one of its kinds in this part of the State.
- Idyllic beach is popular among the tourist.
- Kodi Cliff nearby affords fine view of the Arabian Sea.
ATTRACTIONS AROUND BEKAL
- 10 kms away from Bekal town.
- Square shaped fort amidst the Lakshadweep Sea and Chandragiri River was built in 17th century by Sivappa Naik of Bedanore.
- An excellent sun-set point and boat trips to the nearby islands and palm groves from Chandragiri Bridge are popular.
- Nearby is a mosque built by Malik Ibn Dinar, who is said to have introduced Island in Kerala in 664 A.D.
- Ancient temple of Kizhur Sastha is also very popular.