BEKAL FORT BEACH
The beach is just 1kms away from Bekal Fort in Kasargod. The sobriquet name of the beach is Pallikere Beach this scenic seaside offers a spectacular view of the historic fort and has ample facilities fro recreation & relaxation. Beautification of the beach includes installation of two sculptures of Theyyam created using laterite at the beach and a shed with walls adorning murals created by artisans from Nilambur. Apart from these a rock garden at the parking area has been developed where laterite boulders of various size has been utilized. Under the social forestry scheme planting trees has been done in the beach area.
The imposing circular fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. The beautiful expanse of the shallow beach is near the Bekal Fort Beach. The beach has been illuminated during the evening hours so that tourists can more spend time at the beach even after the sun set.
Multi shed and Eru madam would provide the tourist enough facility to take rest and enjoy the sea breeze. By using locally available materials seating arrangements has been provided for the tourists at the beach. A park has been developed here for children below 14 years.
Best time To Visit:
The monsoons witness a good down pouring in and around the Bekal. That makes the ideal visiting time somewhere before monsoons. Summers are pleasant and not that harsh. The best time to visit the place is February and July.
How to Reach Bekal Fort Beach
Mangalore about 50 km from Kasaragod town; Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode, about 200 km from Kasaragod town.
Kasaragod, on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.