Situated near the town of Kozhikode, the Kozhikode Beach (also known as Calicut Beach) is one of the prime attractions of this area. This is a perfect place very near the busy town and one can see a flurry of locals and tourists visiting this beach during the evening time. The Kozhikode beach is one of the best sunset viewing beach in Kerala and that is the major reasons why the beach witnesses an increased number of people visiting it.
This beach is regarded as one of the oldest beaches in India and apart from its serenity and beauty, it is also known for various concert held during different seasons. If you are visiting the beach for the first time, then it is recommended to try some local foods that are available at the beach. The most popular seafood that is available at Kozhikode beach is kallumekaya or mussels which is something worth tasting. There is also an old lighthouse that brings a special beauty to the beach. You can also see 2 piers that extends into the sea and which is in a bad condition.
It is not just in the evenings, but also during the morning time you can see a lot of people visiting the Kozhikode beach and if you are lucky that then you might get the chance of watching the lovely dolphins in action. The Lion’s Park for children and the marine water aquarium at the Kozhikode beach are the other attractions that you can enjoy.
The Kozhikode beach is also known for its cleanliness and is one of the clean beaches in India. A lot of people can be seen taking a gentle walk along the side of the beach and people also indulge in some outdoor games also. Most of the people considers the beach as a safe and perfect place for relaxing. The sandy beach, the gentle breeze, the dynamic crowds and the local food items makes Kozhikode beach a perfect travel spot in Kerala.
The beach is very near the main town of Kozhikode and at a walkable distance. Public transport is easily available to reach the beach and there is also a railway station which is just 3 km away. The nearest airport is the Calicut International Airport which is 29 km away.
There are a lot of hotels, lodges and resorts available which makes it easy to find a perfect accommodation in Kozhikode.