Kannur holds a separate importance among other tourist
places of Kerala because it has a history since the Portuguese times. It is
altogether a different experience for the tourists to visit this place. Long
back Kannur was an important port of India during the times of British and
Portuguese. It was also called as the “Emporium of spice trade”, and is a must visit destination for those planning to book Kerala tour packages.
Beach Lover’s Haven
Kannur is a small yet scenic beach destination and is a great place to enjoy for those planning a trip to South India. There are many tourists’ attractions in Kannur since it has
a glorious past and is blessed by nature too. There are a number of monuments
and the most amazing beaches in Kannur. Moving along the beaches is an absolute
bliss and is a very calming experience. The Payyambalam beach, Muzhhappilangad
beach and the Meenkunnu beach are just superb.
Payyambalam is the largest and the most beautiful beach in
Kannur, Kerala. This beach has a vast sea shore with sparkling blue waters and
gold en sands. Another attraction that makes tourists visit this beach is the
Mother and Child sculpture. This beach is at a distance of just 2 km from the
Kannur town. There is also a children’s park made on this beach which is a
great source of enjoyment for children. Relaxing under a coconut tree and
looking at the sea gives you an out of this world experience. One can also take up Kerala honeymoon packages to enjoy a honeymoon in Kannur.
Muzhuppilangad beach is 15 km away from the Kannur town and
stretches on an area of 4.5 km. Apart from being famous for its splendid beauty,
the feature that makes this beach unique is that it is the only drive-in beach
in Kerala. The sea waters are relatively shallow and one can get have a swim in
the cool blue waters of the sea. There are gorgeous small huts being built on
the beach for the visitors who wish to stay for a longer time on the beach. The
Muzhuppilangad beach is an ideal place to go with your family. Tourists are advised to include Coorg tour packages as Coorg is an extremely popular holiday destination close to Kannur.
Meenkunnu beach is an addition of the Payyambalam Beach and at
a distance of 10 km from Kannur. As compared to the rest of the beaches in
Kannur, this beach sees less crowd. Therefore, it is an ideal place for the
people who like to have a little privacy away from the rush. It is an ideal
place for the honeymooners and couples.