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Thangasseri Beach

Thangassery or Beypur is a small coastal census town in Kozhikode district in the state of Kerala, India. Tippu Sultan named the town 'Sultan Pattanam'. This place also has a small port and a beautiful beach.Thangassery beach being the cynosure of all eyes here as a travel tour to Thangassery would showcase before all and sundry. Thangassery has long history of being a centre for shipbuilding since the first century AD, and it was further expanded under the East India Company during the early nineteenth century.

The Thangassery beach is an ideal place for relaxation and unwinding yourself. The Beautiful sandy beach punctuated with wonderful palm groves is also blest with the Vijaya Beach Park with a great entertainment facility for the visitors-boating. Another attraction here is the nearby lighthouse.

The Thangassery beach is located at the mouth of the River Chaliyar in the vicinity of Kozhikode (Calicut) in North Kerala. The Thangassery Beach in Calicut is a striking expanse of enormous land and turquoise blue sea. Nature will cuddle in its arms on the tranquil shores of this beach. The continual Arabian Sea lap at the feet as one stands on the squashy sands watching the sunset.

Pulimuttu is the local name of the 1 km long bridge made of stone stretching in to sea. It is made by piling stones like a pathway to sea. Thangassery light house is situated at the south bank of chaliyar, Uru (Big boat) - The boat building yard here is famous for the construction of the Uru, the traditional Arabian trading vessel. Its build using teak from Malaysia nowadays, but before it was using indigenous teak from Nilambure forest which was transported through water channels. The tourist can also be engaged in some of the sport activities which include scuba diving, catamaran riding, para sailing, fishing etc. There are many local vendors on the shore from whom you can get beautiful handmade articles.

How to reach:

Rail : Kollam is connected to most Indian cities and is on the railway routes

Air : The nearest airport is the Thiruvananthapuram International and Domestic Airport, 76 km away

Road : Kollam is connected by major cities .

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