Located in the south western tip of India, Bekal is a land of mystique and enchantment. Its storied past, alluring natural beauty and calm demeanor are all aspects that are sure to enthrall any visitor.
Bekal is a peaceful bit of land in Kasaragod district, Kerala. Its unexplored surroundings are what add to the charm of the land.
Nowhere else in Kerala can you see the mighty Arabian Sea hold hands with a man made structure to create a majestic sight!
India's first planned beach destination, the Bekal Beach destination has been developed keeping in mind the natural environs. Special efforts have been taken to preserve the same. The fact that the beach offers an amazing view of the grand Bekal Fort is just another aspect of its splendor.
KTDC Bekal Beach Camp', a beach resort that beautifully blends old world charm with most modern facilities. The resort is housed in vast expanse of land and nestled on the serene Bekal beach and overlooking the magnificent Bekal Fort. 'KTDC Bekal Beach Camp' offers an exquisite experience of the vibrant heritage and inspiring environs of Malabar. The premises of the property have been landscaped and the layout has been done in such a way that the guests can have rejuvenating morning/evening walk through the beaches. The children's park adjacent to the resort is an added feature.
The Bekal Fort, a giant keyhole shaped fort that is over 300 years old, is one of the best preserved monuments in Kerala. The fort offers visitors a stunning view of the mighty Arabian Sea and the splendid beach. The backwaters, hill destinations and the beautiful environs along with the water sports facilities available make this one of the most sought after destinations in the state.
Located around 85 km from Kasaragod town, the Ranipuram hills are 750m above sea level on the Western Ghats.Wrapped in shola woods, monsoon forests and grasslands, its trekking trails are famous among travelers.
Earlier known Madathumala, the extensive forests of Ranipuram merge with the forests in Karnataka. Wild elephants are a common sight here. Facilities are available for tourists to have a comfortable stay in the hills. Jeep and bus services too are available.