(Last Updated on : 20-08-2014)
Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is one of the finest beaches of Kerala
, situated in Kannur district
, at a distance of 11 kilometres from Kannur town. It is a combination of the twin beaches of Kizhunna and Ezhara lying side by side along the Arabian Sea
. Adorned with a pristine expanse of golden sand, it is one of the most isolated beaches of the state and is quite unexplored. The palm-fringed beach offers a delightful retreat to the serenity of nature. Coconut grooves are scattered all through the beach and makes the ambience very peaceful and beautiful. Sometimes, Kathakali
performances are rendered by various artists at the beach to entertain the tourists and making the quite evenings vibrant.
Kizhunna Ezhara Beach is highly preferred for picnics and weekend trips for the locals owing to its picturesque location. Bathing in the cascading waves and savouring the fascinating landscapes all around are some of the enjoyable activities at the beach. Aqua tourism can be ideally explored in the solitude of this charming beach. The golden sands meeting the gentle waves present an impressive vista at the beach. The ends of Kizhunna Ezhara Beach are bordered by crimson cliffs and black rocks. The beach is crescent shaped and the sea is mostly calm here. The shallow natural coves are safe and pleasant for surfing.
Visitors can be often seen swimming
in the shallow and calm bay of Kizhunna Ezhara Beach. The waving palm trees and splashes of water break the lull of the beach in the day time. Occasionally the activities of fishermen hailing from neighbouring villages are also delightful watch. The landscapes of the beach especially at the Ezhara part of the beach are a pure treat to the eyes. Home stays can be found right along the beach where tourists can enjoy their stay. Sunbathing and strolling along the beach during evenings are the preferred activities here. People can also explore the nearby villages.
Except a few weeks of the peak monsoon, the beach can be visited all through the year, however the period between October and May is considered as the best time to visit. Kizhunna Ezhara Beach can be accessed conveniently through several means. Calicut International Airport
, situated at a distance of 95 kilometres, serves as the nearest airport. Kannur Railway Station, 11 kilometres away, is the nearest railway station. Kannur is the nearest town to the beach which is connected with all the major cities of India.