79 Beautiful Beaches Near Mahe

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Kannur

51 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kannur

Best Time: January-March

Kannur is one among the northernmost areas in the southwestern province of Kerala in India. The old name 'Cannanore' is the anglicized type of the Malayalam word Kannur. Kannur may have got its name from one of the Hindu god, Kannan, and Ur which symbolizes place, making it the place of Lord Krishna. The god of the Katalayi Sreekrishna temple was before located in a sanctum at Katalayi Kotta in the southeastern part of the Kannur town. With the Western ...

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Kozhikode

51 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kozhikode

Best Time: October to March

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is often called the spice capital of the nation. This North Malabar district of Kerala is famous for being the food and cultural capital of the region. With significant influences of Arabic, Jewish and Portuguese culture, Kozhikode had begun trading in spices like cardamom and black pepper more than 500 years ago. Vasco Da Gama, the first European person to land on Indian Shores had landed on the sands of the Kappad bea...

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Ponnani

97 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Ponnani

Best Time: December-April

Ponnani, a town of various mosques, is the tiniest taluk in the Malappuram locale of Kerala. It is a community encompassed by the Arabian Sea on the west and is a significant angling focus. Ponnani has the main tidal port situated at the mouth of the Bharathapuzha River and this has, thus, added to the exchange and economy of the Malabar district. The populace here is a decent blend of Hindus and Muslims. Ponnani is called as the little 'Makkah' of Sout...

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Bekal

116 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Bekal

Best Time: September-March

Bekal is a town in the Kasaragod district. It is a beautiful town in the state of Kerala. The main attraction of the town is Bekal Fort, which is in the shape of a keyhole and is one of the largest forts in Kerala. Kasaragod is the main town near Bekal. Bekal beach is popular for its backwaters and the scenic beauty.  Tourists generally gather in the beach after sunset to enjoy the beautiful and fascinating view while walking the walkway or to engage i...

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Kasargod

127 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kasargod

Best Time: September-January

The northernmost region of Kerala, Kasargod is situated on the ocean coast bordered by hilly slopes of Kodagu and Mangalore area of Karnataka in the east and north. However, it has a lot of appealing shorelines, fortresses, wildlife sanctuaries, trekking trails and different spots of significance. Kasaragod is located on the shores of the Arabian Sea and was at one time the entryway to the Malabar Coast. The long coastline is spotted with some thrilling...

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Mangalore

174 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Mangalore

Best Time: September-April

A gateway to the Konkan Coast and the Kodagu District, Mangalore is a blend of the modern intricacies and the ethnic affair of the coastal region. Known as one of the cleanest city of India, Mangalore is nestled between the Arabian Sea at one side and the Western Ghats on the other side in the Karnataka state. This vibrant city is a famous tourist destination, due to its molded diversity of rich culture and natural beauty. The picturesque city of Mangal...

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Kochi

194 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kochi

Best Time: October to February

An exciting blend of medieval Europe with native Kerala, Kochi is truly an off-beat destination to explore. What was once a thriving port that played a pivotal role in trade is now flourishing metropolis that is still growing. It is sure to please your traveler's palette with places that are not only visually appealing but stand as a testament to the historical background that the city has grown from. Fort Kochi forms the older part of the city where yo...

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Udupi

223 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Udupi

Best Time: October-March

Known mainly because of its long stretch of beaches and sacred pilgrimage temples, Udupi is a breathtaking coastal town of Karnataka situated between viridescent mountain ranges of the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea. Richly steeped in mythology, the town is the birthplace of the prominent philosopher and Guru, Sri Madhavacharya who is well known for establishing the frenetically revered Astha Mathas and the famed Krishna Temple. Along with it, the en...

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Alleppey

240 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Alleppey

Best Time: November to February

The sumptuous green landscape with swaying coconut plantations, endless stretches of paddy fields, meandering water channels and large backwaters, this place is a tourist’s paradise in central Kerala. Aside from the natural beauty, the culture and architecture here are also stirring. The famous houseboat trips, the variety of delicacies and the sweet nature of the people here is a dream of every traveller.

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Kundapur

256 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kundapur

Best Time: October-March

Socially rich, a fortune trove of entrancing nature, and environ of otherworldliness characterize this sanctuary town of Kundapur, the best. Lying on the western coast, the town is flanked by water bodies on three sides, for example, Panchgangavalli River in the north, Kalaghar River in the east and Arabian ocean and pleasant Kodi backwaters in the west. Getting its name from Kundeshvara sanctuary, the town of Kundapur claims a rich and wonderful past. ...

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Maravanthe

267 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Maravanthe

Best Time: September- March

Maravanthe is a village and has a beach and is located in Karnataka. It is locted in the Udupi district. While crossing The National Highway (NH17) that passes from a very close distance, the Arabian Sea can be seen on one side and the Sauparnika River with with Kodachadri Hills forming the backdrop can be seen on the other side. Fishing is the main activity of the people of this place; however the economy is not very flourished because the infrastructu...

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Lakshadweep

304 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Lakshadweep

Best Time: May to September

Lakshadweep is a group of islands situated almost 400 kilometres off the western coast of India. Although the name literally translates to ‘a hundred thousand islands,’ in reality Lakshadweep consists of 36 islands including 10 inhabited islands, 12 atolls, 3 coral reefs and 5 submerged banks in the Laccadive Sea. Lakshadweep is officially described as a uni-district Union Territory directly under the control of the central government administrator whil...

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Murudeshwar

311 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Murudeshwar

Best Time: Oct - May

Mrududeshwar is a coastal town in Karnataka which is famous for Murudeshwar temple. Murudeshwar is another name for the Hindu god Shiva. It lies on Arabian Sea coast. Murudeshwar is a religious site which likewise fills in as the associating point for well known scuba jumping goal Netrani. Murudeshwar is home to the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva on the planet. With the shining Arabian Sea on three sides and the heavenly Western Ghats forcing their...

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Varkala

334 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Varkala

Best Time: December

Varkala is an emerging tourist destination along the coast of Kerala. It has been developed as a major tourist destination in recent years. Varkala is quite calm except for the peak season which is around December. The beach extends around the cliff for about 500 meters. 

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Kumta

349 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kumta

Best Time: November-March

Kumta can be categorized as a beachside coastal town located in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. Kumta is a stopover between Gokarna and Murudeshwara and home to some idyllic beaches for offbeat travellers seeking a peaceful countryside stay. The little town of Kumta comes with stunning sceneries, rich culture and impressive monuments making it a memorable experience to visit. The highlight of the town is the Om beach and the Gokarna Temple that li...

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Gokarna

365 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Gokarna

Best Time: Throughout the year except monsoons

A sleepy Brahmin Temple Town, blessed with serene beaches, Gokarna is a mixed bag of religious rendezvou and a hippie abode. Attracting thousands of national and international tourists, both piligrims and backpackers, Gokarna is dream destination for so many different reasons.  On the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Northern Karnataka region, Gokarna is the new and emerging favourite in beach towns. Open beaches, undiscovered caves, mesmer...

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Kovalam

381 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kovalam

Best Time: September- March

Kovalam is a town in the state of Kerala. It falls in the Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area. The term Kovalam means a groove of coconut trees. The village actually is filled with a whole lot of coconut trees. The place has three beaches, which are the main attractions of the place, Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach. Apart from the beaches, Kovalam also has other places to be visited like Karamana River, Vellayani Lake, Halcyon Castle, K...

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Poovar

394 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Poovar

Best Time: September- February

Poovar is a town in Neyyattinkara in the state of Kerala. It falls in the Thiruvananthapuram district. At this place the lake, the river and the sea meet the land. It is an undiscovered paradise of Kerala. It is a small village which is located at the southern tip of Thiruvananthapuram and is beside the village, Pozhiyoor, which marks the end of Kerala. This beach has not been visited by a lot of people however it is one of the best places to be visited...

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Karwar

400 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Karwar

Best Time: October to February Peak Season: December to January

Karwar is a coastal town in Karnataka which is known for its unexplored beautiful beaches. Karwar got its name from the adjacent town of Kadwad. Kade implies last and wado implies territory. Prior to Indian autonomy, the name Karwar was spelt Carwar. This is an old city significantly utilized for the ocean exchange, visited by the Arabs, Dutch, Portuguese, French and later the British. Amid the eighteenth century, this city was a piece of the Maratha Em...

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Tuticorin

425 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Tuticorin

Best Time: December-March

Tuticorin, officially known as Thoothukudi is a port and industrial city in the district of Thoothukudi in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. The beautiful city lies on the coast of Coromandel of Bay of Bengal and is a popular tourist place, mostly among marine lovers. This amazing coastal town which is said to have the busiest ports also serves to have wildlife sanctuaries, family parks, sandy beaches, numerous temples and churches, and monumental sites. ...

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Kanyakumari

442 kilometres from Mahe Directions from Mahe to Kanyakumari

Best Time: October - February

Being the southernmost tip of our Indian peninsula, Kanyakumari is renowned for its strategic location. It is at this location that the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean as well as the Arabian Sea converge. Kanyakumari is the only place where you can relish in the beauty of sunset and sunrise in the water bodies in India. It witnesses flocks of tourists who come here for the spiritual position that this location retains. Hence, it has grown as a prime tou...

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