Bekal Fort Beach (1 km from Bekal Fort):
This shallow beach offers a spectacular view of the fort and has ample facilities for recreation and relaxation.
Bekal Hole Aqua Park (1 km from Bekal Fort):
The only one of its kind in northern Kerala, this unique Aqua Park provides watersport facilities like pedalboats and water cycles.
The Bekal Tourism Project:
130 acres of pristine land with all the attractions including backwaters, beaches, hill stations etc. is being developed into what will be Asia's finest Resort. Bekal Resorts Development Corporation (BRDC) was set up by the Government of Kerala to develop Bekal as a tourist destination. BRDC focuses on planned, environment friendly and geographically viable methods of development. The company concentrates on setting up comprehensive tourism infrastructure, at the same time ensuring that the development is beneficial to the local community.
Kappil Beach (6 km from Bekal Fort):
Remote and secluded, this beach is fast becoming a major tourist attraction. The Kodi cliff nearby offers a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea.
Tejaswini-Valiyaparamba Backwaters (30 km from Bekal):
This is one of the most scenic backwater stretches in Kerala. Fed by four rivers and dotted with numerous little islands, this much favoured destination offers enchanting boat cruises.
Kanwatheertha Beach (3 km from Manjeswaram):
A large swimming pool-like formation of the sea on the vast beach is the main attraction.
Kottancherry (30 km north east of Kanhangad):
This place bears great resemblance to the scenic beauty of Kodaikanal. The rain forests near Konnakkad are ideal for trekking.
Ranipuram (85 km from Kasaragod town):
Situated 750 m above sea level, Ranipuram is famous for its trekking trails and varied vegetation - evergreen shola woods, monsoon forests and grasslands. This area was formerly known as Madathumala. The extensive forests of Madathumala merge with the forests of Karnataka. Ranipuram in its natural beauty is comparable to Ooty. Wild elephants can be seen wandering on the top of the mountains. Jeep services to Ranipuram are readily available from Panathady, which is linked to Kanhangad by frequent bus services.
Possadigumpe (18 km east of Mangalpady in Dharmathadka):
This is an ideal picnic spot, located on a hillock 1060 ft. above sea level.
A rock rising in the sea about 2 km from the Trikkannad Temple, Pandiyan Kallu is an ideal spot for adventurous swimmers. Legend has it that the ship of one of the Pandiya Kings who attacked the Trikkannad Temple was converted into a rock.