Padinharekara Beach is Nestled near Ponnani, lying at the end of Tipu Sultan road, This is one of the most popular beaches in Kerala. Padinharekara
Beach, also known as Padinjarekara Beach. This beach of Kerala is well-known as it offers a breathtaking view of the confluence of the River Bharatha,
River Tirur and the Arabian Sea. Padinharekara Beach is one of those rare beautiful beaches that have always attracted the tourists for their natural beauty. The Padinharekara Beach has stretches of clear white sands bordered by rows of elegant palm trees. If you are on a trip to Kerala you must avail of the opportunity and visit the Padinharekara Beach. Padinharekara Beach has a unique charm with its endless miles of white sands and sun kissed palmtrees.Padinharekara Beach is considered "virgin territory" where you can experience the local Keralan charm in all its manifestations. The place also
gives you the opportunity for you to savor traditional Keralan Hospitality at its best. Padinharekara Beach is a nice place to visit on a holiday at any time as
this place experiences pleasant climate all through the year. Padinharekara Beach is a lovely spot for weekend Getaways, where you can sea bathe to your heart's delight. Padinharekara Beach is ideal if what you have in mind is a solitary getaway to rejuvenate your spirits. Padinharekara Beach offers the view of the merging of River Bharathapuzha and river Tirur puzha with the Arabian Sea. It is also called Padinjarekara Beach. Commonly known as the ‘virgin territory’, the Padinharekara Beach in Kerala provides its tourists with local delicacies, gifts and with all traditional Keralan charm.

Padinharekara Beach is dotted with lagoons, rocky formations, most beautiful swaying palms and natural harbors. Throughout the year this beach is flocked with endless number of tourists.You would also enjoy herethe friendly and the pleasant hospitality services offered by the local people here. Moreover, the climate is also moderate throughout the year. It offers you endless scenic beauty and white sandy shoreline. Holidaying here is great fun that one cannot able to forget in his lifetime. You can enjoy several water sports and unwind at several spa centers in Kerala.

Location info:

Address: Ponnani, Malapuram District, kerala, India
District: Malapuram District
Nearest City: Trivendrum, Kuttippuram, Edapal, Edapal, Kottakkal.
Best time to visit: October To May.


Humid on the coast, tropical with oppressive hot season in the interior.Mean Max: 32-37?C and Mean Min: 22 ?C.



Interesting things to do:

You can see the Coconut trees, take Sunbathing and swimming.

Interesting things to Visit:

Mookkuthala Bhavathi:

The Mookkuthala Bhavathi Temple is located about 10 km away from Ponnani. The Karthika Mahotsav, celebrated here in Varischikam attracts thousands
of devotees. The Mookuthala stone, a sacred stone, according to myth is believed to be growing from below the idol.


The national harbor at Kadalundi is an earthly paradise for migratory birds, located 19 Kms from Kozhikode and 7 Kms from Beypore port. The sanctuary,
which is spread over a cluster of islands, covers an area of 3 Kms, in a scenic area surrounded by hillocks, where the Kadalundipuzha flows into the Arabian sea. The large flock of birds that come here is the breath-taking backdrop of wooded greenery that enthralls bird watchers and nature lovers in no small measure. Over a hundred varieties of native birds and over 60 varieties of native birds and over 60 varieties of migrating birds flock here from Siberia, Persian Gulf, Europe, America and Himalayan ranges in large numbers.


The small coastal fishing town of Tanur has one of the earliest Portuguese settlements, situated 8 Kms from Tirur. It is believed that St. Francis Xavier visited the place in 1546. the Keraladeshapuram temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is one among the oldest temple of Kerala.


Kodikuthimala a scenic hilltop near Perinthalmanna, attracting tourists with it's panoramic viewes and DTPC has plans to develop this in to a majer tourist
spot in the district.

Vallikunnu Beach:

A beach resort set in the middle of a coconut groves is the main attraction here. The Kadalundi bird sanctuary is just a short distance away.


Thirunavaya is 8 Kms away from Tirur situated on the banks of the Bharatha puzha, this is a place of great historical importance. The Mamankam, a grand assembly of the rulers of Kerala, an enactment of traditional martial arts by suicide squads, was held here once every 12 years in olden times. Today Thirunavaya is the venue for the annual Sarvodaya mela.

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:

Kozhikode Railway Junction

Nearest Airport:

Calicut International airport, situated at Karipur is approximately 26 Kms from Malappuram

Road Transport:

Malappuram is very well interlinked with the major places of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka via an outstanding network of state and national highways

Nearest Visiting places:


An important religious centre for both Hindus and Muslims, Angadippuram has the Thirumandhankunnu dedicated to Goddess Durga as well as the Puthanangadi Mosque, which has Arabic inscriptions on its walls.


This is the original home of the Cholainaickans, the oldest aboriginal tribe of Kerala. The extensively forested land is well known for Canoli's Plot. It is
named after H.V.Conolly, the then Malabar District Collector. The oldest teak tree in the plot is a rare attraction. On the Nilambur-Gudallur Road is the
world's first teak museum and a sub-centre of the Kerala Forest Research Institute.

The Jamaat Mosque:

This is an important pilgrim centre of the Muslims of the state. The 4 day long annual festival at the mosque is celebrated in April. Adjoining the mosque is the mausoleum of the Mallapuram shaheeds (martyrs) whose brave exploits have been immortalised in the Mappila Ballads.

Thirumandhamkunnu temple:

Dedicated to goddess Durga, this is an important pilgrim centre in Mallapuram. The annual pooram festival celebrated in the months of March and April
attracts large numbers of devotees.


One can see trace of an old fort at the base of the cantonment Hill. The fort was the first to be built by the Zamorins of Kozhikode. Nearby are the
Vettakkorumakan Temple and the Siva temple with the famous murals of Malabar. DTPC has plan to develop Kottakunnu in to an attractive park and the
District Sports Council to establish a stadium nearby.


A major pilgrimage centre of Muslims, shrine and burial sites of the Thangals (the religious leaders).


Tirur is 43 Kms south of Kozhikode, this small town has a unique place in State tourism map. The birthplace of Thunchath Ezhuthachan, the founder of
Malayalam literature, now called Thunchan, the founder of Malayalam literature, now called Thunchan Parambu, is in Tirur. Today Thunchan Parambu is
being developed into an important research center and literary meeting place by the Government.


Which is 20 Kms from Malappuram is another cultural center in the district. The Thali temple is located about 3 Kms west of Agadipuram as the way to
Malappuram from Perinthalmanna. The Thirumandhamkunnu temple is dedicated to goddess Durga. The annual pooram festival celebrated in March/April
attracts thousands. A chaverthara, preserved near the Thirumandhamkunnu temple is a memorial for the martyrs of Mamankam.


This is the chief attraction of the small town of Kondotti is the Pazhayangadi Mosque, which is about five centuries old. The place is also famous for the
Kondotti Valia Nercha – a festival celebrated by the Muslims with great gusto in the month of February-March. The revelry lasts three days and the festival
plays an important part in the socio-religious life of the Muslims in the area.


This place is situated at the distance of 30 km from Malappuram. On the highway which passes by Kozhikode and Trissur, about 3 km on the North of
Vettichira, the place, Kadampuzha is where the famous temple dedicated to Goddess Bagavathy is present. This is believed to have been established by
Sri Adi Sankara, who was a great religious reformer of Hinduism.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Petrol Pump
Ponnani, Malappuram

Rajah Petrol Pump
Thrissur, Kerala.

Petrol Pump
Malappuram, Kerala.

Nair's Petrol pump
Tirur Malappuram Manjeri Road
SH 71 Kerala.


UBY Residency
AVS Road Junction, Main Road,
Kerala 676503
Tel: 0483 2742174.

Ponnani, Malappuram
Kerala - 679577

Ente Malappuram
Shamsudheen M, Narangali
Muthiripparampa, Velluvambram Post
Kerala 673651

Meghe Hotel
Ponnani, Malappuram
Kerala - 679577

Kodeeri Natural Camp
Nadyvattom PO, Kuttippuram
Malappuram, Kerala

Things to carry:

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:

Police Station
Malappuram, Kerala
Tel: 0483 2767496.

Police Station
Perintalmanna, Malappuram

Tirur Police Station
Tirur, Malappuram

Wadakanchery police station
Wadackanchery, Thrissur
04884 233100.

Pattambi Police Station

Nearest Hospital:

Aihms homoeopathy multi speciality clinic
NH 213, Perintalmanna
Kerala 679322
Tel: 04933 326676.

District Hospital
Malappuram, Kerala
Tel:0483 2766880.

Prashanthi Hospital
Manjeri, Malappuram

Korambayil Hospital Manjeri
Malappuram, Kerala.

Malabar Hospital Manjeri
Malappuram, Kerala.

TB Hospital Charani
Malappuram, Kerala.

District Homeo Hospital

MB Hosptial
Malappuram, Kerala.

Daya hospital
Malappuram, Kerala
Tel: 0483 2700258.

Society/Community Phone Number:

Department of Tourism,
Government of Kerala
Park View, Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala, India - 695 033
Phone: 91-471-2321132
Fax: 91-471-2322279
Toll free No: 1-800-425-4747.



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