With a beautiful stretch of sands and surfs, Payyambalam Beach is a quiet and one of the best places to enjoy an evening filled with peace and relaxation. It is the largest and the most eye-catching beach in Kerala, which draws numerous tourists from all across India and abroad. Payyambalam Beach is a popular picnic spot for local people and holds much potential for development into a tourist resort since it is not yet fully explored and developed. Play with the water, sunbathe, or simply lounge around the seashore with your loved ones, the beach has plenty to offer its admirers. The well-manicured beach garden with a monumental sculpture of Mother and Child, erected by the renowned sculptor and State Tourism Advisory Committee member Shri Kanai Kunji Raman are two prime attractions of this beach.
The location of this captivating beach has also attracted many celebrities for film shooting purposes including the movie Alai Payuthe, directed by the renowned Mani Ratnam. The location was also used to shoot the Worldspace Radio ad featuring the Oscar winner music composer, A.R. Rahman. Being the cradle of ageless folk arts like Theyyam and folk music, Kannur has always been a land of ageless charms. The incredibly beautiful and picturesque landscapes wait to welcome you as you firm your feet here. The long, clean, and pristine beach that ends at the flat laterite cliffs into the sea is a marvelous sight to capture in you and your camera, of course. Other nearby attraction includes Kannur which is equally a fascinating and fabulous site to explore. Payyambalam Beach is easily accessible via National Highway NH17 that passes through Kannur. The nearest railway station is Kannur, at 2 km, and the nearest airport is Kozhikode International Airport, Karipur, at 93 km.
The Payyambalam Beach in Kerala is a popular picnic spot for the local people.