Kasaragod, the Northern most district of Kerala is renowned as the land of gods, forts, rivers, hills and lovely seashores. The imposing fort at Bekal is among the largest and greatest preserved forts in Kerala. The stunning expanse with the shallow seaside close to the Bekal fort called Bekal Fort Seashore has long been developed as an exotic seaside location through the Bekal Resorts Development Corporation (BRDC).
Beautification: Beautification of the site consists of set up of two sculptures of Theyyam created using laterite around the beach as well as a shed the walls of that are adorned with murals created by artisans from Nilambur. Apart from these a rock garden at the parking area has been created where laterite boulders of different measurements have been utilised. Under the social forestry scheme, trees have already been planted within the seaside region.
Parking services: The BRDC has developed about 7000 sq. m of land for parking different types of vehicles.
Walkway : A beautiful walkway continues to be laid for the going to vacationers to discover the attractiveness of the great shoreline and get pleasure from the panoramic view of the Bekal Fort.
Illuminated seashore : The seashore gets illuminated throughout the night several hours to ensure that vacationers can spend far more time in the seashore even following the sun sets.
Resting amenities : Multi shed and Eru madam would offer the visitors enough facilities to consider relaxation and take pleasure in the sea breeze. By making use of locally accessible materials seating arrangements have already been provided for that tourists at the seashore.
Toilets : Toilets have already been provided for using vacationers and eco-friendly bamboo waste bins have already been supplied within the entire seaside website for keeping the region clean.
Children's park : A park has long been developed right here for children beneath 14 many years.
As a way to maintain the created site a nominal charge of 1 rupee from each visitor would be collected as entry service fees. A comparable nominal vehicle parking charges would also be collected. The BRDC also aims to build in long term another 11 acres of land in the beach for constructing drinking water park, concept park and so forth.
The BRDC was create by the Federal government of Kerala to develop Bekal as being a planned eco-friendly destination. The BRDC has utilised 19 acres of land for that development with the Bekal Fort Beach at a cost of roughly Rs. twenty five million including land acquisition costs.
Place : About a kilometre from Bekal Fort, about sixteen km South of Kasaragod around the nationwide highway, Kasaragod district, North Kerala
Nearest railway station : Kasaragod, on the Kozhikode-Mangalore-Mumbai route.
Nearest airport : Mangalore, about 50 km from Kasaragod town; Karipur International Airport, Kozhikode, about 200 km from Kasaragod town.