Kappad is located within 16 km away from the Kozhikode city. It is one of the popular beaches in Kozhikode. In those days this place was called as Kappadavu by the local people in this area. The water is clean and crystal clear with golden sands where the view is amazing. This was the first place where the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed in this year 1498 on 27thMay with 170 men.
An 800 years old temple is located close to this beach. The main deity of this temple is Goddess Devi. It is located on top of the rock in Kappad beach. Few churches and mosques are also located close to this beach. Other attractive place located near the Kappad is Korappuzha estuary. It is the best place to relax and rewind oneself from your busy schedule. Boat rides are offered in backwaters and in Korappuzha River.
How to Reach
Nearest airport to Kappad is Karipur international airport located within 23 km away from Kozhikode town. Kozhikode railway station is the nearest railway station located within 16 km away from this place. Kozhikode bus stop is the nearest bus stop to this place. It has many hotels and resorts for accommodation in an affordable cost.
Kappad Location Map