Different from the other beaches in Kerala, Padinharekara is secluded and virgin. Noted for peaceful environment, the beach is beautiful beyond description. Counted amongst the most beautiful beaches, Padinharekara feasts it guests with the scenic views of merging of Bharathapuzha and Tirur puzha in Arabian sea. Different poets have tried to pen down the beauty of this amalgamation but still a visit provides a different experience.
Padinharekara Beach Attractions
Devi Temple, Kadampuzha
It is a Hindu temple. Dedicated to Hindu Goddess Durga, the temple draws attention of tourists from far-flung regions. Different legends and beliefs attached with the temple are the highlights of the temple. Devotees visit the temple to pay their homage to the deity and take the blessings. Visitors mark their presence in the temple to experience the traditional practice of worship.?
Mookkuthala Bhagavathi Temple
Bhagavathi temple is one of the ancient temples in the region. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhagawathi, the 'Goddess of Power'. Devotees visit the temple to get the blessings and the power to fight with their bad times. The main feature of the temple is Mookkuthala stone, which is believed to be growing everyday. The stone is considered sacred.
Valiya Juma Masjid
This is a popular pilgrim centre for Muslim devotees. Although, the shrine remains crowded throughout the year, but during the annual festival devotees from different regions visit the place to make the celebration more colourful. The festival is celebrated in April and continues for four days, which make it more grand.
It is advised to ensure your stay in the nearby areas. As at beach, accommodation options are not available at large scale but in nearby areas, you can get the place that suits your requirements.
By Air: Calicut international airport is around 20 km away from Padinharekara beach. Regular service by all the prime service providers keeps the region connected with rest of the world.
By Rail: Nearest railway station is in Malappuram district. A wide rail network and regular service make it an easily accessible region.
By Road: Well-connected roads keep the beach connected with all nearby cities. Tourists can hire private vehicles or can use state transport to reach the beach.