Muzhappilangad Beach is the only drive-in beach in Kerala. It is located parallel to National Highway 17 between Kannur and Thalassery. One can drive the entire 4 km length of the beach.
There is an unpaved road winding through coconut groves leading to the beach. The beach is bordered by black rocks, which also protect it from the stronger currents of the ocean.
Approximately 100-200 m south of the beach there is a private island called Dharmadam Island. It is possible to walk to the island during low tide.
Muzhappilangad is the one of the important tourist destination of kerala.Its drive in beach, the second largest in india, has already entered in the world tourism map.The drive-in-beach is fast developing tourist spot which is attracting both local and foreign people in large numbers.
The shores of the Muzhappilangad beach are lined with black boulders, which protects the shores from the lashing waves and also make a natural shallow place. One can easily swim in this natural shallow pool of water without having to fear the powerful currents. One can soak up the sun while lying lazily on the rocks. It is a beach lover's paradise. The calm yet enthralling ambience of the beach is what makes it a popular getaway for tourists.
Location:Muzhappilangad, 15 kms south of Kannur, 6 kms north of Thalassery
Nearest Railway Station: Edakkad
Nearest major Railway Station: Thalassery
Nearest major Bus Station: Thalassery
Nearest Airports: Mangalore(140 kms), Kozhikode (100 kms)
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