Bekal lies in Kasargod district of Kerala. Bekal is a small village on the shores of Arabian sea. The prime tourist attraction at Bekal is the Bekal Fort. The Bekal Fort spreads over 40 acres of land and is the largest fort in Kerala. The Fort is almost 300 years old and still a controversy exists regarding the origin. The Fort has a watch tower facing the sea. Many parts of the Fort are constantly drenched by the sea waves. There is a rest house near the Fort built by British Government before independence. Near to the fort there is a Hindu temple and a Muslim Mosque. Lying on the cost of Arabian sea , Bekal has beautiful beaches.
Best time to visit Bekal is during October to March.
Being a renowned tourist destination Bekal has hotels and resorts suiting almost all budgets. Other options for stay are at Kanhangad and Kasargod.
KeralaSRTC and KarnatakaSRTC runs direct services Bangalore to Kanhangad. From Kanhangad KeralaSRTC and private buses are available to Bekal. Another option is to reach Kasaragod by direct KeralaSRTC or KarnatakaSRTC buses from Bangalore. From Kasargod KeralaSRTC and private buses are available to Bekal. Another option is to reach Mangalore by direct KarnatakaSRTC or Indian Railways services from Bangalore. From Mangalore KeralaSRTC and private buses are available to Bekal. Private cabs are available at Kanhangad(10km away) and Kasargod(20km away).