Welcome to Thaickal Beach, where the sand is pristine, the sea is infinite, and the fishermen are anything but ordinary!
If you’re looking for a place to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle of touristy beaches, then Thaickal is the perfect offbeat destination for you.
Located in the quaint fishing hamlet of Cherthala, Thaickal Beach offers a serene and reclusive atmosphere. Don’t be surprised if the only people you see here are the friendly fishers and the curious locals. But don’t worry, they’re happy to share their space with you! Just make sure you have your parking skills on point, because the narrow roads can be a bit of a hassle.
Once you’re on the beach, get ready to be mesmerized by the stunning sunset views. With the fishing boats silently posturing along the coastline and the coconut trees swaying in the breeze, you’ll feel like you’re in a postcard-perfect paradise. And if you’re lucky, you might even spot some empty fishing boats floating in the sea. But don’t let their small size fool you – those babies are actually double or triple the size of the ones on the shore!
Now, before you get too carried away with the beauty of Thaickal, here’s a quick heads up: there are no lifeguards or other facilities on the beach. So, it’s best to stay close to the shore and not wade too far into the sea. But fear not, the nearby Arthunkkal Church and Beach, Andhakaranazhi Beach, and Marari Beach offer plenty of opportunities for swimming and water activities.
And speaking of Marari Beach, did you know that it was declared one of the world’s top five ‘hammock beaches’ by National Geographic? So, if you’re looking for food and stay options, Marari has got you covered with its beautiful resorts and homestays.
So, pack your bags and head to Thaickal Beach for a relaxing and fun-filled day trip. Just don’t forget to bring your camera and sunscreen, and be ready to make some new fisher-friends!