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Kizhunna Beach

The Kizhunna beach is always addressed along with its twin beach of Ezhara. The famous terminology through which these twin beaches are known as is, “Kizhunna Ezhara Beach”. Located in the northern coastal town of Kannur, this beach is one of the perfect relaxation points for tourists. One can enjoy immense peace of mind here. The beach strip is filled with black rocks and crimson coloured riffs. Almost all the areas of the beach are protected with secured coves so that tourists can enjoy to their hearts’ content.  During the evening hours and on weekends, this beach is overcrowded with visitors.  One of the best features of this beach is that, its beauty remains unspoilt, because it is relatively less travelled to, when compared to other beaches in the state of Kerala.


  • About 11 km from Kannur town.
  • About 95 km from Kozhikode International Airport.

How to Reach

By Air

The Kozhikode International Airport, located at a distance of about 95km, is the nearest to this place.

By Rail

The Kannur railway station is the nearest at just about 11km from the beach.

By Road

There are lots of buses that operate from all the important towns in Kerala to Kannur on a frequent basis. From here, taxis and auto rickshaws can be used to reach the beach.


Though this beach can be visited anytime during the year, the best period is considered to be the months between October and May. During the months of June to August, this place receives very heavy rainfall, so tourists cannot enjoy much if they come to this place during this time.

Beach Attractions

The main attraction of the beach is its serenity. This is the perfect place to unwind after the maddening pace of urban life because the still sands and rhythmic sound of the waves give tourists extreme pleasure.

Nearby Attractions

The Kizhunna Beach is positioned in such a way that it is located amidst a series of tourist spots. People who come here can spend their time sight-seeing the places in and around this vicinity. Some of the important places to be seen around the beach are Kadalai, Thottada and Meenkunnu beaches, Arakkal Museum, Thalassery Fort, Payyambalam Beach, Kannur Town, Mappila Bay, Parassinikkadavu, Sea View Park, Dharmadam Island, Andalur Kaavu and Muzhappilangad drive-in beach.


There are not many activities that can be done on this pristine beach except the basic activities like sun-bathing, swimming, walking, and relaxing.


The nearby Kannur town, at about 11 km is the best place to go for tourists who are interested in shopping. There are quite a few shopping complexes in the town that offer various options for the tourists to shop from.

Food Corners

Kannur town is the nearest place that can be visited if tourists want to try out different kinds of food. There are many multi-cuisine restaurants here that offer international and local style of food to cater to the diverse gastronomic needs of the tourists.