Tourist Attractions

Kannur, nestled in the northern Malabar Coast of Kerala, offers a captivating blend of pristine beaches, rich history, vibrant culture, and lush greenery. Here's a glimpse into some must-visit tourist attractions in Kannur.

Kannur is easily accessible by air, rail, and road.Local cuisine in Kannur is a delightful blend of Kerala and Malabar flavours, with seafood being a specialty.

Kannur promises an unforgettable experience for travellers seeking a blend of natural beauty, rich heritage, and authentic cultural encounters. So, pack your bags and get ready to explore the charm of this captivating coastal city with Kanaka Beach House.


Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
Drive along the 4km stretch of golden sand, the longest drive-in beach in India, and enjoy the thrill of cruising beside the azure waters.

Payyambalam Beach
Soak in the sun on the palm-fringed shores of Payyambalam Beach, renowned for its calm waters and stunning sunsets.

Baby Beach
Nestled amidst towering cliffs, Baby Beach is a secluded haven, perfect for swimming, kayaking, and sunbathing.

Historical Sites

St. Angelo Fort
Explore the 16th-century Portuguese fort, a prominent landmark showcasing the region's maritime history.

Kannur Lighthouse
Climb the 144 steps of the 19th-century lighthouse for panoramic views of the coastline and Arabian Sea.

Arakkal Museum
Housed within the 18th-century palace of the Arakkal royal family, this museum exhibits fascinating artifacts depicting their rich legacy.

Nature & Wildlife

Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
Embark on a jeep safari through the dense forests of Aralam, home to diverse flora and fauna, including elephants, deer and monkeys.

Parassinikkadavu Snake Park
Witness a variety of serpent species at this educational snake park, housing over 200 varieties, including cobras and pythons.

Dharmadam Island
Take a boat ride to this tiny island known for its scenic beauty, mangrove forests, and rich birdlife.

Kavvayi Backwaters
Kannur is not only about its beaches but also its serene backwaters. Kavvayi Backwaters offer a peaceful boat ride through mangrove forests and quaint villages, providing a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.

Cultural Experiences

Theyyam Performances
Witness the vibrant Theyyam, a ritualistic dance form unique to Kerala, featuring elaborate costumes and energetic movements.

Handloom Weaving
Immerse yourself in the traditional handloom weaving industry of Kannur, known for its exquisite silk and cotton fabrics.

Ayurvedic Spas
Rejuvenate your mind and body with a relaxing Ayurvedic spa treatment, a signature wellness experience in Kerala.