A beach is one of the best places to relax, have some great fun and release all the tiredness in you. The vast stretch of ocean, the clear blue sky, the white silvery sand and the cool pleasant breeze provides just the perfect atmosphere to have a soothing and relaxing holiday. India is blessed to have some of the best beaches in this world and some of them are found in the southern state of Kerala. Bordering the Arabian Sea, with a coastline of more than 500 kms, this small and beautiful state is home to some of the most astonishing beaches in the world. People come here from all over the world to witness the marvels of nature and enjoy the incomparable natural beauty that this state is blessed with. Among the many beautiful beaches of Kerala, the Thangasseri Beach is a very popular and beautiful beach, whose beauty and charm completely hypnotises its visitors.
Located just at a distance of 5 kms from Kollam, this picturesque white sandy beach is dotted with beautiful coconut and palm trees. A former colony of the Portuguese, it has many ancient historical sites in and around for the tourists to explore. The exploration of the remains of the ancient Portuguese empire makes a Thangasseri Beach tour more exiting and informative. Stretching along a length of 3 kms, this majestic beach emanates a strong aura of the glorious past, and an ambience of divinity and aestheticism. Some of the major attractions of Thangasseri Beach are the old lighthouse, the ruins of old Portuguese churches and forts, the Thangasseri fort etc. Some of the popular activities that you can do out here are scuba diving, surfing, parasailing, catamaran riding, speed boating and sunbathing along the beach. The sunrises and sunsets that you can view from this beach is totally amazing. Nowhere else will you be able to witness such magnificence and charm of the perfect amalgamation of natural beauty and history. It is a perfect place to have joyous time with family and friends, leaving behind all the confusion of life. This beach has some of the best hotels for comfortable and affordable accommodation and also fantastic spas and aroma therapy centres to pamper yourself.
This beach is well connected to different parts of the country through roadways and railways. The nearest airport is at Trivandrum which is at a distance of 71 kms and the nearest railway station is just 5 kms away at Kollam. It is also well connected by roads to different parts of Kerala. Hence taking a Thangasseri Beach tour is easy as well as interesting. The beauty, the ambience, the variety of activities, the sumptuous food and lots and lots of fun time will make your holiday one of the best events of your lifetime. Along with the beach you can also visit the nearby villages and observe the simplicity and honesty with which the villages live and forget all the complexities that surround you back in your city life.