Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

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Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach

Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach
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wandererlust
Mumbai, India144 contributions
Dec 2021 • Family
Muzhapillangad drive-in beach is easily one of the prettiest beaches in India, and a definite must visit. It is the longest drive in beach across Asia, and being here with your car is an absolute delight for every driving enthusiast. In fact, Muzhapillangad is what tempted us to embark on a road trip from Mumbai, and in the process, experience the absolute delight that Kannur is. The sands on the beach are very clean and sheer, the views extremely picturesque, and you can simply go rampant on the instagram handle. The best time to be here is early morning (the beach opens at 6 am) and you would find minimal traffic around. Evenings should also be nice, but the no of cars are far more then.

The waters are protected from deep currents by the black rocks that protect the beach so this place is considered a swimmers paradise as well. 

The beach is just off NH 66, on the way  from Kannur to Thallasery (Google led us the wrong way, as usual - so do check with the locals). 

One of the many beautiful things that Kannur hosts.

Written 31 December 2021
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RajeeshRj
Bengaluru, India161 contributions
Oct 2021 • Family
This beach is the longest Drive-In Beach in Asia and is featured among the top 6 best beaches for driving in the world in BBC article for Autos. Muzhappilangad is the only Asian beach featured in the list. Even though Goa has many beautiful beaches, it does not have a Drive-in beach. It is considered as the longest drive-in beach in Asia.
The beach festival is celebrated in the month of April and it is one of the important tourist attraction in the district of Kannur in Kerala. The youth also try many driving stunts in cars like drifting and wheeling in bikes as this is a paradise for driving along the shore.
There is an unpaved road winding through coconut groves leading to the beach. To get to this road, if you are driving from Tellicherry towards Kannur, take the left turn just before the first railway crossing you encounter after crossing the Moidu bridge. The beach is about 5 km long and curves in a wide area providing a good view of Kannur on the north. Local laws allow beachgoers to drive for a full 4 km directly on the sands of the beach. The beach is bordered by black rocks, which also protect it from the stronger currents of the ocean. These rocks provide habitat for Blue mussel, a delicious seafood. Beach attracts bird-watchers from far off places as hundreds of birds flock here during various seasons.
Approximately 100–200 m south of the beach there is a private island called Dharmadam Island (Pacha Thuruthu in Malayalam, which translates to Green Island in English). It is possible to walk to the island during low tide from the nearby Dharmadam beach
Written 4 November 2021
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Gayathri
Kannur District, India11 contributions
Jan 2021
Muzhapillangad beach is the longest drive-in beach in Asia.
There are benches and rest areas on the beach.
Beach is easily accessible by road.
It is located parallel to National Highway 66 between Kannur and Thalassery.
Written 13 July 2021
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sanjay k
Bengaluru, India14 contributions
Feb 2021
nice experience of driving on the beach as well as overall atmosphere. must try during the stay at kanuur.
Written 8 February 2021
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TheWorldNut
Bangalore District, India488 contributions
Jan 2021
Geez! its certainly a must do if you are a driving enthusiast, so much so, that I drove 200 kms. up and down just for this beach and it was totally worth it. The place is huge, I mean its the longest drive-in beach in Asia for nothing. Very clean and well behaved people. Avoid going too close to the waves to avoid vehicle getting stuck. Go for it.
Written 27 January 2021
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JaniJermans
Bengaluru, India314 contributions
Jan 2021
i didn't know what was drive in bech, until we visited this place and this was amazing as going to the beach in your own car and parking the car near to the beach enjoying at your comfort, i felt like we were in a movie, perfect place for an evening
Written 18 January 2021
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Jeevan
Bangalore District, India31 contributions
Mar 2020
Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach is a Asia's longest drive in beach where you can enjoy your driving on sea shore. Entry fee is 40 for car and 20 for bike.

Must visit place in Thalaserry
Written 13 April 2020
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Helen N
Croydon, Australia181 contributions
Mar 2020
Lovely driving beach. Good views. Shallow beach.Worth a look and a visit. You can take a Tuk Tuk ride along the beach.
Written 17 March 2020
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Dilip H
Hyderabad-Deccan, Andhra Pradesh, India38 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
Muzhapallingad beach is ideal for a beach ,but make sure when you are parking that's you are nearby as tides may suddenly turn .It is a very scenic spot and note it is not in kannur but more near to thalaserry.Ideak time would be early morning .The beach is gas done rocky areas which can be reached during low tide
Written 13 March 2020
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Abduljaleel Sajid
Qatar14 contributions
Oct 2019
Nice & clean beach, which is one of the longest beach in India. Maintained well with good control of crowd & cleanliness at the best.
Written 20 February 2020
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