Who doesn’t like to dine with a view? And if the view is that of a beach, it’s a plus. Here are a few beachside cafes in Kerala that you must visit at least once.
Beach Fort Cafe
Location: JXCM+HPV, Panjavadi Beach Rd, Edakkazhiyur, Kerala 680516
After a dip on the beach, this cafe is the perfect place to chill after. The ambience after sunset is staggering, especially with the outdoor lighting and wooden tables overlooking the beach. They serve shawarma, burgers, sandwiches, and fresh fish dishes.
Location: Cherai Beach – Munambam Rd, Cherai, Kerala 683514
When in Cherai, head to Chillout Cafe for a relaxing vibe where you can focus on the food and the view. This palm roofed beach bar has a menu with standard international cuisines. Even if you dislike their food, the sexy view will make up for it.
Rotana Beach Club
Location: Near Sea bridge, Thalassery, Kerala 670101
The picturesque Rotana Beach Club is the ideal place to enjoy a good burger after a walk by the sea bridge. There’s ample parking space so you don’t have to worry about that.
Beatles Cafe & Grill House
Location: Light House Beach, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695521
Whether you are just dropping in for a quick cup of coffee or chilling with friends and family for a heavy dinner, Beatles Cafe & Grill House is the place to go in Kovalam.
Location: South Beach, Kuttichira, Kozhikode, Kerala 673001
Kadalas Cafe is a unique spot in Calicut for people who love dining by the beach. They have three sections, each with a different viewpoint of the beach. Apart from that, they also have a party hall and an outdoor BBQ spot that you can pre-book. Go for the artistic interiors of the place!
Coastal Cafe 1976
Location: QF2M+JPG, Palissery, Thalassery, Kerala 670104
It’s a small shack by the beach, but you’ll enjoy the naadan vibes it promises. In the evening, you’ll find delicious, freshly cooked snacks, fried to perfection. That, with a cup of hot tea, is to die for.
Cafe del Mar Varkala
Location: Near helipad, North cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141
Offering visitors a charming old Goa vibe, this cafe in Varkala does not disappoint any of its visitors. Nested in North Cliff Promenade, Cafe del Mar offer amazing hospitality and great food and drinks. They have so many loyal customers that it has become the hotspot in Varkala.
Darjeeling Cafe Varkala
Location: Middle Cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141
One of the other best beachside cafes in Varkala is the Darjeeling Cafe. Witnessing the sunset at this cafe is the best thing you can do when you visit the place. Judging by the looks of it, it’s definitely a trendy place to stop in for your quick lunch or dinner.
Location: F329+3VP, Love shore Juice & Ice-cream, Snehatheeram, Beach Rd, Vadanappally
This is not your typical cafe. Rather, it’s a thattukada-type shack that serves local food and drinks. Customers can sit on the benches on the beach and enjoy the view as they hog.
These are a few lesser-known beachside cafes that you can visit when you travel across Kerala. We know that we’ve missed out on a few so go ahead, and comment.