Colachel Beach: A Historically Prominent Beach In India!

Written By

Gopika VC

Colachel beach is a beautiful beach in India that has a lot of historical significance. It is in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, in the district of Kanyakumari.

A famous colonial battle happened on this beach. It involved the royal family of Travancore and the Dutch East India Company.

Fishing is a popular activity on Colachel Beach. Therefore if you want to learn about the local culture and lifestyle, walking down the beach and seeing comparable things will help.

Here summer temperatures reach 33 degrees Celsius, while winter temperatures drop to 22 degrees Celsius. Monsoon rains are also good.

This place is a must-see if you're spending a short vacation on the beach in Colachel.

Nearest Places to visit

Colachel Fishing Harbour

This is a very pretty and royal palace where you can see a lot of royal cultural artefacts and the way Tamil and Keralite traditions blend together in small ways.

Padmanabhapuram Palace

If you want a spiritual getaway, visit this monument. Tourists also rave about this place's sunsets and sunrises.

Vivekananda Rock Memorial