Payyoli is a small picnic village in Kozhikode district of Kerala. It is a beach village, beautifully located on the stretch of Malabar Coast. The tranquil and quaint village feel is best enjoyed and experienced in Payyoli. It is the choice of destination to make memorable day trips. The vast stretch of golden sand and shallow water is the prime tourist attraction. It is an ideal place for swimmers. The local cuisines are another attraction for food lovers to enjoy traditional delicious foods of Kerala. Food is prepared by unique village style and makes it classy. It assures most relaxing and rejuvenating vacation for tourists. Traditional Catamaran rides are arranged by the locals is offering an unforgettable sea ride. It is an excellent place to observe the daily life of fishers. One can enjoy the beautiful sunset and sunrise. The thick vegetation along the shore makes this place picture perfect to rejoice and sink into the of nature beauty.
Places to Visit
It is the most popular tourist destination in Payyoli located 35 km from Kozhikode. The golden beach is offering mesmerizing and tranquil experience of nature beauty in the form of sun rise and sun sets. The vast stretch of lush green vegetation along the sea shore , clean yellow sand and shallow water are the best impressions of this beach. The swaying coconut trees and fringes of palm trees are providing a warm welcome to tourist.
Kunhali Marakkar Museum
It is often known as Kunjali Marakkar Museum located 35 km from Kozhikode. The museum is peacefully located in a hut which was once owned by Marakkar family. One can enjoy the outstanding collections of ancient swords, cannonballs and knives. The pristine museum is maintained by the state archeological department.
How to reach Payyoli
Karipur international airport is located 35 km from Payyoli is best option to reach by air.
The nearest railhead is located in Kozhikode.
Several State owned and private run buses are connecting Payyoli to major cities of Kerala.
During summer 20-36° and in winter 16-28°C. It is best visited in the month of December.