Kadavu Resort & Ayurveda Centre
Nearby Attractions
Kappad (30 km from Kadavu)
This is the Historic beach where Vasco-da-Gama set foot, on 27 May 1498 A.D., with 170 men in three vessels. A Monument on the beach commemorates this historic event. The rock-studded beach is locally known as Kappakadavu. An interesting feature of the landscape is the sprawling rock that protrudes into the sea. The temple on the rock is believed to be 800 years old.
 
 
Pazhassirajah Museum (19km from Kadavu)
Located at East Hill, the Pazhassirajah Museum, run by the State Archaeological Department, displays ancient mural paintings, antique bronzes and old coins as well as models of temples, megalithic monuments like dolmonoid cysts and the umbrella stones. Adjacent to the museum is the Art Gallery, which exhibits an excellent collection of paintings by Raja Ravi Verma and Raja Raja Verma.
 
Mananchira (14 km from Kadavu)
Mananchira

Mananchira the heart of the city is the site of important institutions like the Town Hall and the Public Library. One of Calicut's oldest buildings, the Commonwealth Trust Office is situated here. The large pond and the park are well known landmarks.The palace tank of King Mana Vikrama is now turned into a traditional architectural splendour, with carpeted green grass, and surrounded by Kerala style buildings. The musical fountain within the maidan (open ground) has become a local favourite.

 
 
 
Kallai (10 km from Kadavu)
This is the Historic beach where Vasco-da-Gama set foot, on 27 May 1498 A.D., with 170 men in three vessels. A Monument on the beach commemorates this historic event. The rock-studded beach is locally known as Kappakadavu. An interesting feature of the landscape is the sprawling rock that protrudes into the sea. The temple on the rock is believed to be 800 years old.
 
Beypore (8 km from kadavu)
Beypore is a small coastal town known for centuries as a shipbuilding centre and still famous for its country crafts called "Uru" which are built by the traditional shipbuilders known as Khalasis. This art is a mnemonic tradition of almost 1500 yrs old. Beypore is still a favourite destination among the Arabs shopping for the large boats.
 
Badagara (62 km from Kadavu)
A commercial centre of martial arts, Kalaripayattu, Badagara, is also the birthplace of Tacholi Othenan, whose heroic deeds have been immortalized in the ballads of North Malabar.
 
Sultan Battery (112 km from Kadavu)
112 km away, this is an important trading centre of Calicut. The road from Calicut to Sultan's Battery, though full of steep climbs and hairpin curves, offers a breath taking scenic drive. From Sultan's Battery it is only six hours to Bangalore.
 
Kozhikode Beach (14km from Kadavu)
Kozhikode Beach
Two crumbling piers, more than hundred years old stand out into sea at Kozhikode Beach pondering the glorious trade, this beach witnessed in yester years. Beach is easily accessible from city and best for enjoying sunset
 
 

 

 

Thusharagiri (64 km from Kadavu)
As the name suggests, land and water have struck an extraordinary kinship at this destination. The three waterfalls in the backdrop of lush green forest is exhilarating and dumbfounding for every visitor. This natural beauty spot exists 11 km from Kodenchery which is abound in plantations of rubber, aracanut, coconut, pepper, ginger, and spices of all sort. This destination provides ample opportunities for young and old alike and challenging time for adventurers. Best season to visit is from October to March.

Kakkayam (59 km from Kadavu)
A dam site of unique beauty and abundant wild life situated 59 km from Kadavu. Kakkayam offers a Muscle flexing and challenging trekking and rock climbing through river path, enjoying numerous waterfalls. Best seasons for a trek are from November to April.
 
Peruvannamoozhy (74 km from Kadavu)
Peruvannamoozhy Girdled with mountains is an abode of beauty, calm & serenity. Cruise in a speedboat or lazily walk around through thick foliage. A crocodile farm run by the forest Department situates close to the reservoir. There exists a 'Smarakathottam' within this reservoir bearing the heroes of nation building.
 
 
 
 
 
Kakkayam (59 km from Kadavu)
TopA dam site of unique beauty and abundant wild life situated 59 km from Kadavu. Kakkayam offers a Muscle flexing and challenging trekking and rock climbing through river path, enjoying numerous waterfalls. Best seasons for a trek are from November to April.
 
Vellari Mala (45 km from Kadavu)
A beautiful location for trekking. The trekking starts from a waterfall and pass through lush green forest. Overnight stay in tented accommodations is required, as it is not safe to trek at night. On the top of the hill it is so chill that warm cloths are required. Can be reached from Thiruvambadi.
 
Science Planetarium (14 km from Kadavu)
Kozhikode wins a place in the planetarium map of the world. Situated within city at Jaffarkhan Colony. It reveals the mysteries of universe and enlightens about the planets and stars. Shows are at 12.00, 2.00, 4.00 & 6.00 pm.
 
Regional Science Centre (14 km from Kadavu)
The science centre abounds with puzzles and wonders that can keep you busy for at least half a day. Floating ball, whisper being carried from one end to another with the help of parabolic reflectors and many more wonders await you at Science centre. Science Centre and Planetarium are situated in the same compound.
 
Lions Park ( 14 km from Kadavu )
A park for children situated next to the light house at Calicut beach. The park is open from 3 pm onwards. It is good to enjoy the sunset from here.
 
Kalipoika (16 km from Kadavu)
A recreational boating centre within the heart of city can be seen at Arayadathupalam. Boating in pedal boats and rowboats are facilitated here. Timing 8.00 am - 7.00 pm.
 
Aquarium (14 km from Kadavu)
A marine water aquarium is situated at Kozhikode beach near the lighthouse. Varieties of marine and fresh water fish can be seen here. Opened on all days from 8am to 8pm.
 
Malabar House Boats (24 km from Kadavu)
For luxury boating and exploring pristine back waters of Kozhikode, House Boats can be availed. The novel concept and excellent hospitality in this floating palace is worth enjoying, with family and friends. These are the first fully newly built House Boats of Kerala. These are stationed at Purakkattiri, close to Purakkattiri Bridge on Ullery - Perambra road.
 
Bird Sanctuary (8 km from Kadavu)
The sanctuary at Kadalundi is a Haven for migratory birds. Terns, Gulls, Herons, Sand pipers, Whimbrels and other such migratory birds flock from the month of November and returns only by the end of April. The ideal season to visit is from December to April in the early hours of the day.
 
S. M. Street (14 km from Kadavu)
Sweet Meat Street is the busiest shopping area at Kozhikode City. All shops are opened till 9.00pm. The name derived so as a result of the presence of numerous sweet meat stalls.
 
Birth Place of Kunhali Marakar (36 km from Kadavu)
TopThe Marakars were admirals of Zamorines who valiantly resisted the Portuguese on high seas. Kunhali marakkar built a fort on the southern bank of Mooriad River, which was completely destroyed by Portuguese with the help of Zamorins for various reasons. The place is today known as Kottakkal. It is 46 Kms North of Kozhikode. A small hut that belonged to Kunhali Marakkar with collections of ancient swords; canon balls and knives can be seen here.
 
Velliyamkallu (59 kms from Kadavu)
A massive rock "Velliyamkallu" associated with the valiant Kunhali Marakkar is situated 13 kms off Payyoli Beach. The rock though much dreaded by navigators was safe ground for the Marakar to attack the invading Portuguese. The fisher folk look at it with awe and fear. However, it is worth exploring it to see for oneself the beautiful figures nature has engraved on it. It was on this rock that Marakars killed the whole crew of a ship belonging to the Portuguese.
 
Kirtads (21 km from Kadavu)
This unique museum houses the tools and devices used by the ancient tribal communities of kerala. A good library with books on Anthropology and Sociology is an added attraction.
 
Thikkodi Light house (54 km from Kadavu)
The lighthouse which overlooks velliyamkallu off Moodadi coast was built after a shipwreck, the remains of which can be still seen here.
Payyoli Beach (45 km from Kadavu and 14 km through the Sea)
This is yet another beautiful stretch of golden sands with shallow waters that border Velliyamkallu.
 
Kuttichira (14 km from Kadavu)
The stone inscriptions found in the Muchunthi Mosque at Kuttichira reveal an interesting aspect in the history of the Zamorins of Kozhikode and their patronage of Islam in Kerala. The Architecture of this and other old Mosques in Kozhikode has decorative feature such as floral carvings and geometric designs.
 
Mishkal Masjid Kuttichira (14 km from Kadavu)
One of the oldest mosque in the city. This four storied structure supported by wooden pillars proudly proclaims the architectural splendour of yester years. In 1510 the Portuguese burnt down some parts of it, but the charred portion still remain. The mosque is named after the rich trader who built it.
 
Wyanad Ghats (69 km from Kadavu)
The green ghats enroot to Wayanad has nine hairpin bends, each turn taking one to a higher altitude offering a better view of picturesque plains below. This route explored by a tribal was developed by the British.
 
Wynad (70 km from Kadavu)
Wynad
Hills covered with tropical rainforests... picturesque locations... extensive stretch of plantations of tea, coffee, cardamom, pepper… hutments... wildlife sanctuaries... trekking... shopping outlets. Altitude 700M to 2100M Temp 10º to 25º Celsius. Season: September to May
 
 
 
 
 
Lokanarkavu Temple (63 km from Kadavu)
This temple associated with the heroes and heroines of the Vadakkanpattu combines an arresting simplicity and a legendary aura. The candid murals and carvings here are a delight to art lovers.
 
Tali temple (14 km from Kadavu)
 TopBuilt in the 14th century by swamy Thirumulpad, the zamorin, within his palace complex, this temple was the venue of Revathy pattathanam, the annual cultural and intellectual event. The tali temple is a fine example of the total integration that can exist between wood and literate.
 
Jain temple (14 km from Kadavu)
The two temples in this compound at Trikkovil lane have exquisitely painted interiors and elaborately carved porticoes.
 
Buddha Vihar (14km from kadavu)
This temple houses a good collection of writings on the Buddha.
 
Mother of God church (14 km from Kadavu)
This church built in the roman architectural style dates back to 1513 AD and is the only one of its kind in kerala. A Portrait of St. Mary, more than 200 years old, makes it a famous pilgrim centre.
 
The Backwaters of Kozhikode
The Backwaters of Kozhikode
Unexplored, unspoiled, the backwaters of Kozhikode hold great promises of enchanting holiday options. Elathur, the Canoli canal and the Kallai River are favourite destinations for boating. Kadalundi, with its beautiful bird sanctuary is a charming site. Korapuzha, the venue of the Korapuzha Jalotsavam is fast becoming a popular water sport destination.
 
The Island
Ferry across the river to explore natural splendor in a tranquil ambience. Full of swaying coconut palms. Plan picnic, plantation walk and barbeque in the islet to make your holiday experience more rewarding.
 
Tasara Weaving Centre (10 km from Kadavu)
Centre for creative weaving ‘tasara’ (weaver’s shuttle) translates the lifestyle and flavour of local culture to hand woven fabrics.
 
Tile Factory (8 km from Kadavu)
Indigenous craft and techniques put to profession. The wide ranges of products depict artistic expressions too.
 
Kalari Training Centre (18 km from Kadavu)
"Kalari" the form of Martial Arts of Malabar forerunner of all Martial Arts regular training performances in the evenings within city limits max distance 18 km
 
Magic World
Magical theme park comprising of close up theatres, conjurer’s theatre, illusion and video theatres, magic museum.
 
Guruvayur- Worshipful Sanctity (100 km from Kadavu)
Most famous temple in the state… Main deity is Lord Krishna installed in ‘Srikovil’ around which the whole temple is built.
 
Churches, Temples & Mosques
 Top Mother of God Cathedral… CSI Church… Tali Temple… Jain Temple… Parsee Temple… Kuttichira Mosque… Muchundi Palli…
 

Local Area

Nature will heal you
Nature will heal you

In a world of fast foods,fast cars and oxygen bars, life is a far cry from good old nature. So, when contemporary lifestyle takes its toll on you, travel to a land where nature is still an integral part of everyday life, where you will discover the amazing healing power of a natural health care system, 3000 years old.

At the southern tip of India lies Kerala, the beautiful land of Backwaters, Beaches, Hill Stations and spectacular festivals that celebrate life  in all its gaiety.A land, and a life, as close to nature as can be.Besides Ayurveda, everything about this amazing, green land is naturally rejuvenating. Known as Gods Own Country, Kerala was chosen by the National Geographic Traveler as one of the 50 places of a lifetime.

Nature will heal you

A meandering cruise down the Backwaters, A lazy day by the sea, An adventurous trek up the winding hill ways, A rendezvous with the wild or a spectacular evening of fireworks and festivity.

 
The option Kerala offers a holidaying tourist are as varied as they are irresistible. And what's better, all these experiences are less than two hours from each other. An advantage no other destination offers.
 
Welcome to this unique land of spellbinding experiences. Its the most refreshing holiday you could ever have "Naturally". 
 
Kerala Fact File
 
Location : South western tip of India.
Area   : 38,863 sq km
Population    : 29,011,237 ( Census 91)
Capital : Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Language : Malayalam, English also widely used
Religion : Hinduism, Christianity , Islam
Time : GMT + 5:30
Currency : Indian Rupee
Climate : Tropical
Summer : February - May ( 24 - 33d C)
Monsoon : June - September ( 22 - 28d C)
Winter : October -January ( 22- 32d C )
 
Travels Tips
Visas We request you to carry your visa for entry to India/Kerala on your Holiday. For clarifications, Please Contact The Indian High Commission.
Money There is no limit to the amount of foreign currency that visitors can bring.
Banks Banks are open for Transaction from 1000- 1400 hrs except Saturdays ( 1000 - 1200hrs ) . Some of them provide extended hours of service.
Best time to visit     High Season : December - May
Travel Kit Cotton Outfits, Hats, Sun glasses , Sunscreen Lotion etc.
Credit Cards Main Hotels, Restaurants , and Shopping Centres honor major credit cards.
Currency Indian Rupee ( US $ 1 = Rs 45 (approx) as in August 2004 )
Drugs Heavy Penalties are levied for possession of Narcotic drugs.
Food All standard restaurants offer a variety of cuisines including Continental, Chinese, Indian and Typical Kerala food.
Emergency Number Police Control room : 100 , Fire station : 101 , Ambulance : 102
Time      ( Hours Ahead ( + ) , Behind (- ) on IST ) USA: - 10.30 , Germany : - 4.30 , Canada : -                     10.30 , France : - 4.30 , Australia : + 4.30 , UAE : 1.30
 
 

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East of Kailash,

New Delhi - 110065, India.

 

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