Thengapattinam Beach


Thengapattinam Beach Overview

Ranked 29 of 30 sightseeing in Kanyakumari

Thengapattinam Beach is one of the popular beaches of Kanyakumari. It is situated in Paimkulam village of Vilavancode Taluk of Kanyakumari District, at a distance of about 35 km from Nagercoil and 54 km from Kanyakumari.

The shores of this beach are fringed by coconut groves. This beach also includes an estuary where the River Thamirabarani meets the sea. As per legend, Thengapattinam Beach had direct trade relations with many foreign counties, especially with Arabia.  

Tourists visiting Thengapattinam Beach can take a catamaran ride in the waters of the estuary. The shallow water of this beach is also ideal for swimming. There is a 1500 year old mosque in the vicinity of this beach.

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