This beach is widely admired for its beauty. This beach is only 23 km from Thalassery. From the beach, one can see ships in transit along the Malabar coast and moving towards Mangalore, Goa and Mumbai. One can see a sculpture (Mother and Child) by Kanayi Kunhiraman near this beach.
Many movies have been shot in this location including the Maniratnam movie Alai Payuthe. The Worldspace ad featuring A.R. Rahman was also shot here.