Azheekal Beach

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Azheekal Beach
അഴീക്കല്‍ ബീച്ച്
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Azheekkal Beach
Map showing the location of Azheekal Beach അഴീക്കല്‍ ബീച്ച്
Map showing the location of Azheekal Beach അഴീക്കല്‍ ബീച്ച്
LocationAzheekal, Karunagappally, Kollam
Coordinates9°07′55.9164″N 76°27′49.9392″E / 9.132199000°N 76.463872000°E / 9.132199000; 76.463872000
Length660 m
GeologyBeach
Hazard ratingLow
AccessKarunagappally Mainline rail interchange - 5.5 km,
Kollam Bus interchange - 16.2 km,

Azheekal Beach is a beach on the coast of the Arabian Sea, in Karunagappally Taluk of Kollam Metropolitan Area, Kerala, India. The beach got this name from the Malayalam word Aazhee, which means confluence of backWaters and the Sea.

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Azheekal beach is located at the northern end of the land mass of Alappad peninsula in the district of Kollam in Kerala.

It is 12 km (7.45 mi) away from Kayamkulam and 14 km (8.69 mi) away from Karunagappally. It can be accessed through Azheekal-Ayiramthengu bridge, Panikkar Kadavu bridge or Kallum moottil kadavu bridge.

Azheekal Fishing Harbour is located near the beach.

It was impacted by the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami.

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