Kappil, Thiruvananthapuram

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Sunset at Kappil beach
Sunset at Kappil beach
Kappil is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Kappil is located in India
Kappil (India)
Coordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°E / 8.78028; 76.67639Coordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°E / 8.78028; 76.67639
Country India
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
 • OfficialMalayalam
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0470
Vehicle registrationKL-02,KL-24, KL-16
Nearest cityVarkala , Paravoor
Lok Sabha constituencyAttingal

Kappil is a tourist place in Thiruvananthapuram district , Kerala state, India. It is located in Edava Panchayat at the cost of Arabian Sea, near Paravoor..[2] Currently kappil is under Attingal Constituency.


  • Road

Kappil is connected with Varkala - Paravur - Kollam Road. Varkala Municipal Bus Station opposite to Varkala Railway Station is well connected to Attingal, Trivandrum, Kollam, etc. KSRTC and private buses are doing services in Kappil village to adjacent cities like Varkala, Trivandrum, Kollam, Paravur, etc.

  • Rail

Varkala Railway Station which is 7km from Kappil is well connected to major cities like Trivandrum, Delhi, Chennai, Goa, Hyderabad, Kollam , Kochi , Mumbai , Kanyakumari, Bangalore etc

Kappil railway station is within the village (700m) is connected by passenger trains from Trivandrum, Kollam, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari, Punalur etc

Edavai railway station with in the panchayat is also situated 4km from Kappil is connected with passenger trains from Trivandrum, Kollam, Nagercoil etc.

  • Air

Trivandrum International Airport which is 48km from Kappil.


Kappil beach
Kappil beach sunset

Scenic backwaters, beach and facilities for watersport are available. Nellatil, Edava, Paravur, Nadayara, Varkala etc. are locations in the vicinity which are worth visiting.[opinion]

Kappil is also famous for Kappil Bhagavathy Temple and a tourist spot during the festival season.



  1. ^ "Pin Code of Kappil in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala". mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Kappil beach and backwaters". keralatourism.org. Kerala Tourism Department. Retrieved 24 October 2018.

Near by Places[edit]

  • Mayyanad Beach,
  • Little Flower School,
  • Salmiya Nursery,
  • Jawahar balabhavan,
  • New Vadakkey Veedu,
  • K P Sirang,
  • Kappil Devi Temple,

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Kappil at Wikimedia Commons