Thangasseri Beach

Thangasseri Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala located 5 km away from Kollam town. There are many historical sites that you can explore while at the Thangasseri Beach. Thangasseri village has great historic importance; you can find the ruins of Portuguese Fort and churches built in the 18th century there.

Thangasseri Lighthouse and Thangasseri Fort are two of the major tourist attractions close to Thangasseri beach. Thangasseri Lighthouse on the seashore is used for guiding lost fishermen and navigators in the sea. It was built in the year 1902. The light house is 144 feet tall. Thangasseri Lighthouse is open for public visits from 5.30-7.30 pm in the evening. Thangasseri Fort is another major tourist attraction. It has the ruins of a few Portuguese and Dutch Forts of the bygone ages.

The sea here is ideal for swimming and bathing. You can take part in a number of recreational activities including scuba driving, surfing, parasailing, catamaran riding, speed boat riding, swimming, and deep sea fishing.