Chavakkad will make you realise that a trip to the landscape of a coastal region would be incomplete without a visit to its fishing town. Neatly tucked away on the National Highway, the town of Chavakkad runs parallel to the Western Ghats. Placed ashore the beauty of the Arabian Sea, it is situated 25 Kms west of Thrissur. Known primarily for its beaches, the most famous beach is the Chavakkad beach situated a couple of kilometers from the main town.
The Chavakkad beach is famed to be relatively untouched by the spell of modernization. Bordered by an array of palm trees, the beach provides the scenic beauty for a pleasant evening. The Church of Palayoor, the oldest church of Roman-Syrian descendant, is said to be established by St. Thomas. Being situated in the National Highway, many private and governments buses provide easy transport to Chavakkad.