Kasargod, the Northern most district of Kerala is renowned as the land of Gods, forts, rivers, hills, and beautiful beaches. The imposing fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best-preserved forts in Kerala. The beautiful expanse of the shallow beach near the Bekal fort was known as Bekal Fort Beach has been developed as an exotic beach location.
Nileswaram is a cultural centre, which was earlier the place of NIleswaram Rajas. The name of the site has originated from the word, Nilakanta Ishwar. The main attraction of the site is the place, which serves as the traditional knowledge centre of the Department of Archaeology. Moreover, there are a number of places of worship and temples in this town.