Thaikadappuram Beach, Kasaragod
Near Nileshwaram in Kasaragod district of Kerala, the Thaikadappuram beach is famous for the rare Olive Ridley Turtles that visit during the rainy season to lay eggs. Activists of Neythal, a non-governmental organisation, run an Olive Ridley breeding centre here. September to January is the ideal time to visit the beach. It is located 40 km south of Kasaragod.