Kappil, Thiruvananthapuram

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Sunset at Kappil beach
Sunset at Kappil beach
Kappil is located in Kerala
Kappil is located in India
Location in Kerala, 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
State Kerala
District Thiruvananthapuram
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 695311
Telephone code 0470
Vehicle registration KL-16
Nearest city Kollam
Lok Sabha constituency Attingal

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


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.

How to reach[edit]

Though connected by rail, only shuttle trains stop at Kappil. It lies on the Kollam-Thiruvananthapuram railway route. Nearest main Railway Station is Paravur at 4.5 km (2.8 mi) away. Another major Railway station is Varkala at 7.5 km (4.7 mi) away. Almost all trains have stoppage here.

Bus service is available to Thiruvananthapuram (65 km (40 mi)), Kollam (30 km (19 mi)), Paravur (4.5 km (2.8 mi)) and Varkala (7.5 km (4.7 mi)).

Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.



Varkala papanasham, 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