Kappil, Thiruvananthapuram

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..[2] Currently kappil is under Attingal Constituency.

Sunset at Kappil beach
Sunset at Kappil beach
Kappil is located in Kerala
Location in Kerala, India
Kappil is located in India
Kappil (India)
Coordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°ECoordinates: 8°46′49″N 76°40′35″E / 8.78028°N 76.67639°E
Country India
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
 • OfficialMalayalam
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0470
Vehicle registrationKL-80,KL-16, KL-01
Nearest cityVarkala
Lok Sabha constituencyAttingal


  • Road

Kappil is connected with Varkala - Paravur - Kollam Road. Varkala Municipal Bus Station opposite to Varkala Railway Station is well connected to Attingal, Trivandrum, Kollam, etc. KSRTC and private buses are doing services in Kappil village to adjacent cities like Varkala, Trivandrum, Kollam, Paravur, etc.

  • Rail

Varkala Railway Station which is 7km from Kappil is well connected to major cities like Trivandrum ,Delhi,Chennai ,Goa,Hyderabad,Kollam , Kochi , Mumbai , Kanyakumari, Banglore etc

Kappil Railway Station is within the village (700m) is connected by passenger trains from Trivandrum, Kollam,Nagercoil,Kanyakumari etc

Edava Railway Station with in the panchayat is also situated 4km from Kappil is connected with passenger trains from Trivandrum,Kolllam,Nagercoil etc.

  • Air

Trivandrum International Airport which is 48km from Kappil.


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Kappil beach
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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.

Kappil is also famous for Kappil Bhagavathy Temple and a tourist spot during the festival season.


Kappil boatclub

Kappil boatclub

Kappil Beach

The lonely beach

Kappil bridge

A beautiful evening view from Paravur-Kappil bridge

Kappil lakeview

Edava-Nadayara Lake & Kappil Railway Bridge

Kapil rain

A rainy day

Kappil lake boat race (15-Feb-2009)

Thekkumbhagam boat race


  1. ^ "Pin Code of Kappil in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala". mapsofindia.com. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
  2. ^ "Kappil beach and backwaters". keralatourism.org. Kerala Tourism Department. Retrieved 2018-10-24.

Near by Places

  • Varkala papanasham,
  • Little Flower School,
  • Salmiya Nursery,
  • Jawahar balabhavan,
  • New Vadakkey Veedu,
  • K P Sirang,
  • Kappil Devi Temple,

External links

  • Media related to Kappil at Wikimedia Commons

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