Meenkunnu Chal at Azhikode is 12 km from Kannur city. With a fishing hamlet closeby, Meenkunnu Chal is where you will see fishermen engaged in their trade. While Payyambalam beach a few kilometres away is teeming with people, Meenkunnu Chal is sure to be a preferred vacation destination simply because it is still pristine, delighting visitors for its leisurely offering of sun, sand and sea without the crowds. A children’s park nearby draws plenty of families to the beach. Relatively quiet, the beach has walkways with benches so that visitors can relax to catch the sunset or order light eats with tea from the snack bars.