Sanguthurai is a beautiful beach resort and is very convenient for the local population of Nagercoil. It is only about 10 km from the city. Unfortunately no infra structure facilities were available in this beach. The district administration has now Sanctioned a project for putting tip of a children’s park, seating facility, open huts (Kudils) with Terracotta roofs and lighting facility at the beach at a cost of Rs.6.00 lakhs. The entire work has been completed. It is also proposed to put up a few shops for Women Self Help Groups at the site, which can provide eatables to the on coming tourists at the beach side.
This beach is about 10 Km from Kanyakumari, is one of the best natural beaches of the district. The beach has shallow water and High sand dunes on the back ground. The District Administration has through its own funds and through the funds of MPLAD scheme, put up rest shelters, kudils and a view tower over here for the benefit of tourists. The tourists can reach the beach through the newly laid coastal road which is a very beautiful drive along the sea-coast.
Sunrise and Sunset
Sunrise can be seen in Kanyakumari through out the year at Bay of Bengal. Sunset can be seen from view tower through out the year except the months of June, July and August.
Thengapattinam situated on the west coast near Painkulam village in Vilavancode taluk is having a fine beach adorned with coconut groves. This village had in ancient times, trade relations with foreign countries like Arabia. Thengapattinam is having the estuary of the lovely river Thamiraparani with its non-salty water entering the sea. The river back waters are surrounded by charming dense coconut groves. Boat riding on the river backwaters is really an enjoyable one. It is 35 km from Nagercoil and 54 km from Kanniyakumari. Frequent bus services are available.
Thekkurichi a tiney village with calm seashore lies near the west coast Road. Calm Sea shore with shady casuarina trees create a spell-bounding atmosphere
Another fine beach located about 40 km from Kanyakumari. The picturesque setting here with the lighthouse is a perfect spot for relaxation.