Kappad, or Kappakadavu locally, is a shoreline close Kozhikode, in the region of a similar name, Kerala, India. A stone landmark introduced by government remembers the "arrival" by Vasco da Gama with the engraving, 'Vasco da Gama arrived here, Kappakadavu, in the year 1498'. In 2007 a Rs. 1.5 crore program to enhance the shoreline was propelled by [Kerala] Tourism Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan. It is presently finished and Kappad shoreline has a corniche and stop. The recreation center incorporates a bathroom, eatery and seating. 

The closest real railroad station is Koyilandy, around 10 km far from Kappad. The closest airplane terminal is Calicut International Airport (CCJ), which is around 25 km from the town of Kozhikode. Private transport transports are accessible from the principle transport stand, or guests can achieve the shoreline by halting at Thiruvangoor on National Highway 66 among Kozhikode and Vadakara. 

At a partition of 20 Kms from Kozhikode Railway Station, Kappad shoreline is a champion among the most bewildering Kerala shorelines and moreover remarkable contrasted with other Kerala vacationer places. Vasco da Gama touched base on Indian soil on 27th May 1498 at Kappad shoreline nearby 170 men. The shoreline is ideal for loosening up and playing around with sand. Devi Temple, which is acknowledged to be 800 years old, is masterminded over a stone near the shoreline. Karappula River at Elathur close to the shoreline is a better than average place for floating. Nightfall is a mind boggling site to watch here, in the blend of Sea and River. This place is close NH17 towards Mangalore. It is related by visit transports from Kozhikode.