Situated 5 km from Guruvayoor
on the coast of the Arabian Sea
, Chavakkad is an ancient town with a rich financial and cultural background. Fringed shadow of coconut lagoons and bewitching ambience makes it a tourist spot frequented by tourists throughout the year. The mausoleum of Haidross Kutti, Haidor Ali's Lietutenant in Manathaladesam near Chavakkad is a place worth visiting. This place is also called as Kuttingal because of its connection with Haidross Kuttee. The Chavakkad Beach
and Palayur Church
are situated nearby. The wholesale market on the banks of is regarded as one of the biggest trading centers of Kerala
The nearest railway station is Thrissur Railway Station. Cochin International Airport is the closest airport.