Welcome to Uthradam Resort, Ezhimala, Payyanur
Ezhimala is a beautiful village located in Kannur District of Kerala. It is about 55 km from Kannur. The main attraction is the Ezhimala Beach. Ezhimala is also significant as it boasts one of the largest naval academies among Asian countries. The carved stone pillars, an ancient burial chamber and an ancient cave at the foot of the Ezhimala hillock are other points of interest in Ezhimala. An ancient mosque on the hill is another draw. Ashtamachal temple, Madayi Kavu Temple and Kunhimangalam are nearby tourist destinations which are worth visiting. A flourishing seaport and center of trade in ancient Kerala, Ezhimala was one of the major battlefields of the Chola-Chera war of the 11th century. Ezhimala can be reached easily as it is between Payyanur and Payangadi road route. Ezhimala Railway Station on the Kannur-Payyanur railway line, managed by the Southern Railways, serves this place.
Ezhimala is also known as the "Mrithasangeevani garden" in the early days. According to legends a piece of hill fallen at this area when "Hanumaan" was taking the whole hill with medicine to “Lanka” for saving "LORD LAXMAN". People here still believe mrithasangeevani is there in Ezhimala. Almost 90% of herbs required in Ayurveda can be found in and around Ezhimala. The air we breath in Ezhimala has lot of ayurvedic medicine properties, it will flush out all toxins from your body. The villages around Ezhimala are generally called as Ramanthali Panchayat which consists of Ramanthali, Vadakkumbad, Poochal, Kunnaru, Palakkod, Ettikkulam etc. Ramanthali panchayat is surrounded with water. You may call this panchayat as an Island with very beautiful seen of sea, rivers and forest. The rest of the area is fully covered with coconut trees. This island is currently connected to Payyanur and Payangadi towns thru two bridges at Ponnakkadvu and Plakkod respectively. The climate is very pleasant at this area. This is one of the points of tourist attraction. Currently the west and south sides of the hill are taken for the Naval Academy purposes.