The only port in the district, this is an important fishing centre. During the months of February/April, thousands of migratory birds arrive here. Located close to Ponnani is Biyyan Kayal, a placid, green-fringed waterway with watersports facility.
Nearest railway station: Kuttippuram, about 15 km
Nearest airport: Calicut International Airport, about 41 km
Latitude: 10.769905, Longitude: 75.927086