Elathur is a small and beautiful town of Kozhikode. Due to its scenic location it attracts many visitors.
Location : Elathur town is located on the Calicut-Kannur National Highway 17 and just 12 km north of Calicut city.
Elathur is a very small town wherein about seven thousand people live. Elathur is bounded by Korapuzha River (Elathur River) on the north and Arabian Sea on the west. Elathur River is main attraction of this town. This river is considered as the boundary between the North Malabar and South Malabar in the erstwhile district of Malabar.
Main Attraction : Elathur beach is major tourist attraction of this town. In this town you also see the runs of Canoly Canal named after the Malabar collector R.Canoly. In year 1848 it was constructed during the tenure of Canoly.