Calicut is a good place to buy spices. Calico clothes originated in Kozhikode and can be purchased by the roll in the city. Looking for a memento, then buy a Koyilandy Hookah or a model of Beypore Uru. Koyilandy hookah is a water pipe made in nearby town of Koyilandy. Urus are traditional seafaring vessels manufactured in the traditional way at Beypore.
Handloom fabrics, local handicraft products carved in rosewood and buffalo horn, coir products and miniature snake boats are also worth buying. Kozhikode halwa and banana chips are also on the must-buy list of shoppers. The city is also the destination for ayurvedic rejuvenation or treatments.