The shining star among beat beaches in Kerala, Kovalam  is a magnificent mix of gleaming sand, rocking waves, swaying palm fringes and blue aquamarine waters. Long walks by the coastline, beach volleyball, sunbathing, surfing  and swimming are some of the activities that can be enjoyed at the beach. Kovalam is  a convenient place in Kerala to have some fun by the sea as well as swimming and surfing  and it is one of the best places in Kerala for ayurvedic treatments and yoga courses.


The most popular  beach in Kovalam is the Lighthouse beach which  got its name from the the red and white  lighthouse, which stands tall on a rocky headland.  Exquisite sea food is also available at the shacks,  hotels and restaurants   lining the shore in all beaches of Kovalma . Ayurvedic massages and beachside spas are a hit with tourists frequenting the Lighthouse beach and Hawa Beach . About 2km further north, Samudra Beach has several luxury  resorts and a peaceful but steep beach.


Kovalam is truly a “Paradise of South” that often leaves tourists spell bound with its exquisite beauty, crystal clear water and beautiful surroundings, coconut trees, tranquility that makes tourists crave for more.  But that is not all, there is so much more to do and experience in Kovalam than just sightseeing.

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  • Apart from natural surroundings and beauty, Kovalam is also very famous for water sports like Kayaking, surfing, catamaran ride, parasailing, swimming and much more.


  • Kovalam is also a great place to rejuvenate your mind and soul due to the presence of Ayurveda outlets and spas that offer soothing massages as well as treatments to heal your health conditions naturally.


  • Kovalam is also famous for its large varieties of fishes and rich flora and fauna.


  • Sit under the sun, watch the enchanting sunset or take a walk on the pristine beaches, you will surely bring some amazing memories home by visiting Kovalam.

What To Know?

The leisure options in Kovalam are varied and diverse and will surely leave you relaxed and satisfied to the core. One can also enjoy the lip smacking South Indian cuisine and can go for shopping that’ll make your trip more fun and exciting. Hotels in Kovalam are also a great reflection of Indian hospitality that offers all the facilities you need to make your stay comfortable and memorable one.

  • Mouthwatering Seafood -Kovalam is definitely a place to visit for all those who love sea food. There are many amazing eateries and restaurants in Kovalam to experience the lip smacking South Indian cuisine and exotic seafood.


  • Shopping in Kovalam- Kovalam is famous for spices, silk, teak wood, statues, carpets, jewelry, rosewood and much more. One can also buy exquisite handicrafts, trinket jewels and many other antique items from the place.


  • Accommodation in Kovalam- Kovalam offers variety of hotels and resorts for accommodation purposes. From budget friendly hotels to luxurious one, you’ll get plenty options to choose from for a wonderful stay.

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