Kovalam

Overview

A beautiful town by the Arabian sea in Kerala lays Kovalam-famous for it's pristin beaches.The meaning of Kovalam is "Grooves of coconut trees"and the city make for the most magnificient tourists attractions in the south of India.True to its name the village offers an endless of coconut trees and is also known as the Paradise of the south.

Famous for its tranquil vergin beaches,the staple diet of the locals in this beach town is fish.Tourists have a choice of a fresh sea-food to pick from and can enjoy dining in any of the many open-air restaurants lined up on the beaches.The local languages spoken by the people of this beautiful beach town is mostly Malayalam.Kovalam is also famous for its ayurvedic massages and many yoga resorts.

For beach lovers,Kovalam is one of the best place to visit.Kerala Honeymoon Tour Packages to Kovalam for newly wed couples.They are the Light house beach,Hawah or Eve's beach and the third one is Samudra beach.The Light house beach and Hawah beach are more popular among tourists while Samudra beach are mainly used by the local fishman.This beach rose to prominence when the rulers of erstwhile Kingdom of Travancore built a palace in Kovalam. In the early seventies many hippies arrived in Kovalam and from then onwards this small town became a prominent tourist destination.

The sandy beah with the coconut trees and rocks in the background make the Kovalam the best beach for tourists.with the presence of many tourists and resorts,one can experiance the holiday mood prevalent during the first visit itself.  As the beach itself is a curved stretch of land it is possible to have a better view of the entire beach.

Due to the proximity of the beach to Thiruvananthapuram city tourists from abroad and within India can reach Kovalam via the international airport here. The railway station in this also brings many tourists from ohter part of India.

 

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Lighthouse Beach

The shining star of Kovalam,the light house beach is a magnificent mix of gleaming sand,rocking waves,swaying palm  fringes and blue aquamarine water. The most frequently visited beach in Kovalam,the light house beach got its name from the old vizhinjam light house,which stands tall on a rocky headland.Long walks by the costline,sun bathing,surfing,beach volleyball and swimming are some of the activities that can be enjoyed at the beach.

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Hawah Beach

Hawah beach has an interesting story behind its name.sometime back,this beach was frequented by topless European women lokking to get a perfect tan and thus originated by the name Hawah beach.However,at present,topless bathing is banned here,as it is on beaches elsewhere in India.

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Karamana River

The place is ideal for boating.Many different type of boats are available here.It is easy for tourists from Kovalam to visit this place as it is only 12 km from Kovalam.The natural beauty around the river will be worth seeing.

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Aruvikkara Dam, Kerala, India

This dam across the Aramana river,is a frequently visited by people coming to Kovalam.An ancient Bhagwathy Temple is also situated in this area.There is an entrance fee of Rs.5 per person for Indian nationals and Rs.20 per person for foreign nationals.

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Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium

In this aquarium many varieties of rare fish and marine species.This aquarium is 2 kms from Kovalam.The entry timing is from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm.

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Vellayani Lake

This lake is about 7 km from Kovalam.The view around this lake is delightful especially at night.This is one of the few fresh water lakes near Kovalam.This place freqently visited by tourists coming to Kovalam.

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Kanyakumari

This is southearn most trip of India.This is also the place where the three seas surround India meet.Although this place is about 90 km from Kovalam many tourists who come to Kovalam visit Kanyakumari.This is also the only place in India we can get an impressive view of sunrise and sunset froom the same shore.

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