Kovalam is a beach with three neighboring crescent beaches that is globally known. Since the 1930s, it has been a favorite place of visitors.
There are plenty and variety of recreation choices at this beach. Some of them include sunbathing, swimming, toning massages on the herbal body, unique educational programs and catamaran sailing.
A series of budget houses, Ayurvedic health resorts, convention facilities, shopping areas, swimming pools, yoga and Ayurvedic massage centers are part of the beach complex.
Tourist accommodation amenities at Kovalam range from five-star hotels to budget hotels and restaurant and cafeteria meal choices vary from continental variants to South Indian delicacies.
Popular tourist attractions: Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach, The Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves.
Best time to visit: September- May
Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport -15 km
Nearest railway station: Trivandrum Railway Station -14 km