Kovalam - meaning groove of coconut trees is rightly called "Paradise of the South". The most enchanting strip of golden sands, laced with the rich greenery of coconut palms, Kovalam is just 16 km away from Trivandrum, Kerala's capital city. A veritable tropical paradise, Kovalam leaves everyone awestruck by its natural beauty. The beauty of Kovalam is irresistible. Situated in India's most idyllic state, Kerala, better known as God's own country, Kovalam is today the most sought after tourist destination. Tourists of all types say honeymooners, beach lovers, and seekers of Ayurveda and herbal treatments, throng the place. Unquestioningly, Kovalam has some of the best beaches of the world and consequently, the international fame.

Rows of white walled thatch roofed huts offering different items; cottages, resorts, message parlours and Ayurvedic centers line the line the shoreline at Kovalam. Kovalam is actually a conglomerate of three splendid beaches: Light Hose Beach, Eve's Beach, and Samudra Beach.

Attractions in Kovalam

What one can do in Kovalam

It is not only the scenic beauty that brings the world to Kovalam-this is the Place to pamper yourself with a herbal body toning massage at any one of the nearby centers. A sheltered natural bay created by a high, rocky headland extending to the Arabian Sea, the shallow waters of Kovalam invite a range of activities like cruising in a one- tree canoe or catamaran, wind or water surfing over the impish breakers or just taking a dip in the bright blue waters.

How To Reach Kovalam

The nearest airport connection is Trivandrum airport. It is just 15 kilometers away from Kovalam. The nearest railway junction is also at Trivandrum. There are buses that regular ply from Trivandrum to Kovalam. It usually takes two hours to reach Kovalam from Trivandrum.

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