Kovalam is an internationally acclaimed beach town in Kerala and is also known for its large rows of coconut trees. Located on the Arabian Sea, this exquisite place attracts travelers with its three splendid crescent beaches. Besides its panoramic natural beauty, Kovalam offers a plethora of leisure options like sunbathing, swimming, and other water activities which magnetize the adrenaline junkies the most.

Best Time To Visit Kovalam: September to March
  • Aruvikkara

    Aruvikkara is sketched on the banks of Karamana River in Thiruvananthapuram District. The Bhagavathi Temple devoted to goddess Durga is one of the prevalent magnetisms of this region.

  • Vellayani Lake
    Vellayani Lake

    The largest freshwater lake, Vellayani Lake is yet another must-visit place in Kovalam. Situated at a distance of about 7 km from Kovalam, the water of this lake is clean and crystal clear. It magnetizes a large number of tourists during Onam when the boat race takes place. One can easily reach here by hiring country boats from Kovalam Beach.

  • Sankhumugham Beach
    Sankhumugham Beach

    Sankhumugham Beach is one of the major tourist attractions of Kovalam.It is the most desired place for the sunset viewers. The crimson rays of the sun turn the sand Golden and fascinate the tourists from all over the globe.

  • Lighthouse Beach
    Lighthouse Beach

    Lighthouse Beach is the most happening and crowded beach among all other beaches in Kovalam.  A 35 m tall lighthouse erected on the Kurumkal Hill, right along the beach which acts as a landmark to the beach. The Lighthouse Beach is the largest of the 3 beaches in Kovalam and is frequently visited by the national as well as foreign tourists due to being more developed as compared to other beaches. 

    Enjoy beach sports like surfing, swimming, paragliding, and parasailing, enjoy the sunset or sunrise view from the beach, and also don’t forget to taste lip-smacking seafood at the stalls on the shore.
  • Varkala Beach
    Varkala Beach

    Varkala Beach is an important pilgrimage centre for the Hindus. It offers the visitors the spectacular views of the Arabian Sea .One can look at the exceptional assortment of handicraft shops at the beach which flocks the tourists throughout the day.

3rd Rock for Indian and Seafood
Samudra Beach Kovalam, Kovalam 695527

Bait Restaurant for Seafood
Vivanta by Taj, Kovalam

Swiss Café
Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam

Malabar Café for Café, Seafood and European Foods
Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam

Sanjeevini Restaurant for Indian and Asian Foods
Samudra Beach Behind Hote Samudra, Kovalam

Kingfisher for Seafood
Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam

Suprabhatam for Vegetarian Foods
Kovalam Beach, Kovalam
Trivandrum - 18 Kms.
Varkala - 58 Kms.
Kollam - 77 Kms.
Pathanamthitta - 117 Kms.
Alleppey - 161 Kms.
Kumarakom - 174 Kms.
Mararikulam - 175 Kms.
Cochin - 217 Kms.
Thekkady - 219 Kms.
Ernakulam - 220 Kms.
Munnar - 283 Kms.
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