Kovalam - Paradise of the South

Kovalam Travel Guide

Located in the small state of Kerala, Kovalam is one of the beautiful places in the state known for its beaches like Lighthouse Beach, Ashoka Beach and Hawa Beach form the crescent shape of the Kovalam Beach. The three beaches White sands, crystal clear turquoise water of the Arabian Sea, palm trees add to the beauty of the beach town Kovalam. Due to its significance as well-liked tourist target of Kerala, this place is dotted with several tourist attractions. The different tourist attractions in Kovalam illustrate sightseers from the dissimilar parts of the earth all through the year. The place is also known for forts and places and marketplaces as well.

There are a number of attractions in and around the city. Some of the main attractions of the city are :

Lighthouse Beach Lighthouse Beach : This southernmost Lighthouse Beach is a favorite place to spend time during your tours to Kovalam, especially for the Europeans. The blue azure water together with the soft gentle wind and palm trees make a perfect holiday.

Hawa Beach Hawa Beach : The beautiful beach is full of shops. It is an extended part of Lighthouse Beach.

Veli Tourist Village Veli Tourist Village : The apparently easygoing piece of water that backed away from the visibility reverberant sea is a famous place for backwaters of Kerala.

Sankhumugham Beach Sankhumugham Beach : The renowned beach is only few km from Thirvananthapuram is the right place to haunt of sunset watches.

Varkala Beach Varkala Beach : Varkala is a sea side resort and a vital Hindu centre of pilgrimage with high cliffs with rich mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline.

Some of the impressive forts and palaces in Kovlam to explore during your tour :

Padmanabhapuram Palace, Kaudiar Palace, Anchuthengu Fort, and Koyikkal Palace are some of the prehistoric monuments in Kovalam. Padmanabhapuram Palace is located at 54 kms from Thiruvananthapuram crossways the border in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district, the palace nestles at the foot of the Veli hills.

Some of the Renowned Museums in Kovalam are :

Science and technology museum, Kuthirmalika palace museum, Napier museum, etc are some of the famous museums of the city where ancient things are kept safely. The Science and Technology Museum is in the city of Thiruvananthapuram was established with the prime objective of setting up of galleries with working, animated or participatory type of exhibits, on all disciplines of Science and Technology.

Sri Ananthapadmanabhaswamy Temple, Aruvikkara, Ponmud, Beema Palli, Kuthiramalika Palace, Nishagandhi Dance Festival, Onam festival, Gramam (The Kerala Village Fair), An ethnic food festival, etc are some of the attractions and events that keep travelers mesmerized for a long time and persuade them to come and explore Kovalam again and again. book now