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Check out Kovalam beach in Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Kovalam Beach

Location: 16 kilometers from Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram
Main Attractions: Beach resorts and water sports

Kovalam Beach TrivandrumOne of the most popular beaches in Trivandrum, Kovalam beach is situated at a distance of 16 kilometers to the south of Trivandrum city. The natural beauty of this beautiful beach is what attracts people from far and wide to come here. It takes an hour from Trivandrum to reach this scenic beach, which is famous for its beach resorts. The Kovalam beach in Kerala offers the best of facilities to its visitors like sunbathing, swimming, Ayurvedic massages and plenty of other options. Check out the Thiruvananthapuram Kovalam beach and come here to recharge your energy levels and feel refreshed once again.

One of the most famous and popular of all the beaches in South India, the Kovalam beach has many beach resorts lined up to cater to different tourists and their varied demands. The Kovalam beach is divided into two main beaches besides the many other private beaches. They are known as Eve's beach and Lighthouse beach. The Eve's beach is a semi circular beach and is a secluded spot lined with palm trees. The Lighthouse beach has a famous lighthouse that has been fighting the tempests since the British rule.

The beach offers many facilities for keeping tourists amused. Apart from sunbathing and swimming, the beach is ideal to take long walks and watch the magical sunset while the warm water softly laps at your feet. The fishermen in the beach offer to take you out in the sea while they go out to claim their catch for the day. Sail with them during sunrise and come back as the sun sets, painting the horizon a beautiful shade of ochre.

How to Reach Kovalam Beach

By Air
The Trivandrum/ Thiruvananthapuram airport is about 10 kilometers from this beach.

By Rail
The railway station of Trivandrum/ Thiruvananthapuram is at a distance of around 16 kilometers.

By Road
The Kovalam beach is well connected to Kerala by a wide network of roads.