Kovalam has so much to offer its visitors and is considered as one of the dream destinations for tourists. Long stretches of beaches with palm fringed shores attract tourists from all over the world. You can have a relaxed and peaceful holiday on the beaches of Kovalam far away from the city life.
Explore the beauty of Kovalam with Travelogy India. It is an ideal holiday destination for adventurous people, nature lovers and photographers. The beach carnivals and water sports enthralls visitors. Below mentioned are the top attractions of Kovalam.
1. Lighthouse Beach
The lighthouse beach at Kovalam is a must to visit place. It is situated at the top of the palm-covered Kurumkal Hill that has outward extension to the sea.
One can climb the twisted staircase inside the red and white tower to reach its top. One can have glimpses of picturesque view of the surroundings.
Suggested Tour : 6 Days Kerala Beaches Tour
2. Kovalam Beach
Kovalam Beach is one of the finest beaches of India. It is an ideal place to spend romantic, relaxing and enjoyable moments amidst serene backwaters with palm fringed shores. Visitors can taste lip smacking sea-food there at Kovalam beach.
Suggested Tour : 5 Days South India Beaches Holidays
3. Samudra Beach
It is one of the enchanting beach destinations of Kerala. One can experience the essence of the sun, sand and sea altogether. Surfing on the waves and trying out the relishing seafood delicacies are the most admired activities on Samudra beach.
4. Hawa Beach
Hawa beach is situated opposite to the Light house beach. The beauty of this beach is enhanced by the palm grooves. The visitors can enjoy a majestic view of sunset and an enchanting view of moonlit nights being on the beach.
Suggested Tour : 5 Nights Kerala Honeymoon Tour
5. Neyyar Dam
Located on the foot of The Western Ghats, is the gravity dam built on the Neyyar River of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It is about 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram and is considered as a popular picnic spot with a scenic lake.
6. Vellayani Lake
The Vellayani Lake is the largest fresh water lake that flows through the district of Thiruvananthapuram. It is situated at a distance of 9 km from the Thiruvananthapuram bus station and is frequented by people for picnic. Boat races are organized here during the festival of Onam.
7. Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium
The marine aquarium at Vizhinjam is a must to visit place with family and kids, during your trip to Kovalam. It has a varied collection of marine life such as sea-fish, sea-horse, sea-lion, eels, starfish, octopus, torpedo fish, sting ray, turtles, sharks, etc. It is popular for its exceptional technique of Image Pearl Production.
Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (on all days of the week)
Entry Fee: Free