Kovalam Tourism



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About Kovalam

about Kovalam

Amazingly beautiful- Kovalam is a heavenly destination dotted with ethereal natural beauty and pristine beaches. Backed by mounting headlands and stretched across by endless rows of coconut palms, Kovalam is one of the most sought after beach destination in God’s own country- Kerala. With its three adjacent beaches named Samundra Beach, Hawa Beach and the Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam Beach has been a much favoured haunt of the tourists all over the globe. Situated at a distance of just 16 km from Tiruvananthapuram, teh capital of Kerala, the beach town of Kovalam stands on the Arabian Sea dotted with immense scenic beauty and charm.


Kovalam was once an unexplored idyllic beach with lack of tourists but in later years, it made a rapid progress towards resort station and has now emerged as one of the most popular beach resort and holiday destination for the tourists seeking peace and tranquillity in the cradle of nature. Literally means, ‘groove of coconut trees’, Kovalam is an ultimatetourists spot to enjoy sun, sea and sand in this ‘Paradise of South India’. Apart from fantastic sightseeing and scenic beauty, it also offers a wide array of leisure activities for the travellers such as sunbathing, swimming, ayurvedic massage, catamaran cruising and plenty of other water sports that can make your vacations a memorable time to cherish for lifetime.


With a booming rise in the tourism industry of this captivating beach destination, Kovalam has become a commercialised centre of the region with special heed to the health care sector. It has found new implication in the health industry with its exclusive ayurvedic massage therapies, herbal body toning, yoga and meditation resorts that offer a rejuvenating and refreshing experience to the tourists.


So, what are you waiting for? Come and enjoy the surreal beauty of this heavenly land amidst the lush greenery and blue emerald waters of the matchless beaches of Kovalam. Spell bound with the magic of amazing sunset and let your heart be throbbed with the marvellous beauty of the sun and the sky.

Kovalam Fast Facts

City: Kovalam

District: Thiruvananthapuram

State: Kerala

Country: India

Famous for/as: Backwaters, Beaches

Best Season: Sept - March

Summer: 20 to 36°C

Winter: 16 to 34°C

Rain: Jun to Aug

Area: 1414 km2

Altitude: 0 m

PIN Code: 695527

STD Code: 0471

Kovalam News Papers

Malayalam: Deshabhimani, Malayalam Varika, Malayala Manorama

English: New Kerala

Languages: Malayalam, English

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