Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in the Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area, of Trivandrum City Kerala, India, located around 18 km south of the city center. Kovalam beach, one of the best beaches in Kerala, is popular for its New Year festivities, profound solid massages, Ayurvedic medications, sunbathing fests, and water sports like parasailing. It has a sickle formed coastline that is continually humming with exercises. Individuals from various nations, societies, and states meet up and add to the excellence of the place.
Attractions: Lighthouse Beach , Hawah Beach, The Lighthouse, Samudra Beach, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Halcyon Castle, Akkulam Lake, Vizhinjam Fishing Harbor, Kovalam Jama Masjid, Vellayani Lake, Karamana River, Aruvikkara, Rock Cut Caves, and Valiyathura Pier.
Best Time to visit: September to May
How to Reach
- By Air: Nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport, which is about 13 km away.
- By Rail: Nearest Railway Station is Thiruvananthapuram Central just 18.5 km away. Which is connected with all the major cities of India.
- By Road: Buses are the most efficient way to reach Kovalam. Kovalam is well-connected to Trivandrum and other nearby major cities by city bus services.