Kovalam Beach 

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    Location: Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kerala India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours.

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    Kovalam is a small city which is situated in the Thiruvananthapuram district under Kerala state in India. Full of beauty, this city is also famous for Kovalam Beach which is located in Trivandrum city. Trivandrum is the closest city to Kovalam which is 25 km away from Kovalam city. Kovalam city is always a tourist hotspot due to the natural beauty of the city. Here you can find Hawa Beach, Palm Grove, Boat Houses, and many other attractive places like that.


    It is one of the attractions of the town. There are too many reasons to visit Kovalam beach. If you are a sea or beach lover you must go to Kovalam Beach. This beach is full of beauty. The view of sunrise and sunset on this beach will fascinate you. There are many coconut trees around this sea which are very beautiful to look at. So, Don’t miss the beauty of the beach.


    Fishermen mending Nets in Kovalam Beach.

    First of all Shetu Lakhsmi Bayi built her resort (beach) in the 1920s in Kovalam city. Soon after, this place caught everyone’s eye. The people of the state of Trincomalee first tried to discover Kovalam beach in the 1930s. Since then, Kovalam has grown from just a fishing ground to one of the country’s top tourist destinations. If you love the sea then this place will definitely attract you.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Kovalam beach is the most famous and tourist attraction in India.

    The whole view of this place is amazing. Kovalam city is full of Coconut trees which is another attraction of this city. Coconut trees can be seen almost everywhere in the city. And the main reason is that it is a coastal city. The main attraction of this city is Kovalam Beach. It is a wonderful beach and on the other hand the bench is so clean. There is a lot of garbage on the beaches nowadays.  But the view of this beach is quite different.  It’s not as dirty as all the other beaches. It is very clear. It is one of the popular beaches in Kerala as well as India. Many people not only from the country but also from abroad come here to visit.

    Opening Hours

    Kovalam Beach opens everyday in the morning at 12:00 AM and closes everyday at 11:59 PM. It is also open on all types of public holidays.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee needed to enter at Kovalam Beach. It is free of cost.

    Near Restaurants

    1. Kingfisher Restaurant (0.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    2. Crab club restaurant (0.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    3. Catamaran Restaurant (0.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    4. Rock Cafe (0.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    5. The Tides (0 miles away from Kovalam Beach?

    Near Hotels

    1. Turtle On The Beach (0.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    2. Sagara Beach Resort (0.5 miles away from Kovalam Beach) 
    3. Taj Green Cave Resort & Spa Kovalam (1.1 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    4. Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel & Spa (0.9 miles away from Kovalam Beach)
    5. Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra (2.9 miles away from Kovalam Beach)

    How to Reach

    By Air: The closest airport to Kovalam Beach is Trivandrum International Airport which is just 15 km away from Kovalam Beach. It is an International Airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. If you really want a comfortable journey you can go to Kovalam Beach by air.

    By Train: This place is also reached by train. The closest railway station from Kovalam Beach is Trivandrum Central railway station which is also just 15 km away from Kovalam Beach. It is a well-known station. From this station, you can reach Kovalam Beach by bus and other local transport services like taxi or cab.

     By Road: You can reach Kovalam via road also. The roads of the city are so well. In Kovalam, you can find various kinds of local transport services as well as buses, taxis or cabs. In Kovalam city, bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach Kovalam Beach.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small water bottle  as  well as a small Bag where you can carry all the essential things of yours.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, this place is totally safe to visit. This is a hassle-free place.

    But for your needs there is a location of the local police station near Kovalam Beach. If you need any help you can contact them.

    Location: Beach Rd, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695527, India.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in Kovalam Beach and you don’t have to pay any extra charge for that.

    Que-03: Is there a parking zone in Kovalam Beach? 

    Ans: No, there is no parking zone available in Kovalam Beach. But if you want to park your vehicle you can park it in your hotel where you stay.

    Que-04: What is the Best time to visit Kovalam Beach?

    Ans: Kovalam beach can be visited any time throughout the year.

    But the best time to visit Kovalam Beach is in winter. September to February is the winter season of Kovalam city. During this time the weather of this city remains favorable for the visitors and on the other hand this is not so hot or cool in between this time.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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