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Kovalam is one of the unique beach destinations of India located in Kerala. The uniqueness lies in the character of the beach. If you take up a canoe trip down the green bluish water, with the sunshine playing through the shades of the palm and coconut trees, the twittering sound of the birds, rustle cool breeze, you will come across the beautiful beach set on the backdrop of cool environment fully surrounded by the beaches lies the Kovalam beach resort. It is about 13 km from Thiruvananthapuram set as a silent beach town by the Arabian Sea.
It is a beautiful place considered as the paradise of the south. The name also means a grove of coconut trees and truly it offers endless sights of coconut trees. It was the first place where the hippies in India flourish and with its advent the place was popular site for holidays and merriment making in the ancient days but it had gone down in its fame later but still due to the peaceful atmosphere and suitable beaches lying in this town makes Kovalam tourism popular.
Even today, this beach resort is still active and alive for those beach lovers and adventure water sport seekers. But what people usually love to indulge here is swimming and leisure lying around and they are mostly visitors who happen to come for backwater tours and are stuck in this place.
The place is charm by three outstanding featured beaches which appears to lie in a crescent form separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline. These beaches stand together perfectly with the perfect combination of nature’s art.
The lighthouse beach is the most frequented tourist beach among them. It got the main attention of tourist due to its lighthouse tower facility that offers spectacular view of the surrounding scenery. Another is the Hawah beach also popularly known as the Eve’s beach famous for its water sport activities and the last one is the Samudra beach is lonely site which give a chance to those seeking for peace of mind and soul. The beach is unaffected by the sudden surge of tourist and tourism of Kovalam offers here excellent services for health rejuvenating beach resorts.There are also interesting sightseeing places possible such as parashurama temple; Veli Tourist Village, Pozhikara Beach and Akulam Boat club are some of the popular sought after tourist attractions found in and around this tourist town. There are also excellent travel packages offering exciting getaway options from Kovalam along with its tour. The places such as Kanyakumari, Ponmudi hill stations and Aruvikkara a popular pilgrimage center and a picnic spot are also offered by travel packages jointly in many of the tour companies. Select for the best one, customized travel packages from go for the best retreat holiday in Kovalam and its joint travel trip.
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