"A Tropical Paradise"

A Town in Kerala, India

Interest Measure for Kovalam

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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How is the weather at Kovalam


Height(Altitude) of Kovalam from sea level:  187 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  8.4009230°N, 76.9788300°E
Ecosystem:  Coast  

Food, Culture and Language at Kovalam

Food Availability:  Indian, South Indian 
Regional Language:  Malayalam
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)
Tags:  #Green  

Why travel Kovalam?

Kovalam means a grove of coconut trees and true to its name the village offers an endless sight of coconut trees. It is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India, located around 16 km from the city center. Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach.
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3 Places to visit and Things to do in Kovalam

Light house beach at Kovalam

Light house beach

The southernmost beach in Kovalam got its name due to the old Vizhinjam Lighthouse located on a 35 meter high on top of the Kurumkal hillock. The lighthouse enjoys a height of 118 feet. The promenade, the quality of the restaurants and the beauty of the beach make it an ethereal combination
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 4 hours
Sunset at Kovalam Beach at Kovalam

Sunset at Kovalam Beach

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The Kovalam beach is beautiful, clean and not too crowded. There are boats that can take you out to snorkel. If you are a deep sea fisher then there is that too. Stay here till evening to witness the sky gets filled with the mesmerizing colors of the sunset. Do not forget to record the time lapse of the event.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 1.5 hours
Neyyar Dam at Kovalam

Neyyar Dam

It is a nice place worth visiting with family and kids. View from the dam and from the watchtower is beautiful. There a few things to do around the place such as boat riding, wildlife sanctuary, aquarium, children's park too. It is best to come here in the morning and enjoy the day around.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 5 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016