Kovalam Beach - Kerala
Kovalam Beach : Kovalam Beach is located at a distance of 16 Km from the capital city of Kerala Thiruvanathapuram.
The beach is surrounded with low cost lodging houses and restaurants which offer adequate facilities at affordable prices which are ideal for a long stay. The light house on the promontory at the southern end of the beach offers a spectacular view across to the Vizhinjam mosque. Photography is prohibited here.
Swimming on the beaches is not always safe as the undertow can be very strong; therefore it is essential to follow the warnings of the safety flags. However, days can be spent here just lying on the sands or retreating under the awnings of the beach cafes.
How to Reach Kovalam Beach:
By Air : Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram about 16 kms away.
By Rail : Nearest Railhead is in Thiruvananthapuram.
By Road : Idukki is well connected by KSRTC & private buses.