Shanghumugham Beach - Kerala
Shanghumugham Beach, Thiruvananthapuram : This is a favorite haunt of sunset viewers. This Beach has an indoor recreation club, the Matsya Kanyaka ( a giangetic 35m long sculpture of mermaid), a restaurant shaped like a starfish and a traffic training park for children. A star-shaped restaurant is also seen here. The Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and a flying club are located near by. Fishing is an attractive scene in Shanghumugham Beach. Shanghumugham beach wears a festive look during the temple festivals. The beach is more crowded during the weekends and local holidays. Sunset at this beach is sight worth seeing. The Chacha Nehru Traffic Training Park here attracts children and helps them to learn the traffic rules.
The number of people visiting the beach has increased in recent times. There are many vendors who put up street side stalls around the beach. This beach of Kerala makes a refreshing holiday option for the city dwellers. Thousands of tourists throng the Shanghumugham Beach of Kerala. Several recreational facilities are available on the beach.
How to Reach Shanghumugham Beach:
By Air : Nearest Airport is Thiruvananthapuram about 15 kms away.
By Rail : Nearest Railhead is in Thiruvananthapuram.
By Road : Idukki is well connected by KSRTC & private buses.