Samudra Theeram Beach Resort , Kovalam
On an island between the Arabian Sea and the Killi River, this laid-back wellness resort with a mainland annex is 6 km from Hawa Beach and 13 km from Trivandrum International Airport. Airy rooms in the annex feature wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and TVs. Upgraded rooms on the island add sitting areas, and balconies with water views. Room service is available.