Samudra Theeram Beach Resort , Kovalam
Overlooking Lighthouse Beach, this unpretentious resort is 2.4 km from Padmanabhapuram Palace, 12 km from the Attukal Hindu temple and 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport.
Plain rooms and cottages with casual decor provide satellite TV, and balconies with beach views. Some include air-conditioning, and kids 5 and under stay free with an adult. Room service is available.
Amenities include an outdoor pool, a beachfront cafe and an elegant restaurant with a garden terrace. The property has a generator.