Kovalam Travel Guide

About Place

Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Palm-backed beaches also include Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. Heading south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid mosque overlooks the busy fishing harbor. Inland, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium displays technology used in pearl production.

Places To Visit
  • Lighthouse Beach
  • Veli Tourist Village
  • Vellayani Lake
  • Artificial Off-Shore Coral Reef
  • Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple
  • Karamana River
  • Hawa Beach
  • Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium
  • Neyyar Dam
  • Chowara Beach

  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Boat Rides
  • Ayurvedic massages
  • Gramam Village Fair

Famous Food
  • Fishes
  • fruit salads
  • chicken
  • Idli
  • Dosa
  • Vadas
  • Uttapam
  • seafood

Things To Buy
  • Sarongs
  • Souvenirs
  • Handicrafts
  • Handlooms

Shopping Area
  • Lighthouse Beach
  • Kovalam Fish Market

Kovalam Details

Best Time To Visit
October To March

Monsoon Period
June To August

Important Contact
Police Control Room:
100/ 0471-2331843, 9846 100 100
Ambulance Service:
102 / 108
Tourist Center:
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