With sun kissed shores, swaying coconut palms, serene environs, a quaint lighthouse and stunning sunsets, Kovalam stands as a paradise of aesthetic elegance and exotic beauty. An internationally renowned sea side destination in Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam is truly astounding seashore fringed by coconut groves and flanked by highlands. Kovalam creates the perfect ambience for a holiday with the three adjacent crescent-shaped beaches- Lighthouse Beach, Eve’s Beach or Howah Beach and the Ashoka Beach, of which Lighthouse Beach is the most popular. The Eve’s Beach and the Lighthouse Beach are separated by a rocky headland called, Edakallu. A copious multitude of curio shops, restaurants that offer delicious sea foods, ayurvedic centres, luxurious resorts and accommodation options in all budgets can be seen on the beach side.

Since 1930, this has been a favourite tourist hangout. The lighthouse stands as a major attraction in Kovalam. This 35 m high historic treasure offers one a sweeping view from the top. Many water sports are also available in the beach.

Things to do:

  • Sun bathing
  • Catamaran rides
  • Snorkeling
  • Herbal body toning massages
  • Lighthouse view
  • Water sports