Kovalam beach, one of the major coastal town in kerala
Kovalam beach is located at the western side of indian continent by the arabian sea, in thiruvananthapuram district and kerala state, everybody knows about kovalam beach, if you think about trivandrum your fist image in your mind will be kovalam and the beach, thiruvananthapuram is not complete without saying about kovalam beach. the idea behind this name is there are are plenty of coconuts the meaning suggests the grove of coconut trees. we know that kerala commonly known as place of coconuts.it become a tourist point after the entry of Europeans, this beach is a favorite place for foreigners especially for sea bath.
The visitors of this place entertained by the music programs and sports conducted here, vizhinjam light house is near to this beach. light house beach, hawah beach and samudra beach together known as kovalam beach, these are surrounded by rocky borders 7 km from the border. Lighthouse beach located the south most direction. hawah beach is also known as eve’s beach but samudra beach is not popular among the tourists because it is a fishing area too. the number of tourists incremented day by day.vizhinjam light house is major the attraction of the beach.
Trivandrum international airport is the nearest airport with a distance 15 kilometers, the place is well connected with cabs and taxis, trivandrum central railway station is located at a distance 12 km from kovalam. ksrtc buses connect to kovalam from different cities of kerala.there are comfortable resorts available when yoy are stay in kovalam top hotels are soma palm shore beach resort, amrutham, sea flower beach resort, sagara beach resort, hotel sea face, swagath holiday resorts and seashore apartments etc. the near by attractions are veli tourist village,vellayani lake, kkaramana river, vizhinjam rock hut cave temple, vizhinjam marine aquarium, neyyar dam etc