Kovalam is a tourism destination in the city of Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala. It is a beach town along the Arabian sea. It is one of the most popular and important tourist destinations in India. Kovalam was brought to public notice as a tourist place by the Maharaja of Travancore. The potentialiaty of this place as a tourist destination was then discovered. One important thing about Kovalam is that it comprises of three beaches which form the Kovalam beach crescent together. The three beaches are the Lighthouse beach, Hawah beach and the Samudra beach.

Kovalam is very popular for its low tidal waves and shallow waters. Tourists can enjoy surfing, wooden boat ride and motor boat ride there. One more thing about Kovalam is that it provides all the comfort and facilities to the tourists for their comfortable and pleasant stay. Kovalam resorts offer a wide range of services to the tourists.Kovalam beach resort provides luxury stay facilities for the tourists. Hotels in Kovalam provide staying facility according to tourist’s location preference and also provide delicious Indian food as well as western style food.

Along with this, tourists also have the facilities of ayurvedic massage parlours, water sport facilities and yoga centers. Kovalam is also known as the ‘Paradise of the South’.

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Facts About Kovalam
Area 4 km2
State Kerala
Languages Malayalam. English and Hindi
Best Time to Visit August to March
Nearest Railway Station Trivandrum Central Railway Station
Nearest Airport Trivandrum International Airport
Famous Shri Dharmasastha Temple, Chowara, Anchuthengu Fort, Koyikkal Palace, Napier Museum, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum
STD Code 91-422

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