Departure & Return Location - Kochi or TrivandrumDeparture Time :: 3 Hours Before Flight Time
Kovalam is an amazing beach destination in South India. The Queen of Travancore, in 1920 built the first resort in Kovalam is when the village got its prominence. Since then, a large number of international tourists visit the place every year making it a most famous tourist spot in Kerala. This beautiful beach town is located by the Arabian Sea.
The Vizhinjam port 3 km away from the beach is an ideal location for foodies in search of authentic tastes and fresh seafood.
This beach town is 16 km away from Trivandrum is decorated with three adjacent beaches separated by rocky outcrops. Each beach has its own specialties, one is the largest, crowded and developed beach, another one is less crowded and perfect for couples and those who want a calm sunbath, while the other is perfect for beach sports.
You can see the sand on the shores is partially black in color. This happens due to the presence of Limonite and Monazite. Once Kovalam was a calm fishing village which has now become the most popular beach in South India for the beauty of the crescent-shaped beaches and developed the town.
The beaches in Kovalam have shallow water and low tidal waves. You can enjoy sunbathing, surfing, swimming, beach sports, and games, or a rejuvenating Ayurvedic spa or Massages while you are on the beach.
Arrival at Trivandrum. Our cab driver will pick you from the airport/railway station and take you to Kovalam. This is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Trivandrum, which is the capital city of the god’s own country, Kerala. It’s the only international beach destination in India. Kovalam is famous for its three main beaches:
1. LIGHTHOUSE BEACH
This wonderful beach and its lighthouse is the prime attraction of Kovalam. The beach is locally famous as Vizhinjam beach. Climb the top of the lighthouse to get a spectacular view of the coast and surrounding places. This is a busy beach with a lot of tourists coming every day to embrace the beauty of the sea.
2. HAWAH BEACH
Hawah beach is next to the Lighthouse beach where you can enjoy fresh seafood, a long boat ride, and surfing.
3. SAMUDRA BEACH
This is the less crowded beach in Kovalam. Being far from the city life the beach has maintained its authentic beauty. This is the most romantic beach for its isolated calm attractiveness. After exploring and enjoying the joy of beach, while late evening moves on hotel/resort for overnight stay.
After breakfast, our cab driver will ride to you towards Poovar island which is an excellent getaway, where you can explore the beauty of nature, beaches & backwater. It is a great place where the lake, river, and sea meet with endless golden sand beaches. You can reach this wonderful island by boat. The island has resorts that are floating in the water. Poovar is also famous as a major timber, sandalwood and ivory trading place. Poovar boating is famous for backwater boating, after sightseeing proceeds to your night stay at Poovar.
On the last day of your tour, you can choose to explore Trivandrum city or can spend time at Kovalam beach till evening. Morning and evening sightseeing includes Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, The Napier Museum, Sree Chithra art gallery, zoological park, Science and Technology Museum, Kanakakunnu Palace and, planetarium.
After the day’s visit, our cab driver will drop you at the Trivandrum International Airport or railway station according to guest departure timing.