TOURISM IN KOVALAM
Kovalam beach is located at sixteen kilometres south of Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam beach is only an hour's drive from Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam beach is the most famous south Indian Beach due to its natural beauty and fine sand washed beach, which makes sunbath on these silver sands possible.
Kovalam beach is the most famous South Indian beach. Mainly there are two beaches in Kovalam along with many private beaches. One of the Kovalam beaches is Eve's beach, a semi-circular one, well known for its secluded location and its relatively good beach area. Another famous Kovalam beach is that of Lighthouse beach where a lighthouse situates, which belong to the British period.
The Kovalam beach is spread over 4 km. Best time to visit Kovalam beach is from September to March.
There are ample tourist facilities at Kovalam beach. Foreign money exchanging facilities are available in all the major hotels and in some authorized centres around Kovalam beach. A post office is operating at Kovalam from 9.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. STD, ISD, Fax, Internet are also available around Kovlam beach.
Shopping at Kovalam beach
The shops of Kovalam beach offer an array of handicraft items made of wood, seashell and so on. The statues made of teak wood and Rose wood is popular at Kovalam beach. For an elaborate shopping rather than Kovalam beach, Thiruvananthapuram is ideal.
HOW TO REACH TOURISM DESTINATION OF KOVALAM
Kovalam beach is easily accessible by air.
Reaching Kovalam beach - By air The airport nearest to the Kovalam beach is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. The airport is 14 km away from Kovalam beach. Many International Airlines are operating flights to and from Kovalam beach. Indian Airlines and Jet airways are operating domestic flights. There are direct flights to New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore from Kovalam beach.
Reaching Kovalam beach - By Rail Trivandrum Central Railway Station is the nearest railway station from Kovalam beach. It links Kovalam beach to all major parts of India.