Kovalam  - The beach town of Thiruvananthapuram

Kovalam is a dream destination for sightseers. A perfect beach town, known for relaxing and enjoyment, Kovalam attractions comprise three crescent-shaped beaches namely Lighthouse Beach, Samudra Beach, and Hawah Beach. All three beaches are unique and are known for their engaging and exciting activities.

Kovalam was a fishing village till the beach resort “Halcyon Castle” was constructed in 1920. The resort was the brainchild of the then Maharani of Travancore, Sethu Lakshmi Bayi. Today tourists around the globe flock to Kovalam to enjoy a beach vacation in this fascinating town.  Apart from the Kovalam beach attractions, the town is also famous for its delicious food items, historic monuments including religious sites like churches, temples, and mosques.

Crowned as the “Paradise of the South“, Kovalam gained popularity during the hippie times and even today holds the title of must-visit tourist spot in India. Photographers go crazy about this place as the land, sea and the sky come in one frame, a magnificent view!

Kovalam beach attractions include adventure sports like snorkeling, scuba diving surfing, etc. The place is also known for Yoga training, local food exploration, and photography. The art galleries, cafes, and museums, a visit to these attractions will never tire the sightseers.  The Kovalam Art Gallery is another interesting sightseeing place where artists and art lovers come together to meet and cheer each other.

Here are the best tourist attractions in Kovalam.