Halcyon Castle often called the Kovalam Palace is one of the top-most Kovalam tourist attractions. The palace constructed in the typical Kerala architectural style was a summer resort of the then ruler M.R. Sri Rama Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran. In 1964, the Government of Kerala took over the palace and the palace was converted into a luxurious hotel. People who are aware of the historical relevance choose this heritage site to stay. The beautiful lawns and the colonial style of the palace are a perfect attraction in Kovalam to spend time with friends and family. The palace is a perfect sightseeing location to sneak peek into the history, culture, and tradition of Kerala. Those who are not opting for a stay can enjoy the view of the palace from the beautiful lawns. The palace is famous for history, heritage and photography. The palace is a must-visit Kovalam attraction.