Kovalam Beach : South India

14 Mar

Kovalam Beach in South India Kovalam Beach: South India –

“Kovalam” means a grove of coconut trees and true to its name the village offers an endless sight of coconut trees. Thirty years ago, Kovalam was a hippy idyll a picture perfect tropical beach, a traditional fishing village providing fresh fish, fruits and toddy (coconut beer). Today this tiny beach is the focus of a multi-million dollar business, drawing thousands of tourists for a refreshing Indian Experience. Kovalam was brought to the public eye by the Maharaja of Travancore. Kovalam showcasing its beautiful beaches has made its mark on the International tourism map. Today Kovalam beach is known as the “Paradise of the South”. The crescent-shaped beach has three parts. The south most beaches, and the most popular, is light house beach. It offers an amazing sight of Vizhinjam mosque. The northern Samudra is a laidback one and time seems stands still here. The middle, hawah, in the early day, is a beehive of activities with fishermen setting out for sea. With a high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights. Azure water and favorable climate make Kovalam a favorite year-round spot for swimming. Sea here is pacific and shallow where you can take a dip in the saline waters. The clean white sandy beach will arouse a temptation irresistible: to lie idle on the sands and tan your body. You could get into any of the Ayurvedic massage centre and indulge in a rejuvenating herbal, body-toning massage and holistic therapies. Its scenic beauty and serenity is supplemented by the availability of excellent accommodation. There are a lot of restaurants which provide western style food as well as Indian, which is delicious. The grilled seafood items such as lobster, king prawns and kalamari are got fresh from the sea at Kovalam. Ayurvedic massage parlors, yoga centers and water sport facilities, make Kovalam a popular haven for tourists from all over the globe. It is warm and clean filled with the coconut trees and the white sand bed as the sea breeze gently plays with the waves.Swimming and bathing are very refreshing and exhilarating on the waves. One can walk into the sea for about 100 meters without loosing ground. This cove is also the safest place for swimming. At many coastal places there are beautiful patches of coral reefs. The underwater views, which are visible during snorkeling, are really marvelous. Highly commercialized and very crowded through most of the year, Kovalam manages, against all odds, to retain much of the charm, which made it a popular beach in the first place. Note:- If you want to know more info and visit Kovalam then you should go to our website or you can email us on

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