16 km from thiruvananthapuram, kovalam, kerala, 695527, india
The Kovalam beach is an internationally renowned beach, that has gained popularity during the hippie era since the 1930's in India. There is a huge rocky promontory on the beach that has created a splendorous bay of calm water that is ideal for sea bathing. Basically, the Kovalam beach is divided into three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three beaches together form a shape of crescent for which the Kovalam beach is famous for. One cannot miss out on the multi activity beaches in Kovalam and experience its charming features. The leisure options at this beach are plenty and diverse - sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes, Catamaram cruising etc.