Shankumugham Beach located in the western part of Thiruvananthapuram. The beach has a long stretch of white sand and clean crystal water. Shanghumugham beach is an ideal place for picnic and relaxing and attracts many tourists with its serene environment. The beach is well known for its breathtaking sunset view which is such memorable moment whose beauty will refresh your mind. Jalakanyaka a sculpture of a Mermaid by Kanayi Kunhiraman adds beauty to the beach. This giant statue is more than 35m long.Fishing is a major activity that can be seen in Shanghumugham Beach.