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Location of Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach is one of the most sought-after destination in the state of Kerala. Since its discovery the place has been counted as a popular hangout zone for the domestic and foreign tourists in India. The beaches that lies stretched out here are discontinuous and often in strings. These beached, shaped like crescent are main hotspots in the town. The town as well as the beach has derived its name from the Tamil word 'Kovalam' meaning coconut groves. Truly, the whole area has resplendent coconut vegetation and the ones lining up the beach are quite remarkable.

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Kovalam Beach Attractions

The three crescent shaped beaches at Kovalam are the best attraction in themselves. The beaches provide for spectacular view of the seeming eternal sea and sunsets. The beach strip is marked at many places with hard rocks, promontory jutting out into the sea. The lighthouse at the southern most beach is charming. The flashing of the lights at regular intervals at night is a fascinating scene. Some popular activities here include sun bathing, beach sports, swimming or an enticing beach walk. The sunset views are romantic and filled with a unique essence.

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How to Reach

The nearest airport to Kovalam is the one at Trivandrum 16 kms from the Kovalam town. The nearest railway head is also located in the capital city, Trivandrum is approximately 13 kms By roads the place is connected to Thrissur, Alleppey, Ernakulam, Kollam and Trivandrum