Kovalam located 16kms away from Thiruvananthapuram is one of the majors
tourist centers in this part of Kerala. The sandy beaches here are lined
with palm-fringed lagoons and rocky coves. Kovalam consists of three adjacent
crescent beaches. The southern most, known as the Light house beach, is
the most popular of the three. This unique beach could be amongst the
loveliest beaches in the world. It is a sheltered bay and is endowed with
unusual natural beauty. The beaches are filled with restaurants, most
of which serve, delicious sea food. Kovalam is also a centre for Ayurvedic
treatment. Many hotels offer complete health and revitalization packages.
Best season to visit is from December to March.