"Kovalam Beach" Top 5 Page for this destination Kovalam by herzog63

Kovalam Travel Guide: 155 reviews and 345 photos

Beautiful Beach

Kovalam Beach is a great place to spend a few days relaxing after some hard weeks of traveling! There lots of fresh fruit & seafood available

Local Fisherman

The local fisherman are very friendly. Not much English though so i tried a few phrases in Malaylam.

Kovalam Sunsets

Being on the West Coast of India Kovalam gets spectacular sunsets. I enjoyed watching the sun melt into the sea each evening!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:White Sand
  • Cons:Huge Rip Tides
  • In a nutshell:It's a Beach!
  • Last visit to Kovalam: Dec 1984
  • Intro Written Sep 23, 2002
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  • SabrinaSummerville's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2006 at 2:26 PM

    I stayed in that five star hotel on the beack last year - it's the oldest five star in Kovalam and is now owned by Meridien hotel group.

  • LuisGuimaraes's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2006 at 3:04 AM

    What a beach!!!

  • kyoub's Profile Photo
    Jul 27, 2004 at 3:50 AM

    Very nice pictures and interesting tips.

  • suvanki's Profile Photo
    Jun 28, 2004 at 3:40 PM

    Hello, Enjoying reading your Kovalam page, some great photo's! The things that you enjoyed in 1985, I enjoyed earlier this year, but its probably a bit busier now!

  • radz's Profile Photo
    May 15, 2004 at 5:08 AM

    Thats is lighthouse beach only, you are correct :)Nice page .

  • darthmilmo's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2004 at 7:26 PM

    WOw.... another idealic paradise in Southern India... perhaps i'll have to change my plans and head over there as well :)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Mar 29, 2004 at 5:53 PM

    An excellent account of your long-ago adventure in southern India! You make it look very inviting - I am seriously tempted to sample some of these out of the way Indian places!

  • BorderHopper's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2004 at 12:43 PM

    Hey Scott! Thanks for the view of a part of India I haven't seen. I've been getting an urge to go back...your pics will satisfy that urge for now. Sorry I've been such a flake....busy, busy! I'll be in touch! =)

  • sachara's Profile Photo
    Nov 7, 2003 at 5:14 AM

    Lovely place for a rest !! Very inviting pictures !!

  • ncfg's Profile Photo
    Oct 22, 2003 at 2:14 PM

    Lovely page. Thanks for sharing your adventures.

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