"The Sunglasses Man!" Top 5 Page for this destination Kovalam Things to Do Tip by suvanki

Kovalam Things to Do: 36 reviews and 67 photos

You'll probably hear this man before you see him, with his distinctive 'sing - song' call "Sunglasses!" He walks up and down the beach with his selection of sunglasses festooned around his body!
He also does a side line in coconut oil.

It's not certain as to whether he's actually sold a pair of sunglasses yet, but whenever I saw him he was smiling! He is legendary for his friendly nature, always ready for a chat, but he's not a pushy salesman!

This man is a legend in Kovalam, he's featured in holiday brochures ( for many years), and travel articles/ sunday supplements etc. plus, the group - Geezers of Nazareths' single "Sunglasses" is about this man!

Afraid my photo of Sammy didn't come out :-(

Address: Kovalam, Kerala
Directions: Usually seen/ heard along Lighthouse Beach.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jan 9, 2008
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