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Kovalam

Kovalam

Weather

Kovalam falls under tropical dry climate. Summers (March to May) in Kovalam are very hot and humid with temperature ranging between 28 degree Celsius and 36 degree Celsius.  Monsoon here starts by the beginning of June and lasts till August with moderate rainfall. Monsoons are considered as the ideal time for Ayurvedic treatment for which the place is famous for.


 


style="font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: small;">Kovalam witness a rush of tourists during this season who come for wellness treatments. Monsoons are however not condusive for sight seeing as high tides are frequented here during the time. Winters here starts from December and lasts till January end with temperatures varying between 16 degree Celsius and 34 degree Celsius. Winter days are sunny and pleasant. September to February is the ideal time for sightseeing in Kovalam

How To Reach

By Road:

Kovalam is well connected with Thiruvananthapuram and major locations in Kerala via road.  Luxury buses are available for tourists from cities like Bangalore, Chennai and Madurai. 


By Air:

The nearest airport to Kovalam is the Thiruvananthapuram International airport which is located at 15 kms from here. Thiruvananthapuram International airport is a major South Indian Airport and is connected to all major airports in India and cities abroad like Colombo, Malaysia, Singapore and UAE. Nedumbassery International Airport at Kochi and Kovalam is 235 kms.



By Rail:

The nearest railway station to Kovalam is Thiruvananthapuram Central Station or Thampanoor Station. Thiruvananthapuram is well linked with all major Indian cities. 


Overview

Located nearly 10 kms from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, the sunkissed sandy beaches and pristine blue waters of Kovalam needs no introduction. This small town spread over four kilometers is soaked in beauty and beach side reveries. Kovalam literally means the ‘groove of coconut palms’ and is one of the most preferred beach destinations in India, next to Goa.

 

The three curved golden beaches here along with the neighbouring Vizhinjam beach stands top in the tourism map of India. The three beaches in Kovalam are separated from each other by tall cliffs which add to its beauty.

 

Kovalam is equally famous for its resorts offering Ayurvedic wellness treatments. Several centres for yoga, meditation and martial arts here are also famous world wide. Thousands of tourists come here to learn yoga, meditate in the cal and retreating atmosphere and to get rejuvenated with traditional Ayurvedic practices. The several cultural programs running here round the year will definitely add to your Kerala experience.

Kovalam is an ideal shopping destination for local handicrafts, especially coconut shell products and accessories. Rose wood and teak wood statues from here too are famous. All are lined up with a host of shops and shacks offering everything. The many curio shops, Kashmiri hawkers, Tibetan products, moneychangers, beach-wear shops line up here among the restaurants and shacks that are ready to dole out crisp tangy seafood.

 

By the sunset, the beach will be active with songs, dances and celebrations of tourists and locals. Most resorts in Kovalam have their private beaches and the public ones are pretty crowded. But still it has got a charm of its own. 

Accomodation

Abad Harmonia, located at Chowara, 6-km south of Vizhinjam , Kovalam Offers tastefully designed cottages and rooms which exudes warmth of its own. Here the simple slice of nature extends to form a harmonic whole. With it...

Harmonia Hotel

Abad Harmonia, located at Chowara, 6-km south of Vizhinjam , Kovalam Offers tastefully designed cottages and rooms which exudes warmth of its own. Here the simple slice of nature extends to form a harmonic whole. With its exotic tropical beauty and tranquil hospitality, this getaway is the perfect place to enjoy relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind, body, and soul. Abad Harmonia Beach Resort has 23 well maintained superior rooms and 11 cottages, with fabulous private balcony.This resort is also an ideal venue for conferences also.
Hotel Seaweed a 40 well appointed rooms’ seaside resort. The hotel has grown in popularity over the years for the clean, safe, and relaxing atmosphere that it has been offering its guests and that is one of the reasons w...

Hotel Seaweed

Hotel Seaweed a 40 well appointed rooms’ seaside resort. The hotel has grown in popularity over the years for the clean, safe, and relaxing atmosphere that it has been offering its guests and that is one of the reasons why there are many guests who return year after year. The dedication of the courteous staff combined with the personalised service of the management assures that each and every guest will be very well looked after to their best satisfaction, treating them as VIPs. Hotel Seaweed offers excellent facilties that is bound to satisfy every guest.
UDS located at the famed beaches of Kovalam, just 15 meters from the sea, is an exclusive 4 Star leisure beach hotel - a destination by itself. The setting, facilities, people, spa, cuisine and its whole philosophy is de...

Hotel Uday Samudra

UDS located at the famed beaches of Kovalam, just 15 meters from the sea, is an exclusive 4 Star leisure beach hotel - a destination by itself. The setting, facilities, people, spa, cuisine and its whole philosophy is dedicated to your personal wellness in a luxurious environment. Just by being at UDS-one of the finest hotels in kovalam, your stresses start to flutter away; the landscaping has its own serenity, a harmony of a defined architecture, spacious lawns, blue water pools and soaring coconut grooves all set in four tranquil acres by the sea.
Kovalam Beach Retreat is a venture of Kerala Holidays Pvt. Ltd., a reputed and experienced travel house in South India. The resort is run with a keen commitment to provide the best vacation experience for the discerning ...

Kovalam Beach Retreat

Kovalam Beach Retreat is a venture of Kerala Holidays Pvt. Ltd., a reputed and experienced travel house in South India. The resort is run with a keen commitment to provide the best vacation experience for the discerning traveler at Kovalam, one of the famed beaches in India. The insight and innovation of the professionals involved in the management guarantees the quality and standards of the facility and services offered at the resort