Kovalam is famous for its international acceptance as Beach Travel Destination. As its meaning stands for, it has a good scenery of coconut trees stretching as layers across the village. It consists of three adjacent half-moon shaped beaches. The dazzling tides of aquamarine waters rushing towards the rocks of lighthouse and its surroundings are quite interesting seen for the tourists. This beach is ideal for sunbathing,swimming, body toning massages, catamaran cruise and resort for several cultural programmes. These offer options for herbal treatment and entertainments.
Located in the southern tip of Thiruvananthapuram, with a beautiful beach which attracts tourist from India and abroad. The Neyyar River dissolves in the Arabian Sea near Poovar. It has a stunning beach filled with glittering sands.The village itself portraits the lifestyle of fishing people in Kerala.
Veli is another important picnic spot for boat riding; children will be more enjoying than adults. Speed boats and pedal boats are available for riding in the lake, these activities designed to entertain tourists. Veli has also Children’s Park and Floating Café by Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.Overall it is famous for leisure and amusements rather than picturesque landscapes.
Thiruvananthapuram, the sophisticated capital city of Kerala has blessed with two beautiful beaches Shankumugham and Kovalam. It provides tranquil atmosphere to tourists.Thiruvananthapuram is also famous for historical monuments such as SriChitra Art Gallery, the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Kuthiramalika(Puthenmalika) Palace Museum,Padmanabhapuram Palace, ZoologicalPark, Koyikkal Palace, and Napier Museum.
Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 16 km
Trivandrum International Airport, about 10 km.