In Malayalam “ Kovalam” means a grove of coconut trees. It is famous for its palm fringed crescent beaches. Its closeness to the nearest airport and options of budget to luxury resort has made Kovalam one of most celebrated beach destination in India. 17 kms of coastline of Kovalam is divided into mainly three beaches: Lighthouse Beach , Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach. These three beaches are separated by rock formation. Out of these beaches Lighthouse beach attracts a lot of tourists. Along the beach one can find tattoo and spa parlours , beach wears shops and kiosks selling tender coconut water while Samudra beach in the north is most sought after by laid back travelers. At Hawa beach one can come across to fisherman activities.
In these months weather remains cool in morning and evening time while afternoon remains pleasant. These are the best months to visit Beach.
In this period coastal belt of Kerala receives abundance of rainfall so the lush green beauty of nature emerges. However sometimes your local sightseeing and excursions plans may hamper due to incessant rainfall.
In these months high temperatures (maximum of 35-37 degrees ) couples with high humidity levels so long sightseeing trips are not recommended.
Trivandrum International Airport is the closest Airport to Kovalam(14 Kms). This airport is well connected to all major metro cities of India: Chennai, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai.
Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station is the closest railhead, which is just 13 Kms away from Kovalam. It is well connected with other major cities of India:New Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, etc
Kovalam is well connected by road to other metro cities of India. There is good frequency of buses till Thiruvananthapuram from there cab can be booked to reach to your resort.