Kerala God’s Own Country – Welcome To Kerala
Kovalam Kovalam one of the most beautiful and famous beaches in South India, is the best place for relaxation. It has three different beaches of which the Lighthouse beach is the most famous beach. Ayurvedic treatment especially during monsoon is another attraction of Kovalam.
HOW TO REACH
The nearest airport is Trivandrum, which is 16 Kms from Kovalam. The nearest railway station is Trivandrum. Kovalam is easily accessible by road.
EXCURSIONS FROM KOVALAM
Kanykumari and Trivandrum
The southern most tip of India, Kanyakumari is the point where the three mighty water bodies, the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean converge. The famous Vivekananda Rock memorial amidst the turbulent sea is a major attraction. Kanyakumari is famous for its spectacular sunrise and sunset views and the Devi Temple.
Enroute to Kanyakumari 40 Kms away is the majestic old palace famous for its 17th and 18th century murals, carved mahogany ceiling, coloured mica windows, secret underground passages, inner courtyards, durbar hall, museum, four poster medicinal bed, Begian mirrors, Granite dance halls and special lac shiny floors made of a unique combination of egg white, jaggery, lime, burnt coconut, charcol and river sand. The palace is built in the traditional Travancore architectural style.
Enroute to Kanyakumari, it is another famous attraction – The Sthanumalaya temple which is a popular pilgrim centre. the temple also houses an emporium of art treasures from various periods in history.