Things to do in Kovalam

The paradisaical Kovalam beach is a heavenly tourist destination. There is no dearth of things to do in Kovalam, an exquisite beach town that owes its nomenclature to the palm fronds that fringe the beach and sway their tall heads to and fro.

Sited at a stone's throw distance of 10 km form Kerala's capital, Kovalam is an agglomeration three small and magically beautiful beaches. The Lighthouse Beach, located in the southern extremity is a popular tourist haunt. The beach is also frequented by adventure enthusiasts and sports fanatics who indulge in a round of angling. Some quaint fishermen villages also line the beach and it is undoubtedly an inimitable experience to stroll through this bucolic paradise. Besides bathing in the beaches and experiencing the rejuvenating massages from the quintessential spas and ayurvedic massage parlors is also a truly out of the world feeling. The spiritually inclined tourists can opt for a soul searching round of meditation, yoga and pranayam in a serene and isolated corner of the beach.

The salubrious climate and colorful festive celebrations ensure that there is always plenty of things to do in Kovalam..Apart from relaxing in the beach and acquiring as healthy tan, tourists can devour the fresh seafood or be enraptured by the spellbinding performance of the local Kathakali dancers.

Shopping in Kovalam is also a fun filled activity where tourists can browse the plethora of stores and pick up a large assortment of handcrafts, clothes as well as wood and teak products.

In short, holidaying in Kovalam is a romantic sojourn that transports tourists to a land of fairy tales.