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Best Things To Do in Kovalam

By Siji Ram

Kovalam is among the best beach destinations in Kerala and also a favourite among honeymooners who travel to Kerala. Along with a lot of tourist attractions that grab your attention, there are also several activities you can enjoy here.

Let us check out some of the best things to do in Kovalam.

Enjoy a German Breakfast
Yes, you can have great German food at German Bakery here. Foodies can try out the delicacies the place has to offer like the choice of breads they serve with cheese and bacon-potato dishes.

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Photo Courtesy: mehul.antani

Enjoy The Enchanting Light House Beach
One of the best attractions of Kovalam is the Light House Beach. Take a stroll at this beautiful beach. Being a popular tourist attraction, the beach could be crowded during peak seasons. November to February is the best time to visit this beach, as the weather is mild during these months.

Get Yourself Pampered by an Ayurvedic Massage
Kovalam has several luxury hotels and resorts that offer premium Spa and other Ayurvedic treatments to make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Get pampered at one of the resorts here like the Country Spa Wellness Beach Resort, The Niraamaya Retreats and Manaltheeram Ayurveda Beach Village.

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Photo Courtesy: P.K.Niyogi

Rent a Speedboat
Hawa Beach in Kovalam is an ideal choice to rent a speedboat. These boats can be rented at affordable rates, and is great fun to ride them by the coastline!

Visit Veli Tourist Village
Try visiting Veli Tourist Village, a place known for its untouched beauty. Ferry rides, motored boats, rowboats and pedal boats are available here. It is an ideal place to have fun with kids and family.

Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple
Vizhinjam rock cut temple is one of the interesting places to visit on your trip to Kovalam. The sculptures here are dating back to 18th century.

Artificial Off-Shore Coral Reef
India's first artificial coral reef is located in Kovalam. This is a must-visit attraction to explore in the beach town. This project was launched to protect and enhance the ecology of the Light House beach.

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Photo Courtesy: Aravind Sivaraj

Sunset Cruise
Take a sunset cruise at Poovar backwaters which is just half an hour's drive from Kovalam. Enjoy the silent waters and the spectacular hues of the skies.

Apart from these beautiful experiences in Kovalam, you can visit the tourist attractions the place has to offer. Click here for Kovalam attractions.

How to reach Kovalam

Kovalam, being a popular tourist destination, is easily accessible from all the major cities in Kerala. Here's how to reach the beach town.

Winter is the best time to visit any beach as the weather would be mild and favourable. So, when are you planning to travel to visit Kovalam?

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