New Delhi: There's little doubt that beaches are the most exotic of all. If you are a traveler and can't keep your feet put at one place, you must head to this small but breath-taking place located in Kerala, India.
Kovalam is a small town, but don't let this dissolve your spirits. It is one of the finest, prettiest beach town you would come across in India.
Tucked away a few kilometers from the Thiruvananthapuram city of Kerala, Kovalam beach is beautifully outlined by coconut trees and dotted with colourful boats perched peacefully on the beach side.
If it's season time, you may get a glimpse of fishermen on work and watch the delectable sunshine piercing through the crisp layer of turquoise sea water.
While you are still there, here's what you can look forward to doing up there. If you have been unfortunate enough to not have your tryst with this stunning place already, fret not and read on to evoke the adventurer in you!
Watch the sunset
Blessed with three adjacent crescent beaches, the place provides the most ravishing sunset and sunrise views!
Play water sports
The beach offers a variety of water sports which includes speedboat rides. If you are more inclined towards the adventurer side, Kovalam welcomes you with wide arms!
Enjoy the sea food!
Now almost every beach has this. But Kovalam beach will offer you a string of food outlets with a wide range. Whether it is sea food or South Indian, you're all set to hop on!
Through boats, you could explore the estuary and other quaint parts around the sea. There's Poovar backwaters where you could travel on a serene boat and drink coconut water.
View from the lighthouse!
The lighthouse in Lighthouse beach – one of the beaches of the three in Kovalam beach gives the most amazing view from the top! However, it is not open all the time for visitors.
Hub of Ayurvedic massage
Take respite in myriad booths and shops which offer relaxing ayurvedic massages. Not just this, you could also avail a lot of other massages and spas here.
Watch the fishermen
In the mornings, you will find fishermen hauling the nets and singing in chorus at work! This sight is truly inspiring and shows the life of the locals and fishermen.