Kovalam is a beach town in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. The name 'Kovalam' means 'groove of coconut trees'. Kovalam was among the most prominent tourist spots in India during the hippy era (1970s and early 80s). It still has a high status among European and north Indian tourists. There are four sandy beaches in Kovalam. All the four bays are separated by rocks. The four beaches Samudra Beach, Kovalam Beach, Hawa Beach and the light house beach gives Kovalam its beauty. The place is famous for its Ayurvedic massages and yoga resorts. The most popular and largest beach is Lighthouse Beach. For a less crowded beach, visit Samudra Beach.
Travelers are treated with meditation and herbal body toning which gives a rejuvenating experience. A number of cultural programs along with a catamaran cruise are organized to add importance to your Kerala experience.
The nearest tourist places are the Napier Museum, the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Ponmudi hill station etc.The best time to visit is from September to March.
There are a large number of beach houses and holiday homes for rental in Kovalam. Kovalam is finding a new significance in the light of several Ayurvedic treatment homes, and recuperation and regeneration resorts which provide a wide variety of Ayurvedic treatments for tourists.
Holiday rentals usually occur in privately owned holiday properties (vacation homes), so the variety of accommodation is broad and inconsistent. There are fully furnished properties in Kovalam such as a holiday villa, apartment, cottage, guesthouses, or single-family-style home. There are resorts too. You can arrange to rent the vacation rental property for a designated period of time. Some rent on nightly basis similar to hotel rooms, although the more prevalent vacation rental industry practice is typically weekly rentals. Vacation rentals can range from budget studio apartments to lavish. Some vacation rentals, offer many of the same services hotels offer to their guests, e.g., front desk check-in, 24-hour maintenance, in-house housekeeping, and concierge service. Different from bed and breakfasts, homestays are the rental of a single room in a house or apartment whose owners are supplementing their income by taking in transient visitors. We have listed the best in class vacation rental guest houses, bed & breakfast & homestays in Kovalam.
You will find 100s of Kovalam holiday rental homes, beach resorts, homestays, private beach villas & homes, serviced villas and apartments for daily and weekly rental listed directly by its owners in South Asia's largest holiday rental protal 'HolidayRentals.co.in'
Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach.
Lighthouse Beach, Hawah Beach (Eve’s Beach) and Samudra Beach.