What is special about holiday in Kovalam?
Kovalam an idyllic village along the coastline of the Arabian Sea in the state of Kerala. Located 16 kms from the capital city of Trivandrum, a holiday in Kovalam is a perfect gateway beach destination for adventure lovers and people seeking for relaxing time. The beaches are the main attraction in Kovalam, along with lots of water sport options. T...
What is special about holiday in Kovalam?
Kovalam an idyllic village along the coastline of the Arabian Sea in the state of Kerala. Located 16 kms from the capital city of Trivandrum, a holiday in Kovalam is a perfect gateway beach destination for adventure lovers and people seeking for relaxing time. The beaches are the main attraction in Kovalam, along with lots of water sport options. The coastal town is popular for it low tides and shallow waters, the perfect setting for surfing, boating and swimming. A trip to Kovalam is not complete without an Ayurvedic treatment and yoga sessions. A 2-3 days holiday in Kovalam will leave you refreshed and energised. The many high end resorts in Kovalam offer an oasis for travellers seeking peace and tranquillity.
What is the best time to visit Kovalam?
Kovalam has typical coastal tropical climate with hot and humid weather. The best time for a holiday in Kovalam would be from September to March when the weather is pleasant and calm. Monsoons (June- August) bring in heavy rains and it’s advisable not to go to Kerala during this time. Summers (April and May) are hot and humid this will make you tired.
What is the ideal duration for Kovalam trip?
2-3 days are ideal for a relaxed and fun holiday package to Kovalam. All the beaches and water sport activities can be covered in 1 day and an extra day to enjoy some ayurvedic therapies and yoga sessions.
How much does it cost to holiday in Kovalam?
Holiday packages to Kovalam are designed to cater travellers with different requirements and budget. A 2 night 3 day holiday package to Kovalam at a medium budget hotel will cost 3k to 6k for two travellers inclusive of transfers, stay, breakfast and sightseeing. High end hotels start from 8k per night for two adults.
What are the top attractions in Kovalam?
The top attractions in Kovalam are the beaches namely the Lighthouse beach, Hawah beach and the Samudra beach. These beaches are popular for surfing, swimming, boating, snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, sailing, yoga sessions, relaxing, sun bathing and strolling. Apart from the beaches the other things to see in Kovalam are the Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Aruvikkara dam, Kovalam art gallery, Vizhinjam rock cut cave temple, Karamana river and Vellayani Lake.
What are the top items in Kovalam cuisine?
Most dishes are based on seafood, coconut, rice and meat. A few must try dishes on a trip to Kovalam are the prawn or fish curry, Erissery a vegetarian dish, iddiyappam with egg curry, dosa with Kerala sambar, appam with stew , puttu with kadala curry, idli with sambar and coconut chutney, ghee roast dosa, fish molee, Varutha kozhi chicken curry with Malabar parotha and paal payasam.
What is the best way to get around in Kovalam?
Tourist taxis and rented motor bikes are the best way to get around in Kovalam. There are also public transport buses available in Kovalam.
What is the best way to each Kovalam?
Trivandrum (16kms) has both the nearest airport and railway station. From here you can take a taxi, auto rickshaw or a state transport bus to reach Kovalam.
Is Kovalam safe for women and kids?
Kovalam is a relatively safe town for women and children. Plan your holiday tour package to Kovalam well in advance and make all the transfer bookings with a reputed travel company and you will have a safe and fuss free holiday. Avoid swimming in the waters if the lifeguard says so, they know the current very well.
How to get a visa to Kovalam?
Indian Nationals do not need a visa for a holiday in Kovalam. Other nationals may require an Indian visa to visit Kovalam. Check the requirements with the Indian embassy or consulate in your country
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