has a 600 km long shoreline dotted with some of the finest,
most charming beaches of the world, coconut groves, natural
harbors, lagoons and sheltered coves. All of it as peaceful
as the rest of the land, washed by the pleasant tropical
sun and as pristine as ever.
Kovalam Beach This
internationally renowned beach resort of Kerela
has been a favorite haunt of tourists since the
1930s. Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent
beaches. The southernmost , known as the Lighthouse
beach, is the most popular, Kovalam offers accommodation
options to suit all the budgets.
The Kovalam Beach
This internationally renowned beach resort of Kerela has
been a favorite haunt of tourists since the 1930s. Kovalam
consists of three adjacent crescent beaches. The southernmost
, known as the Lighthouse beach, is the most popular,
Kovalam offers accommodation options to suit all the budgets.
The Varkala Beach
Vakala is a seaside resort and spa, as well as an important
Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High cliffs with rich mineral
springs rise majestically from the coastline. The 2000
year old Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple and the Nature Care
Centre are the two main attractions there.
This is a favourite haunt
of sunset viewers. The beach is adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram
airport and Veli Tourist Village.
This is one of the most popular picnic
spots in alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea
here, is about 140 years old.
This lovely beach bordering Vypeen
island is ideal for swimming. Dolphins are occassionally
The town was shaped by the Portuguese,
the Dutch and later the British.
At the end of the Tipu Sultan Road near
Ponnani, the beach offers a breathtaking view of the confluence
of the Bharathapuzha, the Tirur puzha and the Arabian
A beach resort set in the middle of a coconut
grove is the main attraction here. The Kadalundi Bird
sanctuary is just a short distance away.
Located at the mouth of the Chaliyar river,
Beypore one of the prominent ports and fishing harbours
of ancient Kerala was an important trade and maritime
This is the
historic beach where Vasco da Gama landed on the
27th of May, 1498 with 170 men in three vessels.
The rock studded beach is locally known as Kappakadavu.
An interesting feature of the landscape is the sprawing
rock that protrudes into the sea. The temple on
the rock is believed to be 800 years old.