Kovalam has been the popular haunt of European Travellers since the 1930s. A picturesque beach destination, Kovalam offers canoeing facilities through its blue waters. Those with a love for adventure may find it amazing to find themselves in a canoe once they reach the spot.
There are three beaches at Kovalam. The larger one called Lighthouse beach has an old lighthouse. The second one is Eves (Howah in local parlance) beach and to the north is Samudra beach.
Accommodation to suit all budgets are available and a range of sea food restaurants are located here. This international beach destination is 16 kilometres away from Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala.