Grove of the Coconut Trees - Kovalam
The fabulous Kovalam is a beautiful coastal town that is located around 13kms from Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. It is famed for its three adjacent crescent-shaped shallow water and low tidal beaches. The beautiful town also holds some ayurvedic massage centres. Visit the most popular places here like- Samudra beach, Kovalam beach, Hawa Beach and the Lighthouse beach.
Experience the finest cultures of the world here at Kovalam in the state of Kerala. This splendid town enjoys some popular festivals. Gramam is the fair that is organised near to the Kovalam beach. The fair reflects the art and culture. Then there is an Elephant festival that is of three days celebrated in January where the Elephants are decorated with pretty necklaces and garments in this festival. Food festival or the Fandango is yet another famous festival in Kovalam. It is a three-day festival that is organised in January. The festival is witnessed by the different stalls of varieties of foods. There are other festivals too that are celebrated with great pomp and show.
Enjoy some authentic delicacies that need to be tried on your Kovalam tour. Some to include are- Puttu, Kerala Appam, Kappa, Karimeen, South Indian Plate, and some other dishes too.
What is Kovalam famous for
Kovalam being one of the oldest tourist enclaves in India is renowned for its calm and scenic beaches. This destination is also known for its yoga resorts. Head towards the mesmerizing places. It is indeed a place that pampers one with the astonishing views of nature.
Major Markets in Kovalam
Ther are several market places selling traditional Indian handicrafts and handlooms. Head towards the Lighthouse beach. The stalls here sell beautiful artefacts, handicrafts and handlooms, beachwear, sarongs, aromatic oil, sarees, spices, Kathakali masks, nettipattam coir items and coconut.
Another famous market is the Kovalam fish market. Since Kovalam is located close to the Arabian sea on will always find fresh seafood in the markets.
Where to Stay in Kovalam
The prettyKovalam is the aptest destination to escape for a rejuvenating vacation from luxury to budget hotels, resorts, homestays, Kovalam has it all that is perfectly wrapped with modern-day luxury and home-like comfort. There are several well-furnished resorts, hotels, homestays, where you can make your stay comfortable. The exciting Kovalam tour will be a comfortable experience for the travellers as there are several cheap and luxury hotels, resorts, and homestays available for them amidst nature.
One visiting can book hotels, resorts, and homestays on reaching the site of their visits. On other occasions, one can book online in advance which will make one escape from the anxiety of the travel tour.
Where to eat in Kovalam
Here is a list of the best food places in Kovalam that one must give a try for a range of Kerala Vegetarian and seafood cuisines. German Bakery and Waves Restaurant, Suprabhatham, Malabar Café, Swiss Café, Devi Garden restaurant, Curry leaf, The Tides, 3rd Rock. These are some famous places to have sumptuous food.