Kovalam is a superb holiday destination boasting of variety of tourists attractions. There are three crescent-shaped beaches fringed by stony ridges and groves of coconut palms. These constitute the major attraction of this fantastic coastal resort. Around the beaches, you would find all kinds of shops and shacks selling variety of products lending it the feel of a resort. Along the beach, you will find number fabulous hotels taking care of all sorts of tourists. Tourists can buy here Kashmiri and Tibetan products, beachwear, souvenirs, handicrafts, etc.
Vizhinjam is a fine sea port located 3 km away from Kovalam. It is famous beautiful Hindu temples, churches and delicious varieties of fish. The Proposed International Trans shipment Terminal at Vizhinjam is also located nearby.
Kovalam came to life when the hippies invaded the beaches here during sixties. The Kovalam beaches are still very famous amongst European and Israeli tourists. Now-days, Kovalam has reinvented itself. The place is full of Ayurvedic resorts famous Kerala rejuvenation massage and other Ayurvedic therapies.