Kovalam, the world famous beach is 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram. “Kovalam" means an orchard of coconut trees. A light house built in the beach during the British period offers a wonderful vision of Vizhinjam mosque.Ayurvedic massage parlors; yoga centers and water sport facilities make Kovalam a popular retreat for the tourists.
Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum is the capital city of Kerala. Padmanabhaswami temple, Kuthiramalika Museum, Sri Chitra Art Gallery, Akkulam Lake, Koyikkal Palace, Napier Museum, Kaudiar Palace, Anchuthengu Fort, Varkala Beach, admanabhapuram Palace, Veli , Shankhumuggam , etc are some of the main tourist places in and around Trivandrum.
How to reach:
Nearest Airport: Trivandrum
nearest Railway station: Trivandrum l Railway Station
Temperature 21 °C to 34 °C
Best time to visit: September to May.