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 palm-fringed bays in secluded coconut groves, promise a relaxed holiday. It is 14 km. from Thiruvananthapuram.
Kapped Beach :
Kapped Beach is a small beach near Calicut. The importance of Kappad is because of Vasco-da-Gama's arrived at this place. This is the historic beach where Vasco - de - Gama landed on the 27th of May 1498, A.D. with 170 men in three vessels. The rock studded, pleasant beach is locally known as Kappakadavu. An interesting feature of the landscape is the sprawling rock that protrudes into the sea. The temple on the rock is believed to be 800 years old.
Alappuzha Beach :
Alappuzha beach is one of the most popular spots in the district of
Alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is around 140 years
With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers criss-crossing it, Alappuzha is a district of immense natural beauty.
Referred to as the Venice of the East by travellers from across the world, this BackwaterCountry is also home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala.