Munnar Gate Tourism
 

Munnar

  munnar Munnar is the favored summer resort of the erstwhile British rulers in the colonial days.  
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Thekkady

  tekkady Lying close to the plantations, in the rich jungles of Periyar in Thekkady is one of the world's most fascinating natural wildlife. .  
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Kumarakom

  kumarakam Little islands on the Vembanad Lake..! Small water world!. .  
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Cochin

  cochin Cochin is indeed the " Queen of the Arabian Sea  
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Alleppey

  alleppy The name Alappuzha is derived from the geographical position and physical features of the place.  
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Kovalam

  kovalam Kovalam beach is known as the "Paradise of the South".  
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Varkala

  varkala Varkala Beach has wonderfull location in Kerala. The wooden architecture in its own style back dropped by the stunning views of coastline.  
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Thattekkad

  thattekkad located in the Kothamangalam Taluk of Ernakulam district on the northern bank of the Periyar river.  
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Guruvayoor

  guruvayoor Introduce yourself to a land that sways to the rhythms of nature.  
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Thiruvananthapuram

  tiruvanandapuram Thiruvananthapuram, the Capital City of Kerala.  
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ABOUT KOVALAM BEACH

 

About Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach Kerala Kovalam beach is located at sixteen kilometres south of Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam beach is only an hour's drive from Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam beach is the most famous south Indian Beach due to its natural beauty and fine sand washed beach, which makes sunbath on these silver sands possible.

Kovalam beach is the most famous South Indian beach. Mainly there are two beaches in Kovalam along with many private beaches. One of the Kovalam beaches is Eve's beach, a semi-circular one, well known for its secluded location and its relatively good beach area. Another famous Kovalam beach is that of Lighthouse beach where a lighthouse situates, which belong to the British period.
The Kovalam beach is spread over 4 km. Best time to visit Kovalam beach is from September to March.

History of Kovalam beach

The European guests of the then Travancore kingdom discovered the potentiality of Kovalam beach as a tourist destination in the 1930s. But the real fame as an ideal beach resort was won later for the Kovalam beach in the early Seventies with arrivals of the masses of 'Hippys'. It was a debut of the transformation of just a casual fishing village of Kerala into one of the most important tourist destinations in the world- the Kovalam beach. Now some foreign companies are bringing chartered tourists in a large number to Kovalam beach apart from the usual travellers, most of them are repeating travellers.

Activities on Kovalam Beach

Apart from the usual sunbath and surfing, many marine activities are possible at Kovalam beach. The local fishermen at Kovalam beach provide sunrise and sun set cruises in fishing boats. Kovalam Beach KeralaThe Catamaran cruises, on the country raft is very popular at Kovalam beach. Marine Angling for deep-sea fishing is also available at Kovalam beach. Surfboards and boogie boards can also be hired on the Kovalam beach.

At Kovalam beach many hotels and resorts offer the Ayurvedic massage and treatment. Yoga (Indian way of meditation) centres are also plenty in and around Kovalam beach. Some theatres around Kovalam beach perform the traditional Kerala art form, Kathakali and ethnic martial art, Kalarippayattu.

 
 
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