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Living from Surfboards at Kovalam

Kovalam is not as famous like Varkala as a surfing destination since the waves here are not as high. But surfing as a sport is slowly picking up in Kovalam and that makes people who carve out a living by renting out surf boards, sun beds, umbrellas and the likes on the beach, happy.Boogile boards or body boards are becoming more popular with the tourists as they can be ridden prone (on the belly) or on the knees and doesnt require as much skill as surfing.Most of these vendors are people with health issues or physical disabilties and therefore unable to do other strenuous jobs other than this, which is quite stress free.Of course one has to stand in the sun from early morning till dusk in the hope of getting business. Read More...

Educational Institutions in Kovalam

Kovalam - though it is a small Indian beach town, situated nearby to the city of Trivandrum, has been noted as an important educational hub of India. South Indian States always possess the glory for being excellent in the educational sector.Kovalam is no exception either! There are a lot of Educational institutions in Kovalam present, which are well known throughout the country for being excellent hatching places for aspiring young enthusiastic students of India.From technical education to law, science, arts, philosophy and commerce, every sector has good number of opportunities to endow the students with seamless learning process. Read More...

Kovalam - Best Honeymoon Destination in Kerala

Marriage is many times philosophically referred as blending of two souls into a single body. Its obviously a new phase of anyones life and hence it should begin with something memorable for a lifetime.So how about kick-starting it with a perfect honeymoon? When the intrusion of such a thought occurs, the primary concern is regarding the destination.You may have seen lots of pictures carrying amazing views of beaches lined with beautiful palm and coconut trees.If you love to be in such a place with your loved one by your side, Kovalam beach would be a perfect choice to make.Kovalam is at a distance of nearly 13 km from the capital city of Kerala state and you can easily access the place. Read More...

Geographical location of Kovalam

Situated in the Indian state of Kerala, Kovalam is basically a beach town, where tourists can enjoy the glimpse of deep blue Arabian Sea. This beach town is located at a distance of 16KM from the Thiruvananthapuram city.The geographic location of this place actually made it an exquisite as well as unique tourist place. The beach town has three major beaches which are separated by rocky outcroppings.Lighthouse Beach is the most popular beach of Kovalam which also is the largest among them.Light beams from the old lighthouse provide an unearthly charm to the beach.Hawah Beach which is also known as Eve's Beach is located beside the Lighthouse Beach. Read More...

Adventure sports in Kovalam

Kovalam beach town consists of many beaches; among them three beaches are mostly popular because of their grace and the scope for beach activities offered. These three beaches are: lighthouse beach, Hawah Beach and Samudra beach. Lighthouse beach is exclusively dedicated for the tourists while in the other two beaches, you will also see lots of fishermen. Wooden shipping boats are the common sights in these two beaches. However, tourists can stay and enjoy the ambiance of all the Kovalam beaches and the activities there. Adventure sports in Kovalam are renowned worldwide.Kovalam beaches have clear water which compels anyone to jump in for some casual swimming. Read More...

Estuary Island, Poovar, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Welcome to Thomas Hotels and Resorts . A group that is providing infinite experiences to different sections of travellers by owning different types of hotels, resorts and villas under different brand names. Estuary Island Resort is a unit of Thomas Hotels & Resorts.Estuary Island, Poovar, Trivandrum, Kerala, India is world class resort located at Poovar, near Trivandrum in the state of Kerala, India. Estuary Island Resort, a beachside heaven where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet to form an exotic land of scenic beauty offers 71 rooms, with a range of accommodation facilities perfect for all kind of visitors. The serene tropical decor of rooms feature all modern amenities. Read More...

Vizhinjam International Container Terminal​

Vizhinjam is a small coastal town just three km from Kovalam, the popular beach destination in Thiruvananthapuram district. There is a large natural sea port in Vizhinjam. which is located close to the international ship route. The areas in and around Vizhinjam are known for their state-of-the-art ayurvedic treatment centers, luxury spas and internationally acclaimed beach resorts.It is located on the outskirts of the capital city 16 km away from the city centre and 1 km away from the city limits, but located within the Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area. Read More...

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