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Address: Kovalam, India

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Nice clean beach

Although we spent a little time there, It was great as the beaches were quiet clean and peaceful. We took a sunbed and enjoyed the boys playing on the beach. Although smoking and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
monicasunil
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New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although we spent a little time there, It was great as the beaches were quiet clean and peaceful. We took a sunbed and enjoyed the boys playing on the beach. Although smoking and drinking is not allowed, we saw few locales smoking.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good sand and a little bit of turf (not enough for surfing, but nice for a bit of body surfing). The sand is very clean - at least the 3 days we were there there was NO waste, jellyfish or anything washed up. Only caveat: The whole beach is built up, so not a lonesome, private beach.

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Delhi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best beaches that I have been to. It was a bit of surprise for me to see a public beach that is clean. The sand is very soft and we enjoyed walking barefoot. The beach was an absolute joy in the morning. The waves are just fun on this beach, one can got a bit inside the... More 

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

best beach to enjoy even with kids. very clean and depth is not so steep hence, kids can also enjoy without any fear.

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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have an excellent view from here. There is a lift to take you to the top. The tickets are pretty cheap. It is open from 0900hrs to 1700hrs everyday. Make it a mist to visit this place. At night the powerful beam of the lighthouse throws a pleasant glow across the beach.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most popular beach in Kovalam. Sun beds and shades available. As well as a lot of fruitsellers and a whole beach boulevard full of good restaurants and cool drinks. In the afternoon the local surfers come and hit the waves. Beautiful sunset.

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Thank IrmaLiberty
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the part of the beach down the Leela Spa. Its nice and calm and clean. There very often a red flag and we could not understand why. We asked the beach watch but no clear answer. There were some currents but nothing strong. Rest of the beach is decent.

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Thank Leendert V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is Situated 17km from Trivandrum and takes around 30mins to reach. It had Beach Activities like Speed boat, Kite and much more. Speed Boat costed 800 for 10mins and 1400 for 20mins for 4 people. And its a must do Activity at Kovalam. They provide Life jacket and take u to near by beaches and the Ride was so... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thai is the most famous beach of kovalam and one can see a lot of tourists here. Lots of eating joints here but they lack the ability to make the customers happy the way the Goans have. kerala people can't beat the hospitality, the politeness, the courteousness of Goa people. No coconut water is available on the beach which was... More 

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Brunei Darussalam
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hawa beach is overcrowded especially in the evenings. Maintanence is poor and its dirty. Choose early mornings to visit.

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