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Busy with dangerous currents

Busy beach full of local colour. Can be fun but crowded and noisy. Lots of food choices. quite a... read more

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TJD744
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Cranleigh, United Kingdom
Busy and spoilt for choice in restaurants

A busy beach but no problem getting a bed. Tons of eateries. Don’t expect golden sands, and mind... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
spinny500
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lancashire
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
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“light house” (142 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“nice view” (25 reviews)
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Kovalam, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Busy beach full of local colour. Can be fun but crowded and noisy. Lots of food choices. quite a few pedlars on the beach can give hassle.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A busy beach but no problem getting a bed. Tons of eateries. Don’t expect golden sands, and mind your step with the cables and fishing boats. Visit the lighthouse. 50 rupees entry and there’s a lift to almost the top. The last ladder is an...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

good sandy beach with sunbeds at a cost plus plenty of shops and restraunts which serve excellent food

Thank moldybacon
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is Good. The waves are strong, but doesn't matter. it is a perfect beach. The view from the Light House in mesmerizing. Light house has a ticket of around 10Per head.

Thank Rahul K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and warm beach, shallow enough for even 2-year old kids to play in. Ideal place to spend a great evening. Reach around 4PM and you can enjoy the beach without too much crowd. Lifeguards always on the watch and are very helpful.

Thank Ann_John_Basil
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for surfing and splashing about in the waves. Not so good for a big swim, the undercurrent is a bit dangerous and the life guards are very diligent.

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice beach and there are lot of activities for children to do.Also lot of good restaurants are there to enjoy variety of food.

Thank triptinewdelhi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The natural beauty takes a royal beating here because of the general mentality of ppl in beaches, beach side restaurants and eating joints. These people are still sucking upto white skin and will curtly tell Indians to stay away. I want to lodge a formal...More

Thank Emptymusings
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you don't mind sitting on a busy beach with lots of restaurants and shops then this is for you. It is clean and great for swimming, shopping and eating.

Thank rizzy80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are An Indian, don’t go to this place. Locals are bad and people from Kerela are only respectful to whites. We had life guards misbehaving with us by whistling several times so that we leave as the beach is meant to be only...More

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Karen A
7 May 2017|
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Response from NagaRaj N | Reviewed this property |
Now a days Rent a bike in Trivandrum is simple like ordering a chai! yes..RoyalBrothers Bike Rentals log in_choose the bike_collect the key. ph: 8089 3672 seven five
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Wrooooooom
16 June 2016|
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Response from Keyur1405 | Reviewed this property |
For Scooba scooter it cost 6000 For speed boating on hawa beach it's package 500 1000 and 1500. You can bargain on this.
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RomitMachado
4 November 2015|
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Response from bharati2408 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Frm Trivandrum airport we took an auto to lighthouse beach costing around Rs.350-400 (we went 1 yr ago though). Onlu local autos & taxi are available, no ola or uber. You can negotiate the costs though. If u book them... More
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