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Amazing Beach

It was amazing experience , it was high tide that & lot of fishes outside Unique experience & must... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nitin G
Ghaziabad, India
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Best beach to stay in Kovalam

The light house beach is perfect for strolling, bathing, surfing, sun-bathing, etc. The beach has... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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“nice beach” (71 reviews)
“seafood” (58 reviews)
“big waves” (15 reviews)
Kovalam, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was amazing experience , it was high tide that & lot of fishes outside Unique experience & must visit

Thank Nitin G
Reviewed 4 days ago

The light house beach is perfect for strolling, bathing, surfing, sun-bathing, etc. The beach has shallow water and smooth black sand. There are life guards to look after the shoreline. There are couches available to sit and relax. Visit to the light house is quite...More

Thank soumen1101
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Whatever really. Just cheap architecture and tourist shops but there are some nice finds if you look. The lighthouse however is a giant waist of time.

Thank Kristofer K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's NICE &clean seashores....with lots of visitors including forignor visit THIS places for enjoying Indian seabeauty..... lots of shop for shopping ALSO.... restaurant for lunch & dinner also...must visit place.

Thank Jasmine M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I never expected black sand! It was really serene. There is this entire strip where people can stay, shop, eat, etc.. very commercial but worth it!

Thank Poonam V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lighthouse beach is a gently sloping and very clean beach. The climb up the actual lighthouse is a must do for every visitor with spectacular views but be careful of the high winds at that height. Plenty of places to eat and drink on the...More

Thank Jasmeet N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was very precious time for us and very exciting moments we lived of the life, enjoyed beach with all amenities of the beach at light house we had enjoyed photography and did know about the place, played for half day enjoyed site scene too.

Thank keru2507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You should definately visit the top of the light house. It gives a clear view of the beach and nearby area

Thank sk123452016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing extraordinary. You can reach by yr own vehicle or in taxi or rickshaws. Waves r too strong and hAve to careful.

Thank Kedar G
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The beach was amazing....Enjoyed a lot with friends....The waves was awesome to enjoy with the friends as well as with the family...

Thank Athi4u
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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
16 June 2016|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Sadly to answer your question there are no water sports at Kovalam Beach,you will be approached by locals to have boat rides that is the only choice available a note of caution just be careful if you or your family go... More
4 November 2015|
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Response from Dhiman_Kumar | Reviewed this property |
Autos would ask for Rs 350, you can bargain. I got one for Rs 250. Taxis would charge you around Rs. 400. Taxis are private. Ola, Meru not available.