Kerala is the group of tourist places where every age group wants to visit at least once in their lifetime, and no matter how regularly you go for the Kerala tours, you will always be left with many places to visit.
Kerala is located on the Malabar coast, which stretches over 600 kilometers along the Arabian Sea. Kerala is known for its Beaches, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Hill Stations, Back Waters, Spiritual places, canals, and so on.
There are 22 beaches in #Kerala, and they are not only different from each other giving a unique experience, indeed they are different from other Indian beaches like Goa beach, Rama Krishna beach in Andhra Pradesh, Juhu beach in Mumbai, and other international beaches.
Kovalam is a beach town located 25 kilometers south of Trivandrum and it is a world-famous beach with three crescent-shaped beaches adjacent to it, which gives many options to the travelers with sunbathing, herbal body toning massages, swimming, catamaran cruising, and so on.
Kovalam is a town that has more beaches compared to other towns in Kerala. Some of the famous beaches in Kovalam are
Kovalam beach is internationally famous, the shallow waters and low tidal waves attract foreign travelers, and due to which most of the time you find it crowded. The famed crescent of the Kovalam beach is made up of three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings along Kovalam's 17-kilometer shoreline. Swimming, body massages and sunbathing are the regularly hosted events.
Lighthouse beach is one of the prime tourist locations in Kerala, it is a frequently visited beach that is included in every company’s Kerala tour package. From the top of the lighthouse, you can get a bird view of the beach enjoying the sound of waves and the air. The most beautiful time to visit lighthouse beach is in the evening, as the light will be lit up chasing the dark making it a pleasant night view.
Hawa Beach, also known as Eve’s beach is opposite the Lighthouse beach, where you can find fishermen catching the fishes using the net, and their other activities. Swimming and other sports activities are not allowed on this beach due to its high tides.
Chowara beach is located 10 km away from Kovalam. On this beach also you can watch fishermen’s activities, and you can take their snaps with ease, as it is not very crowded compared to other beaches. So, you can just listen to the sounds of the waves without crumbling other travelers’ activities.
Samudra beach is one of the famous tourist attractions in Kovalam. You can find many ayurvedic centers around, and due to the low population, you will find the location so calm and peaceful.
Alappuzha, which is also known as Aleppey, is on the Laccadive Sea.
Alleppey beach is known for its natural beauty, which is elevated by the equally beautiful garden on its shores. This beach is famously known for its backwater holidays, boat races, marines, and so on.
Marari beach is one of the famous beaches located at 11 km distance from Alappuzha. The landscape views at this destination are a great visual feast, due to which many movies were shot at this location.
Arthunkal beach is 7.4 km away from Marari beach, which is famous for St. Andrew’s Basilica. Despite you may find it less crowded, there are high chances to explore this destination peacefully.
Thottappally beach is 22 km away from the city center, where you can find fishing activities, different groups of birds as the residents of the location. Here you can find professional photographers capturing this destination's natural scenic beauty.
If you are on a honeymoon tour, make sure to include Punnapra beach in your Kerala tour package because this beach is the ideal destination for the couple seeking romantic nature. Here you can find Ayurvedic massages which most travelers opt for.
Sightseeing and Things to do
Kovalam, Alappuzha beaches are famous for many other locations and activities which you cannot find in India other than Kerala.
If you are traveling for the first time to Kerala make sure to include Kovalam, Alappuzha beaches in your Kerala trip, to explore in and around places alongside beaches. As aforementioned Kovalam, Alappuzha doesn’t just limit the beaches, you can explore mother nature, participate in activities like boat races, kayaking, stay in a houseboat, and so on.
Kovalam, Alappuzha beaches are the famous beaches in the whole world, which are known for giving a unique and complete experience to Kerala travelers.