Glide Along the Blue

Kovalam is a favourite beach destination for travellers around the world. This coastal town in Kerala invites you to experience some exciting activities. 

You can begin your day here on a high note by hopping onto a catamaran and rowing into the sea. For incredible views of Kerala coastal life, you must sail along the vast stretch of the blue ocean world and join your hands with the fisherfolks. The catamaran cruise is a thrilling activity to engage in while visiting God's Own Country.


Department of Tourism
Government of Kerala
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Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
India - 695 033

+91 471 2321132

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station, about 12 Km

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 13 Km

Thiruvonamahotsavam at Thrikkakkara Vamana Moorthy Temple

The temple is considered the epicentre of Onam celebrations across Kerala.

Feast of Vallarpadathamma

Annually the church witnesses the participation of a large number of people from around the globe.

Malayattoor Perunnal

Thousands of devotees immersed in prayers carrying wooden crosses of different sizes and ambling up a hill; a whole village getting decked up and readying itself to welcome these pilgrims.

Aranmula Thiruvonathoni

Once a year, the River Pamba gets enlivened as an elaborately decorated snake boat glides across its placid waters bearing the provisions for a grand feast

Triprayar Pooram Purappadu & Uthram Vilakku

Pooram Purappadu, Uthram Vilakku and Vrischika Ekadasi are the popular festivals

Vrischikam Festival at Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple

Discover the thrills & chills of festivities here!

The Kovalam Experience

The Kovalam Experience

With its crescent-shaped, palm-fringed beaches, golden sands and beautiful vistas, Kovalam is the favourite beach destination of any traveller. Earlier, in the 1970s, Kovalam was known for being part of the hippie trail. The beach has changed over the years but continues to charm travellers with its aura and enrich them with a multitude of experiences. Kovalam is a small coastal town in Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala. With its three crescent-shaped beaches, and the cultural, heritage, wellness, zen, and adventure sports experiences they have on offer, Kovalam is a beach lover's paradise.

Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram

Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram

Kovalam is located 16 km from Thiruvananthapuram city, the capital of Kerala. This shallow beach with three adjacent crescent beaches offer leisure options like Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising.