• Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach

Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city in Kerala, located around 18 km south of the city center.

Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach.

Lighthouse Beach

The southernmost beach, the Lighthouse Beach is the one most frequented by tourists, Lighthouse Beach got its name due to the old Vizhinjam Lighthouse located on a 35 meter high on top of the Kurumkal hillock. The lighthouse is built using stones, is colored in red and white bands and enjoys a height of 118 feet. It's intermittent beams at night render the beach with an unearthly charm.

Hawah Beach

Eve’s Beach, more commonly known as Hawa Beach, ranks second, in the early day, is a beehive of activities with fishermen setting out for sea. With a high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights.

  • Samudra Beach

A large promontory separates this part from the southern side. Samudra Beach doesn't have tourists thronging there or hectic business. The local fishermen ply their trade on this part.

Contact Person

Kerala Tourism Development Corporation
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation Limited. Corporate Office, P.B.No 5424 Mascot Square, Thiruvananthapuram
Phone Number: 0471-2721243, 2721245
Email: corporate[at]ktdc[dot]com


Nearest Airport - Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (18 Km away)
Nearest Railway Station - Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (13.5 Km away)


Min. +25° celsius
Max. +34° celsius


Several Star and Budget hotels are available.

Medical Services

General Medical Facilities (Chemist, Doctors, Ambulance) are available

Kovalam Beach Map Location