Beach, Light House, Restaurant, Water Sport
This remarkably huge beach is all special significance because of the 35 meter high lighthouse on the Kurumkal hill. Visitors can climb the spiraling staircase inside to the top of the red and white tower and enjoy a spectacular view of the surroundings.
The beach has a number of resorts and restaurants ideal for staying. The beach also has adventure sports like surfing and motor boat riding.
Vizhinjam Lighthouse And Beach
Outdoors, Beach, Leisure, Water Spor
Bordered with coconut trees and gentle breeze swaying around as you take a stroll on the Kovalam beach is a reason good enough to be here. With hypnotizing waters safe enough for a great swim or a quick dip, the lip-smacking food available at the number of restaurants on the beach, and matchless Sunset and Sunrise view, Kovalam beach is what you are looking out for in a beach destination
Outdoors, Beach, Light House, View Point
Beautiful sandy shores, roaring sea and locals chanting and singing in brilliant acoustics, need a better reason to spend your time on Hawa beach! This beach is also known as Eves beach and is just opposite to the lighthouse beach. Hawa beach is separated from other beaches by the foreland of Edakkalu. From here, you can get the majestic view of sunset at its apex grace. After the sun sets, the calm cove of waters in the beach provides a visual charm of moonlit nights. The unique palm grooves add up to the elegance of the beach
Hawa Or Eve's Beach
Beach, Water Body, Water Sport
Lying to the north of the Ashok Beach, the Samudra Beach at Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, can be accessed only by taking a detour past Kovalam Junction. It is an awesome sight to watch the waves crashing on the rocks below as you walk along the stretch of sea wall here. The water is safe to swim and you can enjoy shopping from the line of shops. And the best part of this beach is it is still abandoned of tourist crowd during peak season. Hence, you are assured to enjoy your own peaceful self-time without getting disturbed by any passerby
Outdoors, Beach, Light House, View Point
The Neyyar Dam is built on the Neyyar river and has a Wild life sanctuary, Lion Safari Park, Deer Park, Crocodile Rehabilitation and Research center and offers activities like Elephant riding and Boating.
The Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwanthari Ashram located here, is the highlight for Yoga lovers. The place is loved for its pristine clean environment and electric greens that embrace the gorgeous river and the lake
Located seven kilometres away from Kovalam, Vellayani lake is also known as Kochu Kovalam which means little Kovalam. A must-visit for people planning a vacation to Kovalam, Vellayani Lake in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala is a freshwater lake.
Absolutely stunning in the moonlight, the best time to visit the lake is during the Onam festival when the annual boating race is held. The Vellayani Durga temple is located close to the lake and is a serene place to spend time.
Just a boat ride away, Vellayani Lake is a must-visit!
Religious Site, Temple
One of the major shrines in south India, this temple dates back to 2000 years ago. Dedicated to Parusharama, it is also known as Sri Parasurama Swami Temple.
The temple is protected by the Archeaology department of Kerala. Devotees can take a holy dip in the water to make offerings to the departed souls
Thiruvallam Parshuram Temple
Beach, View Point
This is where the lighthouse beach and the Hawa beach meet. The rocks are brilliant and standing on them gives you a splendid view of both the beaches. This is an ideal place for watching the Sunset. Shutterbugs will have a treat visiting this place
Edakallu Or Rocky Outcrop
Religious Site, Temple, Historical Site, Architecture
Another attraction at Vizhinjam is the rock-cut temple of 18th century. You will be amazed by the brilliant sculptures which showcases the skill of the workers who were behind this great work. The deity here is Vinadhara Dakshinamurthi. On the outer wall you will see a semi carved curious statue of Lord Siva and his spouse, goddess Parvati. Towards the other end, there is the Vizhinjam mosque in orange and white color. The mosque majestically stands as a witness to all the fishing activities carried out in the harbor
Rock Cut Cave Temple
Water Body, Waterfront, View Point, Picnic Spot
Aruvikkara Dam is located 15 kilometers away from Trivandrum and is a popular tourist spot with scenic views.
The Dam is perfect to have a day trip at, while the nearby Bhagavathi temple dedicated to the Goddess Durga who embodies femininity and strength, is loved for its tranquil environment. The small village of Aruvikkara is loved for its small-world charm, rustic environment and its affinity to nature.
Boating is available at the reservoir and is the highlight of the place