A beautiful beach town by the Arabian Sea, Kovalam can be found in Thiruvananthapuram city in Kerala. It means a grove of coconut trees and just as the name suggests, you will be able to view an endless sight of splendid looking coconut trees in the entire city.
Best Time to Visit
As Kovalam lies in a coastal area and is a beach town, it is quite influenced by the breezes and winds from both sea and land. This is exactly why the weather in this place is quite cool and pleasing all year round and no specific time or season is recommended. Just plan your trip and go to Kovalam whenever you want!
Places to Visit
It was the Maharaja of Travancore who bought Kovalam to the public eye and invited the European guests in his kingdom to help discover the beach town’s potentiality during the 1930’s. With the arrival of hippies, this town become all the more popular and Kovalam soon became one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in the state with several Kovalam hotels being easily available here. The Lighthouse Beach, the Hawah Beach and the Samudra Beach are all separated by rocky outcroppings; altogether forming the Kovalam Beach town. Each of these beaches offers an amazing view of the Arabian Sea and is worth visiting. You will also find a plethora of shops and stores offering several services, eateries and goods along the beaches.
OYO Rooms: Hotels in Kovalam
When it comes to visiting a beach town, one of the most important things you look for is the perfect accommodation which will help make your leisure trip even more pleasurable and allow you to make the most of your vacation. OYO ensures that you get a comfortable room next to the best tourist spots and beaches in Kovalam within an extremely affordable rate. The OYO Rooms near the Kovalam Post Office offer an amazing beach view and is situated at walking distance from both the Kovalam Bus Stand and Bus Depot, it helps make commuting easy and quick. The Lighthouse Beach is also near to this hotel in Kovalam. You may also opt for a sightseeing tour of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple being in the close vicinity. The Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to Kovalam which is 15 kilometers away. This hotel offers parking and laundry facilities along with complimentary breakfast too. Another great option for tourists is the OYO rooms in Vizhinjam which too are near the famous beaches and also the bus stand and depot. Avail laundry facilities and complimentary breakfast here. Try out the OYO Premium Rooms at ITDC Road which are also quite near to the famous beaches while also boasting of a swimming pool, parking and laundry facilities. Enjoy complimentary breakfast with your stay. You will find a plethora of restaurants and bakeries at walking distance. Malls and markets like Sudheer’s Shopping Mall, Venniyoor Market and Laxmi Gems and Crafts can be reached within a few minutes’ drive from these cheap hotels in Kovalam. Do not forget to check out the amazing OYO Premium Rooms in Pozhiyur and Light House Road which are the epitome of comfort and luxury while also offering great deals on the room tariff. This budget hotel in Kovalam can be booked online from the comfort of your home. Swimming pool, laundry and parking facilities are offered here along with complimentary breakfast. For the religious ones who like to visit the world famous temples and mosques in Kovalam, the OYO Rooms near the Kovalam Juma Masjid are a perfect choice. If you are planning to visit the School of Yoga Vidya in Kovalam, you must book an OYO Room near Hawah Beach. So wait no more! Book your OYO Room and visit this stunning beach town today.