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Kovalam Travel Guide

The ideal city is filled with lush greenery and crystal-clear beaches which makes it a perfect vacation spot to spend some quality time with your family and friends.

The city is not only attractive but has a rich historical significance too which will make you visit the region again and again to know much more about it every time. With being famous for its highest cherished handicrafts the city is alsofamous for the ayurvedic treatmentsdonehere and the natural medicinal herbs found. Knowabout the best 4 places that you must visit in the region of Kovalam now!

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best tourists places in Kovalam

  • The Karamana river
  • The Hawah beach
  • The Halcyon Castle
  • The Vellayani Lake

The Karamana river

The beautiful river attracts many tourists with its scenic view of the lined up tropical plantations surrounding it, the clear water and many activities organised here for the tourists. A perfectplace that will perfectly fit in your pictures. The picturesque landscape is renowned for the canoeing, kayaking and houseboat cruises that are available here for you to have much more fun in your trip to Kerala. Tourists can also stay on the night enjoying the starry sky, and by enjoying the ride in these houseboats and taste the special Kerala food served.

The Hawah beach

Your trip Kovalam wills rely be left incomplete if you do not visit the beautiful beach of Hawah. The long-isolatedbeach is famous for the sunset vies and the many local food stalls that are found here to for you try the yummiest snacks made in Kerala. It is the second largest beach and is surely one of the mostserenebeaches that you will ever find in the region.

The Halcyon Castle

The royal palace was built the royal family of Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bai. The Halcyon castle is built by takinginspiration from the Travancore like architectural styles and to date looks very royal. The splendidcastlehas a huge lawn surrounding it which makes it delightful to look at as it is well-maintained to date. Now turned as a 5-star hotel you can actually know about the royalties of the region by staying in this royal castle and learn much kore about the richculture of the region in depth.

The Vellayani Lake

Thespectacular lake is also known as Velliyani Kayal and is a huge source for irrigation purposes in the region.Also being a source of water for the daily usage by the locals the lake is significantly blessed with beautiful views which are candy to eyes. Located in a peaceful village, The Vellayani Lake is a must to visit spot as you will lobe the abundant nature’s beauty for here. Often many birds are seen here and if you are a bird-watcher then do not miss a single chance to visit the breath-taking lake. A long walk during the mornings, the fresh atmosphere, cool breeze is all you need to make your trip perfect.