Beaches in Kovalam area

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Kovalam is a set of beaches spread over 15 kms of beachfront. There are several beaches, each representing a different experience.

Pachalloor – Closest to Trivandrum Airport. Here a backwater stretch meets the beach. More of a fishing village.

Samudra Beach – A Touristy beachfront having few large hotels (Including Uday Samudra, KTDC Samudra, Vivanta by Taj Green Cove).

Ashoka Beach – A fishermen’s village kind of a beach front right opposite Leela hotel.

Hawa Beach – A longish stretch of beach around which many small hotels, mid-segment hotels, restaurants, curio shops are located.

Lighthouse beach – Other end of Hawa beach having mid-segment hotels, restaurants, curio shop. There is also a lighthouse around here.

Chowara beach – A long beach stretch alongwith number of fine resorts are located (e.g. Somatheeram, Manaltheeram, Travancore heritage, Nikkis Nest).

Mulloor beach – A set of small quiet corners of the beach converted into privately owned beach groves by some small and charming resorts. (e.g. Thapovan, Coconut Bay).

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