A magical beach town in Thiruvananthapuram city; around 16km from the city limits, this amazing town also boasts of being a famed tourist destination among the international tourists to India!
Fringe with lush coconut groves, this scenic town was hidden from the rest of the world till the Maharani of Travancore – Maharani Sehtu Lakshmi Bayi discovered the tranquillity and enchanting beauty of this beach town. Following this, her nephew or the then Maharaja of Travancore promoted tourism around Kovalam, and finally brought it to the world tourism map.
By Road: Kovalam has good road connectivity to other popular tourist destinations in Kerala. Visitors can reach Kovalam easily from cities like Thiruvananthapuram, Bangalore, Chennai, Madurai, and several others by road.
By Train: Trivandrum Central Railway Station is only 15km from this beautiful beach town. Visitors can make it to this train station from almost all the corners of India.
By Air: Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to Kovalam. With a distance of less than 20km, it serves as the ideal point to those who prefer air travel to reach Kovalam from different major cities in India.
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