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Kovalam Beach

Kovalam, India
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5-Night Beach and Historical Tour of South India
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“clean beach” (80 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“coconut trees” (22 reviews)
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Kovalam, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely experience with the black sand beach. They say all the year sand remains golden but in monsoons it becomes black. Sunset is beautiful to watch here and so do the sound of waves. You can play at the beach!

Thank Apurva G
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's not a very large beach so tends to get crowded. However the restaurants flanking the beach are very good.Leela hotel next door has a semi private beach which is really nice.

Thank AradhanaSaluja
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is very scenetic beach near lighthouse. It is almost private like beach of near by resorts. Very clean and calm beach perfect for chill out... :)

Thank ashv009
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded but I will be in your family are doing well and friends is the best of luck in touch soon about HTML5.

Thank hfddfy468
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Scenic beach with beautiful lighthouse and surfing seas. Lots of cheap shopping options for gift items at local shops. Local vendors , restaurant owners and hawkers all speak great English and are friendly. Great parking and lots and lots of motels and restaurants right at...More

Thank 819ashas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good beach to visit , small , few restaurants and boats. blue water , better then goan beaches , but small

Thank aditya k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beach is clean.Guards are there to warn about danger and high tide sign. View is fantastic!!! About transport: Taking auto rickshaw is economic.They provide 4 hour packages like visiting nearby 3 beaches etc.Also show the Kerala Spices shop from where good quality kerala banana chips...More

Thank anuradha_kulkarni
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needs cleanliness. The guards are active.visit here to have some fun with water. But don't mess with the violent sea. The waves looks beautiful but beware of high tides

Thank Neha M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very crowded beach - however if you want to get a taste of the local culture - must visit. People playing volleyball and dancing with the waves.

Thank a0802
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

world famous beach very clean , not crowded ,life guard available and very active.No roadside shopkeepers troubling you by selling their products.

Thank SATISHMOHAN J
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manasj23
April 28, 2017|
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Response from Animesh S | Reviewed this property |
It's safe.
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mohit a
December 19, 2016|
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Response from Taosi_Vytas | Reviewed this property |
you can visit varkalabeach
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majimonika2016
October 16, 2016|
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Response from Mohitha U | Reviewed this property |
no who dont need woolen wear. but for safety you can carry a cardigan. it not that cold there. the weather is very plesant during that time of the yr
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