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Kovalam, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Average, basically you just go up, have a look around and come down. Not really very exciting in my opinion

Thank Ssambtani
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice if somewhat rundown area with sandy beach, swimming, sunbathing, cafes hotels. Small town, still keeping original atmosphere. Great fresh fish.

Thank Speigal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very unsafe. So many people were allowed in that there was a near stampede. I had to keep on shouting

Thank RameshA319
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

25 years ago this was a great beach. Now it's a disaster. There is in fact almost no beach. The beach has eroded completely and replaced by a promenade, restaurants and hotels. You are constantly hassled by people trying to sell you stuff. Don't even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a beautiful view from the light house. Breeze sweeping your face as you look across the beautiful Kovalam Beach. You can see a beautiful structure of a Mosque. You get a view of Hotel Leela and KTDC Samudra. It is a small structure...More

Thank shradhapatkar10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lighthouse beach is a good place to go! But while going to lighthouse after the escalators you have to take a steep stairs to go up and see the view! Fabulous view! For the beach it’s just like any other beach but not so great!...More

Thank Apurva G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely birthday dinner at one of the restaurant at the place . Being a veggie , cannot comment about the fish fish that was served . My sister definitely did relish the dish. Thanks to Thomas Cinderella at the restaurant who took good...More

Thank vkthegreat
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Cleaner compared to many beaches. Best time to visit is evening. Has got wonderful view

Thank priya365
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Light house was good. The view is really good. You should go at 10-10:30 because once it gets crowded then it becomes difficult to take good photos. There's a lift to get to the top. I really wish the lift wasn't there because we could...More

Thank Jebin A
Reviewed August 31, 2018

We visited July first week of this year. It's one of the forcefully waves shore. Huge crowd. But we forgot ourselves when we were at this beach. Sun light beach and Waves are more elegant

Thank sekarn32
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madhusaiv
April 26, 2018|
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Response from Michael1052 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are, at both Lighthouse and Hawa beaches. The one at Hawa beach is more obvious - it's in the carpark. I did not see the one at Lighthouse beach, but I was told it exists - at the far end, the lighthouse end of the... More
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coolsami
February 21, 2018|
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Response from spinny500 | Reviewed this property |
They are all different beaches, each worth a visit. Samudra beach is rocky and not much there. The lighthouse has great views. There is a lift to the top floor but then a steep ladder to the viewing platform.
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coolsami
February 21, 2018|
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Response from Vivek D | Reviewed this property |
Brother I am purely Vegetarian so I am not able to help you in this part. However for Vegetarian Food you may visit Punjabi Dhaba Restaurant which very nearby and serves Good Food at Budgetory Cost.
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