Kovalam

Area: 5 km²

Elevation: 5 m

Population: 13,854 approx.(2018)

Weather: 29 °C, Wind W at 16 km/h, 73% Humidity

Kovalam is a small coastal town in the southern Indian state of Kerala, south of Thiruvananthapuram. At the southern end of Lighthouse Beach is a striped lighthouse with a viewing platform. Palm-backed beaches also include Hawa Beach and Samudra Beach. Heading south, Vizhinjam Juma Masjid mosque overlooks the busy fishing harbor. Inland, Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium displays technology used in pearl production.

Nearest Airport: The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport, about 10 km away.

Nearest Railway Station: Thiruvananthapuram Central railway station, about 16 km (9.94 mi) away.

Places of Tourist Attractions: Karamana River, Vellayani Lake, Halcyon Castle, Kovalam Art Gallery, Valiyathura Pier, Neyyar Dam, Aruvikkara Dam, Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple.