Kovalam



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12 kms south of Thiruvananthapuram is one of the finest beaches in Kerala and India, Kovalam providing lots of scope for beach tourism combined with fun and adventure. With the boundless blue of the Arabian Sea and unwinding miles of fine sand washed by surf, which roars and hisses at the feet of coconut palms, the adventure tourism destination of Kovalam is a sheltered natural bay. A sheet of silvery and curve sand is bordered on one side by azure blue water and on the other by a never-ending spread of green palm groves at Kovalam adventure destination. A high rocky promontory jutting into the sea has created a beautiful bay of calm waters for sea bathing.One can do surfing here. One can also sunbathe on the silver sands of the Kovalam beach which offers scope for beach sports as well.

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Situated 8 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city, the Shanghumukham beach is a popular city beach and a favourite haunt for sunset watchers. The other attraction of this beach is "Matsya Kanyaka"- a 35 metre long sculpture of a mermaid. On the outskirts of Keralas capital, Thiruvananthapuram and by the side of the placid waters of Veli lake, the Boat club attracts the city people and tourists fir its scope for offering adventure tourism. Veli Lagoon, developed as a major tourist spot provides various facilities for entertainment like pedal boating, row boating, swimming, get-togethers etc. It is just the right place for an exciting outing and is easily accessible by road. Hardly 3kms from the airport, the youth hostel at Veli provides inexpensive dormitory type accommodation for those who prefer budget travel.

For more information on the capital city, log on to thiruvananthapuram.net

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