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Pritha Manchanda Nov 04 2014

10 must have experiences in Kovalam.

Reema Bhalla Nov 04 2014
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Indulge with nature in the gorgeous beach town of Kovalam and experience these must have experiences in Kovalam during your next holiday.

Beautiful Beaches

Kovalam is known for its beautiful beaches and they are really popular amongst the tourists. The Lighthouse Beach, a crescent-shaped beach with a lot of food shacks, is the most famous one in Kovalam.

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A visit to Kovalam is just not complete without a backwaters cruise. From simple to a really luxurious houseboat, pick one that suits your budget the best!

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Fishermen in Action

Kovalam is essentially a fishermen’s village and it is a common sight to see them working hard at their job from dawn to dusk. Be prepared to capture some spectacular shots. This also guarantees delicious seafood!

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Seafood Heaven

Although you fill find a lot of Indian and international cuisines in Kerala, do not miss out on the experience of dining in a seaside restaurant and indulge in the fresh catch of the day.

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Experience luxurious resorts

Kovalam has some of the best resorts in India with luxurious spas and amazing restaurants serving delicious seafood. Not to forget, a beautiful view of the coastline from your room!

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Ayurvedic Treatments

Be ready to experience the most holistic ayurvedic treatments in Kovalam. There are many Ayurvedic massage centres in Kovalam which suit every budget.

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Kathakali Performances

The art of storytelling through dance, Kathakali, is an integral part of the culture in Kovalam. Do not miss to catch a performance if you are here!

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Kovalam means a grove a coconut trees. Needless to say you will find plenty of coconut trees around and a lot of fresh coconut water to drink and beat the heat!

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Elephant Sanctuary

Cuddle with these gentle giants and get yourself clicked at the Elephant Sanctuary in Kovalam.

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Sunset in Kovalam

Kovalam really comes alive during sunsets and tourists can often be spotted at the beach taking pictures. If you love photography, this might turn out to be your best shot so far!

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These are some of the must have experiences in Kovalam which will make your trip memorable and you will be surprised by the amazing things to do in Kovalam!

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