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Cheap flights to Kovalam, India

Kovalam is served by Mumbai Airport (Mumbai, India)

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Lighthouse Beach (chakavi, Jun 2011)

Arrival in Kovalam

Found one of the many cheap flights to Kovalam, India? Kovalam flights are served by the Thiruvananthapuram Airport, a mere 10 kilometres away from the beautiful beaches of this seaside resort in the state of Kerala. The airport offers domestic and international flights.  

Thiruvananthapuram Airport offers basic amenities such as luggage carts and wheelchairs with or without assistance, and includes several dining options as well as opportunities for shopping. The airport is quite modern, and has invested in green construction. The most inexpensive way to get from the airport to Kovalam is to hire a pre-paid taxi at the counter located within the airport; taxis and auto rickshaws will be available outside of the airport, but will be more expensive. Cheaper shuttles are also available.   

Getting Around Kovalam

Once in Kovalam, you can easily get around the town on foot, as the town is not that large. As Kovalam is a laid-back beach town, you will not need much more than that. If you're looking to get around the city on something other than your own two feet, your hotel can help you hire an auto-rickshaw. Taxis are another popular choice for seeing the city or getting to attractions a bit further away. If you'd still like to be in the outdoors but need something quicker, you can rent a bicycle.

Main Attractions in Kovalam

Your Kovalam flights can get you to the city with plenty of time to check out the area on the day of your arrival. Any visit to Kovalam will include a romp to many of the fabulous crescent-shaped beaches. Lighthouse Beach, has, of course, the Vizhinjam lighthouse, and is located in the southern-most part of Kovalam. Hawa Beach, or Eve’s beach, is separated from Lighthouse Beach by the Edakallu foreland, and is ideal for sunset-watching.  Ashok Beach is home of Hotel Ashok, as well as a mosque and a temple. Samudra beach is in the northern-most part of Kovalam  where you can see many fishing boats.    The time in Kovalam is yours. You can spend it relaxing on the beach or taking advantage of the many water activities available, including kayaking, surfing, water skiing and fishing. Another tip - be sure to get an Ayurvedic massage, as the city is famous for them.    

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in Kovalam

Finding cheap flights to Kovalam will allow you to fully enjoy the shopping, dining and nightlife that Kovalam has to offer. For hand-crafted items typical to Kovalam, check out the stalls along the beaches. Hand-made crafts, spices, wood statues and seashell jewellery are all popular.   

Outdoor dining is everywhere in Kovalam, with fish being a fresh staple in most meals. Many restaurants will display their daily catch, and you choose how they will prepare it.    

At night, enjoy live music at the outdoor restaurants, or have a drink at the bar. Kathakali performances are usually offered during high season; these traditional dance dramas are hard to resist. You may also catch a random musical or dance performance on the beach, so keep your eyes open.   

Several popular airlines fly into Mumbai Airport, including
  • IndiGo Airlines 80% recommend
  • Jet Airways 56% recommend

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Flight stats for Kovalam, India - did you know?
  • Kovalam is 1,272 km from Mumbai Airport (Mumbai, India).
  • Mumbai Airport (Mumbai, India)
    • Right now, 64 airlines operate out of Mumbai Airport.
    • Mumbai Airport offers nonstop flights to 83 cities.
    • Every week, at least 3,486 domestic flights and 1,386 international flights depart from Mumbai Airport.
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Kovalam is served by Mumbai Airport (Mumbai, India)

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