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5-Night Beach and Historical Tour of South India
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“clean beach” (79 reviews)
“seafood” (60 reviews)
“coconut trees” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
Kovalam, India
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1 - 10 of 1,088 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Needs cleanliness. The guards are active.visit here to have some fun with water. But don't mess with the violent sea. The waves looks beautiful but beware of high tides

Thank Neha M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a very crowded beach - however if you want to get a taste of the local culture - must visit. People playing volleyball and dancing with the waves.

Thank a0802
Reviewed 3 days ago

world famous beach very clean , not crowded ,life guard available and very active.No roadside shopkeepers troubling you by selling their products.

Thank SATISHMOHAN J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A neat and clean beach with alert security guards.. A delight for sea food lovers.. nice restaurants with sitting areas facing the beach.. experienced the beach with black sands.. overall a thumbs up..

Thank Uneet
Reviewed 5 days ago

This beach is a extention of lighthouse beach. Ahead is eve's beach and samundra beach. In vacation time this beach is too crowdy. Few water sport can be done here. Black sand is different characterstics attached with this beach. Beach in kerala having different coloured...More

Thank sanjayvora45
Reviewed 6 days ago

This black sand beach is quite crowded at peak hours but still clean and nice to visit. The waves in June were surreal and we really enjoyed our time there.

Thank Priyanka J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good beach to spend time. Nice atmosphere. I was simply walking to explore Kovalam. Anyway it was good experience.

Thank LIBIN P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So don't compare these beaches with the ones in Goa - more "happening" sort of feeling . This is small beach with roadside food vendors and you can spend an hour or so with your partner/family. Ample parking space available so need not to worry...More

Thank rajats608
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beaches although very picturistic, is not clean and has black sand all over. Very polluted and no where near when compared to any of the goa beaches.

Thank kkv_blore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although picturesque but the local authorities should maintain the beach area, lot of junk was lying around unclaimed for.

Thank Dr Kawal G
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manasj23
I want to visit and stay in a hotel with my girlfriend in kovalam. kovalam is safe for that??
29 April 2017|
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Response from Animesh S | Reviewed this property |
It's safe.
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mohit a
Hi, i am coming to kerala and i'll have only 4 hour to enjoy at kovalam can you tell me what i can do in those 4 hours.
19 December 2016|
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Response from Taosi_Vytas | Reviewed this property |
you can visit varkalabeach
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majimonika2016
we will be arriving on january 1st week...woolen clothes are necessary???
16 October 2016|
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Response from Mohitha U | Reviewed this property |
no who dont need woolen wear. but for safety you can carry a cardigan. it not that cold there. the weather is very plesant during that time of the yr
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