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Attractions to explore near Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach
Kovalam BeachKovalam, Kerala 695527, India


One of the most beautiful beach of Kerala, surrounded by shops, lighthouse and rocky capes.

Nearby Attractions

Kuthiramalika Palace
Kuthiramalika Palace10.94 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The former residence of Travancore King Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma. Known for its architecture and its museum storing unique exhibits

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple11.03 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The ancient temple with its billions of dollars of wealth, impeccable architecture and legends.

Shangumugham Beach
Shangumugham Beach12.20 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

A place away from the city crowd which has many historical importance. White sand, serene atmosphere , street foods and all.

Connemara Market Palayam
Connemara Market Palayam12.98 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

An old market that sells all household items- a backbone for the netizens and a colourful place for the visitors.

Napier Museum
Napier Museum13.55 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

An architecturally impressive museum building, housing many exhibits from 8th to 18th century.

Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
Thiruvananthapuram Zoo13.70 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

One of the oldest zoo in India, home to a large number of wild animals.

Sasthampara15.57 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

Offbeat hillock destination, trekking,city view etc.

Chitharal Rock Cut Temple
Chitharal Rock Cut Temple29.55 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

Also, called as Chitharal Malai kovil is situated in the Thiruchanattu malai. There are two monuments and also there is a cave containing rock-cut sculptures of Tirthankaras and the attendant deities carved inside and outside dating back to 9th century AD.

Thirparappu WaterFalls
Thirparappu WaterFalls31.18 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The kodyar river makes it descent at the Thirparappu and the waterfall. It is a magnificent waterfall which will rejuvenate the viewer's mind. We can take a bath from this waterfall by enjoying the natural beauty.

Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary
Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary31.58 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

A dam-site with its beautiful tiny islands and a sanctuary with thick forest covers

Pechiparai Dam
Pechiparai Dam38.33 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

An artificial water body, situated near the pechiparai village of Kanyakumari. Constructed between 1897 and 1906. A European engineer was the one who worked behind this beautiful dam.

Agasthyakoodam39.00 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The most difficult trek in Kerala, taking you to the top of Agasthyakoodam through forests and valleys and waterfalls.

Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram
Meenmutty Waterfalls- Thiruvananthapuram40.48 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The 30 meters tall waterfall accessed by a hike through dense tropical forest.

Padmanabhapuram Palace
Padmanabhapuram Palace41.53 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The 16th century palace standing as a finest example of traditional Kerala Architecture and was once the residence of the erstwhile Travancore Royal Family

Ponmudi Hill Station
Ponmudi Hill Station43.80 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The golden peaks of Ponmudi with its year-round cool climate and amazing scenery.

Bana Theertham water Falls
Bana Theertham water Falls45.11 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

It is located inside the picturesque location of the Karaiyar dam. This is a natural cascading falls located in the Kalakad Mundanthurai tiger reserve.

Karaiyar Dam
Karaiyar Dam46.98 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

A beautiful picnic spot inside the Kalakkad mundanthurai reserve. Boating facilities are available here.

Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach48.85 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

Also known as Papanasham Beach by its historical beliefs.Only place in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea

Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve
Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve49.53 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

Covering nearby 900 sq kms. This is a treasure trove for the wildlife enthusiasts and photographers.

Papanasam Dam
Papanasam Dam54.19 KMs away from Kovalam Beach

The Papanasam dam is also known as the Karaiyar dam. The dam is used to irrigate Thirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts.