#1 of 7 Places to Visit in Kovalam
Distance (From Kovalam Bus Station): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto / Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: Samudra Beach, Light House Beach & Hawah Beach / Eve's Beach are located with in 1-2 Kms range and can be visited together on same day.
At a distance of 1 km from Kovalam Bus Stand, Samudra Beach is the main beach of Kovalam. Situated near Kuma Masjid, it is one of the must-include places in Kovalam holiday packages.
Samudra Beach is located towards the northmost region of Kovalam, and is one of the famous beaches near Trivandrum. The beach is separated from other beaches by disjointed crevices and a giant promontory. The main highlight of the beach is its soothing ambiance and the feel of serenity it offers. Compared to Light House Beach and Eve's Beach, this beach is less crowded and has less business activity.
Visitors can enjoy complete privacy here and thus this beach is an absolute paradise for the newly-wed. You can simply sit on the sea wall and appreciate the majestic view from there. The abundance of coconut trees and palms in this beach augments the beauty and regulates the climate perfectly suitable for tourism. Regarded as one of the most scenic Kovalam tourist places, this beach offers spectacular sunset views, like all other beaches of Kovalam. This is a safe and good place to swim.
Since the place is not always crowded by the tourist population, this part of the coastline is preferred for fishing by the local fishermen. Here you can see some wooden fishing vessels and the view of ships far away on the horizon will surely be a sight which you will enjoy watching. One can also visit nearby Ashoka Beach, yet another least popular beach, cozy restaurants for a scrumptious meal, and Kovalam Lighthouse.
Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM