Top Beaches In Trivandrum

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One of the most exciting packages in India is the Kerala package.The green blanket unfolding a stretch of mountains which paves the way for pearl like streams makes it a never-never land for every tourist.Amid the rich and  diverse variety of flora and fauna it is one of the best sites for pilgrims and there are best pilgrim packages available which unveils yourself into the world of divinity.Spanning over fourteen districts each one having its own taste and culture,but the unity in diversity makes a sense of camaraderie that attracts people all over the world.

The capital city, Trivandrum earlier known as Travancore is a perfect one to choose from a wide range of places,as it meets  every quality for a perfect family package.The city is where technology meets tradition.Being the site for technopark, a few  kilometres away we can find the famous Sri.Padmanabha temple,again a few kilometres apart there is Ponmudi. These extremities makes the city special for every traveler. The most attractive part of  Trivandrum is its beaches.

Mainly there are three beaches in Trivandrum. Two beaches namely Kovalam and Sangumukham is situated at the heart of the city just 16km and 8km respectively from the capital city. The third one, Varkala beach is 50km away from the capital city

Kovalam beach 

beaches in trivandrum

kovalam beach

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kovalam is Known as the “Paradise of South”,consists of three beaches set on rocky plains in a stretch of coconut trees namely Light house beach, Samudra beach, Hawah beach . Internationally acclaimed, this seaside destination comprises three adjacent crescent-shaped beaches. Golden sands, miles of shimmering sea, rocky promontories constantly caressed by the sensuous surf and a brilliant sunshine warming the very souls, make this place truly sensational. 

Light house beach

beaches in trivandrum

lighthouse beach kovalam

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The southernmost beach, the Lighthouse Beach is the one most frequented by tourists and it is the larger of the beaches in that area The main attraction is 35 metre high light house which towers over it a top Kurumkal hillock. Lighthouse Beach got its name due to the old Vizhinjam Lighthouse located on a rocky promontory here. Its intermittent beams at night render the beach with an unearthly charm.

Hawah beach 

beaches in trivandrum


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Hawah beach is Also known as the Eve’s beach ,where blue water sweeps the calm bay which is special to locals as well as tourists.With a high rock promontory and a calm bay of blue waters, this beach paradise creates a unique aquarelle on moonlit nights.

Poovar Beach 

beaches in trivandrum

poovar beach

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Poovar is basically a fishing village and the only way to reach Poovar is through water. Known for its pristine and virginal beauty, Poovar Beach is haunted by those who love solitude. 

Samudra beach 

beaches in trivandrum


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A large promontory separates this part from the southern side. Samudra Beach doesn’t have tourists thronging there or hectic business. The local fishermen ply their trade on this part. Since then, Kovalam has been the single major attraction for tourists for many years until other places began to be explored in terms of tourism potential. It is also the first place in Kerala to be featured on the International tourism map in a big way.

Sangumukham beach

beaches in trivandrum

shangumugham beach

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Near to the airport and away from busy city, it is a calm and cool atmosphere to spend a peaceful evening.The blue waters hugging the white sand is a mind soothing experience for every relaxing mind. 

Varkala beach

beaches in trivandrum

Varkala beach

This is where divinity meets delectation. Its a perfect place where holiness purifies your mind and renounces evil from heart.Situated 50kms away  from capital city it is famous for Janardhana Swamy temple and Sivagiri Mutt established by the social reformer Sree Narayana guru.There are numerous spas and ayurvedic resorts in and around all these beaches. 

 God’s own country blessed with its topography is best to choose from a number of holiday packages and this is the right time to enjoy, refresh and rejuvenate your soul and body.

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