One of the best beach Kovalam Review

One of the best beach

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Moix Husain

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  • Moix Husain
  • Lives in Delhi
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  • 6 Reviews
  •  13 helpful votes
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"One of the best beach"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Feb 14, 2018
This is the best beach in india according to me. It consists of shops, and restaurant along the coastal line. There are many restaurant which gives you amazing view but they are costly. It is famous attraction of tourist attraction. Beach is very beautiful.
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Ramesh Kumar

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  • Ramesh Kumar
  • Lives in Delhi
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  • 11 Reviews
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"Overhead beach destination banking on past glory"

  • 3.5/7
  • Posted Jan 4, 2018
This is a must-visit destination on the regular tourist circuit but sadly it does not live up to the hype. The roads to Kovalam are bad though the place itself is hyped, commercialized and crowded, not to mention the dirty & stinking beaches. It appears that the famed golden/clean sands of Kovalam are a thing of past. There are better and relatively unsung beaches, in North Kerala for example. Shopping & dining at the Lighthouse beach is open late into the evening. Bathing is not a very enjoyable experience (especially after the Bath) due to the dirty & fine/muddy sand.
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Ramesh Kumar

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  • Ramesh Kumar
  • Lives in Delhi
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"Overhead beach destination, there are better ones"

  • 3.0/7
  • Posted Jan 4, 2018
The place doesn't live up to it's hype and is banking on it's past glory. The sands are dirty & stinking. There are better (read cleaner) and relatively unsung beaches even within Kerala like the Kannur beaches. Not a good beach to bathe due to the dirty fine/muddy sand.

It's just a "must tick off" destination on the regular tourist circuit.

The only place worth the hype is the Vizhinjam Light House which is right next to the Light House Beach. The views from top of the light house are excellent.

Shopping area in the Light House beach is open late into the evening (underlining the commercialisation of the place).

Accessibility of the Light House beach is especially bad with a narrow/steep hill road leading to it and it is troublesome (especially to haul luggage) if one stays in some resort/hotel in that beach.
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Vipul kumar

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  • Vipul kumar
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"Best beach location. Small and cozy. Good for small children."

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 22, 2017
It has three to four small and cozy beaches. All within 1 km length and 5- 10 minutes walk. These are C shaped, separated by few rocks. Kovalam, Hawa, Light house, Grove and Vijinjham beaches. Two motorable roads from town descend on the main beaches, Hawa beach road and light house beach road after that it is paved foot path at the beach lined with resorts and hotels and restaurants with different other shops.
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Murli swami

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  • Murli swami
  • 1 Review
  •  8 readers

"Serene ambience"

  • Posted Oct 10, 2017
Serene ambience, filled with coconut trees makes you feel close to nature. Back water is so peaceful and house boat ride is icing on cake. Cheerful people with authentic cuisines. If nature is gift god to human then Kerala is abundance of treasure.
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