Beaches & Beach Resorts
The star attraction of
Trivandrum, 25 kms. south of the city
,is an enchanting sea resort where you can commune with the
nature .It is among one of the best beaches in the world.Here
silvery white sands,mellow sunshine dark green palms swaying
so gracefully all along the coast ,perfect swimming, marvellous
views of seascape and a lot of fun await a traveller.
Kovalam (16 Km.)is accessible by service buses, taxis and cars.Local
buses start for kovalam from the bus stand opposite the Sri
Padmnabham Swamy Temple. There are frequent buses and the journey
takes hardly half an hour.
quite, secluded stretch of sand, the Papanasam beach in varkala
is known for its minerals springs and rocky cliffs. The 2000
year old Sree Janardhan Swamy Temple and the Nature Care Centre
are the two main attaractions here.
a Lovely beach boredring Vypeen islands is ideal for swimming
.Dolphins are occasionally seen here. A typical Kerela village
with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction.
Bekal fort stands on a promontory between two long,classically beautiful
palm fringed beachs.This is the largest,best preserved fort
in Kerela.The fort has been under the control of various powers
including the vijaynagar Kingdom , Tipu Sultan and the British.
The fort's commanding position offers breathtaking views across
the bays to the north and south.
Black rocks protect this long,clean beach
from the currents of the deep, making its shallow water swimmer's
paradise. Perhaps this is Kerela's only drive in beach
where you can drive down the entire length of 4 km.
Hotels & Resorts in Kerala