Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Kovalam

The area's temples and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Kovalam. This relaxing city is known for its beaches, seaside and spas. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Kovalam

Are you hoping to discover things to do in the city? You'll be sure to enjoy Kovalam for its swimming and yoga. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Kovalam a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thiruvananthapuram Zoo (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Lion Safari Park (15.2 mi / 24.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Kovalam

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, April, March, May and February are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 92°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kovalam

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kovalam is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Vizhinjam Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Lighthouse Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Hawah Beach (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Kovalam Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Kovalam Beach (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Samudra Beach Park (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)

Traveling to and around Kovalam

The nearest airport is in Thiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.), located 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Kovalam?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 25 vacation rentals near Kovalam. From 5 Houses to 11 Studios, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Kovalam for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Kovalam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 5 Houses in Kovalam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kovalam include:

  • Studios: 11 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 11 rentals available
  • Villas: 8 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Kovalam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Kovalam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.