A few decades ago, Kovalam was only famous for its fishing village and for the hippies that were visiting it. It is nothing but a small town with a tiny, but in the same time spectacular beach that seems to steal the hearts of all tourists, no matter how picky they are. More than that, the serenity and the tranquility of Kovalam is also attracting newlyweds. It is highly understandable why such a peaceful area makes a perfect holiday destination. Husband and wife can spend memorable moments in a classy accommodation, surrounded by a great landscape and by coconut trees. The name of the town actually means "grove of coconut trees".
Not only honeymooners choose Kovalam. People just looking for a weekend getaway often come here to refill with energy for a new week. Although crowded most of the time, the beach still remains charming and makes you want to come back. Kovalam is also popular because it provides opportunities for practicing a variety of water sports. If are just looking to swim, without tasting the adventure, you have to know that Kovalam is a very safe place for swimming. May be the perspective of admiring coral reefs and underwater views will convince you to also try snorkeling. Enjoy this memorable honeymoon trip with Kovalam honeymoon packages.
Although the beach is more than enough to keep you busy your entire holiday, if you are in Kovalam try to also visit other famous tourist places. There are various palaces and museums that brim with history and let you take a look in the past times of this beautiful region. Padmanabhapuram Palace is the best example of exquisite woodwork, while Kayikkal Palace, built in the 15th century, hosts two museums: a numismatic one and a folklore one. The Kaundiar Palace is the tourist place in Kovalam that receives the most visitors, although it can only be admired from the entrance gate, since access is not allowed for tourists.
If you are looking for tourist places that let you discover the religion of those living in Kovalam, you can either go to Beema Pali, a place of pilgrimage for Muslims, or to Vettukad Church, where the Feast of Christ the King is held every year. Visit this amazing place with Kovalam honeymoon packages to enjoy a romantic trip.
A lot of festivals and events take place in Kovalam and are a delight for tourists. One of the most attractive is the Great Elephant March, in January. Tourists admire the elephants, feed them and are also allowed to take rides on them. The Ethnic Food Festival also attracts a lot of tourists, curious to discover the delicious secrets of the Indian cuisine. Book your Kovalam honeymoon packages and get an insight to this beautiful tour destination.
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