Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam

Lighthouse Beach provides the city's largest shoreline, shaded by palms and known for its silver sand. Named after the 30 m (98 ft) high lighthouse located near the southern tip, the beach became a popular tourist attraction, especially attracting water sport enthusiasts. In addition to swimming, thrill seekers can go surfing, parasailing, and paragliding. The area offers upscale resorts and restaurants featuring local seafood dishes. Plan your Lighthouse Beach visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kovalam using our Kovalam holiday builder .
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  • The southernmost beach in Kovalam and pretty clean. There’s plenty of deckchairs and umbrellas for hire, food stalls to eat. One of the best beaches in India. I spent several days here and found it a ...  more »
  • Visited here after coming down from the Lighthouse. Played cricket with some children for a few minutes until it was time for the group to move on. A few fishermen sleeping by their woven grass shelte...  more »
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