Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam

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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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  • I’ve been here twice and stayed in accommodation overlooking the beach. The thing I like about this beach is it’s flat opening to the sea. There are no deep sudden drops but a gradual slop into the se...  more »
  • dominated by the light house adjacent to kovalam beach. light house is the only charm of this becach  more »
  • If you like to date, to meet new people, to talk, to eat, to shop or to play with waves, than you will love the Lighthouse beach. There are many restaurants, bars and shops, vibrant live on the street...  more »
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  • This beach is one of the awesome beach in India. In afternoon you can watch wonderful view of beach from top of the light house. There are lot of restaurants through out the side of beach. Costs are comparatively high from local ones. But eating in such restaurants give immense peacefulness. Peoples who want to enjoy eating their meal in calm atmosphere facing beach are recommended. These place is lively and crowded mostly on weekends. This beach is in top 25 list of beaches in Asia.
  • •Nice place to hangout with friends and family, the beach draws a large number of foreign crowd. •There are lots of shacks to enjoy peaceful food facing the scenic view of the beach. •The pricing of the Restaurants are costly. •You can have the 360 degree view of beach and the surrounding area from top of the Light house. •Speed boats, Scuba diving and Surfing facilities are available. •Life guards are present to control the crowd from entering the danger zones. •Many luxurious Resorts are present facing the beach which gives you the best scenic view of the beach with lots of premium offerings. •Public transport is available in the form of Volvo and Normal buses. •Ample parking space is present.
  • Good and clean beach for a fun time in water. Not very big waves so you can enjoy with kids. Also coast guard is always on the lookout so that is a relief. There is an option to go for jet ski ride which is also good. Lots of places to eat out very close to the beach. Beach benches also available on rent.
  • The view at the top of the light house is mind blowing. It's quite and lovely. Fabulous place to bring young kids and family. Parking is free. Paid entry in the light house. Whole city is seen at the top of the light house. heavy air and quite nice life guards.
  • One of the best beach in India. The area is clean and tidy. The view of the waves and the sun set is simply awesome. There are many good restaurants nearby which serve some amazing sea food. Some water rides are available nearby. It's a heaven for beach lovers. Food and rides are bit expensive.
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