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Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
G V Raja Vattapara Road, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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4.6/5Wonderful! (206 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, children's pool
Travellers say...

"Fantastic property. The staff is really amazing and very personal. You’re in an oasis at the Taj and forget about everything outside of the property. Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam
Ganesh House Homestay
2.5 out of 5
Country Spa Road, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Good location, nice quiet setting

"Manoj was very helpful & went out of his way to help us familiarise the surroundings"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2018

Ganesh House Homestay
Niraamaya Surya Samudra
Great for beach holidays
The price is £115 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (126 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"Beautiful location. Staff great, food good. However, had some problems with in room facilities that should have been picked up before arrival. And power drops out every day"…"

Reviewed on 28 Dec 2019

Niraamaya Surya Samudra
Thapovan Heritage Home
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4.5/5Wonderful! (33 reviews)
Close to the beach..yes

"A slightly mixed bag. The staff is friendly, especially the front desk & the local tour organizers. Food is a little tasteless, but healthy. Location is great. Resort is clean. Most staff speak only Malayalam. Parking is off site. Very inconvenient. Intercom works in parts. the restaurant timings ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Oct 2015

Thapovan Heritage Home
The Raviz Kovalam
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
Kovalam Beach Road, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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4.3/5Excellent! (311 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, sunloungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Travellers say...

"The view from the Club room balcony was out of this world. Thank you so much Team Leela, Kovalam."…"

Reviewed on 2 Dec 2019

The Raviz Kovalam
Turtle On The Beach
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
VPI/439, ITDC Road, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £69 per night
3.9/5Good! (241 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, children's pool
Travellers say...

"Billed as five star but more like 3.5 stars. Had a nice stay and the food was great."…"

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2020

Turtle On The Beach
KTDC Samudra Kovalam
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
G.V. Raja Road, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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3.8/5Good! (47 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Very rough and dirty beach

"Very dirty and rough beach. Please don't book this hotel in case beach is your priority."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2017

KTDC Samudra Kovalam
Unwind Hotels and Resort
3 out of 5
Light House Beach, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £23 per night
3.8/5Good! (17 reviews)

"Nice Hotel near to beach, Facility in room to be improve like Tea kettle, Shampoo in Bathroom, Door Mate at door entry to remove send. Room service for tea in afternoon to be provided. Cleanness to be improved in entrance and lobby."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2019

Unwind Hotels and Resort
Soma Palmshore Beach Resort
Great for beach holidays
The price is £37 per night
3.7/5Good! (60 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"The bedroom was fine. There was a balcony and near to the beach. The bath room was in a state of disrepair and needing a deep clean with bleach. Tiles in bathroom really needed to be cleaned. Linnen and towels could have bèn cleaned better. The dining room was basic however the food was a good quality.after ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Dec 2019

Soma Palmshore Beach Resort
Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel
Great for beach holidays
5 out of 5
GV Raja Road, Samudra beach, Vellar, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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The price is £68 per night
3.7/5Good! (108 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, children's pool
Travellers say...

"Very nice location with great landscape. Our second floor room was facing Arabian Sea. Enjoyed the sound of waves and the foam sitting in the front balcony of our room. Liked the services of Travel desk. The rooms need upgrading particularly the bath rooms."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2019

Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel
Beach Florra Inn
3 out of 5
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The price is £14 per night
3.7/5Good! (38 reviews)
Basic but OK

"Good atmosphere - very basic accommodation - toilet didn’t flush so had to use a bucket. Very dark room and extremely hot."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan 2020

Beach Florra Inn
Sagara Beach Resort
Great for beach holidays
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3.3/5 (27 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pools
Travellers say...

"It's beautifully located with a great scenery.. the facilities and cleanliness maintained is average. Restaurant staff are just not cordial. The furniture and other amenities are worn out with time.. Can do much more.."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jun 2019

Sagara Beach Resort
Jasmine Palace
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
Temple Road, Kovalam Eve Beach, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £45 per night
3.3/5 (14 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Tired hotel

"Stayed here years ago and it is now very tired. Room was clean & comfortable. Cleaned daily, sometimes got too many towels sometimes not enough. Dining room was certainly not as clean as it was- evidence of last nights food on the floor & the table clothes, breakfast largely catered for the predominantly ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2018

Jasmine Palace
Jeevan Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Great for beach holidays
2.5 out of 5
Main Light House Beach, Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £26 per night
3.2/5 (31 reviews)
Travellers like: on the beach, children's pool
Travellers say...

"Great position, friendly helpful staff, clean except for pool which was out of action for5 days and turned spinach green during cleaning process. This was a major problem for us as elderly ladies who cannot swim in the rough sea. We were counting on it for exercise and think we should have had a ..."…"

Reviewed on 15 Feb 2020

Jeevan Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Hotel Marine Palace
Great for beach holidays
3 out of 5
NUP Road, Kovalam Beach Road, Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £30 per night
3/5 (24 reviews)
Travellers like: near the beach, outdoor pool
Travellers say...

"AC rooms not provided. Free breakfast not provided, they were not informed about free dinner. Details of accommodation like Ac/ free dinner/ Free breakfast not shown in invoice or receipt"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Hotel Marine Palace
Hotel Sea View Palace
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2.8/5 (6 reviews)
Average

"Bathroom needs to be better. Air conditioning needs to work better. Controls on air conditioning not too good"…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2018

Hotel Sea View Palace
Kovalam Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
2nd Beach Road (Hawah Beach Road), Kovalam Beach, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
The price is £55 per night
2.8/5 (20 reviews)
Pathetic hotel, better to stay in lodges

"Worst hotel. Even train toilet seats are better than this hotels toilet. Arrogant reception person. Tv does not work. No tv remote. Its OYO hotel. Parking available for two smaller cars only. Blankets poor. Don't go by picture s. That's the mistake I did. They don't know the meaning of a ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan 2018

Kovalam Beach Hotel
The Ocean Park Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £12 per night
2.7/5 (46 reviews)

"We had the double superior sea view. The view plus the sound of the waves was fabulous and unforgettable. The room was ok housekeeping poor, breakfast was good and meals served in the restaurant were good and reasonable priced, Beer as in all Kerala was extortionate 250 IR a kingfisher."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2019

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Beach Hotels in Kovalam

Known for its beaches and spas, Kovalam offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway. This seaside destination has 33 beach hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, so it's easy to find one that works for you.

As you search for a place to stay by the beach in Kovalam, you might be interested in these top-rated hotels with positive customer reviews.

Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam - 5-star luxury resort, 5-minute walk from Samudra Beach Park. It features an outdoor pool, a spa tub and 3 restaurants. Activities include fishing. Guests love the beach location and pool.

Soma Palmshore Beach Resort - 3-star spa resort near Vizhinjam Beach. Our travellers recommend its pool and great location. This resort boasts an outdoor pool, free buffet breakfast and a restaurant. Activities include fishing.

Unwind Hotels and Resort - 3-star hotel on Hawah Beach. It offers free WiFi, a rooftop terrace and flat-screen TVs. Guest reviews highlight the beach location and clean rooms.

KTDC Samudra Kovalam - 3-star hotel, 1-minute walk from Kovalam Beach. It features a seasonal outdoor pool, a restaurant and free parking.

Kovalam Beach Hotel - 3-star hotel on Kovalam Beach. This hotel boasts free continental breakfast, 2 restaurants and free WiFi.

Planning Your Trip to Kovalam

Curious about the best time to visit? These temperature and rainfall averages will give you an idea of the local weather.

  • Hottest months: April, March, May and February, with an average temperature of 33°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and November, with an average temperature of 23°F
  • Driest months: March, February, January and May, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, September and June, with an average rainfall of 10 inches

Sightseeing in and Around Kovalam

After arriving and settling in at your hotel, you might want to venture out and explore everything Kovalam has to offer. If you can't wait to check out the beaches, head to Hawah Beach or Kovalam Beach for a relaxing day by the water. Experience the area's swimming and spas, and make time for local attractions like Vizhinjam Beach and Lighthouse Beach. For more things to see and do, consider visiting Samudra Beach Park or Chowara Beach. Visitors also enjoy Kovalam for its:
  • Temples
  • Cultural attractions
  • Yoga
  • Cocktail bars

Getting around Kovalam

If you're looking to fly to Kovalam, the closest major airport is in Thiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.), located 7.8 mi (12.6 km) from the city centre. If you'd like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

Frequently asked questions

What is Kovalam like for travellers who love the beach?
Known for its beaches and spas, Kovalam offers a lot for the traveller planning a beach getaway.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Kovalam?
Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam is a top 5-star beach resort with 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good options to stay near the beach include Turtle On The Beach and The Ocean Park Beach Resort. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Kovalam Beach or Samudra Beach Park.
What's the seasonal weather in Kovalam?
If weather is an important factor for your holiday, you can use these local temperature and rainfall averages to decide your travel dates. The hottest months are usually March and April, with an average temperature of 29°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. Average annual rainfall for Kovalam is 1814 mm.
What is there to see and do around Kovalam?
After arriving and checking into your hotel, you’ll probably want to explore your surroundings. If you’re excited to scope out the beaches, spend a relaxing day by the water at Lighthouse Beach or Grow Beach. Experience the area’s swimming and spas, and make time for local attractions such as Kovalam Beach and Samudra Beach Park. Other things to see and do in the area are Hawah Beach and Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple.
What's the best way to get around Kovalam?
If you’re looking to fly to Kovalam, the closest major airport is in Thiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.), located 6.7 mi (10.8 km) from the city centre. If you’d like to venture out around the area, you may want to rent a car for your trip.

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