Two Famous Beach Resorts in Kerala  

by Pool Builders on 10-17-2011 in Articles

Kerala, one of the most charming and captivating Indian state, is a globally famous tourist and holiday destination of India. Located on the Malabar Coast of Southern India and curving alongside azure Arabian Sea, Kerala is fondly known as the God’s Own Country. The state has lots to offer its visitors. It has many interesting tourist places and attractions such as beaches, backwaters, hill stations, rich flora & fauna, historical monuments, beautiful temples, etc. Beaches chart top among various tourist attractions available in this state. There are many beaches and beach resorts in this state where tourists can enjoy their activities and vacations in most enjoyable way. Have a look at two famous beach resorts of Kerala, God’s Own Country which attract tourists thorough out the entire globe.


Kovalam: Kovalam is an internationally famous beach town located near the state capital Trivandrum. It is just 16 km away from Trivandrum. It consists of three adjacent semi-circular beautiful beaches namely Light House Beach, Hawah Beach and Samudra Beach. It is considered as one of the finest beach resorts in the world and attracts travelers from all over the world, especially European tourists. With excellent tourist facilities, Kovalam offers an array of leisure options. Tourists can enjoy exciting activities like sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, ayurvedic body massage therapies, cultural programs and catamaran cruising.


Kovalam beach town is gifted with many budget cottages, luxury resorts, deluxe hotels, ayurvedic health centers, swimming pools, shopping zones, spa centers, etc. It also has been very popular among honeymooners and attraction of many Kerala holiday packages especially designed for romantic honeymoon vacations. Tourists at this famous beach town can also make excursion to nearby places like Trivandrum (the capital city of Kerala) and Kanyakumari (a famous beach town and Hindu pilgrimage centre in Indian state of Tamil Nadu).


Varkala: Varkala is another famous beach resort to visit on Package Tour to Kerala [http://www.kerala-tourism-packages.com/package-tour-kerala.html], God’s Own Country. It is 51 km away from Trivandrum, the state capital. It is not only known for beach activities & attractions but also for religious significance. There is a 2000 year old Janardhanaswamy Temple dedicated to Hindu Lord Vishnu at this famous beach town. The temple is a worth visit in Varkala. Having serene and relaxed atmosphere, Varkala is also known for mineral water springs with medicinal and religious properties. It is believed that a dip in the holy water at this beach eliminates the impurities from the body and sins of the soul. That’s why; it is called the “Paapnasam Beachâ€Â.

Varakala beach offers excellent accommodation and tourist facilities and has a prominent place among most Kerala tour packages. It also has been a popular health resort with many ayurvedic massage and spa centers.

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