Kovalam is situated 16 km away from the capital city of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram near the Arabian Sea. The meaning of Kovalam is an orchard of coconut trees and the city offers the beautiful sight of stretched coconut trees making it a paradise in south India. This is a beautiful destination to spend some quiet time with your family members, amidst nature’s bounties. Kovalam attracts a large number of tourists from Israel and Europe as it is surrounded by a vast number of beach houses and resorts, curio shops, Tibetan shops, Ayurvedic spas and salons, ancient Hindu temples, immense mosques, and churches. It is also renowned among the photographers for its popular sunset, sunbathing, shopping centers, swimming, and cultural programs. You will enjoy exploring this place.