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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  • Clean and neat beach.. Very caring life guards.. .nice place to view sunset.. I saw the best sunset ever in my life.. Wonderful  more »
  • As Indian as cosmopolitan, Leighthouse Beach has become in 20 years a very commercial and fine concrete, tourist beach offering sunbeds... but of pretty sunsets always!
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  • This beach is much cleaner and much less crowded than the adjacent Hawah beach. And most restaurants are on this beach.  more »
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  • Nice wide beach with fine black sand. Very breezy and busy.. lot of eating places all along the beach. The water is quite rough...one needs to be careful. Crowded beach...can try kite flying it is good fun
  • Great spot with a view. The entry fee is 20rs per person. If you have a mobile or a camera 10rs extra charge is taken at the entrance. Best time to visit would be after 5:00pm. They close around 6:00pm.
  • This place is really beautiful. One can climb the lighthouse by paying the necessary fee. View of the beach is amazing from the top. Light house is well maintained by the staff. It is surrounded by beautiful green coconut trees. You can relax in the garden near to the lighthouse. Don't miss this amazing opportunity. Enjoy your stay in kerala.
  • Great Beach. Waves look amazing, little bit of black sand otherwise great place. Beware of LifeGuards, won't let you go to even safe areas.
  • The light house can hardly accessed by disabled people even if they have a lift inside. The stairs to the upper floor is too steep which may not be so easy to climb. Beach is a really good one. It's difficult to reach the light house beach because cars may not come down to the beach entrance being a steep road.
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