|Major Attractions: |
The lighthouse is located on a hillock named Kurumkal which is very close to the sea. The lighthouse is thirty five meter tall structure that is painted with red and
white color that is easily visible from a long distance.
|Vellayani Lake: |
The place is located seven kilometers from Kovalam. There are boat services available from Kovalam. It is one of the few freshwater lakes in Kerala that looks enchanting
in the moonlight. The Vellayani Lake is the venue of world famous annual boat race organized during Onam festival.
It is the popular sunset viewing point that lies between the Lighthouse Beach and Eve's Beach. It offers enchanting view of the red and orange sun setting in the
horizon with amazing new patterns in the sky. It is one of the best places to view the sunset in Kovalam.
| Kovalam Art Gallery: |
The art gallery in Kovalam displays artifacts, paintings and art works. The paintings in this art gallery consist of ancient Indian paintings related to the Sanskrit culture.
| Karamana River and Boating: |
The place offers breathtaking views of the backwater and greenery. The Thiruvallam boat club, located on the bank of the river offers cruises, canoe rides, kayaking and houseboat cruises.
| Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple: |
Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple contains the rock cut sculptures of 18-th century. The temple is dedicated to Vinandhara Dakshinamurthi. The unfinished sculptures of Lord Shiva and
Parvathy are also major attractions in this place.
| Aruvikkara Dam: |
Located 10 kilometers from Kovalam, it is a beautiful picnic spot on the shores of Karamana River. The Durga temple and fish tank are the main attractions. Aruvikkara dam provides
water to the capital city.
| Kanyakumari / Cape Comorin: |
Situated 90 Kms east of Kovalam. Kanyakumari is located at the southern most tip of India where the three water bodies, Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean meet.
Kanyakumari is famous for its spectacular sunrise and sunset. It is a famous tourist destination consists of Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhi Smarak Mandir and Vivekananda Rock.
Kanyakumari is located in Tamil Nadu.