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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  • The lighthouse always looks romantic. He warns against the rocks and shows the tired sailors that the shore is very close. The lighthouse at Kovalam Beach is no exception. It is part of the Southwest Indian Coast Guard. We climbed to the observation deck in November 2018, while the neighborhood was ennobled, clean, beautiful paths, whitened and painted lighthouse and beckoned upstairs, to climb to the most correct point, where it is easy to see not only the charm of southern nature, but also the device of the lighting system itself, a lamp, lenses, a rotating mechanism and so on. The photos from the lighthouse are amazing. The people we met on the observation deck, from different countries, were both French and English, of course, there were many Hindus from other states, but the atmosphere of pleasure and mutual respect was felt everywhere.
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  • The lighthouse was located within walking distance from the Leila hotel and we took the opportunity to walk to to both the lighthouse in the morning. There is a small fee of 20 rupees ( no extra for f...  more »
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