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Lighthouse Beach

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Good beach for shopping and eating

The beach is clean and the market is on the beach.. you can have good foods with spectacular views... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
aruptanti
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Guwahati, India
A good place to visit as part off a broader Kerala trip.

I was ending my 4 month trip and chose Lighthouse Beach as a place to charge my batteries before... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Luigi S
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Canada
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“seafood” (56 reviews)
“big waves” (15 reviews)
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Kovalam, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is clean and the market is on the beach.. you can have good foods with spectacular views of the sea.. must visit place when in kovalam. Budget hotels are available near the beach.

Thank aruptanti
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was ending my 4 month trip and chose Lighthouse Beach as a place to charge my batteries before heading home. The town is called Kovalam, which is serviced by air via Trivandrum Airport, so this is handy. Also, taxi ride for the airport are...More

Thank Luigi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like this beach as a place where stay after my flight to India. We can have bath and shopping. There also many good restaurants nearby. Only for few days can be good.

Thank Mariapiamg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach has two lighthouses on both sides. The water is not deep and the waves are wonderful for swimming. Amazing experience.

Thank 612harshitj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having been away for twenty years, I was stunned to see how once quiet Kovalam and lighthouse beach have been so utterly ruined. There is NOTHING worth visiting here any more and the proud lighthouse now overlooks nothing but a ramshackle untidy building site of...More

Thank WaterwaysExplorer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing special indeed. It's a very small crescent shaped beach between rocky outcrops on which the waves are crashing. Plenty of fishing boats but unfortunately lots of rubbish. As for the waterfront, it's a ramshackle of buildings without charm.

Thank Aralya
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very popular beach with lots of restaurants right on the beach front. The main attraction is the candy stripped lighthouse and the small fishing boats.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach is suitable for family visits.During leak season, heavy crowd could be there. Boating facility is available for those who like. There are lots of shops selling local items and food.

Thank Sudeesh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is mush crowded in the evenings. There are many cafes, restaurants, hotels, shops and snacks bars around this area. Many sea view restaurants and hotels are available. The light house is the major attraction of this place and hence the name. It is...More

Thank travel-lover-6f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must visit and breathtaking views from top of the lighthouse was mesmerizing!! Awesome experience, 360 degree view from the top was excellent. Everyone must visit this place.

Thank prakashp125
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Karen A
6 May 2017|
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Response from NagaRaj N | Reviewed this property |
Now a days Rent a bike in Trivandrum is simple like ordering a chai! yes..RoyalBrothers Bike Rentals log in_choose the bike_collect the key. ph: 8089 3672 seven five
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Wrooooooom
16 June 2016|
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Response from Keyur1405 | Reviewed this property |
For Scooba scooter it cost 6000 For speed boating on hawa beach it's package 500 1000 and 1500. You can bargain on this.
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RomitMachado
3 November 2015|
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Response from bharati2408 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Frm Trivandrum airport we took an auto to lighthouse beach costing around Rs.350-400 (we went 1 yr ago though). Onlu local autos & taxi are available, no ola or uber. You can negotiate the costs though. If u book them... More
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