Kovalam is a beach town in Kerala which has picture-postcard scenery - ideal for photographers and for those who like to venture to more secluded places. Besides golden sands and swaying palm trees, the town has some hidden gems which are away from the main tourist route.
It doesn't take long to wander off-the-beaten-track to discover Kovalam's traditional charms. Heading inland, you'll find rice paddies and palm groves - an ideal place for relaxing. From here, you can also visit Trivandrum for a day trip which showcases wonderful temples and intriguing architecture.