Golden Sands

Light House Beach, Kovalam, Kerala, 695521, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Light House Beach, Kovalam, is near Lighthouse Beach, Museum Complex, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, and Mahatma Gandhi Road.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Golden Sands Kovalam

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

    Travel Blogs from Kovalam

    Volunteers get days off too...

    A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot on Feb 09, 2014

    16 photos

    On our days off from going to the school and helping out with after-school studies, we can go off exploring on our own. Thursday was our first full day off so we thought we'd bare the dusty bus rides and distance to Kovalam, a popular tourist destination for vacationers. We set off early for our relaxing prize that lay almost 2 hours in front of us. It required 3 different buses and constant attention to ensure we didn't miss any of our transfers. We ...


    A travel blog entry by derrick241 on Mar 29, 2013

    7 comments, 56 photos

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    I suppose I could have got lower, but this place is 60 Km from where I am and where I am its surrounded by trees and the beach and cliffs are less than a hundred yards away

    As I was drinking my coffee, I was asked by a couple of back packers if they could join me, I didn’t have a problem with that, so they sat down

    They asked me how long I had been around and if I was staying in Kovolam, I told them where I was staying and how much, ...

    Basic Grassroots Movement

    A travel blog entry by sean_emily on Feb 25, 2013

    2 comments, 41 photos

    ... Sister Pushpam and the students made us feel very welcome and appreciated in dedicating our daily work to furthering the English education. We had concerns that perhaps we were being underutilized for BGM’s purposes however. We had expected a much similar situation that experienced in Rajasthan with Sambhali Trust and found something quite different. Many of the students at St. Josephs come from the wealthiest segments of society around Neyyar Dam, as ...


    A travel blog entry by steffandcat on Nov 10, 2012


    ... varkala. We played some cards and did some crazy dancing which was really fun. One day in our lunch break from the sweltering heat we met some English  girls who then came and joined us on the beach and we just chatted continuously until the sun went down. Another evening, as we had tested out most restaurant we thought we would try cooking our selves and booked on to an Indian cooking class. We got to pick 5 meals from the menu and we both really ...

    Back with the team!

    A travel blog entry by wotters on Sep 25, 2012

    12 photos

    ... turned out to be a thin strip of black sand at the bottom of a breakwater of large rocks. The sea was so rough! Waves crashing in from two directions and such strong currents. We hardly went over thigh height and the power of the water was so incredible! We jumped the waves for a bit and watched in awe as some guy waded further out and survived!!

    Sunbathing wasn’t really an option as there was nowhere to lie down easily. The waves would ...