Golden Sands

Address: 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

    Beach Time

    A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver on Mar 04, 2015

    8 photos

    ... from the fires. Still the women are dressed in saris. Men are mostly absent but some bring around drinks for the women and support them by helping them get set up. Music is blaring. It is so authenticly Indian. Free food is available to all 500,000. It has been blessed so the lines are long. They can't eat the food they cook until it is blessed by the priest around 3 pm.

    Friday about half our ...

    Field trip anyone?

    A travel blog entry by pumpkinbeetroot on Feb 27, 2014

    8 photos

    ... s were heard as the bus pulled away from the hospital and we continued on to a local park where we had another ice cream...... I'm not a religious man, and never will be. And once again to each their own, but we we're confused today to say the least. Surely our time at the buildings would have been better spent washing, painting and cleaning. Wasn't something we'd put on our "must do list" but Maya and I both agreed that we are better people for the ...

    Calm Kovalam

    A travel blog entry by brodie.selby on Feb 02, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... the heads of the other inquisitive tourists. Finally I got a glimpse of the enormous net they had brought in. The whale of a fish I was expecting to see was certainly not there. After spending one hour pulling in this bloody huge net, they had managed about 15 fish, the size of my palm. I think Dad, we have finally found some fisherman that we are better then!!

    Some of the things I have learned already about India -

    1) Reading the ...


    A travel blog entry by hayleyford on Apr 24, 2013

    8 photos

    After an 8.5 hour overnight train in 3rd class (non air conditioned) train we arrived in Varkala. It is our first stop in the state of Kerala which I had heard so much about and hence went in with high expectations. The small town has a beautiful setting along a golden beach. Arriving here and having 2 days to chill out made the horrible overnight train experience worth it. The ...

    Sad to be leaving Hampi, but on to Kerala next.

    A travel blog entry by izzy.and.nat on Mar 08, 2013

    2 comments, 4 photos

    ... It was like a maze and as many times as we found ourselves lost and disorientated, we also found ourselves popping out onto the street at the same place confused as to how we got back there. We ate some dinner at a proper local place and enjoyed a good 'thali' a bit like a tray of a selection of curries, pickles, rice and breads that we've come to love. They are always good value for money and you never know exactly what you're going to get, but some of them have been ...