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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      Travel Blogs from Kovalam

      Lighthouse beach

      A travel blog entry by jennystolborg on Feb 13, 2014

      4 photos

      ... so with some trepidation we hired a bodyboard each (1pound per hour) and hit the surf. It was so much fun!! I have to say I was rather good at it too! I think we stayed in the water too long though as when we got back to the hotel our indian landlady said to me "you are as red an apple!"

      The food in Kovalam seemed expensive compared with Varkala and some of it was not even that nice! There was a german bakery though where I had jacket potato with garlic ...


      A travel blog entry by derrick241 on Mar 29, 2013

      7 comments, 56 photos


      I jumped the local bus this morning, I was off to Kovolam

      Little did I know it was 60 Km away, and it was going to take forever, so I got to Varkala and jumped a taxi, it would take me an hour

      I only really wanted to see what the beach was like and what it had to offer

      It's listed as 'Gods own Country’ so I thought as it had a great title like that it had to be worth a visit at least

      On the way, I saw the ...

      Inquisitive India

      A travel blog entry by bridgetannem on Mar 09, 2013

      5 comments, 7 photos

      "Your life must be perfect, you live in such a rich country..." says Kumar from Kanyakumari.

      How would you respond?

      I look into the eyes of Kumar and think about the extreme poverty, lack of housing, food, and medical care that affects so many people across the country.

      If we have a medical emergency do we have the option to call for help...
      If we are starving ...

      Last Stop in India

      A travel blog entry by traveller23 on Nov 28, 2012

      2 photos

      ... of a passenger so I asked him how much to the domestic airport - 300 rupees. Know it was probably too much but had no other options so had to accepted it but half way there he started talking about the train station and when I said 'no the airport' he said 500 rupees. I knew he was as it but there was nothing I could do, got to the airport and I handed over the 500 rupees. He they kissed the money and cheered. It's not very often I get ...

      Pinapple, Papaya. Taxi, Tomorrow

      A travel blog entry by emds on Nov 23, 2012

      23 photos

      ... enjoy the Ayurvedic massage and came back oily and sleepy. I was quite curious to see what a treatment involved and Vinh was persuaded too. One afternoon we took a taxi up to the small hilltop village where Manesh lived (Mum and Dads Ayurvedic practitioner) to get a treatment.

      If you really hate getting oily and naked then an Ayurvedic massage is not for you. However both Vinh and I really enjoyed it. Rather than kneading individual muscles the practitioner rubs you ...