Kovalam Beach Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... been good to have the extra push to workout while I've been here. The doc told me I have a lot of unused energy, so I should include yoga and exercise into my daily routine. On Tuesday we had already decided to stay an extra couple of nights so had a lazy afternoon on the beach after paying a visit to the lovely Gujarati's I had met the last time i was here. The young guy there is a tattoo artist who was tempting us with his amazing talent and Jo decided ...
... stay tuned. The cliff top carries a handful of restaurants all facing out across a view of the Indian Ocean. Each establishment has a table out the front with the fresh seafood on offer. Almost every display had a large marlin fish which slowly had chunks of steak cut away from it. I'm not sure if you've ever seen a marlin but it's a magnificent looking beast and to see them only half eaten towards the end of the night seemed a waste ...
... early morning fish market, which was quite an event-auctions happening as soon as the fishing boat pulls onto the beach, people with big baskets of HUGE fish on their head, rickshaws getting loaded with fish to take to the market. We walked on the beach and went swimming a few times. Like Varkala, there are two separate beaches, one for foreigners and one for Indians. At the foreigner beach, bathing suits are allowed for women. However, we got MANY stares! It was ...
I have posted this much later so that I could add a couple of photos.
After Kochi we headed for a night on the backwaters of Kerala. Very dodgy to say the least, we were glad to get out of there.
Then we jumped a train and watched the Indian worlkd go by in comfort as we rolled south to the beaches. Arriving at Varkala was bliss. Catering to western tourists tastes in both bars and restaurants we spent all day at the ...
... were forever ducking in Goa as firecrackers soared along the beach after falling over. Here they could release them over the cliff, which was a little better, but we were still nearly deafened by 100's of fireworks all going off at once. We headed home after that - Indian men were funny when drunk, but there were only so many times we wanted to shake peoples' hands and scream "Happy New Year!" the hangover free 1st Jan was an added bonus ...