The Leela Kovalam Beach

Kovalam Beach Road, Kovalam, Kerala, 695527, India | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $133.00

Travel Blogs from Kovalam

To the top of the Lighthouse

A travel blog entry by danijoshtravels


... the of course paid him and he dropped back for them. What a ordeal! That day we decided that we should make the walk down the beach and see if we were able to go to the top of the lighthouse. It was quite a walk in the heat but well worth it. We arrived just before it was about to close, and paid an entrance fee of around 20rupees. We walked up the winding stair case to get to the top. Once we got there we had to do the last bit by very steep ladder. It was ...

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

A travel blog entry by izzy.and.nat


... Mostly we've had very hard beds with thin 'mattress' type bedding that resembles more a wad of heavy blankets with a cover, and pillows that seem to be made out of the same stuff. Absolutely no give in them whatsoever. So to have fluffy pillows like at home was a novelty after weeks of *******es. Our train was an early one so we were up at half 5 and saw the sun rising over the town whilst we waited on the platform. Of course our train was late, so we waited around a bit more than ...

Om Shanti, Shanti, Shanti

A travel blog entry by sean_emily


... is a caffeine and sugar boost in the form of hot chai tea drank beneath gigantic vine-laden trees. Then the asana begins. For two hours you practice pranayama (breathing exercise) and asana (physical exercise). Sun salutations are initiated, leg lifts, stretches, then headstands, shoulder-stands, and handstands. We opted for the intermediate level class and found it a definite challenge albeit an enjoyable one.

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What's the city ride like!

A travel blog entry by vidsati


... you will get some stares if your look somewhat beautiful:) and they realise that you are an outsider. Be mindful of your walks in the crowded area. I almost got brushed with someone's elbow near my stomach had to be quick to prevent.

Further, these roads lead you into some gigantic gold shops "Malabar gold" and the like. Some malls including big bazaar. Lined up are many local shops selling anything from household items to ...

At the holy beach

A travel blog entry by global.nomads


... of the employees here are people coming from Nepal. Apparently it is easier for them to work illegally here. Along with their willingness to work they also bring lots of handicrafts, Tibetan jewellery and yak wool products, with them all the way from Kathmandu to the beach in Kerala. Crazy!

Some of the restaurants are run by Indian Muslims. That means that selling alcohol would be completely taboo. But for the sake of business they are willing to bend some ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Kovalam Beach Road, Kovalam, is near Lighthouse Beach, Museum Complex, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, and Mahatma Gandhi Road.
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