Hotel Marine Palace
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Most Developed Beach Resort Town in Kerala
At 2:30 pm, we finally arrived in Kovalam, the most developed beach resort town in Kerala.
We had not reserved ahead for a hotel. We made our way through a maze of small roads to another maze of walking trails where we parked the motorcycle and began walking through coconut tree groves to Lighthouse Beach, one ...
... skirts... A no-no anywhere else in India.
I spent the morning wandering along the beautiful beach a little, buying a swimsuit to replace my see-through one, which turned out to fit really badly... as well as a dress, skirt and some sunglasses which have already gone missing. I checked into my hostel and found that I was sharing with a group of 6 ozzie surfers... One girl and the rest guys, as well as an American guy, all of which keeping themselves ...
... our asses a little more so the following day we did a 90 minute walk to another beach further up. Again there was limited sand but a nice grassy area to sunbathe on and a little bay we could go into up to our knees to cool off. I managed to reclaim some of the tan I'd lost since Goa and got through a good chunk of the book Im currently reading. After walking back and showering off we enjoyed another delicious dinner on the beach.
... water from flowing into the resort gardens. It does detract from the beach asethetic, but better to have resort with wall than no resort at all!
Day ended with a quiet ale watching the sunset, followed by a meal watching the geckos on the ceiling grabbing their dinner. Then off to bed because we're up early to watch the fishermen bringing in their catch tomorrow morning. I need a holiday! ...
... thing on the menu, a good thing it was the only one around and it cost 2 quid, he wanted to use a hotel restaurant)
We got to Kovolam beach, it looked promising, the surf was up, from where I stood the beach looked okay, there were a few people on it, I took a few snaps, and then went off for a wander, leaving my driver with a bottle of water and parked under a tree
It wasn’t until I got among the rocks that I found a few things that ...