As is the meaning of its name, the village offers a mesmerizing sight of endless coconut trees. A beach town by the Arabian Sea, Kovalam has 3 beaches namely the Lighthouse beach, Hawah beach and the Samudra beach. These 3 beaches form the famous crescent of Kovalam. These beaches have plenty of beach resorts, Ayurvedic salons and other regeneration resorts that offer a wide variety of Ayurvedic treatments for tourists.
There are a plenty of leisurely options for the tourists such as swimming, sunbathing, toning massages, herbal massages and catamaran cruising are a few of them. Other places of interests include Kovalam Art Gallery, Halcyon Castle, Neyyar Dam, Aruvikkara Dam and the Vellayani Lake. There is a diverse range of food options available at various cafeterias & restaurants offering authentic South Indian as well as continental preparations.