This beach village in the Arabian Sea is located about 13 km from the center of Thiruvananthapuram . The transformation of this fishing village into informal Kerala took place when masses of hippies arrived in the 1970s at Kovalam. This place shot in this spotlight as one of the most important tourist destinations in all of India . Today, Kovalam is home to a large number of hotels in Beach & Beach Resorts. Resorts Ayurvedic, recovery and regeneration lounges offering a wide variety of Ayurvedic treatments for tourists is the ultimate mantra. The varieties of fish, ancient Hindu temples, mosques and large churches are the other attractions in this otherwise well-known beach town.