Kovalam is a town of beaches and famous for its beach and ayurvedic resorts. It is just 18 kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Kovalam is itself a beach and very much famous in KEKRALA for domestic and international tourists. Kovalam, meaning "a groove of coconut trees. From sun bathing to swimming, Ayurvedic rejuvenation to yoga and meditation, herbal body toning massages to special cultural programmes and catamaran cruising, holidays in Kovalam is a tourist delight.