This is beach is quiet favourite amongst the lovers of nature. Pretty close to the Thiruvananthapuram Airport and Veli Tourist Village, this beach provides easy access for visitors. There is also a 35 m large sculptural image of a mermaid known as 'Matsya Kanyaka'.
The waves are milder within the shallow beach inlet. The story could be different during high tides though.A local beach for a couple of hours to relax and that is all this beach is about.
Not far from here, there are places that teach yoga. Also, there are Ayurvedic well being centres offering rejuvenation therapies and massages.
Location : South Kerala
District : Trivandrum
Nearest towns : Trivandrum at 8 Kms
Bus Station : Trivandrum at 8 Kms
Railway Station : Trivandrum at 8 Kms
Air port : Trivandrum Int’l Airport (TRV) just nearby.
Food Options : Diverse kinds of eateries in plenty, near the beach.
Accommodation Options : Resorts, hotels, lodges and homestays scattered all around Trivandrum cater to various budgets.
Nearby Attractions : Kovalam beach, Poovar beach, Pozhikara Beach, Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple, Napier Museum, Kanakakunnu Palace, Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, The Akulam Boat Club, Veli tourist Village, Ponmudi, Agasthyakoodam, Pareekshit Thampuran Museum, Kanyakumari, Koyikkal Palace and Trivandrum City (shopping, food & fun).
More great destinations can be found in the Explore Beaches in India page.