|The beaches of Kovalam can be divided in three parts. The southern most beach and the most popular of the three, is the Lighthouse Beach. Further south on the beach one can have a spectacular view of the Vizhinzam mosque.
The middle beach is called Hawah. Each morning this beach acts as a base for the local fisherman. The northern most beach is known as Samudra.
Kovalam Beach is ideal for kayaking, swimming, surfing and skiing. You can also visit the handicrafts, jewellery and cloth shops that are built there. The beach is also a Yoga and health center. One can have Ayurvedic massages and oil baths or learn in detail the methods of doing Yoga and meditation taught by experts.