Some of the must see in Kerala include the backwaters at Alleppey and Kumarakom; beaches like Kovalam and Marai; hill stations like Munnar and Wayand; historic places like Bekal and Fort Kochi; wildlife destinations like Periyar and Chinnar and religious places like Sree Padmanabhswamy Temple, St. Francis Church, mosque like Cherai Juma Masjid, and Jewish Synagogue like Paradesi.
Enjoy scrumptious German Breakfast at German Bakery. The watersports enthusiasts can indulge in surfing activity at Kovalam Surf Club and snorkeling at Eve's beach. Those feeling lazy can rejuvenate themselves with various Ayurveda massages, designed to soothe both the body and soul. Spending a day in serenity at Hawa Beach also one of the best things to do in Kovalam. Apart from it one can pay a visit to Kovalam villages,
where one can see and purchase some unique artifacts, inlay work, textile block printing, stone cutting, etc. It is an ideal place to pick up ethnic curios and other articles. Other than this, watch cultural and heritage art forms at centres in Kovalam. Here ceremonies are organized bring prosperity and happiness. Yet another good vacation experience to get in Kovalam is early morning Catamaran sailing.
Shopping in Kovalam is something tourists can just afford to miss. Handicrafts, seashells, junk jewelry, and garments are available everywhere at affordable prices. People can visit the Varkala Beach near Kovalam which is the heaven for shopaholics. Whether it's puppet from Rajasthan or jewelry from Bhutan, each and everything tourists can purchase from beaches of Kovalam.