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“Good but very crowded”
Review of Lighthouse Beach

Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Kovalam
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

The beach is good and clean compared to other popular beaches in India. However, its very crowded, especially in the evenings. There are eateries all over, but most of them have bars and we avoided dining there with our young kiddo.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Surrounded both sides by the formation of rocks, the waves can turn a bit nasty for those who try to swim or bath near the rock edges, since the waves can be as high as 10 feet. The beach security personnel keep a constant vigil and warn the passengers who try to swim near the rock edges. Splendid view of the light house from the beach.

Thank SridharanRaghavan
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Busy but worth it. Plenty of places to eat and people watch. Nice beach and good sea for swimming. Lots of wifi available. A few shops too.

Thank Evarich
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Reviewed 25 May 2014

Lighthouse beach is just like goa beached having water boats. As a famous beach of kovlam, It is crowded and entire beach line has restaurants and shops targeting foreigners (and ignoring Indians). Speed boat ride which can cost you Rs 500+ can be much cheaper at day end as they try to make most out of available time. You can enjoy food at sea facing restaurant or shop for cloths and accessories (which are available every market of India). Remember shopping prices are for foreigner and you should bargain.

Thank MacTuscano
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Reviewed 24 May 2014 via mobile

We visited here in March which is an Off-season here. I was just amazed to see how clean the Beach was as compared to most of the Beaches in Goa. The part of reason was that there are no Shacks allowed on the beach unlike Goa. The water was also very clear and kids enjoyed playing it.

One thing I didn't like was that food is on Expensive side and not too good (north indian especially).

Another good thing is that Vendors don't follow you like they do in some other places in India.

Overall a nice place to chill with Family

Thank Prabhjeet R
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