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Samudra Beach – Kerala

View of the Samudra beach in Kovalam, Kerala, India

Samudra Beach – Kerala

Towards the northern end of the “Kovalam Beach” lies yet another scenic beach called Samudra Beach. This beautiful beach which literally means “Ocean” is located in the Thiruvananthapuram district. A huge ridge divides the northern side of this beach from the southern side as a result of which it has remained undiscovered. Additionally, since it is situated at a desolate spot the atmosphere available at this beach is filled with “tranquillity”, and hence ideal for tourists especially honeymoon couples. 


How to reach the Samudra Beach

  1. By train:

The nearest railway station is located in Thiruvananthapuram itself at a distance of 11 km. The Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station is well connected to major cities in the country.

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  1. By road:

If you intend to drive to this beach then the ideal starting points would be Thrissur, Alappuzha, Kollam, and Madurai.

  1. Via Thrissur:

There is one route from Thrissur to this beach, and it is via NH-66.

      2. Via Alappuzha:

There are three routes from Alapuzzha to this beach, and they are via NH-66, via Kilimanoor-Kottarakkara Road and NH-66, and via NH-183.

      3. Via Kollam:

There are three routes from Kollam to this beach, and they are via NH-66, via Kazhakootam-Kilimanoor Road, and NH-66.

      4. Via Madurai:

There are three routes from Madurai to this beach, and they are via NH-44, via NH-38, and NH-744.

  1. By air:

The closest airport is located in Trivandrum. The Trivandrum Airport is well connected to cities in the country as well as to international destinations.

Climate and the best time to visit the Samudra Beach

The climate at this beach during the summer season which begins in March and ends in May is “extremely hot” with temperature ranging from a maximum of 39 degree Celsius to a minimum of 22 degree Celsius. The rainfall received during the monsoon season which begins in June and ends in September is “heavy”. The winter season which begins in October and ends in February is extremely pleasant with the mercury dropping to the 15 degree Celsius during this period. So the ideal time to visit this beach is from October to February.

Things/activities to do

This beach is known for its tranquil and pristine environment thereby making it ideal for relaxation away from the hustle and bustle of city life. Additionally, since this beach is located in a secluded area and it has not been developed there are no things/activities to do that can be found over here.

Also Read: Top 6 must visit Beaches in Puducherry

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