Somatheeram Beach is situated in Somatheeram near Kovalam Beach, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, India.Somatheeram Beach Resort rich with tradition, culture and overwhelming natural splendor, traditionally styled bungalows, built in wood and sporting antique carved doors and pillars, each building is a unique piece of Kerala and architecture. It has 15 acres of green garden terraced heights sloping down to the sandy beach stretching to the tranquil, turquoise sea changing colour and mood momentarily as the white clouds sail past over it. This is the perfect beach with a ayurvedic resort for all kind of ayurvedic treatments. The Somatheeram Beach is rich with the tradition and culture of Kerala. Somatheeram Beach is a friendly location in Kerala. Somatheeram Beach offers you a wonderful opportunity to rejuvenate your mind and body.

Set amidst lush green environs are traditionally styled bungalows, built in wood with antique carved doors and pillars. All this makes each building in the Somatheeram Beach Resort is a unique piece of the architecture of Kerala. ts accommodations are widely scattered down the contoured hills amongst the verdant coconut groves and other naturally preserved plants. Apart from enjoying the mystique combination of sand, sea and sun, beach vacation in Kerala talks more about rejuvenation of the mind and body.Aqua-Tourism is one of the most significant characteristic of Kerala and Somatheeram Beach. In other words it can be said Somatheeram Beach is to be considered as the dream destination for many because of its exquisite nature.

Location info:

Address: Somatheeram, Thiruvananthapuram district , Kerala, India.
District: Thiruvananthapuram district
Nearest City: Kanyakumari, Madurai, Kochi ,Kollam and Kovallam.
Best time to visit: November to Febrauary.


The climate is of tropical humid type with an oppressive summer and The temperature normally ranges between 27º and 32º C.



Interesting things to do:

This place is main famous for its Somatheeram Beach ayurvedic resorts,This is the perfect beach with a ayurvedic resort for all kind of ayurvedic treatments. You can do swimming and water sports.

Interesting things to Visit:

The Fishing Village:

The village near Poovar is largely inhabited by fisher-folk. The fishermen here make a living by fishing in the old-traditional ways. They live a unique water-based lifestyle completely relying on the river and sea for everything from their daily livelihood to transportation.


Vizhinjam is located close to the Kovalam Beach, has a small sea port. There are a multitude of internationally acclaimed beach resorts and Ayurvedic treatment centers in and around Vizhinjam.

Crocodile-watching Expeditions:

Embark on an exciting crocodile watching expedition – a popular crowd-puller here. Watching the amphibians at a close range is sure to enthrall spectators. On a bright sunny day one can view crocodiles basking in the sun.

Kovalam beach:

The natural beauty of this beautiful beach is what attracts people from far and wide to come here. It takes an hour from Trivandrum to reach this scenic beach, which is famous for its beach resorts. The Kovalam beach in Kerala offers the best of facilities to its visitors like sunbathing, swimming, Ayurvedic massages and plenty of other options.

Poovar beach:

Poovar beach is one among the natural wonders where the Lake, River, Sea and Beach meet the land and it is located in poovar near kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, India.Poovar Beach separates the Neyyar River from the sea. Essentially a fishing village, it is a beautiful and unexplored beach resort. This stunning location has been successful in attracting many tourists over the years.

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How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station:

Trivendrum Central Railway Station.

Nearest Airport:

Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

Road Transport:

Somatheeram Beach is 21 south-east of Kovalam. Travelers can drive along the coast from Thiruvananthapuram via Kovalam and reach the island.

Nearest Visiting places:

Napier Museum:

The Napier Museum was established by the ruler of Travancore in 1855 and is named after the then Madras Governor, General John Napier. Chisholm, its British architect, combined Kerala, Mughal, Chinese and Italian styles of architecture in his design.

Kanakakunnu Palace:

The Kanakakunnu Palace is situated near the Napier Museum in Thiruvananthapuram. This palace was constructed during the reign of His Highness Sree Moolam Thirunal.

Kuthiramalika Palace Museum:

Kuthiramalika Palace or Puthenmalika is situated on the south-eastern side of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram.

Sree Chitra Art Gallery :

Sree Chitra Art Gallery is Established in 1935,The art gallery has a 100 years old world famous paintings of Raja Ravi Varma, the pioneering Indian patron of art in oil painting, who was born and brought up at Kilimanoor Palace in Kerala. The Artistic grandeur of Bengal school of Arts is best exemplified here.

Padmanabhaswamy temple :

The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu who is seen reclining on the Anantha serpent. The temple consists of a tower built of seven stories with rising pillars and intricate carvings decorated with mural paintings. Only peoples from the Hindu religion are allowed inside the temple premises places to the eastern side of the old fort ruins.

Pozhikara Beach:

Pozhikara Beach is a nearby haunt beloved by tourists. The Karamana and Parvathy Puthanaar Rivers empty into the Arabian Sea at this spot.

The Akulam Boat Club:

Its just 8 kms away from Thiruvananthapuram is another famed tourist attraction. The club provides boating cruises on the nearby Akulam Lake. A bat ride from here to the Karamana River will cost approximately . It also houses an amusement park and a swimming pool for children. Tourists often visit this Club to picnic with friends and family.

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary:

Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is established in 1958.It is located 30 kilometers away from Thiruvanathapuram, the capital city. The Neyyar sanctuary is the drainage basin of the Neyyar river and its tributaries-Mullayar and Kallar. The Neyyar river and its tributaries flow along the entire stretch of the preserve. The irrigation dam at Neyyar receives water from the Neyyar river which originates from Agasthyakoodam hill.


Agasthyakoodam is the highest peak in southern Kerala at an altitude of 1,890 m. It forms part of Western Ghats and the Agasthyavanam forest, The hill is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. For Buddhists, it is the abode of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara; for Hindus it is the abode of sage Agastya, a disciple of Lord Shiva.The hills are rich in medicinal plants, herbs and many species of birds and wild animals.


An idyllic hill resort with narrow, winding pathways and cool, green, wooded environs, Ponmudi is located 913 met~s above sea level. Along with a variety of beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, small rivulets, springs and the deer park nearby, this hill station also has excellent trekking trails. Food: KTDC restaurant.

The Pareekshit Thampuran Museum :

Its archeological museum adjacent to the Shiva temple in Durbar Hall Road,Ernakulam. This museum features collections of the 19th century paintings , Pre-historic monuments , Old coins in a numismatic gallery, Scriptures in stone & Plaster of Paris, Copies of mural paintings etc & the collection from the Cochin royal family. In the earlier days the museum was the Durbar Hall of Cochin Rajas where guests were welcomed, and where official ceremonies and meetings were held. Now under the State Archaeological Department.


This is the land`s end of India and is only 87 km from Trivandrum. This is also known as Cape Comorin. This beautiful spot is located in the neighbouring Tamil Nadu state. This place has got international recognition because of Vivekananda who started his journey from this place.

Koyikkal Palace, Nedumangad:

Located on the way to the Ponmudi Hill Station and the Courtallam waterfalls, this ancient palace dates back to the 13th century. Here you can see a double storeyed traditional Nalukettu building with slanting gabled roofs, an inner courtyard and museums of folklore and numismatics set up by the Department of Archaeology.

Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple:

There are rock cut sculptures of the 18th century in the cave temple at Vizhinjam. The granite cave here encloses a one-celled shrine with a loose sculpture ofVinandhara Dakshinamurthi. The outer wall of the cave depicts half complete reliefs of the Hindu God Shiva with Goddess Parvathi.

Veli tourist Village:

The Veli Tourist Village is sandwiched between the Veli Lagoon and the Arabian Sea. The lagoon here is separated from the sea by a narrow sand bar. Facilities at the village include water sports in the lagoon and 18 acre waterfront park with a floating bridge that connects the village to the beach.

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Vellar Petrol Pump
Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram

Petrol Pump
Chalai, Thiruvananthapuram

Karamana Petrol Pump

Indian Oil Petrol Pump
NH 47, Karamana
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

IOC Petrol Pump
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.


Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Chowara P.O., Kovalam, 695 501, India
0471 2268101.

The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach Kerala
Kovalam Beach, Trivandrum, Kerala 695, India
0471 2480101.

Manaltheeram Beach Resort
Chowara P. O, Kovalam, India
0471 2268610.

Taj Garden Retreat
Near Government Guest House
Varkala, Kerala, India
0470 2603000.

Things to carry:

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station:

Vizhinjam Police Station
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Police Station
Parassala Vellarada Road
Parassala, Kerala
Tel: 0471 22020230

Pothencode Police Station
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Vizhinjam Police Station
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Nedumangad Police Station
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

Nearest Hospital:

Al Arif Hospital
Trivandrum Vizhinjam Road
Manacaud, Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala, India
0471 2381715.

Chaithanya Eye Hospital
Kerala 695004, India
Tel: 0471 2447183
Mob: 09447046384.

Pulluvila Government Hospital
Kerala, India.

Sree Ramakrishna Mission Hospital
Kerala, India
Tel:0471 2722125.

Panchakarma Ayurvedic Hospital
Karamana Thirumala Road, Poojapura
Kerala, India.

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