KOVALAM is almost 15 km south from THIRUVANANTHAPURAM (called TRIVANDRUM)
International RIVANDRUM Airport (IATA code TRV) is half an hour away from Kovalam.
Airlines going to TRV (non exhaustive)
Air India (Bahrain, Chennai, Dammam, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kozhikode, Kochi, Delhi, Kuwait, Mumbai, Riyadh)
Air India Express (Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Dubai, Mumbai, Kozhikode, Kochi, Jidda, Muscat, Sharjah, Salalah)
There is a railway station in TRIVANDRUM, connected to all parts of India.
KSRTC's buses stop close to (Vizhinjam Junction). There are departures every 15 minutes to TRIVANDRUM
Telephone 0471-2480365, 2481365
You may find several cash points (Automated Teller Machine or ATM) in Kovalam. They deliver wads of 100 or 500 rupees. Provide large pockets or purse.
* Federal Bank (close to Divine Supermarket) - daily limit is R20, 000 / - .
* ICICI ATM close to the café/restaurant quite facing the supermarket -
* Canara Bank ATM close to the Post Officee -
* Catholic Bank ATM in Hotel Swagarth top of Cardiac Hill.
You may also easily exchange currency on Lighthouse Beach for cheap. Thomas Cook or hotels charge a commission.
Informations about Kerala (link)