There are three pristine beaches with shallow waters and low tidal waves where one can go surfing, wooden and motorboat riding.
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, this temple is a blend of the Kerala and Dravidian styles of architecture located inside the East Fort. The temple is a place for art lovers and is also known for its mural paintings and stone carvings.
An idyllic hill station with windingpathways and cool, green, wooded environs, Ponmudi is located 915 metres above the sea level. Along with a variety of beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, small rivulets, springs and deer park nearby, this hill station also has excellent Trekking trails.
The seat of the erstwhile rulers of Travancore, the Padmanabhapuram Palace, is a masterpiece of indigenous Kerala architecture. Located at Thuckalay, on the way to Kanyakumari, The wooden palace is well maintained with the artwork and mural paintings.
A coastal town that forms the southern tip of Indian Mainland. Jutting into the Laccadive Sea, the town was known as Cape Comorin during British rule and is popular for watching sunrise and sunset over the ocean.
Popular for its natural fisheries and springs, and the samadhi of Kerala's saint Sree Narayana Guru, Varkala is a coastal town with pristine beaches, hills, lakes, forts and lighthouses, forming a little paradise on the Arabian Sea coast.
Known as the Venice of the East, the backwaters form a network of brackish lagoons and lakes lying parallel to the Arabian Sea coast.
A charming seaside area, Fort Kochi is known for its Dutch, Portuguese and British colonial architecture and elaborate bamboo fishing nets. St Francis Church was the original burial site of explorer Vasco da Gama.Heritage buildings in this area house contemporary art galleries.