Attractions of Somatheeram Beach
Strolling along the beautiful Somatheeram Beach offers some of the most stunning vistas of nature. The environs of the beach are perfect for rejuvenating oneself and indulging in activities like meditation, yoga and health practices. The fathomless blue sea overlooking the beach reveals a pleasant tranquillity. The Ayurvedic Resort present at the beach provides all kinds of ayurvedic treatments to the tourists. Aqua tourism can be cherished at its best at Somatheeram Beach. Visitors can often be spotted relaxing under beach umbrellas and spending a delightful leisure.
Alongside the neat and broad beach, small hills run with their slopes touching the shoreline. Tourists often climb up the hills to enjoy a splendid combination of cool sea breeze, a huge statue of Jesus Christ on the other side and the impressive landscapes of the beach. Somatheeram Beach is also included in the broader area of active fishing belt. Thus fishermen can also be seen at the beach in wooden boats venturing for their livelihood. A prominent fishing harbour called Vizhinjam is situated at a distance of a few kilometres from Somatheeram Beach which serves as a hub of hectic sea bound activity.
Nearby Attractions of Somatheeram Beach
Somatheeram Beach also serves as the gateway to nearby tourist attractions which include Vizhinjam Rock Cut Cave Temple, Pozhikara Beach, Poovar Beach, Kovalam Beach, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Sree Chitra Art Gallery, Kuthiramalika Palace Museum, Veli tourist Village and many more.
Somatheeram Beach is located at a distance of 21 kilometres from the city of Trivandrum. Cottages and hotels over hillocks in the sea front provide accommodation to the tourists, which also add to the scenic charm of the beach. It is the nearest town and buses can be availed from the city for reaching the beach. Trivandrum International Airport serves as the nearest airport whereas the nearest railways station is also located at Trivandrum.
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