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Shopping in Kovalam

Shopping in Kovalam is all about buying handicraft products made of wood and seashell, decorative items and spices.

Statues made of teak wood and rose wood are popular among visitors. Along the beaches, there are many local shops from where you can buy jewellery made of seashells. These are special kind of jewellery and are must buy in Kovalam. You can get a range of products in the local shops and that includes junk jewellery to handicraft items from different states.

Apart from these, there are decorative items as well. You can also try the colourful sandals and sarongs available in the local shops along the beaches. Do bargain to get the products at reasonable rates. Head to the Varkala Beach near Kovalam, if you wish to buy jewellery made of seashells. Tibetan junk jewellery is popular among visitors.

The carpets, teakwood and rosewood statues are other items worth purchasing. SM Handloom Centre is the place to go, if you wish to buy some attire. However, the outfits are only for women.

Give a special touch to your cuisines by adding cardamom, cinnamon and other variety of spices available in the local shops. You can also buy tea leaves that are a speciality in Kovalam.

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