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Shankhumukham Beach in Trivandrum

·  Summer:28 to37° C (Hot& Humid)
·  Winter: 20 to 34° C (Cool& Pleasant)
·  Monsoon: June to September

Best time to visit:  October to February

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Situated about 8 km. from the city, Shankhumukham Beach is one of the famous places to visit in Thiruvananthapuram. Full of interesting attractions, the beach is situated adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram airport, making it even more popular.

The beach has an eye-catching mermaid (MatsyaKanyaka) shaped white statue, which makes visiting the place wonderful. Some of the nearby attractions that make this beach more appealing to the visitors are Chacha Nehru Traffic Training Park, indoor recreational club and thestar fish shaped restaurant.

Shankhumukham Beach is also known for its gorgeous sunset and ritual washing of temple idols during local festivals. Tourists to this beach can enjoy other nearby places like Veli Tourist Village, Zoological Park, Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram Observatory, Ponmudi and Agastyakoodam etc.

Road: State transport buses are available from nearby cities to Shankhumukham Beach. Deluxe and semi-deluxe buses are also available that connects this beach to all cities of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Railway: Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station (located about 7 km.) is the nearest railhead to reach Shankhumukham Beach. Direct trains for Jammu, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Delhi and many other cities are available.

Airway: Trivandrum International Airport (located about 5 km.) is the nearest airport to reach Shankhumukham beach. Tourists can go walking from the airport to the beach, since it is located just adjacent to the airport.Direct flights are available from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and other cities.Flights for Muscat, Singapore, Saudi and other international destinations are also available.