Kerala beaches have international recognition from very ancient time as it was the gate way to Kerala for all traders and merchants and Navigators from Europe and Middle East for their trade. Vasco Da Gama the European who discovered a sea route to India landed at the beach side of Kappad near Calicut. Kerala had India’s oldest commercial port at Muziris near Kodungallur in Eranakulum district. The total length of Kerala’s coast line is around 55o kilometres so that it has a huge potential in beach tourism. Kovalam in Trivandrum district is the most popular and international beach destination Kerala. For the European tourists Kovalam is their home town with its pleasant hospitality and atmosphere. Kerala beaches are clean and palm fringed everywhere and safe to take bath, swim, surf, and for sunbath.