Kovalam
 
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Discription of surf spot: Kovalam, India

Kovalam consists out of three half moon-shaped beaches of wich Lighthouse is the biggest. The waves here are highly consistent and powerfull. In october the wave closes out almost immediatly, but starting from november, lefts and rights start breaking at both ends of the bay, though depending on the conditions, the centre can take over the role of starting point. Besides all the tricks and fun you can imagine pulling off on your board, the possibillity of tube riding joins your addictive dieet. May-june is for experts only, and they better bring guns. Keep in mind that their are only one or two surfboards for hire, so it's better to bring as much with you as possible!!

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Type of Wave beach break 
Direction left and right 
Bottom sand/rock bottom 
Level Intermediate 
Crowds an empty line-up 
Hazards severe rips 
Lenght 100-200 meter lenght 
Places to stay hostels ,hotels  
Nearest big city Trivandrum 
Nearest airport Chennai or Mumbai 
Other stuff to see & do Watch some illegal copies of movies that aren't even showing in your country, drink some chay or a beer from the numerous restaurants and bars lining the beach, or check out the mesmerizing backwaters of Kerala. 
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