TAMIL NADU’S first internationally certified ‘Blue Flag’ beach in Kovalam is, no doubt, one of the cleanest in the State and sports amenities like toilets, showers, changing rooms, and ecofriendly bamboo huts to unwind. The appeal of the beach, however, takes a hit when one realises it doesn’t have a safe bathing zone.
This runs contrary to the claim on the beach’s layout map that a 125-metre safe bathing zone or a swimming zone for small floats is a key component of the beach.
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