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Great Authentic Market

We visited the fish market by Tuk Tuk from Niraamaya Retreats. You nee to be reasonably early to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Martin P
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Fish from Sea

I use to visit this place often... Mainly it's a fish market... We could buy wholesale kind of fish... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Midhun N
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“crazy fish” (2 reviews)
“for sale” (2 reviews)
Kovalam, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the fish market by Tuk Tuk from Niraamaya Retreats. You nee to be reasonably early to see it at its best but it’s a tremendous experience watching the fish come in and be immediately put into the hustle and bustle of the market...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I use to visit this place often... Mainly it's a fish market... We could buy wholesale kind of fish directly from the fishermen or even retail sale is available... But never trust that the fish is 100%fresh... The best timing to buy fish is early...More

1  Thank Midhun N
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Seafood lovers can get the best fish from Vizhinjam, Kerala. However, it is advised to buy fresh brought to the shore in fishing nets. You should not buy fish brought in baskets to the shore by fishermen since it is old fish. The fisher men...More

Thank vrms9
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The fish market is not at Kovalam , it is a little further south at Vizhinjam. If you run out of things to do then the walk to Vizhinjam is about 45 minutes, with 2 interesting mosques enroute ( there is no entry to the...More

2  Thank roslinlea
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Not a very important place to cover up but you would like to see a crazy fish market esp in the evening when restaurant owners are buying crazy looking fishes. I saw some crazy fishes - a shark with bird like fin , i don't...More

Thank dadaroy
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

yh.. Itz unbelievable tu get those fishes for such low price but .. they were fresh nd really yummy......

1  Thank Bavish
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Visiting the fish market is a must for anyone visiting Kovalam. There is an energy that is unique only to India. You can walk amongst the locals as they go about their daily routine. You can pick up fresh fish at local prices, as long...More

Thank Zai M
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

A wonderful experience watching the boats we had seen dancing on the sea for the past few nights and then seeing the actual fishermen as people, dragging their boats onto the sand and then their wives filling their baskets with fishes of all types imaginable:...More

1  Thank Foley2013
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very good sleep, Excellent room service, Wi-Fi, hot water and car parking. An exclusive business com leisure hotel, an unspoiled combination of luxury and natural tranquility is delivered.

Thank Alazyab T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

we went there to see fish market and felt worth visiting this place ...had made good friends with fisherman and they showed what they catch .... we went to small restaurant and we were surprised with the variety of sea food available ....nice very spicy...More

Thank pavanadapala
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