Chowara is a beautiful quaint village located about 10 km south of Kovalam
. This village is dotted with coconut trees and a beach called Chowara Beach. Aazhimala Shiva Temple is located here is a major shrine. Vizhinjam harbor is another tourist attraction.
Accommodation facilities of various standards are available including old
Kerala cottages. Aazhimala Beach Resort and Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort are situated in the vicinity.