Just 7 km from the city of Thiruvananthapuram, the Shankhumugham beach is a favourite haunt for people coming to watch sunsets. The beach is adjacent to the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and Veli Tourist Village.
An indoor recreation club, the matsya kanyaka (a gigantic, 35 m long sculpture of a mermaid), a restaurant and a children''s park are some of the attractions at the Shankhumugham beach.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 7 km
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport is a short drive away