Travelers are voting Varkala Beach, Hawa Beach and Odayam Beach as the best of 3 beaches near Kollam. There are 11 beaches near Thiruvananthapuram a city just 33 km from Kollam and 3 beaches near Alappuzha which is 43 km distant. The most popular of these are Kovalam near Thiruvananthapuram and Fort Kochi Beach in Alappuzha. You can find 24 beaches in Kerala and 167 beaches in the country of India. Our members favorite in Kerala is Fort Kochi Beach and Ramakrishna Mission Beach is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of beaches near Kollam.