Travelers are voting Veli Lake and Padmatheertha Pond as the best lakes near Kovalam. There are 1 lake near Kurattikkadu a city just 138 km from Kovalam and 3 lakes near Idukki which is 251 km distant. The most popular of these are Vembanad Lake near Kurattikkadu and Anayirankal Lake in Idukki. You can find 20 lakes in Kerala and 323 lakes in the country of India. Our members favorite in Kerala is Vembanad Lake and Dal Lake is the top pick in India. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Kovalam.