Also known as Thiruvananthapuram, its the capital of the state of Kerala. Theres not much to visit here except the Museum. But the area is known for its beaches. The best beach areas lie at Kovalam. The state of Kerala is known for its Ayurveda massages. People come for a week to 4 weeks intense therapy or cure massages for the same. The stay during this period is at Ayurveda resorts which offer vegetarian food and organic home grown food, during the therapy.