Around 48 kms from Hotel Oasis, Trivandrum, there is a coastal town named Varkala. Its a suburban town of Thiruvananthapuram district. Varkala is the only place in south Kerala where there is a cliff adjacent to the beach and it is declared as a geo-heritage site by Indian Government. Varkala is also home to a famous ashram founded by social reformer, Sree Narayana Guru.
Around 38 kms from Hotel Oasis, is a coastal town called Anchuthengu or Anjengo. Originally known as an old Portugese settlement, It is situtated between Kollam and Trivandrum districts. Old Portuguese-style churches, a lighthouse, a 100-year-old convent and school, tombs of Dutch and British sailors and soldiers, and the remains of the Anchuthengu Fort.
The port is being developed as a Transhipment Hub, to cater current largest mother vessel.
The Vizhinjam port is being developed as a Transhipment Hub, to cater current largest mother vessel.
Vizhinjam, is a small coastal Town situated around 18 kms from Hotel Oasis in Trivandrum near Kovalam beach. There is a large sea port in Vizhinjam. A natural sea port, which is located close to the international ship route. So it is expected that at least 50% of the nearly 20, 000 ships that pass through the Suez canal (per annum) will anchor at Trivandrum. There was high potential for a new port as India needs additional capacity in the coming years. Thus Vizhinjam port has very high importance from this point of view.
Napier Museum , a landmark in Trivandrum city with its unique ornamentation and architectural style with gothic roof and minarets is at walkable distance from Hotel Oasis. Established in 1875 , The museum houses a rare collection of archaeological and historic artifacts, bronze idols, ancient ornaments, a temple chariot and ivory carvings. It also contains the Sri Chitra Art Gallery, which contains works from Raja Ravi Varma and Nicholas Roerich, as well as examples of Mughal and Tanjore art. Opening hours : 10 A.M - 4.45 P.M, Tuesdays - Sundays.