Veli beach is just within 3 Km from Shanghumukham beach. It is an attractive tourist destination in Trivandrum. Veli tourist village lies in between Arabian sea and Veli lake. Boating is available in Veli lake for tourists.
Veli tourist village is designed by Kanayi Kunhiraman, a renowned sculptor from Kerala. Veli tourist village is connected with the Veli beach by a floating wooden bridge. There is also a floating restaurant in Veli.
Veli is well connected to Trivandrum city by local buses. Distance from Trivandrum International Airport is 5 Km. Veli is also well connected by rail. Nearest railway station is Kochiveli Terminus.
There is a youth hostel in Veli which is a convenient place to stay. Other tourist attractions in Trivandrum, near to Veli are Sri Padamanabha Swami Temple, Shankhumugham beach and Kovalam beach.