Valavoor, the business center of Karoor Panchayath, is located at the south-western tip of India near
Palai in Kottayam District, Kerala. This small town is separated from the rest of the sub continent by the steep line of the Western Ghats along the coast of the Arabian Sea. It is a land rich in rubber plantations, small hills and valleys with blissful serenity and scenic greenery. Famous tourist destinations like Kumarakom, Vagamon, Alphonsa's tomb in
St Thomas Mount are easily reached through Valavoor.