Kamaleshwaram is a center of educational and social activities. An array of shops and restaurants can be seen in the vicinity.
Among the prominent surrounding places are Attukal, Manacaud, Kallattumukku and Ambalathara. Thiruvallam, famed for Sree Parashuram Temple, is just four kilometers from Kamaleshwaram. Other tourist attractions such as Kovalam and Vizhinjam are easily accessible from Kamaleshwaram.