Perinad, also spelt Perunad, is a village situated on the way to Erumeli
, in Pathanamthitta District
. It is about 8 km north of Vadasserikara
Sree Dharmasastha Temple at Sabarimala is within the reserve forest area of the village. Many ancient temples, churches and fortresses are situated in the neighborhood areas.
Pampa, Vadasserikara, Konnithazham, Malayalapuzha and Cherukole are the nearby interesting places. Chengannur Railway Station serves the village. Perinad can be easily accessed by local buses from Ranni.