Thenmala Eco-Tourism Site is India’s first planned eco-tourism destination. The award winning project was designed in such a way as not to harm any part of the environment. The region boasts a mix of lush forests, swamps and grasslands in an area of 60 acres. Trekking, cycling, boating and shopping in three zones are possible.
This destination is 66 km east of Kollam, in Thenmala village, Kollam District, on the Kollam-Shencottai Road. Palaruvi Waterfalls and Kulathuppuzha are the nearby attractions. It is also very close to the famous Kuttalam in Tamil Nadu.