This Blog describes the places to Visit in & Around kanyakumari..
Thengapattinam beach is situated at the distance of 54kms (approx) from Kanyakumari. The beautiful beach is located in Painkulam village and is adorned with
lush coconut grooves. Situated on the west coast, this village has some
historical relevance. During the ancient times, the village was an
important place for trade with foreign countries. Between Thengapattinam
and other countries like Arabia, cargo services were available. The
water of the Thamiraparani River forms an estuary in the sea. With boat
riding and backwater facilities, the beach serves as an important
location for excursions and picnics. The journey from Kanyakumari to Thengapattinam amidst the green paddy fields and coconut trees enchants one and all.