Edamuttam is a small town in the South Indian state of Kerala. The town is not very far from the Arabian Sea coast and is close to a lot of tourist beaches. The major nearest urban agglomeration is the city of Kochi at a distance of 64 km south of the town. The state capital, Thiruvananthapuram, is situated at a distance of 263 km.
Places to Stay
Due to lack of proper lodging facilities in the village, one will have to move to Kochi in order to stay. Some of the budget hotels worth trying are Ceylon Bake House (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Aiswarya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Ale’s Residency (Tariff – Rs. 675), and Seas Tower (Tariff – Rs. 1,000) among others.
The official language of the area is Malayalam. English and Tamil are also spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Vishu in April, Onam in August-September , the two Eid(s) and Christmas.
Places of Interest
Some of the places which are worth visiting in the area are Edamuttam Temple, Valappad Beach, Nattika Beach, Kazhimbram Beach and Palapetty Beach.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport at a distance of 52 km.
The close by railway station is the Ernakulam South Railway Station at a distance of 59 km.
Usually state transport buses ply on routes connecting Kochi to other cities in the region. Among private operators, Kallada Travels has a fairly good presence. You can book bus online from various bus booking websites.