Kothanalloor, a coastal village in Kerala’s Kottayam district is a lush green region. The Ettumanoor-Ernakulam Highway passes through this village. This village is surrounded by paddy fields. Kothanalloor lies on the border of Ernakulam and Kottayam. Some of the nearby cities include Kottayam, Vaikom, Cherthala and Palai.
Places to Stay
Kothanalloor does not have lodging facilities. Kottayam, which is 18 km away, provides good budget hotels. Some of these hotels are Ooty Lodge (Tariff – Rs.177), Metro Lodge (Tariff – Rs.295), Brindavan Homestay (Tariff – Rs.857) and Tharavadu Heritage Home (Tariff – Rs.965).
The official language spoken in Kothanalloor is Malayalam.
The festivals celebrated in Kothanalloor are Maha Shivratri in February, Vishu in April, Onam in September, Navratri in September-October, Diwali during October-November and Christmas in December.
Places of Interest
Kothanalloor has got many sightseeing destinations in and around the village such as beaches, backwaters, lakes and reserves. A few places worth visiting are Vembanad Lake (26 km), Arthunkkal Beach (36 km), Kottayam (18 km) and Kuravilangad (9 km) away from Kothanalloor.
How to Get There
Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport, which is 70 km away from Kothanalloor.
There is no railway station in Kothanalloor. The nearest railway station is the Kuruppumthara Railway Station, being around 3 km away from Kothanalloor.
Kothanalloor has frequent buses connecting the village from nearby cities and towns. There are daily Volvo buses run by private bus operator, Kallada Travels from Bangalore, Chennai and Ambur to Kothanalloor. You can opt for online bus booking and travel with ease.