Rinson 04 July 2014 0 comments
Akkulam Lake, an extension of the Veli Lake, is one of the must-see tourist destinations in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala. This lake is an ideal site for a private picnic and there is also a children's park adjacent to it. Tourists love lounging at the park and sitting lazily by the cool waters.
Akkulam lake, being 10 km away from the city and having easier access to Thiruvananthapuram International airport, is widely visited by tourists from across the globe. The site is easily accessible through roadways. Yet, leaving behind the well connected roads, tourists take boats to reach the site as boat journeys offer them better chances to enjoy the awesome beauty of Akkulam Lake's backwaters, blanketted with calmness and serenity. Thus by all ways and means, Akkulam Lake remains a better spot for all the tourists.
The boat club is one of the finest attractions here. The club, which has been operational since 1989, now runs boat services to Veli Tourist Village from Akkulam Lake. This boat services are one of the major attractions at Akkulam Lake.
For the tourists who are looking for a place to stay near Akkulam Lake, traditional model Kettuvallams are available. The entertainment zone includes a swimming pool and children's park. The park is equipped with various facilities for amusing the kids. Adding to them is the musical fountain that was recently constructed. The splendor of the lake is enhanced when it is added on with the scenic beauty of the surrounding Western Ghats. Water sports are a good option to relax yourself if you are visiting this lake. Boating is the most popular water sport which can be enjoyed in Akkulam Lake.