Astamudi the water paradise is located in the Kollam district of God’s own country, Kerala. It is known for its magnificent views. Ashatamudi literally means eight coned or eight armed after the eight branches of the lake. It is a gateway to the backwaters and the second largest lake network in Kerala.Ashatamudi is surrounded by villages and coconut grooves. Because of this it is also known for its lush greenery. The lake network opens into the Arabian sea in the north. The backwaters are self-supporting and full of aquatic life. The canals connect quaint villages located on the banks of the lakes and are used for local transport.The placid backwaters are heavenly to crusie on.
Kerala has splendid rainforest, lush green coconut trees and serene backwaters. It is aptly called God’s own country. The Ayurvedic massage centers located in Kerala are world renowned with many Hollywood and Bollywood Celebrities frequenting it. Kerala is unique because of its backwaters. Because of the huge network of rivers, lakes and canals that open into the Arabian sea, Kerala is famous for its greenery. A trip to Ashtamudi is indeed worthwhile.