Aratukuzhi is a small village on State Highway 3 in Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala. It lies about 4 km north of Kadukkara and about 24 km north-west of Nagercoil. Aratukuzhi is 42 km from Thiruvananthapuram. There are a number of beautiful temples and churches in the village. Rubber plantations and agricultural farms make this place quite scenic. Chittar Dam (5 km), Thriparappu Waterfalls (12 km) and Vaikundam Estate (8 km) are the major tourist spots nearby. Buses from Kadukkara and Amboori run through Aratukuzhi. Nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram.