Edayar Island

Edayar Island is located  near Thiruvallam  in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. This beautiful island is situated at about 7 kms from the city en route to the international beach resort of Kovalam, the Edayar island is inhabited by just under 500 people. No concrete buildings, and absolutely no blaring of horns of vehicles - just pure salubrious fresh air and silence. The tea stalls, reminiscent of rural Kerala, dots the island. The island, spread over two square kilometres in length and a width of half-a-kilometre, is complete with a temple, "kavu" and church. The festivals at these places of worship can also be witnessed by the tourist. For the spiritually bend, the ancient Parasurama temple situated on the bank of Karamana river at Thiruvallom can be an attraction. Edayar is just a five minute walk from Thiruvallom near the Trivandrum-Kovalam bypass. Visitors can either ferry to the island or can opt to use the narrow iron bridge near Thiruvallom to walk into the island. 
It is about 500 m off the NH Bypass  and 5.5 km off the National Highway 47.. The nearest Airport is Trivandrum International Airport and Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station.