Akkulam Lake, an extension of the Veli Lake, is one of the must-see tourist destinations in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala. The spot, being just a few minutes' drive (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.