Veli Village is located at a distance of 8 kms from Thiruvananthapuram, ideally set on the confluence of the Arabian sea and the Veli Lake. The majestic lagoons are separated from the sea by a narrow sand bar. The vast stretch of backwaters can be well explored at leisure with paddle boats and pedal boats. The scenic surroundings of the village make it an ideal picnic spot for the tourists seeking an escape from their busy city life.
At the backwaters of Veli, one can enjoy a wide variety of water sports activities along with enjoying a floating dining experience in the India’s first floating 3 star restaurant. Veli, one of the Kerala’s backwater destinations, also provide one to enjoy various amusement rides in the amusement park present there.
The Eastern end of the lake is bordered by the two majestic hills. Cruising along the Veli backwaters is an incredible experience sitting in a country boat, well-equipped all modern amenities. Enjoy and admire its panoramic backwater stretch, highlands, lush green paddy fields and majestic beaches. The various houseboat cruises, boat rides and holiday packages are available for the tourists at a very nominal rate which has over the time become a craze among both international and domestic travelers.