It is a township which is widely styled as ‘Spa of the South’ in the Tirunelveli District in the State of Tamil Nadu. Located at a height of 167 meters on the Western Ghats, Courtallam is popularly noted for having enormous health resorts, clinics and waterfalls which are believed to have medicinal wealth. A number of waterfalls such as viz. Pedraruvi, Chitraruvi, Shenbagadevi Falls, Thenaruvi, Aintharuvi, Pazhathotta Aruvi, Pazhaya Courtalla Aruvi and Puli Aruvi are found in the area
There are also several temples in the town such as the Thirukatraalanaadhar Kovil, Thirumalai Kovil, Kumaran Kovil, Kasivishuwanathar Kovil, Dhakshinamoorthy Kovil, Papanasam Ulagaambihai & Sivan Kovil and Ariyankavu Iyappan Kovil. Most of the temples of Courtallam are devoted to Lord Shiva, and the temples have quirte a few stories of the Chola kings and Pandya kings emblazoned in them.
Other attractions around the area are Therkumalai Estate, the Boat House located close to the Aintharuvi, and Pazhaya Courtalla Aruvi, the Snake house and Aquarium located near the Peraruvi and several park for children.
The nearest Airport is Tuticorin Airport, Tamil Nadu, roughly two hour drive from Courtallam. Tuticorin Airport is well connected to the cities like Chennai, Madurai, Bangalore and Coimbatore.RAIL
The nearest railway station is Sengottai Railway Station, located at a distance of 5 Km from the town.ROAD
Courtallam is 21 Kms from Kadayanallur, 57 Kms from Tirunelveli, 109 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram and 200 km from Coimbatore. Good road network avaiable for entire state.