Renowned as a major hub of India’s cashew industry and processing industry, Kollam or Quilon was one of the oldest ports nestled on the coast of Arabian Sea. Also famous as the nerve centre of international spice trade, Kollam has now grown up as a much sought after beautiful holiday destination in God’s own country- Kerala. A major part of thishistoric town of Kollam is covered with the enchanting Ashtamudi Lake which has made it a haven for enjoying lovely backwaters of Kerala.
Kollam has been a major centre for the trade and commerce of the state and various major industrial vocations are now at boom in this region. Apart from cashew trading and coir production, the district is famous for its industries of match box, jute, handlooms, wood and clay. Not only this, the port of Neendakara in Kollam is also an important hub for the marine product industry and ice plants of the state. Apart from an industrial and tourism hub, the ancient city of Kollam is also a great centre of learning and culture that attracts a large number of scholars and visitors to take an insight into the rich heritage and tradition of the state which can be rightly seen into the multitude of ancient temples and historic remnants if the city.
Blessed with a wide array of natural splendors, Kollam beckons a huge number of tourists every year to get soaked into the unrivalled charm and serenity of the place. The pristine beaches, enthralling backwaters, lush green forests, verdant valleys, vast expanse of fields and exotic flora and fauna; the diverse land of Kollam is filled with the mystique charm and charisma that spell bound the visitors. So, come to this heavenly abode in Kerala and feel one of the most delightful and memorable vacations amidst the bewitching beauty and tranquility that the nature has blessed here in its true form.