This beautiful palm fringed island of Munroe is formed by the sizzling backwaters of the Ashtamudi Lake and Kalladi River. It is named after Colonel Munroe who was the British resident of Travancore and integratedvariousbackwater regions by digging canals. Several precious findings of Stone Age tools and Megalithsadd to the importance and antiquity of the island. Blessed with criss-cross canals and water channels, the island is also a haven for the nature lovers and bird watchers. Surrounded with blue beach waters, pristine beaches and swaying palm grooves, the island offers a wonderful escape to thetourist away from the maddening city crowd.