If you are a nature lover, who loves to indulge and want to experience the real tranquility and serenity of nature, then this beautiful island, Pathiramanal will be the perfect location for you. This island is the ideal venue to watch hundreds of migratory birds from different parts of the world. Surrounded by the VembanadLake, the island is very easily accessible from Alleppey by motorboat or speedboat.
Pathiramanal is actually a small island of 28 hectares. Its name in Malayalam Rathriyile Manal means Sands of Night. The scenic beauty of this island is considered unique by tourists who visit it.
This island is also called AnanthaPadmanabhanThoppu. It has over 90 local and 50 migratory species of birds. It is a paradise for nature lovers as you can spot different varieties of herons, terns, egrets, kingfishers, cormorants, goose and ducks. This island was earlier privately owned but is owned by the Tourism Department. At present, it seems this island is not inhabited by humans, only birds rule the roost.