Ashtamudi Lake meaning 'eight coned' Lake is one of the most visited and beautiful wetlands of Kerala. The bank of the lakes are covered with coconut, mangroves and palm trees, also hosting many boats, speedboats and water boats in its heart. House boats ranging from budget to luxury are available here.
Ashtamudi means 'eight coned' (Ashta = 'eight'; mudi = 'coned'), it is the second largest and deepest wetland ecosystem, a palm-shaped large water body, having unparallel scenic beauty. Munroe Island is a cluster of eight tiny islands in Ashtamudi Lake, located at the confluence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River. It is worth a watch as you cut across the lush green country side with lavishing coconut plantation.