The enchanting aura of the Akkulam backwaters offers an escape from the hassles of real life. Located at a distance of 10 km from Thiruvananthapuram this backwater with a nearby tourist village run by the DTPC, Thiruvananthapuram is a paradise for tourists. With boating facilities, a well equipped children’s park, and a paddle pool, children flock to this place. Akkulam offers a swimming pool for adults too.