Courtallam is a well-known bathing place and tourist attraction. Some ofits magnificent waterfalls (there are as many as seven) of the Chittar river are said to have mineral properties. Bathing in these waterfalls is considered good for both mind and body. The best time to visit this health resort is during June-September. Courtallam is 58 Km by road fromTirunelveli and 6 Km from Tenkasi Railway Station. Courtallam has another names like Pithur Kanda Theerthapuram, Mukthiveli, Thirunagaram, Nannagaram,Vasanthaperur and so.
Other Places : Within a distance of 40 to 60 km from Tiruchendur are Tuticorin(port), Tirunelveli (railway junction), Krishnapuram (known for templesculptures) and Tenkasi (temple town).