Thenmala an ecotourism destination is an ideal location for vacation seekers. Lush green forest Park, Adventure Park, Children’s Park, Butterfly Safari, Musical Dancing Fountain, Boating, Trekking, Hiking, Night Camping galore the attractions. Thenmala village located in the valley of Western Ghats amidst evergreen forests of Shenduruney Wildlife Sanctuary is 72kms from Thiruvananthapuram and 62 Kms from Kollam. This dam gets it's significance being in the backdrop of the development of an ecozone by the Government of Kerala named Eco-tourism. The dam itself is build within the border of the mountain range to create a very large reservoir and is a main source for irrigation. A little bit of Power generation is also significant of this dam although now the high light for tourists attraction being visiting dam site, boating on the reservoir and visits to the eco zones. A great place to spend time with Nature.