Flavours of India - Sothavilai Beach & Udayagiri Fort

The Sotha Vilaibeach is one among the most important beaches in the district of Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu. The beach here stretches over 4 km which make it one among the longest beaches in Tamil Nadu. It is also one among the most seriously affected areas of the district during the 2004 Tsunami.

The fort in Tamil Nadu is located at a distance of 14 km from Nagercoil in Thuckalay Town, Kanyakumari District. The fort is situated on the Thiruvananthapuram-Nagercoil National highway at Puliyoorkurichi. This was the most important military barracks of the Travancore rulers, when Padmanabhapuram was their capital.