Munroe Island is a beautiful piece of land formed by a cluster of eight tiny islands in Kollam District of Kerela. This scenic island is surrounded by Kallada River and Ashtamudi Lake and offers the stunning views of the lush green coconut plantation, which is a common sight in Kerela. Many people from nearby towns and cities visit this serene spot to spend leisure time in the warmth of the Mother Nature. While a few of them capture the lovely surroundings of the place, many simply relish the tempting delegacies of Kerela, prepared using coconut oil, and served at authentic restaurants in Munroe Island.
This beautiful island is located 27 km from Kollam and is named after Colonel Munroe, the British Resident of erstwhile Travancore State. Colonel Munroe was responsible for integrating several backwater regions by digging canals, using stone age tools and megaliths. This island shelter a quaint little village, which provides a true life of Kerela. One can experience a country craft cruise through Munroe Island and see the typical backwater island villages, shrouded in abundant flora.