Courtallam, the 'Spa of the south', is situated 58 Km by road from Tirunelveli, 6 Km from Tenkasi Railway Station and at an elevation of about 167m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District. It is an excellent health resort and it is famous for its waterfalls. Peraruvi (Main Falls), Chitraruvi (Small Falls), Shenbaga Devi Falls, Thenaruvi (Honey Falls), Anitharuvi (Five Falls), Pazhathotta Aruvi, Puli Aruvi (Tiger Falls), Pazhaya Courtallam (old Falls), palaruvi these are not only a tourist spot but also a famous health resort. Every year June to September we can enjoy the falls season. It contains lot of herbs which are good for the health. Courtallam water has medicinal properties since the water runs through forests of herbs and the water has therapeutic qualities to cure physical ailments. Bathing in these waterfalls is considered good for both mind and body.