Pathiramanal or the ‘Sands of Night' is a pretty little island in Alappuzha district. The island also recognized as the Anantha Padmanabhan Thoppu can be reached only by boat. The island accessible from Kumarakom as well as Muhamma offers a captivating view of nature. A houseboat cruise sighting the mesmerizing beauty of Pathiramanal is a rare experience. The island is blessed with the presence of a wide range of species including migratory birds, animals, and plants. Pathiramanal visit takes Alappuzha sightseeing, an unforgettable experience. During an overnight stay, most of the houseboats anchor at the lee of the island and the sightseers get a splendid view of the moon-kissed water!