Spanning over an area of eight sq km, Kothanalloor (also spelt Kothinallur) is a small settlement in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu. Mulagumoodu is situated in the south, Unnamalaikadai in the north-west, Pudukadai in the west and Azhakiyapadiapuram in the north-east. Padmanabhapuram Palace, Sanguthurai Beach, Manavalakurichi, Colachel Port, Kanyakumari, Muttam and Nagercoil are nearby tourist spots.
Accommodation facilities are available at Nagercoil. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport. Kothanalloor can be approached from Nagercoil, Eraniel and Kuzhithurai by road.