Situated on the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border, Palugal (also spelt Pazhugal and Palukal) is a small settlement in Kanyakumari District. It spans over an area of nine sq km. Edaicodu is situated in the east, Parassala in the north-west and Kollemcode in the south-west. Thengapattinam, Kuzhithurai, Neyyattinkara and Thriparappu Waterfalls are tourist attractions nearby.
Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport. Palugal can be approached by road from Kuzhithurai and Thiruvananthapuram.