Thengapattinam beach is located on the west coast near Painkulam village in Vilavancode Taluk. It is a fine beach adorned with coconut groves. It is also a magnificent estuary where the river meets the sea. Riding in a catamaran (small boat) in the river can be a pleasant experience which can be arranged through local fishermen. It is one of the perfect picnic spot with its background trees that provide shade and comfort to the visitor.
It is 35 km from Nagercoil, and 54 km from Kanyakumari.