Kodai lake has an exceptional role to play not just in the beauty of the land but also it its name. It is Kodai Lake from which the name of Kodaikanal has been derived and thus making it one of the most crucial place to have at least one visit of yours. Built in 1983 by Sir Vere Henry Levinge, a former District Collector of Madurai, it is 500 metres (1,600 ft) and is spread out in a star shape over 60 acres along with being surrounded by fine tarred road of 5 Kms length. Boating on the lake along with pony rides around the lake are enjoyable and relaxing.
The hill station of Kodaikanal, located at the at the longitude of 77.5 and latitude of 10.2 in the Palani hill range of Tamil Nadu state, presents tourists with amazing holidaying options. Be it for honeymoon or adventure trip or family holidays, Kodaikanal promises exceptional experience with mesmerising natural settings, exciting sports options like trekking, pleasant climate and varied kinds of accommodation facilities. Rightly called as the “Princess of Hill Stations”, Kodaikanal has more than just one tourist spots to keep its visitors engaged.