Naturally maintained seashore with shallow water close to the Kollam city, Thirumullavaram could rival Kovalam Seashore Resort given suitable attention. Visitors could swim in peace at the seashore during low tide when the water recedes by half a kilometer. Presently it is an ideal spot for budget tourism.
The seashore takes its name from the Vishnu temple close to the seashore where thousands gather every year to pray for their dear departed on the new moon day in the month of July-August ( in Malayalam era, the month of Karkataka). Folklore has it that the temple was one of the seven established by Parasuram who raised Kerala from the sea.