It is located 5 km south west of Cheruvathur separated from the mainland by back waters. It is one of the main tourist spots of the District. The Island is separated from the main land, You Can either uses Transport Boat Service/ another Water Transportation or crossing the Mavila Kadappuram Bridge to reach in main land. It is situated in the Arabian Sea and is an ideal place for picnic.
Valiyaparamba is fast turning into a much favoured backwater resort that offers enchanting boat cruises.Valiyaparamba,a hinterland separated from the mainland, is a noted fishing centre in the district and is just an hour's drive from Bekal - one of the most enchanting beaches of Kerala. The Bekal fort which stands on a headland that runs into the sea offers a spectacular view of the surroundings.
Valiyaparamba is fast turning into a much favoured backwater resort that offers enchanting boat cruises. Main source of income of the people here comes from agriculture and fishing.