The world renowned centre for Ayurveda, Kottakal is situated in Malapuram. The Arya Vaidya Sala, was established by P.S. Warrier the well known physician and social reformer. People from different parts of the world come for treatment in ayurveda to Kottakal. There is an Ayurveda college which comes under the Arya Vaidya Sala. Art and culture also flourished in Kottakkal with the sponsorship of Arya Vaidya Sala.

Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala (AVS) is a century old Charitable Institution engaged in the practice and propagation of Ayurveda, the ancient health care system of India. Arya Vaidya Sala offers classical Ayurvedic medicines and authentic Ayurvedic treatments and therapies to patients from all over India and abroad. The famous P.S.V. Natyasanghom which has a unique place in promoting Kathakali is situated in Kottakal. Venkata Theva temple near the Arya Vaidya sala, is noted for its renowned mural paintings. Kottakkal Pooram festival attracts thousands of people from different places.

How to Reach

Kottakkal is located 15 km south of Malappuram town.

Nearest airport: Karipur International Airport, about 35 km.

Nearest railway station: Tirur, about 16 km.

Shopping Areas

  • Olive shopping mall
  • Alif shopping centre
  • Basma Manzil
  • fashion point
  • mayoori complex
  • Heyday shopping mall

Main Hotel's

  • Ruby Residency Hotel
  • Rydges Inn Hotel
  • A M Tourist Home
  • Virad Hotel
  • Grand Malabar Residency Hotel