Kumbalangi is a well known spot in the tourism map of India serving large number of domestic as well as international tourists every year. Kumbalangi, a small island by nature, has been selected as the First Model Tourism Village all over in India. Kumbalangy is surrounded by backwaters. A ring of Chinese fishing nets literally encircle the island –village bearing witness to the rich aquatic life. An array of mangroves separate land from water providing a breeding ground for prawns, crabs, oysters and other varieties of fishes. The village which is 7 Sq.Km in area is home to fishermen, farmers, laborers, toddy tapers and coir spinners, carpenters, masons, other techno crafts and educated other employees and other professionals all alike.