Muttom is one of the finest tourist spots, located 16 kilometers away from the Nagercoil Town of Kanyakumari District of TamilNadu. It is exactly 78 kilometers from the Trivandrum international Airport and 34 kilometers away from Kanyakumari. It has been well connected with Nagercoil town by means of Road Transport.
The most conspicuous aspect of Muttom beach is the presence of an ancient lighthouse that was 110 feet above the sea level, constructed during the British period. The lighthouse has been much helpful for Navigation in these areas.
Muttom is a fishing village with waters of fine seas and it is very famous for various types of sea- rocks. The beauty of sea waves touching and splashing the rough rocks is very fantastic to watch. Hence, it may be nicknamed as Rocky-Beach of Kanyakumari. Most of the people are fishermen who are concerned with fishing related work. Majority of the people are educated and catholic Christians. There is a Church of All Saints that comes under Muttom Parish.
According research work, King Raja Raja Chola conquered Muttom during 1003AD and re-named as Mummudi Chola Nalloor. The above fact is mentioned in the stone carvings available in the temple of Thirunanthikarai.
Most of the people from here are educated. There functions a Primary School, the St. John’s Primary school, which has been managed by the catholic parish of Muttom. There is also a higher secondary School, the All Saints Higher Secondary School which is managed by the Montfort Brothers. There is also an English medium school called the Model English School that gives quality education here. There is a B.Ed. College named after Bishop Agneswamy.
Muttom provides a beautiful and tidy rocky- beach. Huge rocks standing at either sides of the beach give the beach a pristine look and it attracts many tourists. There is also a children's park and a Christian retreat centre called the 'Rock Bible centre' just in view of the beach. Above all in Muttom beach, one can easily enjoy both Sun-rise and Sun-Set.