Paravur Lake or Paravur Kayal is in Paravur in Kollam district. Paravur is a small town which is surrounded by the Sea and two lakes namely the Paravur Lake and the Edavanadayara Lake. The area of Paravur Lake is around 662.46 hectares. It is the end portion of the Ithikkara River and forms a part of the backwaters in Kerala. It is also connected to Ashtamudi kayal. The Paravur lake and the Arabian Sea joins at the South Paravur Pozhikkara. A backwater cruise through this lake is an interesting and memorable one.