Kerala is a heaven for nature lovers with its abundant greenery along with the vast stretches of sea and river water, mountains and forests, the lakes and waterfalls. The numerous waterfalls in Kerala provide the most enchanting sight. There are a number of small and large beautiful waterfalls in Kerala which is a mesmerising site for the eyes of the beholder. The thundering fall of the waterfalls rushing down from a great height present a breathtakingly picturesque beauty. The forests of Western Ghats are punctuated with large and small waterfalls that gurgle and splash down the mountain side. The wooded forests of Western Ghats contain a number of waterfalls cascading down in showers. The scenic beauty of each one of the waterfalls in Kerala infuses freshness in the minds of the onlookers. Rushing down from a great height, the waterfalls present a breathtaking picturesque beauty. Some of these waterfalls are known to have medicinal properties that can cure some of the ailments and can act as a preventative to some diseases. The waterfalls of Kerala attract a large number of tourists and travellers. Athirapally, Vazhachal, Palaruvi, Thommankuthu, Meenmutty are some of the most famous waterfalls that are worth visiting.