Edayilakkad is a marshy island situated in Valiyaparamba Panchayath, Kasaragod area, Kerala, India. Edayilakkad is noted for its biodiversity and nearby protection endeavors. The island is three to four meters above sea level on average. To the east of Edayilakkad lies the mainland of India. Found 30 km [19 mi] from Bekal, the Kavvayi Backwaters is a standout amongst the most beautiful backwater districts in Kerala. The backwaters are at the southern end of the Tejaswini River. Between the deep forests of Kasaragod, lies a sacred snake grove named Edayilakkad Nagalayam. The snake worshiping temple has no actual history connected to it though.