Kottukkal is a village in Kollam district of Kerala, India. The historical importance of the village is linked to Kottukal cave temple, built before 800 CE. The village comes under Ittiva panchayath and it is the most prominent town in this panchayath. The village has many libraries and Safder Hashmi library, Melakkadu is one of the notable one among them. And district agricaltural farm is the keen attraction of this village melakkadu is the entrance of this beautiful landscape, many kinds of medicine and fruit plants are available hear.