It is the southernmost place in alappuzha bordering oachira and thazhava of kollam districts. It is an area of paddy and sesame fields, rubber and tapioca cultivation. Due to abundance of clay, this area has a lot of mud bricks factories. It has many higher secondary schools, a public health center, panchayat and village offices, temples and mosques. A.G.R.M Higher Secondary School is one of the famous school. Padayanivettom temple is one of the landmark of this place.Durga and Bhadra are the goddesses of the temple. Edayasseril Bhadrakali Maha Kshetram partly located in Vallikunnam and Bharanikkavu panchayath ..Another famous temple is the Vattackad Temple. The village is situated en route mavelikkara- karunagappally road and Oachira- Thamarakkulam road. Manackad is the administrative center and Choonad (Choonad is a fast developing city- its contains international standard star hotel. Health care centers, Shopping centers,Fuel stations, Cultural foundations, Higher Educational Institutions and a old famous heritage market) and Kambisseri are the main commercial centers. The major centers in vallikunnam are choonad, manackad, vattackad, kambisseri, elippakkulam etc. The place is well connected to kayamkulam, mavelikkara, karunagappally, adoor, sasthamkotta and other nearby towns.