Jetayu Para, a huge rock, is another attraction in Kovalam district. This huge rock is in the Chadayamangalam village on the M.C road. The name comes from the epic Ramayana. It is believed that Jatayu, the giant bird in the epic, fell after failing in its attempt to prevent the demon Ravana from taking Sita away. The rock is ideal for trekking by lovers of adventure.