Alappuzha beach in Kerala
India is a
popular picnic spot. Alappuzha in Kerala is a picture-perfect destination
with network canals and bridges. The pier of the beach, which extends into
the sea here, is over 137 years old. Kerala Alappuzha has grown as an
important backwater tourist centre, attracting several thousands of tourists
(both domestic & foreign) each year. Alappuzha Beach Kerala is also
famous for its boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products and
coir industry. Alappuzha Kerala also offers ayurvedic steam bath, herbal and
oil treatment provided by quite a few centres, something one should not
The Nearest airport is Kochi International
Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha town.
Rail Lines :
Nearest railway station is Alappuzha, about 5
km from the beach.
Bus Lines :
An excellent road network links the district
to all major towns and cities in India. There are frequent bus services to
Trivandrum, Kochi and Kottayam.
Aqua Lines :
Linked by boat service through the back
waters to Quilon(8 Hrs), Changanacherry(3 hrs), Kumarakom(3 hr), Cochin(4
hrs), Kumarakom(2 hrs), Chengannor, etc.
Lodging at Alappuzha
There is enough accommodations of all categories available at Alappuzha.
The accommodation come in the category of luxury, cottage resorts, lake
resorts and more. You can find the one, which suites you most.
Charming Spots at Alappuzha
Pathiramanal (An Island)
This is a small beautiful island in the Vembanad Lake and is accessible
only by boat from Kumarakom and Muhamma.
Popularly known as the "rice bowl of Kerala" because of her
wealth of paddy crops, Kuttanad is situated at the very heart of the
backwaters. The picturesque countryside of Kuttanad with its shimmy
waterways also has a rich crop of Banana, Cassava and Yam. Kuttanad is one
region in the world where farming is done 1.5 to 2 m below sea level.
Vijaya beach park
Picnic spot with children's park & boating facilities. Other facilities
for children: Toy train, bicycles Video permit, Camera permit.
Close to the Ambalappuzha. the village of Karumadi is famous for its
Karumadi Kuttan, a black granite figure of Buddha said to belong to the 9th
or 10th century.
The Latin Catholic Church
One of the oldest church, which is now under re-construction situated near
Kannan Varkey Bridge, Alappuzha.
Boat cruise, backwater cruise are some activities one can engage in.