Best Beaches in Alleppey

Beaches in Alleppey For the Perfect Coastal Vibe

While the backwaters are the main attraction of this district, the beaches of Alleppey are still extremely beautiful, with a wide variety ranging from the virgin, barely visited Marari beach to the c (Read More)rowd pulling Alappuzha beach with its 150 year old pier.

Here is the list of 6 Best Beaches in Alleppey

1. Alappuzha beach, Alleppey

Alappuzha beach, Alleppey
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The main beach of Alleppey, Alappuzha beach is a popular picnic spot. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is over 150 years old. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park add to the attraction of the beach. There is also an old lighthouse nearby which plays a fascinating sight to the visitors from far and wide.

Location: 2.8 km ( 7 mins from Alleppey)

2. Marari Beach, Alleppey

Marari Beach, Alleppey
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Boasting of coastal verve and undulating natural beauty, Marari beach in Alleppey is the perfect vacation spot for families and couples. Shining with golden sands and lined with palm trees, the beach spells beautiful in all its forms. About 11 km from the city of Alleppey, this beach is a hotspot for fishing activity, deriving its name from the local fishing village Mararikulam.

Location: 14.3 km (28 mins from Alleppey)

3. Punnapra Beach, Alleppey

Punnapra Beach, Alleppey

Punnapra Beach is a serene getaway famous for its golden stretch of sand and pristine waters. It is an isolated beach and doesn't have a lot of visitors. It is, therefore, preferred for tourists looking for a romantic holiday away from the chaotic city life. Ayurvedic massages on the beach are quite famous here, making it a good place to replenish one's mind and body.

Location: 7.5 km (16 mins from Alleppey)

4. Thumpoly Beach, Alleppey

Thumpoly Beach, Alleppey

Thumpoly Beach is a hidden gem located in the state of Kerala. This beach in Alleppey is famous for its scenic beauty and cleanliness. A number of canals make their way into the Arabian Sea through here, making it a must explore. The big blue waves crashing on the shore are quite a sight to see. You can even visit the fishing villages that surround this beach.

Location: 5.2 km ( 13 mins from Alleppey)

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5. Andhakaranazhi Beach, Alleppey

Andhakaranazhi Beach, Alleppey

Andhakaranazhi Beach is a pristine beach in Alleppey that is basically an azhy or a shoal which is a naturally formed ridge formed underwater and rises up to the surface. It is one of the attractions that is not often crowded and is mostly used to regulate the inflow or outflow of water via two motor-operated shutters installed to the north and the south of the beach.

Location: 33 km (45 minutes from Alleppey)

6. Thottapally Beach, Alleppey

Thottapally Beach, Alleppey

Famed through a celebrated novel and movie 'Chemmeen', Thottappally Beach in Alleppey is a quiet escape into the peaceful village lufe. It an active fishing harbour that draws locals every day. The Thottappally Spillway located nearby is also quite an attraction. It helps separate the freshwater of the Thottappally Lake and the saline water at the mouth of the river that drains into the Arabian Sea. 

Location: 22km (36 mins south of Alleppey)

On your next visit to the Venice of the east, be sure to hit these scenic beaches of Alleppey once you cruise through the divine backwaters.

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How many beaches are there in Alleppey?

Alleppey has 6 beaches: Alapuzha Beach, Marari Beach, Punnapra Beach, Thumpoly Beach, Andhakaranazhi Beach, and Thottapally Beach. 

Why is Alleppey beach famous?

Alleppey Beach is famous for local getaways, its intrinsic beauty and a 150 years old pier which stretches into the sea

Which beach is less crowded in Alleppey?

Marari Beach

Which beach has the best sunset in Alleppey?

Andhakaranazhi Beach

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