Alappuzha Beach

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Alappuzha Beach, Alleppey Overview

The Alappuzha beach, also known as the Alleppey Beach, is famous for local getaways, its intrinsic beauty and a 150 years old pier which stretches into the sea. Relaxing under the palm groves and picnicking beside the beach are fantastic options available to those visiting the beach. Alleppey Beach is a host to many festivals like Sand Art festival and Alappuzha Beach Festival.

In addition to the pristine beauty of Alleppey Beach, some exciting activities and attractions are present in and around this destination. Vijaya Beach Park has amusement amenities which acts as a plus point for the people visiting the beach. The Nehru Trophy Boat Race which takes place every year in August gives this beach another reason to become the most famous attraction in Kerala.

Alappuzha Beach Highlights

1. Water Sports

Water Sports
You can enjoy thrilling water sports on the backwaters. You have a choice between surfing, parasailing, boat races and motorboat riding, each of which is a refreshing way to explore the terrain. The w (Read More)ater sports in the Emerald Backwaters is a replenishing experience and there are houseboats available here as well. The beach is famous for Snake Boat Races which take place during Onam.

2. Yoga & Meditation

Yoga & Meditation
Explore your inner self with by indulging yourself into yoga and meditation at Ayurvedic and yoga centres near Alappuzha. These sessions are typically held early in the morning when you can witness th (Read More)e sunrise for yourself as well.

3. Shopping

Mullakkal Street offers you with different souvenirs and stuffs like bags, dresses, rugs, spices among a host of other fascinating local articles. Once you've had your fill of the beach activities, do (Read More) pay a visit to this destination for a quick shopping session.

4. Eat Out

Eat Out
KreamKorner outlets, situated at Cullan or Mullackal Roads, serves delicious North Indian, Tandoori as well as the famous dishes of Alleppey like Alleppey fish curry. Harbour Restaurant at Beach Road (Read More)is apt for Indian, Chinese and European Cuisines. These are the most famous outlets here so do visit them.

5. Vijaya Beach Park

Vijaya Beach Park
Within the distance of just 450 m from the main beach, Vijaya Park is a house of amusement specially meant for children. Equipped with all kind of rides, the park will keep the little ones occupied fo (Read More)r hours. It also offers boating, cycling and toy train facilities. Located in the close vicinity of Allepey Beach, Vijaya Beach Park is a pocket-friendly way to have a fun-filled weekend with your family.

The opening timings for same are 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM. It charges INR 10 for a 10-minute ride.
Other charges include Video permit: INR 25, Camera permit: INR 5.

6. Alappuzha Lighthouse

Alappuzha Lighthouse
Known for its breathtaking 360-degree views, the Alappuzha Lighthouse(Alleppey lighthouse) is an old-world charm. It is 4 km away from the main town lying on the sea bridge facing the Arabian sea coas (Read More)t. The 1862 lighthouse has a museum that preserves old equipment like oil lamps and items that testify to its 150-year-old journey.

7. The Alappuzha Beach Festival

The Alappuzha Beach Festival
The Alappuzha Beach festival is an annual event held during April, which hosts an array of events such as the famous Sand Art festival showcased by many sand artists from in and around Alappuzha. (Read More) October to February is considered the ideal best time to visit Alappuzha Beach, as it is not very humid and there is little to almost no rainfall. November to February is a great time to visit the beach while on a honeymoon. 

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