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Alappuzha Beach

Kerala City Guide

Visit Alappuzha, to enjoy the beach park, water sports, picnic spots and the much more. The Beach is a favorite haunt for the beach activity lovers.

Location :Alappuzha is 85 Km from Kochi.

An Introduction
One of the most famous beaches in Kerala, Alappuzha beach is formed by the shores of the Arabian Sea. The beach is located in the beautiful district of Alappuzha. The Alappuzha district is also known for its backwaters and is home to a variety of flora and fauna. Due to its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. The Kuttanad region also comes under this district, which is known as rice bowl of Kerala. It is one of the few places in world, where rice farming is done below the sea level. The Alappuzha beach is also known as Alleppey beach. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is around 140 years old.
Major Attractions
Water Sports
Some of the best water sport facilities are available on the Alappuzha beach. Swimming under the clear blue sky and surfing are very popular among tourists. Beach volleyball, water scooter and high speed boats also offer a lot of thrill to the tourists.

Vijaya Beach Park
The Vijaya beach park was constructed for entertainment purpose of families. It offers facilities like Boating, a children’s park, toy train and bicycle riding.

Kuttanad
Kuttanad is an expanse of water-logged land lying below sea level. It bears strong resemblance to Holland in terms of geographical features.

Picnic Spot
The beach offers great picnic spots. The beach is also famous for its boat races, holidays, marine products and picnic spots. There is a lighthouse on the beach, which attracts a lot of tourists.

Getting There
By Air : Cochin International Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha town, is the nearest airport.
By Rail : Alappuzha railway station is connected to the major cities of Kerala.
By Road : Alappuzha is at well connected to the major cities of Kerala via road network.

Accommodations
Alappuzha is a popular destination in Kerala and therefore has no dearth of good stay options.



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