Alappuzha beach also known as Alleppey beach is famous in the world for its lovely location nearby Alappuzha backwaters where the annual boat racing takes place in the name of Nehru Trophy Snake Boat. Because of its amazing beauty, Allapuzha is popularly known as “Venice of the East” and “Backwater Country” with vast networks of lagoons, rivers and lakes along with the Arabian Sea on its western coast. The most beautiful scene of the Allapuzha beach is its sands and turquoise blue water of the Arabian Sea touching the feet of the tourists.
Allapuzha Beach – the Centre of Attraction
Incredible south India has attracted the tourists for the beach tours and many other theme-based tours among them the Allapuzha beach holidays is very popular among the tourists where several thousands of tourists visited every year for boat races, houseboat holidays, beaches, marine products, Allapuzha beach resorts and coir industry. The unique attraction of Kerala is lush paddy fields known as the “Rice Bowl of Kerala” where the tourists get an opportunity to see the farming below the sea level!
Other Attractions of Allapuzha Beach
As one of the most-sought after picnic spot of India, the Allapuzha beach holidays is popular for the pier of over 137 years old and other tourist attractions and entertainment facilities. Some of the major tourist attractions of the Allapuzha beach are Krishnapuram Palace famous for typical characteristics of Kerala architecture; Pathiramanal is famous for beautiful island; Ambalappuzha is famous for pilgrim centre; Karumadi is famous for a black granite figure of Buddha; Punnapra is known for its memorial of the martyrs located in Alappuzha near Kalarcode; Kuttanad is also known as the rice bowl of Kerala because of its wealth of paddy crops; Vijaya Beach Park is famous for its children's park & boating facilities; Sea View Park is famous for boating and swimming; Chavara Bhavan is now a holy shrine and spiritual resort; Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple is famous for the typical Kerala architectural style; Arthunkal is known for its Christian pilgrim centre; Edatuya Church is 24 Kms. away from Alappuzha dedicated to St. George; Mannarasala Sree Nagaraja Temple is popular in the world as a serpent shrine; Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple is famous for festival, Krishnapuram Palace is popular for its mural depicting; Karumadikuttan is 3 Kms. east of Ambalapuzha and famous for 11th century statue of Lord Buddha.
How to Reach Allapuzha Beach
A picturesque world of backwaters, thatched houseboats, Cormorants, Chinese fishing nets and swaying palms, Alleppey Beach is an ideal getaway which is well connected by the Airways with Kochi International Airport around 85 Km from Alleppey town; Alleppey Railway station about 5 km from the beach; and an excellent road network links the district to all major towns and cities in India.