Alappuzha, lying on the southern part of India, with its splendid silver sands, is a great beach destination. Palm fringed beaches and a vast network of lakes and lagoons; rivers criss-crossing through paddy, Alappuzha is really mesmerising and one of the best tourist spots in India. Though Alappuzha is known for its enchanting backwaters and splendid houseboats, it has established itself a name in beach tourism.
The sands, which stretch for miles with swaying palms all along, makes Alappuzha beach tourism a splendid experience. You will just forget everything and relax in the cool breeze that sweeps through your nerves. Far from the busy city life, you can relax your mind and body in the mesmerising sands. Walk down the silver sands and watch the beauty of the setting sun.
One of the greatest attractions in Alappuzha beach is the pier that extends into the sea. Over 135 years old, the pier stands out into the sea, which is really so thrilling a thing to see. Just climb over it and see the beauty of the sea down below. The old lighthouse also adds beauty to Alappuzha beach.
Allapuzha beach also has facilities for surfing and parasailing. If you love speed and love to splash through the blue waters, get into a water-scooter or a high-speed boat.
Known as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha beach is a mesmerising experience that one cannot forget.
Nearest airport is Kochi International Airport, which is 85 km from Alappuzha town.
Nearest railway station is Alappuzha, about 5 km from the beach.