Alleppey beach of Kerala is a top spot with hundreds of tourists everyday due to the tempting scenic beauty of it’s golden sands, calm shores and palm trees. The appeal of this beach is only heightened by the history attached to it, and a walk down the 137 year old pier is mandatory. This spot is perfect for photography and a picnic spot before heading to backwaters and houseboat ride. Alappuzha is popular for hosting events like beach festival, sand art festival and is even more attractive with its nearby old lighthouse.
Sand and water are not the only elements of this beach but also high and tall iron pillar piers that extend itself within the waters. On the whole the Alleppey beach exudes a colonial feel. The Vijay park nearby has a lot of amazing facilities for kids to play while the adults can enjoy a calm evening on the benches provided. The Sea View Park with nominal fees entry provides chances for boating, playing in swimming pool and slides with a straightforward view of the sea waters.
The Alleppey beach is settled at gap of 4 kms between the beach and the KSRTC bus stand and is easily accessible by various modes of transport like a cab, local bus or bike. The nearest railway station is about 4kmsfrom the heart of the city while the Cochin International Airport is the nearest possible airway at a distance of 78kms. The nearby tourist spots include the Marari beach which is about half an hour drive from the Alleppey beach and the beautiful rusty Arthunkal Church at a drive of 40minutes while St. Mary Forane Church takes another half an hour to reach.