Alappuzha Beach is a beach in the Allepey district of Kerala and is known as the venice of the east by the travelers across the world. The Alappuzha beach also consists of diverse kind of flora and fauna. The beach has a small park nearby. Alappuzha Lighthouse stands near the beach which is also a curiosity for tourists. Even the Allapuzha has got the good worth because of the virtue of its proximity to the sea.
Alappuzha beach which includes the shoreline of Arabian Sea and is an engrossing place with crimson sunsets and the silver stretches of sand edged by lushly palm trees.
Alappuzha has many beaches and the main beaches found in Alappuzha are Bekal Fort, Cherai, Kappkadavu, Kovalam, Marari, Meenkunnu, Muzhappilangad, Payyambalam, Shankumugham and Varkala
Today, it is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry. Thus, the Alappuzha beach has become a popular picnic spot. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is over 137 years old. There is a park near by side and ensures the travelers a great entertainment. There and also equipped with an old lighthouse nearby which is greatly fascinating to the visitors.
Another delightful experience while in Alappuzha is back water house boats. House boats are available based on luxuries to ordinary and is in fact reworked version of kettuvallams of olden times. The original kettuvallams or rice barges used to carry tons of rice and spices, but now it turned out to be a main aspect of the tourism. The kettuvallam or 'boat with knots' was so called because the entire boat was held together with coir knots only.
Even the house boats in Alappuzha could be booked earlier and thus, enjoy the house boat cruise in Alappuzha beach