Alappuzha Beach, Alleppey

Duration

1-2 Hours

Timing

5 A.M - 7 P.M

Entry Ticket

Free

A Brief About The Place

Alappuzha Beach, also known as Alleppey Beach, is a popular tourist destination in Alleppey, Kerala.

It is a famous beach known for its beautiful seashore, long pier stretching into the sea, and palm trees offering a relaxing experience to visitors of all ages.

The beach offers stunning views of the Laccadive Sea and is an ideal picnic spot. The 150-year-old pier is a notable attraction where visitors can take a walk and enjoy the views. The Vijaya Beach Park with amusement rides adds to the charm of the beach.

An old lighthouse is also there nearby and is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Alleppey.

Things to do at Alappuzha Beach

  • Enjoy swimming and other seashore activities
  • Take pictures of the seashore and the beautiful beach land
  • Visit Mullakkal Street which offers snacks, textiles, spices, and coconut products
  • Visit the old lighthouse located near the beach

How to reach Alappuzha Beach

By train

The Alappuzha railway station falls on the coastal rail route between Ernakulam and Kayamkulam

Regular passenger and express trains run between Alappuzha and these cities:

  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • Bengaluru
  • Mangalore

By Air

The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport (CIAL), located around 86 km from Alappuzha.

You can take the following options to reach Alappuzha Beach from CIAL airport:

  • Prepaid taxi service operated by Cochin Airport Taxi Society (CATS)
  • State-run buses from the airport to Alappuzha
  • Hire a private taxi or cab

Key Highlights

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Frequently Asked Questions

The best time to visit Alappuzha Beach is between October and February when the weather is pleasant and humid.

Alappuzha Beach is open throughout the day from around 5 am to 7 pm. The best time to visit the beach is in the early morning or late afternoon to avoid the heat.

The main attractions at Alappuzha Beach are:

– Lighthouse: The 111-year-old lighthouse offers spectacular views of the beach and backwaters.
– Boat rides: Boat rides are available along the coast and into the backwaters.
– Beach activities: Swimming, sunbathing, volleyball and other beach games are popular activities.
– Food stalls: There are numerous food stalls selling local Kerala cuisine like seafood, parottas and juices.

Yes, water sports like parasailing, banana boat rides and jet skiing are available at Alappuzha Beach during the tourist season from October to March.

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