Alappuzha Beach

Also known as Alleppey Beach, it is one of the most popular attractions in the city. The scenic beach has a 150-year old pier merging into the sea. Alappuzha beach hosts many festivals including the famous Sand Art Festival. While the beach is loved by visitors who want to spend some quiet time, the place is also a hit among adventure lovers. You can try surfing, parasailing, and other activities on the beach.

Marari Beach

Turquoise water, golden sand, and palm trees at the backdrop make Marari an ideal retreat for a beach vacation. If this isn’t enough to excite you, Marari beach was named among the top five ‘Hammock Beaches in the World’ by National Geographic Survey. You can try deep-sea fishing, surfing, parasailing, and water-skiing at the beach.

Punnapra Beach

One of the most secluded beaches in Alleppey, Punnapra Beach is a serene getaway. The pristine waters and golden sand add to the beauty of the place. If you want to spend some quiet moments on an Alleppey vacation, there couldn’t be a better place than Punnapra Beach. We recommend that you try the famous Ayurvedic massage of Kerala on the beach to rejuvenate body and mind.

Vembanad Lake

The longest lake in India, Vembanad Lake flows across several districts in Kerala. It is called by several names including Punamada Lake, Kochi Lake, and Vembanadu Lake. Among the major highlights of this lake is Kettuvallams (houseboats), numerous resorts along the banks and the famous  Nehru trophy Boat race 


Pathiramanal means ‘Sands of the Night’. A small lake island on the backwaters of Lake Vembanad, it is an ideal spot to observe birds. There are more than 91 species of local and 50 species of migratory birds. Explore the island and you will be surprised to find yourself surrounded by some rare species of birds and chirping sound coming from everywhere. Read also – Romantic De stination in india

Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple

Also called ‘Dwarka of the South’, Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple is said to be built between 15th – 17th century AD. Dedicated to Lord Krishna, the temple is one of the oldest shrines in the region. The main deity in the temple is Parthasarathi, which is another name for Lord Krishna. The idol is carved out of black granite and has a conch (shankh) in the left hand and holds a whip in right hand. The temple has traditional Kerala style architecture and is famous for its unique prasad – Pal Payasam, a milk and rice pudding.

Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple

Also called Mullakkal Bhagwati Temple, the temple is open for people of all religions, castes, and faiths. A perfect example of Kerala-style architecture, the temple has an open roof shrine called ‘sanctum sanctorum’. There’s also a small pond inside the temple and a separate shelter for elephants. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Rajeshwari, and other gods including Lord Hanuman and Lord Krishna.

Alleppey Lighthouse

One of the oldest such structures of kerla  , Alleppey Lighthouse was also the marker of busiest ports and trade centres in the state. The lighthouse was constructed during the reign of Marthanda Varma II, and the tower was installed in 1862. The lighthouse offers a 360-degree view of the Arabian Ocean, and one can easily spend hours enjoying the infinity feeling.


Widely acclaimed for the Moolam boat race or snake boat race held here, Champakulam is a charming village that delights the senses with lush coconut groves and paddy fields. The River Pampa divides the village into two, and is dotted with cosy houseboats for a quaint experience. A visit to St. Mary’s Forane Church, one of the oldest Christian churches in the country, can soothe your soul. An open-air cross made of rock, some archaeological artefacts, and some rock inscriptions are sure to intrigue history buffs

Punnamada Lake

A picturesque extension of the Vembanad Lake, Punnamada Lake’s popularity lies in the Nehru Trophy boat race conducted here. Since it is held during the festival of Onam, tourists from different parts of the country visit the lake for a grand sight.  Pallippuram, Pathiramanal, and Perumbalam are the islands surrounded by this lake. This is one of the beautiful places to visit in Alleppey in 2 days. So, apart from capturing its beauty on your camera, you can rent one of the houseboats that float on this lake, for an unforgettable time.