Alappuzha Beach is one of the most popular picnic spots in Alappuzha. The pier, which extends into the sea here, is about 140 years old. Visit during sunset and you'll find the same sea quietly jostling against the pure white sands, its waters abundant with catch for the fisher folk. The shades of green also reflect themselves in the shimmering backwaters, the region is famous for. After meeting the roaring sea, you can enjoy a lifetime boat cruise on the emerald backwaters by a romantic night, the famous attractions of Alappuzha beach. The tinges of green and blue also reflect themselves in the glistening backwaters, for which Alappuzha is famous. After spending your time near the sloshing sea, you can treat yourself to an unforgettable, romantic boat ride on the emerald backwaters at dusk.
The beach houses the famous, ancient pier that is about 140 years old and the age- old lighthouse that was built by Captain Hugh Crawford in 1862 lies almost in ruins. This lighthouse helped to increase the trade in the past by transporting commodities and people through boats. These historic remnants add a colonial air to the place that reminds us of its bygone days.
Climate: The climate of Alappuzha Backwaters is temperate and humid in general and relatively more pleasant in the winter season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 35°C in summer and 20 to 32°C during winters.
Best Time to Visit: August to March.
How to Reach Alappuzha Beach
By Air: Cochin International Airport, about 85 km from Alappuzha town.
By Rail: Alappuzha, about 5 km from the beach.