Mararikulam is a beach village in the district of Alappuzha. The name comes from Marari who is the main deity of the place. It has the famous temple Mararikulam Mahadevar temple dedicated to Lord Siva.
The Alappuzha beach, also known as the Alleppey Beach is famous for local getaways, its intrinsic beauty and a 150 years old pier which stretches into the sea. Relaxing under the palm groves and picnicking beside the beach are fantastic options available to those visiting the beach. Alleppey Beach is a host to many festivals like Sand Art festival and Alappuzha Beach Festival.
Vembanad Lake is a lagoon located in the district of Alleppey in the South-Indian state of Kerala. This expansive lake/ lagoon is longest lake in the country and the largest Lake in Kerala, accessible from Kottayam, Kuttanad and Kochi. Vembanad Lake for its tranquil backwaters amidst mesmerising natural surroundings which backwater tourism what it is today.
The Taramandal is a state-of-the-art planetarium situated in Gorakhpur. It is a new source of amusement and knowledge to the locals and makes for an unique experience. The planetarium conducts 4 shows of 45 minutes each every day except on Mondays. These shows are an education delight for children and a must see.
Kuttanad is a region covering a large part of Alappuzha and some of Kottayam district, the heart of the backwaters of Kerala. Kuttanad is the 'rice bowl of Kerala', being home to lush green rice fields spread extensively, divided by dykes. Travelling through this secluded alcove of nature will give you a feel of traditional countryside life of Kerala.
One of the great delights of the Malabar Coast, the Marari Beach is an idyllic destination for a serene beach vacation. Clear turquoise waters that meet the shimmering golden sands with the coconut palm trees in the background make it about as picturesque as anyone could imagine the appearance of the shore.