Alleppey

Alleppey

Lush paddy fields, tall coconut groves, picture-perfect panorama, and idyllic backwaters of Alleppey certainly give Venice a run for its money. This little Kerala village, officially known by its traditional name Alappuzha, is a network of brackish lagoons, canals & inlets, fringed with lush greenery, and timeless tranquility. A world away from the hustle-bustle of city life, Alleppey promises you delightful rustic charms as you live in a houseboat on the water and watch the world float by.

Alluring Attractions of Alleppey

Houseboat Stay Alleppey

Houseboat Stay

A blend of traditional designs, and modern comforts, Kerala houseboats, locally called Kettu Vallam, promise you a delightful backwaters experience. Romantic, serene, and indulgent- the experience is simply out of the world! Enjoy the gorgeous scenery, indulge in local cuisine, drink fresh toddy, do some angling, and soak in the tranquil vibes of the backwaters.

Alleppey Beach

Alleppey Beach

A pristine beach with a century-old pier and a striking lighthouse-Alleppey Beach is a beach hopper's delight. Feel the sun on your face, frolic in the waters, or get an Ayurveda massage right on the beach. If you are looking for some action, you may climb up the lighthouse, go windsurfing, or takeover the skies as you go parasailing.

St. Mary Forane Church

St. Mary Forane Church

St. Mary Forane Church A perfect setting, right at the edge of the backwaters, this colonial-era church is much visited for its striking beauty, spectacular murals & frescos, and intriguing rock inscriptions.

Ayurveda in Alleppey

Ayurveda in Alleppey

Set amid gorgeous surroundings & equipped with modern amenities, the Ayurveda resorts & spas here offer therapeutic massages, oil therapies, detoxification, naturopathy, and many more such therapies to soothe your body & mind.

Fairs & Festivals in Alleppey

Fairs & Festivals in Alleppey

Nehru Trophy Boat Race- Snake Boat Race, held annually in August

Shopping in Alleppey

Shopping in Alleppey

Alleppey village market & beach stalls offer you a range of items from coir products to silk saris and aromatic spices. While on a houseboat, look out for Triveni, a floating shopping mall, for a unique experience or visit the many coir villages along the houseboat route to watch the process of turning coir into beautiful handicrafts.

Food in Alleppey

Food in Alleppey

Besides the regular Kerala delicacies like Appam, Idiyappam, and prawns, Alleppey is known for its delicious fish, Karimeen or Pearl spot, which is cooked with various recipes.

Best Time to Visit

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit this gorgeous backwaters hamlet would be in winter from October to February.

How to Reach

How to Reach

By Air - Cochin International Airport, around 82 km away, is the closest airport in the vicinity.

By Rail - A network of Indian Railways connects Alleppey to the cities in the region.

By Road - Alleppey is well-connected with the nearby cities through a network of well-developed roads & highways.

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