Alappuzha Beach

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Alappuzha Beach
city
Alappuzha beach during sunset
Alappuzha beach during sunset
Alappuzha Beach is located in Kerala
Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha Beach is located in India
Alappuzha Beach
Alappuzha Beach
Location in Kerala, India
Coordinates: 9°29′35″N 76°19′04″E / 9.492990°N 76.317698°E / 9.492990; 76.317698Coordinates: 9°29′35″N 76°19′04″E / 9.492990°N 76.317698°E / 9.492990; 76.317698
Country  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha District
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 688001
Telephone code 0477
Vehicle registration KL-04

Alappuzha Beach(Malayalam : ആലപ്പുഴ ബീച്ച്) is a beach in Alappuzha town and a tourist attraction in Kerala, India.[1] Beach has an old pier which extend to sea is over 150 years old.[2] Alappuzha beach host many events annually like Alappuzha beach festival,[3] Sand art festival[4] and many more.

Overview[edit]

Alappuzha beach is one of the major tourist spot in Alappuzha town. Alappuzha lighthouse situated near to the beach.[5] Beach is accessible through various town roads and an elevated highway will passing by the beach as part of Alappuzha bypass in order to preserve the beauty of the area.[6] Camel safaris was another attraction in beach which introduced a couple of years ago but it got banned by authorities.[7]

Events in Alappuzha beach[edit]

Alappuzha beach festival is a famous event organised as part of new year celebration. It's organised as an annual event in every year. Thousands of people gathers in the event includes from other district.[3] Kerala's first international sand art festival and competition held on April 26-2015 in Alappuzha beach. Many national and international sand artists participated in event. The state tourism department and the Alleppey Foundation has jointly organised the event.[8]

Nearest Attractions[edit]

  • Alappuzha lighthouse
  • Vijay Park, It's a Children's park
  • Sea View Park, It offers boating facilities and a swimming pool[9]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Website : www.alappuzhabeach.com