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  • Writer's picturePhilip Abraham

Top 4 things to do and see in the vicinity of a family resort in Alappuzha

Updated: Oct 28, 2022

Bestowed with natural beauty, Alappuzha, a picturesque town in Kerala, is replete with calm backwaters and wandering houseboats. Alappuzha beckons nature lovers to unveil and cherish all the rustic shades of nature. While planning a tour with your newlywed partner, explore all the shades of the quaint town, besides backwater cruises. Alappuzha, the Venice of the East, welcomes tourists from all over the world to unwind from their stress with mesmerizing beaches, ethereal landscapes, rich culture, classic museums, and a lot more! Top resorts in Alappuzha are in the vicinity reducing the travel time, and perfect for a relaxing slumber once you are back, tired. Here are the top 5 things you should never miss when you plan a trip with your loved ones to the town.

  • Backwaters

Backwaters are a must-have experience during a Kerala trip. Appreciate the grace and beauty of the town, the natural flora and fauna, and the delightful village life on the banks as you cruise in a houseboat through the serene backwaters. The scenic setting of the town and the unique canals beckons tourists to hire a houseboat every time they are to Alleppey. Experience heaven on earth during the luxurious glide! The guide in the houseboats keeps you posted about the significant landmarks as you sail, and the wafting fragrance of the local cuisines getting ready to be served by the in-house boat cooks will make you feel famished! Luxury honeymoon resorts in Alappuzha welcome the newlyweds for a fantastic celebration experience.

  • Boat race

Boats are locally known as valleys and hence boat race-vallam kali in Kerala. Vallamkali is more like a festival in Alappuzha. The captivating Chundan Vallams(traditional Kerala boats) traverse through the calm punnamada lake. Accommodating around 100 oarsmen, singing energetic songs with punching rhythms keeps the spirit high throughout. Nehru trophy Vallamkali is a zealous carnival carried out every year with more than two lakh viewers, both locals and foreigners. No one can return without humming thithithara thithithai...rippling with the energy of a boat race.

  • Yoga and Ayurveda

Kerala is rich in natural herbs and has excellent climatic conditions to stay on top of the most sought destinations for Ayurveda all over the world. A rejuvenating Ayurveda therapy session and authentic yoga lessons are a must-have experience for every tourist in Alappuzha. The centuries-old system of holistic healing is going to make your experience bliss with body, mind, and soul. Best resorts in Alappuzha take pride to host authentic Ayurveda treatments to heal your inner self. Know more about legit yoga lessons from expert practitioners from the top resorts in Alappuzha, promising complete wellness.

  • Spiritual visits: Temples and Churches

The splendid temples and churches in the town maintain the culture and heritage of Kerala notifying the prosperity of Hinduism and Christianity. Photography enthusiasts, history buffs, and devotees can enjoy a feast to the eyes and hearts by spending quality time in the temples and Churches in Alappuzha. Ambalappuzha temple, Nagaraja Temple, St Mary’s Church, Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, St Andrew’s Florence Forance Church, and Latin Catholic Church are among the popular religious destinations in Alappuzha.

Other activities: Exploring village life, shopping, lighthouse, beaches, museums, and traditional art forms of Kerala.


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