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All you need to know about Marari Beach!
Marari Beach – God’s Own Spa
Located in god’s own country, Marari Beach is one of the most defining tourist places in Kerala. An absolute pleasure to the eyes, the beach is located in the Mararikulam village in Alappuzha District of Kerala, India, 11 km from Alappuzha (Alleppey) town. It’s a secluded little town that happens to be an ideal place to experience the mesmerizing backwaters of Kerala and surrender yourself to the picturesque view which is calming to both, mind and soul. Mararikulam, a place famous for the beach is mainly inhabited by the fisher folk, whose gentle ways of life are worthy as an experience for people who wish to escape the hustle and bustle of city life to enjoy the little things. The calming sound of the waves, the cerulean blue water meeting the stretch of cinnamon-colored sand fringed by casuarina trees and coconut groves with bright colored boats of the fishermen around popping up here and there resembling the gallops of color on otherwise monochromatic canvas.
Marari Beach is calling and I must go!
To reach this mystical place, you can opt to travel via road, rail, or even air. Opting for the flights, the nearest airport to reach this beach is Cochin International Airport. This airport is about an hour and a half away from the beaches. The flights are available from various cities of the country including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, and Hyderabad all throughout the year. The airport enjoys good connectivity with many Middle Eastern and South Asian countries as well. The village has a railway station of the same name which is situated quite near the beaches. If you wish to travel by road, the village is well connected by road. NH 66 passes through S.L. Puram, which is 5 km to the east of Mararikulam. So, whatever your transport choice is, a comfortable journey is guaranteed.
Best Time to visit Marari Beach
If you are not a fan of the monsoons, then the best time to visit are the months of December to March are ideal for you. During this time, the weather is dry and sunny and the breeze is pleasant. If monsoons are not an issue, then even May to September is rather comforting, for the scenery is at its best as the tides are very high but beware of the downpours as they can dampen the spirits.
Where to stay near Marari Beach?
Enjoy fresh, local karimeen fish roasted over coals or in a spicy curry, masala crabs, and prawn curry with rice or fluffy appams in this seafood paradise. Despite its reputation as a backwater specialty, the Kuttanad duck curry is a must-try in this area. Both homestays and restaurants in opulent hotels provide vegetarian meals that are fit for the gods. For a luxurious stay near the beaches, you can check out one of the best Marari beach resorts with amazing stay facilities at Amritara A Beach Symphony.