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Marari Beach Tourism

Marari Beach is an endless vista of sand and surf, but it is more. An authentic experience of the world of Kerala's traditional fishing villages, and a recreation of an ancient, harmonious way of life. Marari beach is perfect for those people exploring the backwaters of Kerala  who feel like some time at the beach as well. This beach is quiet and undeveloped. The name Marari is shortened from from Mararikulam, a small and sleepy fisherman's village.

Marari Beach is located in Kerala, a short distance from Alleppey and 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Cochin. Marari isn't a tourist beach but rather a peaceful place to relax and unwind. Those who visit Marari look forward to the slow pace of life, and soaking up the serenity and tranquility on the deserted sandy beaches. A number of interesting day trips are possible around the area. These include the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, traditional coir-making units, and the Kerala backwater canals. If you're there during August, you can also check out the Snake Boat Races.

Marari offers endless miles of sandy beaches backed by swaying palms, virgin territory where you can experience the local charm and traditional Kerala hospitality at its best. Explore the marvellous backwaters, where the tranquility, the stunning scenery and the feeling of being transported back in time, make it a superbly relaxing and inspiring experience.

 

Mararikulam Shiva Temple

The shrine of Lord Shiva and Sree Parvathy, is exceptional in its architectural magnificence. The Cherthala Karthiyani Temple is an ancient temple with Devi Karthiyayini as the presiding deity. Kanichukulangara is famous for the shrine of goddess Bhagavathy.

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Kokkamangalam Apostle St. Thomas Pilgrim Centre

Kokkamangalam Apostle St. Thomas Pilgrim Centre is a shrine which according to the legends build by the Christian community formed by St. Thomas. This shrine is one of the major pilgrim centers in Kerala.

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Thumpolly beach

Thumpolly beach is a natural habitat for many rare birds, this is one of the beautiful beaches in Kerala. Another attraction is St. Thomas Church dedicated to Blessed Virgin Mary.

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