Alleppey Beach OverviewRanked 4 of 23 sightseeing in Alappuzha (Alleppey)
Alleppey Beach, also known as Alappuzha Beach is one of the most visited beaches of Kerala. To the west of the beach lies the Arabian Sea and along with it a large network of lakes, lagoons and several freshwater rivers located nearby. In addition, this beach is also known to be the busiest coast of entire Kerala. Moreover, the canals and the backwaters of this beach make possible the business of tea and rubber throughout.
This beach also houses a lighthouse which is 1,000 ft in height. Built by Captain Hugh Crawford in 1862, this lighthouse was to assist and help boats arriving on this beach for trade purpose. At present, tourists visiting this beach can witness the reminiscence of the lighthouse.
Due to the dilapidated structure of the lighthouse, the government has prohibited entry inside the lighthouse. Much of the portions of the lighthouse have been washed by the waves and bricks that have been carried away by the sea water.
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- Length of visit: 1-2hrs
- Best Time: During Sunset
- Food available for purchase
- Bathroom facilities
- Camera/Video allowed
- Wearing of shoes/footwear allowed