Mararikulam, on the western coast of Kerala in the town of Alappuhza, is a beautiful village popular for its yellow sandy beach - Marari Beach. Some 10 kms off Alappuhza, the village is a charming fusion of shades of natural scenery and whips of historical times. Famous for coir making with age-old charm, Mararikulam invites tourists who want to relax and unwind at a tranquil place where the ocean is side-by and people are amicable.
Tourist attractions in Mararikulam are many where the Marari Beach is the foremost. Among many soft sand beaches, the Marari Beach stands out for its pristine water and swaying palm and coconut trees. Another big draw here is to accompany fishermen to the ocean and experience their customs and way-of-life. Tourists flocking here can enrich themselves with yoga, meditation and above all, Ayurvedic treatments.
The Kokkamangalam Church is another prime attraction here for tourists. Other notable tourist attractions in Mararikulam include the Shiva Temple, Cherthala Karthiyeni temple and Kanchikunglara temple. In a nutshell, if you want utmost peace, a slice of history, a company of charming people and above all, the romantic backdrop of an ocean, then head to Mararikulam to realize the dream stay!
By Air The nearest airport is Cochin International Airport, 90 kms away, which links it to rest of India through regular flight services.
By Train Mararikulam has a railway station which connects it to rest of cities of Kerala through regular train services, which further give it pan-India connectivity.
By Road NH 47 passes through S. L. Puram, some 5 km east off Mararikulam, which connects it smoothly to rest of the region, and India too.
Mararai Beach is perfect for those who look to explore the backwaters of Kerala together with enjoying the charms of a beach. This little-known beach in the Alappuzha District of Kerala is quiet and undeveloped, a place largely untouched by the chaos of popular and bustling beaches. However, the interest in this beach is picking up slowly and it’s now considered an ideal place for holidaying with friends and family.