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Mararikulam Tourism - A Ride to the Beach-side

Mararikulam is a beautiful village tucked away in the town of Alappuhza, known widely for its yellow sandy beach Marari. It is around 11 km away from Alappuhza. It smells of history as the village folks are still very traditional and they practise a form of living which was prevalent hundred years ago. This village is famous for its coir making. The land in this village is very fertile, and a very serene ambience surrounds it. It is a beautiful place to relax and unwind. The trips with the fishermen to the ocean can enrich you with their lifestyle and customs that they follow.

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The other attractions include water sports, catamaran, yoga, ayurvedic treatments and meditation. The temperatures keep a balance, not entertaining any extremes. The Kokkamangalam Church believed to have been established by St Thomas and is one of the prime pilgrimage centres.The church is dedicated to Blessed Virgin Mary and is located in the coastal town of Thumpoly. The other attractions of the place are the Shiva Temple, Kokkamanglam St Apostle Church, Aroor, Aruthankal, Poochchakkal, Panavally, Velorvattam and Arthunkal.

The Shiva temple is also known for its architecture. The other temple is the Cherthala Karthiyeni temple which has Devi Karthiyani as the presiding deity. Kanchikunglara temple, another famous temple, houses Goddess Bhagavathy.

The nearby town of Pocchchakkal also offers many temple attractions.

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Mararikulam can be reached by road, railways and air. It is well-connected to the major cities of the south by road.

Best Time to Visit Mararikulam

Plan a holiday in this exotic village in winter.

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