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Mararikulam – A Ride To The Beach-Side


Mararikulam is a beautiful village tucked away in the town of Alappuzha, known widely for its yellow sandy beach Marari. It is around 11 km away from Alappuzha.

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, Arthunkal, Poochchakkal, Panavally, Velorvattam and Arthunkal.

The Shiva temple is also known for its architecture. The other temple is the Cherthala Karthiyayani temple which has Devi Karthiyani as the presiding deity. Kanchikunglara temple, another famous temple, houses Goddess Bhagavathy. The nearby town of Poochchakkal also offers many temple attractions.

How To Reach Mararikulam

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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How to Reach Mararikulam

  • By Road
    It is connected by NH-47 which passes through SL Puram which is 5 km east of Mararikulam. From Kochi to Mararikulam it would be a 30 km ride . The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation runs several buses to and from the village.
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  • By Train
    Mararikulam railway station connects the village by rail with different parts of Kerala. The route on which it is situated is the Ernakulam �Alappuza rail route. If your place do not have a direct train to Mararikulam, you can always take a connection train to this place by getting down at the nearest railway station to Mararikulam.
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  • By Air
    Mararikulam is connected to all major cities in the south by road. Cochin International Airport (Nedumbassery Airport) is the airport closest to the village.This airport caters to international and national traffic.
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