The sleepy fishing village of " Mararikulam", now shortened to "MARARI" welcomes you to discover one of Kerala's undiscovered beaches. Marari originates from "Mararikulam ", a local fishing village, tucked away behind palm trees. 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 marvelous backwaters, where the tranquility, the stunning scenery and the feeling of being transported back in time, make it a superbly relaxing and inspiring experience. The scintillating experience of the tranquil Kerala backwaters moving around the stunning scenery makes it a perfect tourist paradise. The sound of the sea waves hitting the shores of the beach is a lovely sight for the tourists who can experience it in its natural surroundings. The palm trees look like a wall coloured green from a distance with the expanding Arabian sea to the front.

Sightseeing in Marari

Marari Beach
The Marari beach has endless miles of sandy beaches sheltered by the swaying palm trees. Completely new as a tourist beach destination, its virgin territory offers a silent holidaying in full pleasure of being isolated from the rest of the world. The white sandy beach attracts lots of tourists. This pristine beach got importance when Fort Cochin beach submerged in the water.

Arthunkal Church
Arthumkal Church is famous for the St. Sebastian's church which is situated south west of Cherthala town. The famous Arthumkal Perunal is held in January every year. Catholics from all parts of the state participate in the feast of St. Sebastian.

Marari is a great centre of fisheries. 'Chakara' a rare marine phenomenon in which a large number of fish throng together in the early days of May to August is a peculiarity of this area, one of the main fishing centres on the coast of the Arabian Sea.

The district is the major centre of coir and allied products. There are about 4000 production units including a few big factories with mechanized looms. Alappuzha district retains monopoly in coir production and exports.

Things to do in Marari

Vist a Toddy Shop
Enjoy the fresh toddy and an unforgettable local cuisine from its kitchen.

Walk on the Beach
The venice of the east, as it called was earlier a port and the light house is still there. The white sand pristine beaches is an ideal evening picnic spot. A small park nearby attracts children.

Visit a Coir Factory
Its famous coirs are exported to almost all countries. You can experience the real craft of these people. The uniqueness is that the Aleppey coir is made from coconut husks which are beaten and woven in to ropes and then yarn it.

How to reach Marari

Nearest bus stations: Mararikulam, about 1 km away
Nearest railway station: Mararikulam, about 5 km away.
Nearest airport: Cochin International Airport, about 64 km away


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