MararikulamIndia

Fine white sand, crystal-clear blue water, a traditional fishing village and side trips to the Kerala backwaters await at this idyllic beach.

Visit the glorious Marari Beach, backed by swaying coconut groves, and gaze out across glistening water. This unspoiled wonderland on the Arabian Sea offers the chance to relax far from the city bustle and crowds often associated with India. Take a stroll along Marari Beach and feel the powdery white sand run smoothly between your toes. Bask in the opportunity to enjoy a beach largely devoid of any commercialization.

At the seashore, spot crabs and schools of multicolored fish swimming in the transparent water. Watch as fishermen bring in the day’s catch via old wooden fishing boats. Cool off from the hot sun with a refreshing swim, being careful to avoid strong currents. Alternatively, sit beneath the shade of one of the many palm and coconut trees. In the evening, join local families watching a spectacular sunset.

A great part of the beach’s appeal is that there are no hawkers, no market stalls and only a few restaurants, just beachgoers and stunning natural beauty. If you plan to spend a day here, it’s a good idea to bring a picnic and drinks.

Behind the beach is the sleepy village of Mararikulam. Attractions in the village include Chamundi Devi Temple and Valavanadu Puthenkavu Devi Temple. The village is also a great place to arrange trips to the breathtaking Kerala backwaters. Relax on a man-powered boat as you glide along tree-shaded canals, lakes and lagoons neighboring rural villages.

The beach is located in the Alappuzha District of Kerala state and is about a 25-minute drive from Alappuzha (aka Alleppey). Get here by catching a train to Mararikulam station and then take an auto-rickshaw to the beach.

Marari Beach has warm temperatures year-round. However, expect heavy showers from June to July and October to December. Visit in late December through March for an almost perfect climate of hot, sunny days and little rainfall.

Top hotels in Mararikulam

Marari Beach-Cgh Earth
Marari Beach-Cgh Earth
5 out of 5
The price is NZ$162 per night from 25 Nov. to 26 Nov.

Situated by the sea, this luxury resort is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Marari Beach and within 9 miles (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake. Andhakaranazhi ...

4.4/5Excellent! (15 reviews)

"Wonderful. Peaceful, spacious, luxurious. A real haven. Would not hesitate to recommend"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Marari Beach-Cgh Earth
Abad Turtle Beach
Abad Turtle Beach
3.5 out of 5
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This Cherthala hotel is on the beach, 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Marari Beach, and within 9 mi (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake. Andhakaranazhi Beach and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (43 reviews)

"Beach was beautiful- World Class! The room was perfect- great size. Food was excellent with good variety for all. Pool was fun and clean. Staff was amazing and helpful. But remember that you are in a resort- best to go out and do some local shopping to get a real feel for the area. Recommend guests ..."…"

Reviewed on 26 Apr. 2019

Abad Turtle Beach
Xandari Pearl
Xandari Pearl
4 out of 5
Beach Road, Arattukulam Junction, North P O, SL Puram, Cherthala, Kerala
The price is NZ$132 per night from 30 Nov. to 1 Dec.

Offering direct access to the beach, this Cherthala hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Marari Beach and within 9 mi (15 km) of Vembanad Lake and Alappuzha Beach. ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Superb Resort

"Awesome stay. Not your typical beach resort which is a good thing! Staff amazing (especially Mercy & Jude). Highly recommended"…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb. 2020

Xandari Pearl
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Holiday Rentals in Mararikulam

Stay on the White Sand Palm Beach
Stay on the White Sand Palm Beach
The price is NZ$62 per night from 24 Dec. to 25 Dec.

Situated in Cherthala, this holiday home is 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from Marari Beach and within 9 miles (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake. Alleppey Lighthouse ...

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GuestHouser 2 BHK Villa 4e77
GuestHouser 2 BHK Villa 4e77
2.5 out of 5

Situated near the beach, this villa is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Marari Beach and within 9 miles (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake. Alleppey Lighthouse ...

GuestHouser 2 BHK Villa 4e77
OYO Home 22965 Modern Stay
OYO Home 22965 Modern Stay
Marari Sky Garden, Souparnika, Mararikkulam North, Alappuzha, Cherthala

Situated in Cherthala, this apartment building is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) from Marari Beach and within 9 miles (15 km) of Alappuzha Beach and Vembanad Lake. Alleppey ...

OYO Home 22965 Modern Stay
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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