Whether you refer to it as Alleppey or Alappuzha, this city on the coastline of the Arabian Sea, is famous for its beaches and Ayurvedic wellness centres. Considered as the oldest planned town in the backwaters of Kerala, Alleppey is a paradise, thanks to its lagoons, canals and beaches. Almost synonymous with the city are its famous houseboats that dot the backwaters and offer tourists luxurious and comfortable accommodation. If tropical village life is what you wish to experience, then make your way to the Venice of the East - Alleppey. Luxury hotels and houseboats, budget accommodation, guest houses and inns for backpackers - you name it and Alleppey has it all. Home to the famous Alappuzha beach, this seaside paradise attracts a number of tourists from across the globe. The best hotels in Alleppey come equipped with spa's and wellness centres and offer guests a plethora of top-notch amenities and services. For those looking to go economical, a number of budget hotels in Alleppey promise comfortable accommodation. If a houseboat is where you desire to put up, try one at the Vembanad Lake.
Seeing Alleppey experience a surge in tourism, Treebo Grand Palmyra Suite joined the bandwagon and now caters to the growing demands of tourists. This budget hotel provides guests with comfortable accommodation and is well-equipped to handle business events as well. Located just 3 km away from the famous Alappuzha beach, Treebo Grand Palmyra Suite is ideal for beach lovers.
Boat races, relaxing evenings at Alappuzha beach or a massage at a wellness centre - your time in Alleppey is sure to be exciting. The Vijaya Beach Park offers much in terms of entertainment and is a famous tourist destination. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is another place that one should visit when here. The Vembanad Lake with its many islands and houseboats, offer tourists a peaceful getaway. A visit to Alleppey is incomplete without setting foot in Kottayam, a town that is filled with churches. Alleppey also hosts the famous Nehru Boat Race in the month of August and is deemed as a must attend! The Sreekrishna Temple in Alappuzha is famous for its Kerala style architecture and one must try 'Palpayasam' or milk porridge, when here. How about visiting a village that is water-logged round the year? Champakulam is a great place to experience and is home to Kalloorkkadu angadi - the oldest angadi market in the region and the famous St. Mary Forane Church which was built in 427 AD.