Here’s What Makes Alleppey the Perfect Place for a Family Holiday

Popular for the beautiful backwaters, Alleppey or Alappuzha is also the hub of spectacular beaches, temples and the most famous traditional boat races. Alleppey has become a major tourist attraction in Kerala and has great Ayurvedic spas and wellness centres. Alleppey is one of the oldest planned backwater towns and is located at the coastline of the Arabian Sea. Often referred to as the Venice of the East, Alleppey is also famous for its numerous rivers crisscrossing the Sea. 

In addition to this, it is also home to many canals, lagoons and beaches. Kerala is famous for houseboats which can be enjoyed at the Alleppey as well. To visit Alleppey, you can buy any of the Kerala Tour Packages for family and move to the picturesque destination located in South.

A fun-filled vacation with your family in a place which is extremely beautiful can rejuvenate you and refresh your mood. The pleasant weather, delectable food, and beautiful sceneries offer a perfect backdrop to the vacation. Along with backwaters and lagoons, Alleppey beach is also a perfect destination to spend your vacation. Known as one of the best beaches in the city, Alleppey beach has intrinsic natural beauty. The dense palm groves, a beautiful garden and an ancient lighthouse accentuate the beauty of the beach. As the usual activities of the beach, one can relax and picnic at the beach.

Alleppey Cruises


Alleppey offers serene charm to the visitors through its backwater cruises that take you to the local places, offering a spectacular view of the surroundings. The flora and fauna of the place is an extreme delight to watch. There are many places to visit in Alleppey which add fun to your family vacation.



An island situated in the Vembanad Kayal, Pathrimanal is located between Kumarakom and Thannermukkam. The island is a complete paradise and offers great bird watching scenarios. Pathiramanal means ‘sands of night’ as per the local Kerala language, owing to the visual treat created by the sand here. One can also hire a speedboat from the shore to reach the island.

Backwaters of Kuttanad

Backwaters of Kuttanad

Backwaters have always been a centre of attraction for tourists, and this beauty can be easily seen in Alleppey. In the backwaters of Kuttanad, one can observe the natural beauty of the glistening water body. The Kuttanad has been spread over 150 kilometers covering the distance from Kollam to Kochi. The backwaters can be completely enjoyed with a complete amalgamation of rice barges or houseboats. You can hire one of the houseboats here.

Krishnapuram Palace

Krishnapuram Palace

Architecture is one of many things that make Kerala popular and that fascinating architecture can be witnessed at Krishnapuram Palace. The palace offers you an opportunity to witness the monuments with spectacular and ancient architecture. In the form of an archaeological museum, the palace has many attractions including Gajendra Moksham which is a 49 square meter single mural painting. On the other hand, the landscaped beautiful lush green garden adds on to the beauty of the palace.

St. Andrew's Forane Church of Arthunkal

Arthunkal Church

Also known as the Saint Sebastian Forance Church, Arthunkal Church is a must-visit. This church is considered as the most sought-after Christian holy place which attracts thousands of tourists every year. Located 1.2 km away from the Cherthala Town, the Arthunkal Church was built by the Portuguese where a 10-day festival is organised every year.

Here's What Makes Alleppey The Perfect Place for a Family Holiday

Along with these, there were many other places including Marari Beach, Vembanad Lake, Ambalapuzha Temple, Karumadikuttan, Mannarshala Temple, and many more. These places add to your vacation by giving it a beautiful and fun angle. You can book your tickets online, or you can also buy Kerala Tour Packages for family for Alleppey family vacation away from the chaos of the daily routine.


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