Another beach close to Mararikulam, the Thumpoly beach is known to be the natural habitat of several rare species of birds. Beautiful sandy beach and landscape are surely magical enough to extract a word of praise from you. St. Thomas church of Thumpoly is also another attraction for devout Christians.
How to reach Marari Beach?
By air: Kochi is the nearest airport to reach Marari beach. Kochi airport is well connected to major cities in India and abroad.
By train: Alappuzha has a railway station with trains running to almost every part of Kerala. This railhead is at a distance of 16 kms from Marari beach.
By road: Being just about 1 km away from National Highway 47, road trip to Marari will not cause many hurdles.
Where to stay?
There are several options waiting to welcome tourists in Marari and nearby areas. If you desire to live the rustic life for a few days, opt for some of the homestays. Or if you are comfortable with all frills covered resorts, those are also present. Some resorts are located on beach side with brilliant ocean views.
Among the unconventional beach destinations of Kerala, Marari beach is one that deserves a mention. Explore the place once and mark it, you will desire for more.