Pristine shoreline, country boats, thatched huts, small village roads that lead to virtually nowhere and stunning view of the sunrise and sunset make a picture perfect description of the secluded Marari Beach. The pristine beach is just 11 km from Alleppey Beach and 60 km from Kochi. Marari Beach is an idyllic retreat for those who are looking for leisure vacations. You can experience the charm of its virgin territory and swaying palm trees once you land at the beach in Marari. The beach derives its name from Mararikulam, a small fishing village situated here.
At Marari Beach, you will feel to have been transported back to olden times as the pristine beach is sparsely populated. You will find country boats here and there and the seclusion of the beach is very appealing for the people looking for lazy holidays away from the hustle and bustle of the cities. You can submerge yourself in the miles and miles of etherized waters of the beach and leave behind your all worries for good.
The rising and setting sun will unfold a romantic story for you which will compel you to extend your holidays at Marari Beach. On a lucky day, you could find yourself to be alone at Beach with only few fishermen doing their daily chores and some birds giving you company during your stroll on the silvery sands of the beach. With so much to explore in so little time, you may find it hard to plan your itinerary at Beach to ensure that you do not miss out on something important about this beautiful destination.
Facilities for water sports like parasailing, wind surfing, angling, fishing and snorkeling are available at Beach. Beach Volleyball is a popular sport that tourists enjoy at the beach in Marari. The tranquil backwaters offer you excellent opportunity to admire and explore the natural vistas of the region. Watch the sun setting down slowly at the horizon of the blue waters of the sea and enjoy your sumptuous dinner at the Marari beach resort. Watch the fishermen performing their mundane task on the unblemished sands of Beach. You may also plan a cycle tour of the nearby villages where you can view the traditional ways of making arts, crafts and coir.
Nearby Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary has several exotic bird species which is an ornithologist's paradise. There are coir making units close to the beach where you can view the art of making coir in traditional ways. The famous Snake Boat Race is held during Onam festivities in August in the nearby backwaters which draws tourists from all around the world. If you love swimming, you can enjoy sea swimming at Marari Beach but take care that you swim only in the designated safe waters. There are Ayurvedic therapy centers where you can enjoy traditional massaging on your tired body that will provide you a soothing and rejuvenating experience. Nearby Kochi is an important trade center on the "Spice Coast" of Kerala where you can shop for some antiques.
Kochi International Airport is 88 km from Marari. The beach town is well connected with railways and buses with Alleppey, Kochi and other nearby destinations of tourist interest.