Marari beach is a peaceful place in Kerala where you can relax and rejuvenate yourself. If you are looking for serenity on the deserted sandy beaches, then do visit here. Along with this, you can take a short trip all around the area that includes traditional coir-making units, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Kerala backwater canals, and many more.
Famous attractions around Marari are:
Mararikulam Shiva Temple-It's a temple of Lord Shiva and Parvathy, which is quite incomparable in its architecture grandeur.
Kokkamangalam Apostle St. Thomas Pilgrim Centre-Build by the Christian community, this is one of the famous pilgrim center created by St. Thomas in Kerala.
Thumpolly Beach - It's a beautiful beach and natural habitat for birds. Another attraction around the Marari is St. Thomas Church, which is dedicated to holy Virgin Mary.
Thiruvizha- Located 5 km towards the south-west of Cherthala, it is very famous for the Shiva temple that captivates large number of tourists from all across the world.
Aroor- It's an industrial park especially highlighted for exporting sea food. Some of the popular landmarks are Kartyayani Devi Temple, St. Augustine's Church, and Pavumpayil Sreekrishna Swamy Temple.
Arthunkal- It's a major pilgrim center situated at the distance of around 8 km towards the south-west of Cherthala town from where one can view a beautiful beach.
Poochakkal- The major attractions of Poochakkal are Sreekandeswaram Mahadevar Temple, Nagari Sree Dharmasastha Temple, Thevarvattom Masjid, Elikkattu Sreedharmasastha Temple, and Manappuram St.Theresas church.
How to Reach
By Air - Kochi is the nearest airport to reach Marari beach. From the airport, you can hire car or taxi to reach the beach.
By Rail- The nearest railheads are at Alleppey (16 kms), Kottayam (42kms), and Cochin (Ernakulam) (55 kms).
By Road - Cochin is easily accessible by road, which is at the distance of 60 km. NH 47 is situated at the distance of approx. 1 km from Marari village.