Alappuzha beach is a popular picnic spot and the pier extends into the sea and is over 137 years old. Entertainment facilities at the Vijaya Beach Park add to the attraction of the beach. There is also an old lighthouse nearby which is greatly fascinating travellers.
Referred to as the Venice of the East, Alappuzha has always enjoyed a unique place in the maritime history of Kerala. Alleppey is famous for its boat races, backwater holidays, beaches, marine products and coir industry.