|Kerala, God's Own Country, is a beach lover's paradise. From the lovely beaches of the capital Thiruvananthapuram to the beaches of the smaller cities like Varkala and Kovalam, Kerala is beach country through and through. Add to this the lovely backwaters, the green plantations, the tall palm trees and the many opportunities for beach sports, and you have a complete tour package, brought to you by Kerala Houseboats.us.
The Alappuzha Beach, in the picturesque backwaters town of Alleppey, is a paradise for nature lovers. Many backwater cruises start from the lagoons of Alappuzha. The ancient lighthouse and long pier beckon visitors, whispering of their old secrets. The excellent boating facility at the Alappuzha has made it a major draw for families and group tourists.
The Cherai and Bekal beaches near Kochi are famous for its warm waters, and a long coastline ideal for beach horse rides. The small fishing hamlets, occasionally broken by paddy plantations, add to the picture postcard charms of these beaches. The Ezhimala Beach has many rocky outcrops jutting into the sea. On these craggy structures, you will come across ancient caves containing stone carvings.
Kochi's beach is one of the most popular of the Kerala beaches. On the beach towers the old Fort Kochi, now housing a heritage hotel. The old town of Kochi has been known to Chinese, Arab, Dutch and Portuguese sailors since time immemorial. The Kochi beaches have seen many footfalls of these mariners of yore.
Kovalam's lovely backwaters are an added attraction to your tour of the Kerala beaches. The Kovalam beaches are dotted with beach resorts offering boating, picnicking, sightseeing and beach sports facilities. These resorts also offer the world famous Kerala Ayurveda packages. So go ahead, combine your trip to the Kerala beaches with some soul therapy.
And if you are at the beaches of Varkala, don't forget to bathe in the waters of the "miracle springs" of Varkala, supposed to have curative powers. Also visit the magnificent temples of Varkala, including the two millennia old Janardhan Swamy.
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