(Also known as Mararikulam )

Kerala | India
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Marari is categorised as Beachside

Marari Beach
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 September 2016)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 September 2016)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 September 2016)
St. Andrew's Forane Church (Photo courtesy: Challiyil Eswaramangalath Vipin)
Marari Beach

Reasons to Visit
  • Mararikulam is one of the best beaches in Kerala offering idyllic beach stay experience.
  • Mararikulam lies at about 50 km from Cochin and 12 km from Alleppey
  • Mararikulam is a Mararikulam fishermen's village, practically untouched by modernity and looking exactly as it would be hundred years ago.
  • Marari is a very relaxing beach retreat and guests keep that for just "Do nothing" stays. This Beach is good for swimming and is very private.
  • Marari is home to a few high-end resorts where guests arrive for long and relaxing beachfront and/or ayurveda stays.
  • Idyllic Beach Destinations in Coastal Kerala"Mararikulam (or Marari - 65 kms South of Cochin) is home to a set of idyllic beaches that are now very popular with Inbound travellers in Winter for a long stay. The fishermen village character and lack of local tourists (who arrive at nearby Alleppey beach instead) make it exclusive. "
  • Beachside and Lakeside Destinations in Kerala for a Standalone Getaway"Marari is renowned for its idyllic beaches. There are number of premium resorts here right on the beach that offer guests a relaxed getaway. These are popular with romantic getaway segment and where guests wants to simply do nothing."
Access Information

Marari has 6 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Marari

Getaway (1-3 nights)1
Short Break (4-6 nights)2
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Marari


  • Marari Beach Getaway (2 Nights)

Short Break

  • Fort Cochin Marari Experiential Break (4 Nights)
  • Kerala's Beaches and Backwaters (5 Nights)


  • Captivating Kerala with Mesmerizing Mumbai (12 Nights)

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Marari has 2 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Airport Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Cochin Airport and MarariRs. 5014

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Alleppey Railway Station and MarariRs. 1878

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Marari has 14 Add Ons approved and listed with Nivalink.

Guide Services1

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List of Service Add Ons for Marari


Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Half Day Kayaking in the Backwaters of AlleppeyRs. 3334
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200


Services Rates Starting From
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Cycling through Fort CochinRs. 4000
Cycling through the Beaches and Backwaters Cochin (Fort Cochin)Rs. 3500
Fort Kochi on bikesRs. 1100
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200


Services Rates Starting From
A Day with the FarmersRs. 1350
Cultural Art PerformanceRs. 650
Cycle along the Kochi CoastRs. 1950
Kalari ProgrammeRs. 300
Kalari Training ClassesRs. 556
Kathakali Make up & PerformanceRs. 350
Learn Yoga in CochinRs. 1667
The Backwater ExperienceRs. 4200
Visit to the Cultural MuseumRs. 56

Guide Services

Services Rates Starting From
Audio Guide for AlleppeyRs. 250

9 Travel Ideas listed for Marari. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Beaches in Kerala - Marari, Varkala, Kovalam, Bekal
  • Bird Watching at Pathiramanal Island
  • Experiences in Kerala
  • Kerala Homestay / Small Owner managed stay Experience
  • Kerala in Monsoon
  • Marari Experience

Stay Ideas

  • Ayurveda / Yoga / Meditation centric Stays in Kerala and South India
  • Marari Beach Resort Experience

Festivals linked to Marari (Kerala)

  • Chettikulangara Bharani

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    An idyllic beach, few kms from Alleppey where a number of beach resorts are located.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    The ancient St. Sebastian Church at Arthunkal was built by the Portuguese and is a popular centre of pilgrimage for the Christians of Kerala. The feast of St. Sebastian is held every January.
    Portuguese Church, Roman Catholic Church

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Marari BeachA fishermans village and now home to a number of renowned resorts such as Marari Beach Resort.Getaway5
ThumpolyA fishermans village at few kms from Marari Beach and home to a few simple beachside hotels.Getaway-
ChennavelilChennavelil is an idyllic beachside village 4 kms north of Mararikulam offering guests a mix of beach resort and a kerala village experience.Getaway/Experiential1
Nearest Airport in Marari
  • Cochin International Airport ( COK ) , Cochin (Ernakulam)-55 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Marari
  • Alleppey ( ALLP ), Alleppey-16 Kms
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