And this is the backwater destination that many of those potential tourists to Kerala had been searching for. They cannot be blamed as the scenic view of the magnificent Kerala houseboat gliding across the serene lakes of Alleppey could enchant anyone. What makes this coastal destination of the state even more charming are the innumerable number of slanting and tall coconut palms standing on its banks. During their trip to Kerala, they may also think of residing an entire night in a houseboat. In that delightful, never miss watching a mesmerising sunset and savours those appetising seafood delicacies. Tourists may also think of visiting its famous Alappuzha Beach which has an old sea pier and hosts various festivals on different occasions. Then there is a more peaceful and alluring shore situated to further northern parts of Alleppey, which is known as Mararikulam Beach. Coir weaving is an interesting thing to be watched and analysed at. It is a crucial means of livelihood to the locals. Moreover, a visit to the alluring region of Kuttanad in Alappuzha is a must-do thing here. The rustic beauty of this backwater destination is truly appealing. Due to the vast expanse of paddy fields and high yields, they are addressed as the ‘rice bowl of Kerala’.