BEST PLACES TO STAY IN ALAPPUZHA
Alappuzha offers an array of lodging and boarding options to choose from. Being the capital of backwater tourism, no trip can be complete without a stay in the houseboats. Houseboats have AC as well as Non-AC single, double or triple bedrooms. The tariff for a stay on a houseboat for one day could vary between Rs 7,000-Rs 15,000 from Mar ch to October and between Rs 8,000-17,000 from November February. Generally, the price is inclusive of breakfast, lunch, evening snacks, tea and dinner.
Budget hotels are also available. Homestays are also a good option to stay. Premium hotels and resorts are also available in Alappuzha.
BEST PLACES TO EAT IN ALAPPUZHA
Alappuzha is a non-vegetarian’s paradise. Prawns, crabs, oysters, clams, lobsters and several varieties of sea fish besides Karimeen (Pearlspot) are available. From fancy restaurants to shacks selling fresh catch of the day, Alappuzha thrives with eating places to suit every budget.
Roadside eateries selling Porotta and Chicken curries are a common sight. Restaurants and houseboats also offer vegetarian meals served on banana leaves.