Andhakaranazhi beach, location, features and sights
Andhakaranazhi beach is one of the popular beach in kerala lies at cherthala taluk in alappuzha district. alappuzha is usually a coastal town and less forest percentage in kerala. cherthala taluk having the record of longest beach taluk in kerala. there is large shutters along with the beach is the peculiarity of the location which separates the sea water and backwater. this connection points are used to restricting the saline water into the paddy fields to the near by panchayaths of cherthala taluk. this is helpful for preventing the flood during the heavy rainfall by opens the shatters into the sea. andhakaranazhi is a vegetative village which is rich with paddy fields and the rice.
There is a light house near to andhakarnazhi which was early used in signalling purposes, it will be open for the visitors in some special days. the beach is located 5 km from the high way.andhakaranazhi literally means the lagoon of darkness. the beach is overlapped with coconut trees. there is new bridge built to reduce the effort to reach at the beach. the beach offers best condition for fishing. this place is always the best space for the shooting malayalam films. there is an extending walk way of the sea wall and is typical spot for enjoying the sea beauty by a normal walk through the walkway and have relax from all other tensions.
such an interesting destination is favorite not only the domestics but also the foreigners too. Andhakaranazhi is the mid way between kochi and alappuzha located at the same distance from both two places. if reach at beach road via pattanakkad or thuravoor it can easily reach at the destination. the nearest railway station is at vayalar located at a distance of mm km and the the nearest airport at kochi which is 32 km away.