Alleppey is a famed place for backwater tourism and the Nehru Boat Race that takes place annually here. During this time, there are several coming to the state for the entertainment. You have the huge rowing boats and strong men competing for a presigious trophy. From the Alappuzha beach, you can travel to the district to see the other attractions of Kerala like the Krishnapuram Palace a trip of just 47 km. There is also the Mullakkal Rajeswari Temple and the Pathiramanal Island.