Cherai Beach

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  • Timings : 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Entry Fee : No fee
  • Distance from near by city 30 Kilometers from Cochin
  • Trip duration (including travel in hours)1 Night 2 Days
  • Transportation OptionsSedan - AC (4+1), SUV - AC (7+1), Tempo Traveller - AC (12+1)
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Cherai Beach

The land of Cherai is one of the suburbs of Kochi, and the entire area is surrounded by water. Naturally, Cherai Beach was formed and it one of the most popular Kochi tourist places that are always on the list on any Kerala tour package. The beach is very calm and exhibits a quiet surrounding. Even though a large number of tourists turn up, there are still many places to explore on the beach, giving a feeling of coziness. Cherai Beach is one of the best places in Kerala to go to for taking a break from the busy daily lifestyle.

Important Facts

In Kerala, the Cherai Beach is the longest, spread over an area of 10 km. The northern part of Vypeen Island is the location of the beach, and the beach covers the merging Arabian Sea. The beach is also famous for watching dolphins. The shoreline extends to 15 km, and the Cherai Beach is also one of the cleanest beaches in the country. The water depth is too shallow, which makes it both safe and easy for swimming.

Things to do on the beach

As a major part of Kochi tourism, the Cherai Beach is well known for its calmness, cleanliness, and surrounding beauty. Apart from swimming at the beach, visitors also try out surfing. There are places set up, where surfing gear can be rented. The water is also very clear, which makes it easier to see sea creatures. The beach also has a walkway, and experiencing sunset in such a place is surely a treat for the mind and eyes.

Even for seafood lovers, Cherai Beach is one of the best places to visit in Kochi. The place is also immensely popular due to its variety of local cuisines. The best seafood in the whole country is arguably found in Cherai Beach. The fests and food occasions are visited by foreign tourists as well.

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