One of the must see places that every visitor to Cochin should never miss is the Cherai beach, that borders the nearby Vypeen Island.
Cherai beach is 35 Kms from Cochin. This beautiful beach is studded with seashells of various hues and shapes.
It is located in Vypeen Island and accessible by ferry or by road from mainland, Cochin. This calm beach is ideal for swimming.
The beauty of Cherai lies in the very fact that it is surrounded on one side by the Vembanad lake and on the other by the Arabian sea. And for those wishing to have a house boat cruise, one can choose to enjoy it in the vembanad lake. And, for enjoyng the beauty of the sea and the beach, come over to the other side.. Thick coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets on the waterfront give it an added attraction. Dolphins can also be seen here occasionally.
The nearby village gives you glimpses of rural Kerala and Cherai’s main industry- prawn farming. . A typical Kerala village with paddy fields and coconut groves nearby is an added attraction of this beach.
Back Waters : Backwaters of Cherai welcome you with unique charm and beauty.Enjoy a quiet and pleasant trip through the winding scenic backwaters where the heart of Cherai lives. The overhanging branches of coconut trees create an unforgettable symphony of the green surroundings.
cherai Kite Festival