Cherai Beach

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    Location: Vypin, Kochi, Kerala, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: Two (2) to Three (3) hours (approximately)

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    We know that it is said that Kerala is God’s own country. Cherai Beach is located at Cherai under the district of Ernakulam in the state of Kerala, India. It is the most popular beach in Kochi and as well India. Cherai Beach is 25 km away from Kochi city. Full of beauty, this beach is also famous for swimming. Cherai Beach is very popular. So, Don’t miss the beauty of Cherai Beach.


    It is one of the most attractive places in the town. People from various places come to visit This place. This beach is very popular in Kochi. It is one of the most attractive beaches among all the beaches in Kochi. This beach is neat and clean. You can’t find any rubbish here. This beach is also famous for dolphins. Whenever you can see dolphins on this beach. There are also facilities for everything from boat riding to swimming. If you are a lover of the sea you must go to this beach. The amazing beauty of this beach is able to fascinate you.


    Evening activity on Cherai Beach.

    Cherai Beach has a lot of history.  This beach was originally discovered by foreigners.  A beach called Vypin Beach was created or discovered in a major flood around 1341.  So this beach had 2 parts.  Part of which is Cherai Beach.  It is the northern part of Vypin Beach. These beaches were under the British, Dutch, and Portuguese when they ruled India.  Due to this, there are several forts around these beaches.  Which were used to protect them.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Local fishermen prepare their wooden boats for a fishing trip off Cherai (Chera) beach lined with coconut palms on a bright sunny day.

    The whole view of this Beach is amazing. Here you can enjoy every bit of the moment. it’s like the sea on one side and the backwater on the other. Cherai beach is very suitable for swimming as the tide is almost always low on this beach.  The flow of water is not too much.  So many people come here to swim.  Another interesting aspect of Cherai Beach is that dolphins can be seen here whenever. One of the main reasons why Cherai Beach has become so popular in Kochi is that it is very clean.  There are basically a few beaches in Kochi.  But this beach is much tidier and cleaner than them.  This is why this beach attracts a lot of people from that area. There are also many old temples around the beach, from the famous Francis Church to many more. 

    Opening Hours

    Cherai beach opens every day at 9:00 AM in the morning and closes at 6:00 PM. It is also open on all types of public holidays.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There is no entry fee needed to enter Cherai Beach. It is free of cost.

    Near Restaurants

    1. Esha Muziris (0 miles from Cherai Beach)
    2. Pristine Chocolates & Spices (0 miles from Cherai Beach)
    3. Chillout Cafe Cherai Beach (0.1 miles from Cherai Beach)
    4. Lilliput Multi-Cuisine Restaurant (0.4 miles from Cherai Beach)
    5. Baywatch Family Restaurant (0.3 miles from Cherai Beach)

    How to Reach

    By air: The closest airport from Cherai Beach is Cochin International Airport which is 20 km north of Kochi city. It is an International Airport. So you can get both domestic and international flights from here. If you really want a comfortable journey you can go to Cherai Beach by air.

    By Rail: This place can also be reached by train. Ernakulam railway station is just 25 km away from Cherai Beach. It is a well-known station and a major station in Kochi city. So if you want a peaceful journey you can go to Cherai Beach by train.

    By Road: This place is also visited via road. The roads of the city are so well. In Kochi, you can find various kinds of local transport services as well as buses, taxis or cabs. In Kochi city, bus services are so good and the people of the city use bus services for travel within the city. You can also hire private transport like a taxi or cab and easily reach Cherai Beach.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag where you can take all the essential things of yours.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, this place is totally safe to visit. This is a hassle-free place.

    But for your needs there is a location of the local police station near Fort Kochi. If you need any help you can contact them.

    Location: Tower Rd, Fort Nagar, Fort Kochi, Kochi, Kerala 682001, India

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes photography is allowed here. You don’t have to pay any extra charge for that.

    Qus-03: Is there a parking zone in Fort Kochi?

    Ans: No, There are no parking facilities available in Fort Kochi. But if you want to park your vehicle you can park it in your hotel where you stay.

    Que-04: What is the Best time to visit Fort Kochi?

    Ans: Fort Kochi is situated in the Kochi city and Kochi can be visited at any time throughout the year. But the best time to visit Fort Kochi is both October to February and March to June. From October to February this time is winter in Kochi. So during this time the weather of the city remains pleasant and comfortable, March to February this time is the beginning of the summer of Kochi. That’s why it is not too hot in Kochi and the weather of the city remains favorable.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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