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Written by Sruthi on July 7, 2020 Share on

Cherai Beach Kochi – For the Perfect Evening

Cherai is gifted with an abundance of nature. Water surrounds this suburb in Kochi. Cherai Beach is one of the most visited beaches in Kerala. It is well known for its serene and tranquil surroundings. Cherai beach is not very crowded even though it is very popular. Both locals and tourists alike visit the Beach to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Cherai Beach is open on all days from 0900 hrs to 1800 hrs. The entry to Cherai beach is free of cost

Chinese Fishing Nets at Cherai Beach
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Things to know about Cherai Beach

Cherai beach is hands down one of the must-visit places in Cochin. Cherai beach is 10 kilometres long and is the longest beach in Kerala Vypin is one of the groups of islands that is part of the Kochi city. The northern end of Vypeen island is home to this beautiful beach. People who visit the beach can witness the beautiful sight of the backwaters merging with the Arabian sea. You will be surprised to know that Cherai Beach is known for its dolphin watching experience.

Cherai Beach is one of the cleanest beaches in India. You can see many people swimming due to the shallow depth of the water here. Cherai beach also has many water sports activities one can enjoy. Cherai beach is surely one of the most suggested places to visit in the evenings with family and friends. You can take a relaxing walk in the 400-meter walkway or keep the kids engaged at the children’s park. We suggest dressing lightly when planning a visit to the beach as it will be humid owing to the coastal region. The best time to visit Cherai Beach to avoid too much humidity is from October to mid-March.

tourists enjoying their evening at Cherai Beach
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Things to do at Cherai Beach

Every visitor to this amazing place does make sure to click numerous photos of the charming Cherai Beach. Words don’t do justice to the beauty of this place. One has to visit the place personally to experience the picturesque beach. Many of you would have come across numerous photos that highlight the natural beauty of Cherai Beach. You have many options to keep yourself engaged when visiting the beach.

  • The shallow water makes swimming safe, for both adults and kids
  • You can try your hand in surfing the clear waters
  • Witness the gorgeous sunset as you take a stroll on the walkway.
  • Love Seafood? You will find lots of options for local seafood delicacies that are a must-try.
Natural beauty of Cherai Beach
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Places to Visit Near Cherai Beach

  • Azheekal Sree Varaha temple- Famous for its chariot that has a rare architectural significance
  • Pallippuram Fort – Built-in 1503 by the Portuguese. This is the oldest existing European fort in India.

How to Reach Cherai Beach

Located around 25 kilometres from the mainland of Kochi, Cherai Beach is very accessible from all parts of Kochi. You will find many private and public transportation services to the beach. There are also Government-run boat services that you can board from major island boat jetties in the city.

All excited for your next trip to Kochi? Don’t miss visiting Cherai beach for a memorable experience. You can reach out to the destination experts at Pickyourtrail to craft a personalised itinerary for you. Drop a Whatsapp inquiry for us to get in touch with you. Happy Holidays!

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