Are you planning to visit Cherai? You will be amazed to know that there are only some beaches in Kerala that are able to compare with the cleanliness and wonder of Cherai beach which is located at a distance of thirty five kms from Cochin, towards the south. The Arabian Sea and the backwater frontage offer magnificent scenic beauty to Cherai which cannot be spotted anywhere else in Kerala. Cherai occupies a strategic position on the map of Kerala.
You will experience mesmerizing and beautiful sight of coconut trees embracing within the soft winds and also the stretched contour of paddy fields have all created Cherai as the most favorite destination of globe explorers. Cherai tourism offers a wide collection of attractions besides scenic beauty for you. Cherai is the destination where you can enjoy a laid back holiday, free from the mad crowd.
Tourism in Cherai is highly flourishing and tourists love to visit this lovely destination. It offers the best of the beaches and the experience of the beautiful backwaters which are all included in the tourism packages.
Places to Visit
Cherai is the most recent tourist craze in ‘Gods own Country’ and unquestionably with some legitimate reasons-
It is also known as the “Princess of Arabian Sea” and is located just 35 km away from the Cochin city. This place is one of the favorite destinations for the honeymoon couples and is not at all crowded. Also, Cherai beach is famous for water sports, yachting and swimming as well. The site of the plunging of the sun within the waters is the major highlight of this beach. Among the calm and serene water, you can indulge in volleyball with friends and family near the sandy coast. The nearby cafes and restaurents are the best places to taste some authentic spicy Kerala sea food delicacies.
The Cherai beach tourism Mela
The Cherai beach tourism Mela takes place during December which is a 5 day tourism festival held on the Cherai beach
It was built in 1503 by the Europeans. In 1661 it was handed over to the Dutchs and later in 1789 it was captured by the emperor of Travancore.
The Children’s park
The Children’s park is also located at the Cherai beach where kite flying is a major activity. Pallipuram Church, Gowreeswara Temple, Juma Masjid and Portuguese Fort are some of the famous destinations to be visited close to Cherai.
When to Visit
There is no better time to visit Cherai, as it can be visited throughout the year due to the pleasant climate.Enquire Now
The nearest airport is Kochi International Airport, which is at around just 26 km from Cherai.
Cherai is easily accessible from every part of Kerala. It is hardly an hour’s drive from the Kochi city.You can also reach here by taking a boat ride from the Kochi.
You can also reach here by train as the closest railway station is Ernakulam Junction or Aluva Station. There will be short drive to here thereafter.