Cherai Beach, Kochi

Cherai Beach | One of the best places to visit in Kochi

LocationKochi, Kochi (Map 📍)
Entry Fee / Ticket PriceNo Entry Fee
Opening & Closing TimeThere are no Cherai Beach timings, this place is open all around in year.
Opening & Closing DaysCherai Beach is alway open for visitors.
Place TypeBeaches, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withMarried Couples, Unmarried Couples, Youngsters
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April

About Cherai Beach

The Pallipuram panchayat, which includes Cherai, is at the northern end of Waypen. The place is a unique combination of sea and backwaters surrounded by lush green coconut palms and paddy fields. The 15 km long golden beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala.

Interesting facts about Cherai Beach

  1. Famous for the rustic images of Chinese fishing nets from its sands, Cherai is one of the most visited beaches in Kochi. The seashores at Cherai Beach are unique and swimmers have been known to run into dolphins in the water.
  2. Beach frontage and backwater frontage have given Cherai such a wonderful natural beauty that it is doubtful whether such beauty sites exist anywhere in Kerala. Along with this there is a chance to witness the rural life of an elite class where shrimp farming is done in every corner.
  3. The sight of coconut groves swaying in the wind and the long line of paddy fields have made Cherai a favorite destination for globe trotters.
  4. The oysters found here are unique and dolphins are often encountered in this area. It is a perfect blend of both backwater and sea. Many new resorts and hotels have come up in this area itself, which has increased the tourist activities.

How to reach Cherai Beach

By Air:- Nearest airport is Cochin International Airport at Nedumbassery, which is 22 km away from Cherai

By Rail: The nearest railway station is at Ernakulam, about 26 km away. Kochi has 2 stations, Ernakulam Junction and Ernakulam Town. From here you can take rickshaw.

By Bus:- KSRTC Central Bus Station is near Ernakulam Junction Railway Station, from here you can take bus comfortably.

Nearby famous places

  • Yogic Paradise 2 km away
  • Marine Drive 7.9 km away
  • Kerala route 2.4 km away
  • Kuzhupilli Beach 4.3 km away
  • Munambam Beach 3.6 km away
  • Paliyam Dutch Palace 6.8 km away
  • Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple 9.2 km away
  • Ayurdara 15.8 km away
  • Thiruvanchikulam Mahadev Temple 7.8 km away
  • Chalakudy River 9.9 km away
  • Videakotta Seminary 6.3 km away
  • Kottapuram Fort 8.9 km away

Cherai Beach FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Kochi, Kochi.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Cherai Beach: Cherai Beach open 09:00 am to 06:00 pm every day, No entry fee..

𝒜. You should visit Cherai Beach during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

📅 Last update: 2024-06-22

Author: Sandhya Chauhan

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