About Cherai

Few beaches in Kerala can compare with the cleanliness and beauty of Cherai beach, situated at a distance of 35 kms from Cochin. Affectionately called the princess of the Arabian Sea this 10 kilometer long beach is becoming the favourite destination of the tourists with each passing day.This beach also occupies the unique position of being the only beach where dolphins are sighted. The tourism department has laid much emphasis on the development of this beach and has taken up the task of widening and beautifying it to suit the convenience of the tourists.

The Destination

The unique position enjoyed by Cherai in the tourism map of Kerala stems from the fact that it is strategically located. One side borders the Arabian sea and the Vembanad Kayal ( Backwaters) borders the other side. The beach frontage and the backwaters frontage has given Cherai such magnificent scenic beauty that it is doubtful if such beauty spots exist any where else in Kerala. Added to this is the chance to view the village life of a gentry where prawn farming is resorted to at every corner. The sight of coconut trees caressing in the winds and the long line of paddy fields have all made Cherai the favourite destination of globe trotters. Cherai is the latest tourist craze in Gods own country and undoubtedly with some genuine reason

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