One of the must visit places of Ernakulam district in Kerala is the Cherai beach. Bordering the nearby Vypeen Island, which is also an ideal location for swimming and the Bolghatty Island, famous for its palace of the same name attracts a considerable number of tourists every year.Cherai beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Kerala bordering the northern end of Vypeen Island, is located about 26 km from Ernakulam city, Kochi. Clean and Beautiful
The place is a unique combination of sea and backwaters rimmed by lush green coconut palms and paddy fields. The backwaters are a combination of lakes, lagoons, canals and estuaries.The 15 km long golden beach of Cherai in Kerala is very clean, shallow and is ideal for swimming, surfing and sunbathing. The newly beautified 400 Meters of the main beach has a walkway and high mask lamps which make the beach enjoyable even at night. Trained security staff are present round-the-clock at Cherai beach, Kerala. The beach is very safe and tourists of all age groups can have a good time. The small and beautiful beach of Cherai in Kerala is studded with seashells of various hues and shapes. There is a park for children on the beach. Water scooters and speed boats are available for hire. One could catch an occasional glimpse of dolphins as they spring out and dive back into the water. The far end of Cherai beach,Kerala is lined with Chinese fishing nets which offer a pleasing view.