Cherai beach- Princess of the Queen of Arabian Sea -
Cherai Beach is a virgin strip of pristine shoreline at the fishing village of cherai on the eastern shores of Vypeen Island. This 15 km long idyllic stretch of golden sands continually washed by the shallow waters of the Arabian Sea is picture-perfect. It is an ideal spot for swimming and to see the Chinese fishing nets or Cheena Vala
This lovely beach bordering the Vypeen Island is ideal for swimming. The sea on the Western side and the backwaters on the East give this upcoming tourist destination a uniqueness which can be found only in Kerala. Thick coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets on the waterfront are added attractions.
It’s the new generation tourist hot spot – Golden beaches, coconut palms corridors, backwaters, historical monuments.
Located 35 km away from Cochin, in the Cherai village of the Ernakulam district, the Cherai beach is amongst the must-visit places for anyone touring these parts of South India. Cherai beach is different from many beaches in the sense that it is very clean and shallow and thus, ideal for the purpose of swimming and sunbathing.
Being so near from the main Kochi (Cochin) city, an important commercial capital of Kerala, the Cherai beach is an enticing option for anybody who wants to get away from the din of city life momentarily
Thus, you will find many locals and tourists picnicking on the sandy shores of the beach, which stands surrounded by tall coconut trees and green paddy fields. Cherai beach is the golden beach of Kerala and is also famous by the name of ‘Princess of the Queen of the Arabian Sea’.