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Address: Kochi (Cochin), India
Phone Number: 9645619166
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One of my favourite beaches of kerala.i really enjoy spending time here especially with friends.can see people catching fishes by using diffrent techniques and also can see many... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
salihayyaril
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Kodungallur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good clean neat beach very near to hotels & road.must visit .hotels r also cheaper with good basic facilities.

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Kodungallur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of my favourite beaches of kerala.i really enjoy spending time here especially with friends.can see people catching fishes by using diffrent techniques and also can see many chineese fishing nets too.try to avode visiting cherai from may to june due to monsoon and most of the beach areas are swept away in these months.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This beach is situated around 45 minutes drive from the city almost 35 KM. Very well maintained neat and clean beach. Sea is rough at some places but sea wall is constructed. This place is not suitable for dip or going inside the sea. Worth a visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

About an hour's drive from Ernakulam by car, this is today the only beach anywhere in Kochi area. Used to be a lovely beach, now increasingly the beach area is curtailed by rocks to stop flooding. So not much area left for beach experience as such; however, quite a few holiday resorts/small hotels have come up in the area where... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the place is clean and smells like sea. Its rough in some areas. there are sea wall in some parts. the best part is its not very crowded and once is able to see dolphins.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The beautiful beach to visit in Kochi! Around a 45 Min drive from Kochi city, but the trip will be absolutely worth it!!! The beach is pretty clean and has good beach view restaurants as well. A must see in Kochi!!!

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Kottayam, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sea in some parts are rough. A sea wall is put up in many places. This is not a good beach for a dip - at least during the time of our visit.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not very clean, sands bit dark in colour , monsoon season not safe to take sea bath, heavy swell Lots of hotels and resorts close to beach. weekends are crowded , toilet facilities are available in and close to beach. Rgds samson Paul Samsons Holidays

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice clean beach. Area is also huge with rocks. Everything at a place. Not much crowded too. Can spend much time there. Must visit in kochi !!

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good relaxing beach to hang out. There is absolutely no beach smell. You can roam around for hours. Do eat egg pakora from the lady at the end

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