|Cherai Beach is a beach located in Cherai, a suburb of the city Kochi in the state of Kerala, India. One of the most visited beaches in the state, it is situated at around 25 km (15 mi) from downtown Kochi and 20 km (12 mi) from Cochin International Airport. The beach is around 10 km long and is ideal for swimming as the tide is mostly low and the waves gentle. It is known for frequent dolphin sightings. It is one of the few places where the backwaters and the sea can be seen in a single frame. Cherai Beach offers the less busier and cleaner option accessible to Kochi and always attract the tourists from around and other states as well.