Serene backwaters, sandy beaches, unending slopes of tea plantations, spice estates, steaming hot appams and fish curries, and temples – these and many more natural wonders epitomise Kerala tourism. However, Kochi is different. It has a unique charm where history and tradition are juxtaposed with modernisation.  

Kochi, or Cochin, as it is popularly known, is an important port town in India, and it has been one of the most significant trading hubs since the pre-colonial era. During the British Raj, the port was used for spice trading, attracting traders from all over the world. Romans, Greeks, Arabs, and Jews frequented the port for trading, and they left a lasting mark on the city and the local culture, as you can see plenty of Jewish and Portuguese settlements in Kochi.  

While the whole of Cochin is captivating, one of the hidden gems in the city that deserves a special mention is Cherai. It is where one of the most beautiful natural phenomena occurs – it is the site of the confluence of the Periyar River and the Arabian Sea. You can witness the beautiful sight of the river meeting the sea and visit many more historical places in the town by booking your stay at Club Mahindra Cherai resort, one of the best beach resorts in Kerala.

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Club Mahindra Cherai – the best way gateway to explore Kochi 

Cherai is a charming small town near Kochi and one of Kerala's most delightful holiday destinations. The city is also home to one of the best beach resorts in Kochi, the Club Mahindra Cherai resort. It is the perfect place to escape for a memorable holiday in Kerala. Here you can be assured of enjoying the signature Club Mahindra hospitality that makes you feel at home.  

While the resort is opulent with alluring exteriors, its architectural design deserves special mention. It is designed to mimic a Nalukettu, a traditional Kerala-style ancestral home. The interiors are even more pleasing to the eye. Each room is tastefully done to take you back in time to the era of royals as it oozes opulence.  

Not to mention, you have plenty of modern amenities. From a well-stocked bar for you to enjoy a relaxing evening sipping on your favourite beverages to a swimming pool and gymnasium, you get everything you need that makes your holiday relaxing and memorable.  

Also, the resort's strategic location makes it a perfect gateway to explore the beautiful sights the town has to offer. 

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Speaking of seeing beautiful sights, here are some of the best places to visit in Kochi 

  •  Cherai Beach (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 500 m)
  • Jew Town (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 24.3 km approx.)
  • Hill Palace (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 36.8 km approx.)
  • Kodanad Elephant Sanctuary (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 46.2 km approx.)
  • Veeranpuzha Backwaters (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 13.9 km approx.)
  • Mattancherry Palace (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 24.1 km approx.)
  • Fort Kochi (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 22.3 km approx.)
  • Santa Cruz Basilica Cathedra (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach – 22.3 km approx.)
  • Kerala Folklore Museum (distance from Club Mahindra Cherai Beach 35.7 km approx.) 

Indulge in new and fun experiences 

Apart from visiting Cherai Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in Kochi, boating in the backwaters, fishing in a lake, and dining on a cruise, many new experiences await you here at the Club Mahindra Cherai Beach resort.  

Throughout your stay at Club Mahindra Cherai beach resort, you can be sure that you will never have a dull moment. On days when you don't go out to explore the city, you can indulge in other experiences that the resort offers. If you are a foodie, you can sign up for the 'Cooking with the Chef' workshop, where you get to cook with the chef and create some spectacular dishes.  

During the workshop, you can interact with the expert chef and pick up some new kitchen tricks and hacks you can take back home. If you are looking for a more relaxing activity, you can go out fishing in the lake with your kids. Or you can enjoy a ride on the houseboat over the backwaters and enjoy the picturesque scenery around. During the ride, you may see the local fishermen using the Chinese fishing net, an age-old fishing technique.  

For kids, there is Happy Hub, a unique entertainment zone where you and your kids can take part in a host of activities like painting, arts and crafts making, etc. It is always fun to see your child unleash their creative side and put their ideas on the canvas. The best part is whatever your child creates, you can take their work home as a souvenir of your visit to this beautiful town. 

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Get the real taste of Kerala  

You ought to enjoy the local cuisine and ayurvedic massage when you are in Kerala. At Club Mahindra Cherai resort, you get to experience both. During your stay at the resort, you can treat your taste buds to the most delectable Kerala cuisine. From popular dishes like avial, payasam, and the famed fish curries to the lesser-known ones like theeyal and toran, you can enjoy a delightful dining experience.  

After a tiring day exploring the city, what better way to get rid of the niggles and nagging aches than taking a relaxing massage at the in-house Svaastha Spa. You can choose from various massages and treatments and let the experts work their magic. 

Thus, with plenty of fun things to do in Cherai, places to visit, and experiences to take home, staying at the Club Mahindra Cherai resort will surely give you a once-in-lifetime experience. So, book your holiday to Cherai now and get set go!

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 290,000 members , who can holiday at 140+ resorts in India and abroad.

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