Cherai Beach is picturesque beach located on the north end of Vypeen Island. This island is one among the several tiny islands that are located just off the shore of the mainland, around 25 km from Kochi. Vypeen island can be reached by both land or by boat. This 15 km long stretch of beautiful sandy beach is lined by luscious green coconut groves and paddy fields. The combination of white sand, blue water, and green vegetation makes this a wonderful place for . In fact, this beautiful spot is extremely popular with picnickers as well as sun worshippers and beach lovers. The beach is accessible all the year round, but the monsoons months from June to September should be avoided. An annual tourist fair held here in the month of December is also a prime attraction.