Cherai beach also known as the Princess of the Arabian Sea is a clean and shallow beach caressed by both Arabian the sea and the Kerala backwaters. Lined with lush green coconut groves and paddy fields, it is an ideal place for picnic or holiday spot for tourists and the local population who wants to get away from the din of crowded city. Cherai beach with its golden sands, blue water and lush green vegetation is totally different from all other beaches in Kerala due to it shallow waters which is ideal for swimming and sunbathing. Apart from enjoying in the shores this beach offers adventure sports like water scooter and speed boat rides in the sea and backwaters and entertainments like beach volley for sport lovers. You can swim with the dolphins which are seen occasionally in the sea or you can do dolphin watching from the shore. Cherai beach is an all season destination but the best season to visit is from October to April. There are plenty of seaside hotels and beach resort options from budget to luxury beach hotels which suit your needs and budget. The main beach has been modified with a beautiful walkway and high mast lamps which makes it safe to wander around during the nights. This beach has become the most popular destination for honeymooning couples. Cherai beach has a variety of restaurants and cafes offering sea foods and other traditional and international cuisines. The backwaters connected with this beach offers a ride in a country house boat where you can catch fish, lobsters and prawns using the traditional fishing nets. You can also row along through the gentle river and absorb the beauty of Kerala villages.