A very beautiful Fort Kochi beach is located on the western coast of India and is often known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’. It’s a serene beach that offers a scenic view and natural beauty to its visitors. With its pristine water and tranquil ambience, it is extremely admired by tourists and local people as well.
Whether you are alone or with your loved ones, this beach offers a soothing atmosphere to relax and chill out. The main attraction of this beach is the historic fort, which is a perfect example of the European architecture and the annual Kochi Festival that takes place every year on the white sands of Fort Kochi Beach.
One of the finest heritage hotels in Kochi, Malabar House is a tranquil paradise, offering memorable vacations. It is situated at the very heritage zone of Kochi, with the fort of Kochi and the St Francis church lying nearby. Awarded as the ‘Best Boutique Hotel’ by TIME magazine, this property has spacious and well-equipped guest rooms and suites, which boast of wonderful decor. Built in 1755, it was turned into a boutique heritage hotel in 1996.
East-meets-west boutique hotel The Malabar House‘s location being away from the hustle and bustle lends this original retreat in Kerala a relaxed feel; no matter how hot or hectic it may be elsewhere which is comprised of two 18th century colonial-styled villas built around a courtyard.
· Board a cruise to Bolghatty Island, famed for its colonial palace and lush gardens, from the nearby jetty.
· Find out about Cochin’s colourful colonial past by admiring the 16th-century Indo-Dutch Mattancherry Palace, walking to the Indo-Portuguese Museum (built by the Gulbenkian Foundation of Lisbon) and visiting India’s oldest Christian building, the 16th-century Church of St Francis.
· Don’t miss seeing Fort Cochin’s famed Chinese fishing nets on the quay nearby.
· Watch one of the regular dance and music performances in the courtyard or wander down to the beach which, though not great for swimming, runs a wonderful daily show called sunset.
October to February is the peak time for visitors, as the heat is less intense (18-30C). Summer, from March until May, sees temperatures rising to 34C. The monsoon season from June until September, this can bring heavy showers, but you may still enjoy some clear weather if you visit during this time.