Fort Kochi Beach is a nice place to spend your evening in beach facing boats, big cargo ships sail by. It is also a famous place to watch Chinese fishing nets hanging in air.
The beach is near the Kochi port and once there Fort Kochi was there. Now, one can only find the ruins, mostly rocks.
Parking Difficulty : High
Walking Needed : For 100 meters
Time Needed : 2-3 Hours
Open Timings : 9.00 AM to 3:00 PM
Still Photography : Allowed
Video Photography : Allowed
Cooler Climate for most part of the year.
Wear Comfortable Shoes
Wear Cotton Dress with pullovers
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market
There is also a granite walkway, where one can take a stroll and enjoy the beach and the buzzling port and evening life of Kochi town. There is also Vascodagame Church nearby. You can use the walkway to observe the Fort Emmanual ruins and rusted canon and guns. One can also observe a part of fort in ruins.
There are also shops selling souvenirs, antiques and street vendors making it a vibrant place. One can also take a boat ride to view the beach, Kochi town from sea and backwates.
What are the special attractions ?
Vascodagama Church, Walkway, Chinese Fishing nets, Viewpoint for ship entry into Kochi harbour.
Are there life guards on watch ?
Is it safe for swimming ?
Is it safe to visit at night ?
What is the best time to visit ?
It is best to visit during September to March where the climate is cooler. Though you can visit during summer.
How to reach here ?
It is a land mark of its own. One can also enter through ferry from Vypeen.
Are there parking facilities and any charges?
Yes. Sometimes it will be challenging to find a parking spot.
Are the any food available ?
Decent food stalls available. Plenty of upmarket restaurants nearby within few kilometers.