Located on the northern end of Vypeen island, about 25 km from the city, this is an idylic beach without the crowds. Beach resprts abound.
Amid lush green foliage at the entrance of the Sholayar forests, ths chalakkudy river tumbles down to the dark granite below, a charming sight.
Located 50 km from Ernakulam town, Bhoothathankettu is a seanic dam site with boating facilites and is surroned by a vast virgin forest.
Known for its unique geography, Chendamangalam, 42 km from Ernakulam, has three rivers, seven inlets, hillrocks and vast green plains. This land was once the home of the Paliath Achans, the prime ministers of the rajsa of Kochi. Their residence, the Paliam Palace, houses a collection of historical documents and relics.