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Kochi, Kerala, India

Cochin (Kochi)

Visit Cochin (Kochi)


In the ramshackle port of Fort Kochi, thriving merchants trade spices and teas among the crumbling stone walls and shop fronts of the atmospheric old medieval quarter, while Chinese fishing nets float in one of the world's finest natural harbours. Cochin was once a major centre of sea trade with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese and Dutch and is today the most modern city in Kerala, with the best shopping, markets and bazaars.


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Top itineraries in Cochin (Kochi)

Houseboat backwaters cruise

Keralan Spice Coast

13-day tailor-made holiday from £2,790 pp incl. flights

Put simply, this is the best of Kerala, knitted together by stays in boutique lodges and explored on included private tours, with the services of a private driver throughout.

Sri Meenakshi, Madurai

Splendours of Southern India

13-day tailor-made holiday from £3,700 pp incl. flights

This luxury tour introduces you to the flavour and spice of Southern India. Relax and observe whilst the delicate aromas of cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, turmeric and curry leaves perfume the air.

Top places to stay in Cochin (Kochi)

Marari Beach Resort

Marari Beach Resort, Kerala

Traditional resort

Marari Beach Resort is set on a 55-acre coconut grove along Kerala's shoreline. It is sandwiched between the beaches of Malabar Coast and the famous backwaters, where luxurious houseboats cruise by. Up the coast to the north is the city of Kochi (Cochin), a thriving metropolis and fishing port.

Pool view

Brunton Boatyard, Kochi

Traditional hotel

Located in the old Fort Kochi, Brunton Boatyard is a sea-facing hotel built in a traditional Keralan style. It has been refurbished from the remains of a Victorian shipbuilding yard and has taken inspiration from English, Portugese and Dutch influences. Sunset cruises and yoga are all available.

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Kochi

Taj Malabar Resort & Spa, Kochi

Historic hotel

Situated on Willingdon Island with a magnificent view of Kochi harbour, the Taj Malabar Resort & Spa combines old-world elegance with modern day convenience.

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