Chettuva is a popular tourist destination in Kerala mainly for its backwaters. Its serene backwaters and verdant ambience surely make Chettuva an inviting place to visit. Blessed with mangrove vegetation, small islands, migratory birds, Chinese fishing nets etc, this destination is known for the tranquillity it offers to the visitors. Besides, Chettuva is known marked as a heritage village by the Government of Kerala in 2010.
The closest railway station is in Guruvayoor which is about 10 km and the closest airport is Cochin International Airport which is about 72 km to Chettuva. To get to Chettuva you can take a taxi from certain departing destinations.
You can take up a houseboat tour amidst the mesmerizing calm backwaters and soothe your body with an Ayurvedic treatment. You can also go to Raja Islands and see the major attractions like Chettuva Bungalow, Chettuva Harbour, Mangrove Forest (Kandal Kaatukal) etc. You can also visit the Azhimukham beach and Chettuva beach.
Chettuva backwaters are perfect for a visit at any time of the year but it may not be as perfect during monsoons. So, the ideal time to visit in between August and May..