Cochin is a cosmopolitan city in Kerala with a bustling commercial port. Cochin is the financial capital of Kerala and, with a population of more than 2 million, the biggest urban agglomeration in the state. Cochin merchants began trading in spices such as black pepper and cardamom with the Arabs, Dutch, Phoenicians, Portuguese, and Chinese more than 600 years ago. This helped Cochin to prosper and to become the gateway to old India.
Kochi, or more familiarly, Cochin is a city of many parts. Around for a long, long time, Cochin played a pivotal role in the development of shipping and trade in the region. Cochin's prime location on the west coast, its fine bay and protected harbour made it popular with seafarers and merchant ships. And so down the ages, Cochin prospered as a busy port city and commercial centre. Its seafront is still extremely relevant to Cochin and to India: it houses a Naval Base and one of India's busiest ports. This makes this beautiful city perfect for all the Country Vacations Cochin members to enjoy their time with their family and friends.
Country Club Cochin 's location between the blue, blue waters of the Arabian Sea and Kerala's emerald backwaters, its rich medley of Indian and foreign architecture, it's truly unusual sights like the Chinese fishing nets and its quaint quiet localities like the Jewish Quarters demand the attention of all Country Club Cochin travelers to Kerala.