Brunton Boatyard - Experience Kerala, Explore Fort Kochi
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Sunset Cruise

Come 6.30 (or thereabouts, depending on the season), the Brunton Boatyard's trusty craft departs from our private jetty, for a fascinating cruise around Cochin Harbour. Spectacular sunsets, glorious sea air and probably a dolphin or two!


You can try massages and treatments for everything from beauty and toning to rejuvenation and stress, all based on India's ancient healing art of Ayurveda. Unsure of what you need? Our experienced physicians will be happy to give you a free consultation and point you in the right direction.

Jew Town , Antique Market

Home to the native Pardesi Jewish community in Kerala, Jew Town is lined by old Jewish homes on either sides of a narrow street leading up to the historic synagogue. Take a walk along the Jew Town and you can breathe antiquity. The curio and antique shops along the street are capable of enchanting the visitors with their variety and rarity. A big vaarpu (bronze vessel) almost three metres in diameter is one of the major attractions here.

Mattanchery Market

Mattanchery is a bustling old market of the Kochi's spice trade. Scores of small stores huddle together in old, dilapidated buildings and the air is filled with the biting aromas of ginger, cardamom, cumin, turmeric and cloves.

Chinese Fishing Nets

These fishing net are fixed land installations introduced by Chinese explorer, Zheng He from the court of the Kubla Khan. The Chinese fishing net is believed to have been introduced to the Kochi shores as early as 1350 AD. A must see when you are exploring Fort Cochin's heritage.

St. Francis Church

St. Francis Church, originally built in 1503, is the oldest European church in India and has great historical significance as a mute witness to the European colonial struggle in the subcontinent. It is said to be the church in which Vasco da Gama was buried first before his remains were moved to Lisbon.

Mattancherry Palace

Mattancherry Palace,also known as the Dutch Palace in Mattancherry, Kochi, with its medieval charm, features Kerala murals depicting Hindu temple art, portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.

Electric Bicycles for Responsible Travellers at Brunton Boatyard

Explore historical Fort Kochi from the site of an old boatyard on eco-friendly electric bikes. Take a ride along the beach, tour heritage landmarks, visit old spice markets, and more with Vaan Electric Bicycles, now for hire at Brunton Boatyard.