Discover the perfect balance of urban convenience and natural beauty in Kochi; your dream home awaits!

As you narrow down the prospective options for a getaway, chances are high that places around Kochi would flash across your mind first. Kochi boasts a charming blend of old and new, from the historic Fort Kochi area with its colonial-era architecture to modern amenities. Kochiites are known for their warm hospitality, making it easy for newcomers to feel at home. To top it all, the city is surrounded by stunning natural scenery, including backwaters, beaches, and hills, offering plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Embarking on a trip to any of these four-weekend getaways around the city is a must-do to experience a vibrant blend of commerce, culture, and nature.


Nestled just eight km from Kochi, the picturesque village of Kumbalangi beckons travellers seeking a day-trip destination brimming with natural beauty. Visitors can immerse themselves in the region’s beauty while on their way to this cultural oasis by hailing a taxi or taking the local bus. The town is renowned for its eco-friendly tourism practices. Steeped in tradition, it serves as a model fishing village, offering guests the chance to learn about the age-old techniques employed by local fishermen or even cast a line themselves. As the heart of Kerala’s seafood industry, Kumbalangi boasts a delectable array of fresh seafood dishes in its many eateries, guaranteed to tantalise the taste buds. The best time to visit this rustic haven is from October to March, when the sea is tranquil and the climate is mild.


The vibrant city of Thrissur, around 80 km from Kochi and known as the cultural capital of Kerala, is a mesmerizing tapestry of history and tradition. Visitors can embark on a scenic journey to this cultural haven by taxi or bus, relishing the breathtaking views. With a rich cultural heritage, Thrissur is renowned for its extravagant Pooram festival, a spellbinding spectacle held annually in April or May, drawing thousands of visitors from far and wide. The city also has several iconic temples and churches, each adorned with intricate carvings and steeped in spirituality. The revered Vadakkunnathan temple, Guruvayoor temple, and the awe-inspiring Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours are just a few. For culture enthusiasts, a visit to Kalamandalam is a must. A renowned center of learning for performing arts, it attracts students from across the world. The Thrissur Zoo is a must-visit destination, boasting many exotic animals and birds as its inmates. And, while in nature, you should not miss the majestic beauty of the famous Athirappilly and Vazhachal waterfalls. Remember to include a visit to Snehathreeam Beach, with its clear blue waters and pristine golden sand. The best time to explore this city of wonders is from October to March when the climate is mild, and the ambience is ripe for exploring.


As you make your way to Idukki, roughly about 120 km from Kochi — by taxi or bus — you can feel the excitement building inside you. The journey alone is a treat for the eyes, with the picturesque landscape unfolding like a canvas. Surrounded by the Western Ghats, Idukki is a veritable treasure trove of natural wonders. The Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary is a must-visit if you’re a nature lover. Spread over 77 square kilometres, this sanctuary is home to many exotic birds and animals, including elephants, tigers, bison, and deer. As you trek through the sanctuary’s dense forest, you’ll likely encounter some reptiles, too, that call this place home, so tread carefully and follow your guide’s instructions closely. The town is also famous for its spice gardens, which produce some of the best quality spices in the world. Idukki is in near vicinity of picturesque hill stations such as Munnar, Vagamon and Devikulam – nothing short of paradise for nature lovers. As you explore the city, you’ll find yourself enchanted by the quaint houses and winding lanes that make up its charming landscape. The locals are warm, friendly, and always ready to share a story or two about their town. The best time to visit Idukki is from October to February when the weather is cool and pleasant.


Behold Kottayam, a charming town that lies 70 km away from Kochi, nestled amidst lush greenery and lucid waters. Known as the ‘Land of Letters’, due to its rich literary heritage and has been home to numerous renowned writers, poets, and scholars, Kottayam is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders. Majestic mountains, serene lakes, and captivating sanctuaries adorn this remarkable place.

Travellers can embark on a captivating journey to the serene destination of Kottayam, where they will be greeted by awe-inspiring beauty. Kottayam is renowned for its breathtaking backwaters, particularly the famous Vembanad Lake. This expansive lake is celebrated for its scenic beauty, ecological significance, and cultural importance. Glide through the winding canals on a tranquil boat ride, immersing yourself in the invigorating and calming experience while marvelling at the breathtaking scenery that envelops you.

The town is also famed for its sprawling rubber plantations that paint the landscape with hues of verdant green, inviting visitors to explore the rubber-making process at the factory. Kottayam also boasts a rich cultural heritage, home to many ancient churches and temples, such as the historic St Mary’s Church, Vaikom Mahadeva temple and Thirunakkara Mahadeva temple, where one can immerse oneself in the spiritual ambience and marvel at the intricate architecture. The best time to bask in Kottayam’s alluring charm is from September to March.

This is just a glimpse of the many attractive locales waiting to be explored around Kochi. Once you visit Kochi, chances are it will captivate you with its effervescence, charm and cosmopolitan vibe. Well, the vibrant city, which is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, is not just a great place to call home, but also an excellent investment choice. As per the government data, it recorded the biggest leap in housing prices among the top 10 Indian cities in 2022. Among the best real-estate options in Kochi is Provident Winworth in Edapally. At the city’s heart, this sprawling project spans 16 acres of prime real estate and boasts over 40 lifestyle indulgences that cater to your every whim and fancy. Experience the epitome of urban living with Provident Winworth, where intelligent design and convenience converge. Embrace a lifestyle enriched with unmatched amenities and comforts that make everyday living an absolute delight. So why settle for anything less when you can have it all at Provident Winworth?