Set against the beautiful backwaters of Kerala, Marine Drive is a prominent 3-km long boulevard in Kochi. Home to a number of contemporary structures that include the Chinese Fish Net and Rainbow bridges, the Marine Walkway, GCDA Shopping Complex and a children’s park, Marine Drive is quite popular among the locals. This famous landmark is around 33 km from the Cochin International Airport and about 3 km from the Ernakulam Junction. Important localities close to Marine Drive include Ayyappankavu, Pachalam, Palarivattom, Pallimukku, Elamkulam, Ramaswamy Iyer Colony, Girinagar and Gandhinagar. When it comes to finding hotels in Kochi near Marine Drive, there are a number of 2-star, 3-star, business and budget hotels near Marine Drive to choose from. If quality and comfort is what you seek, choose a Treebo hotel near Marine Drive. Indeed there is much to do at Marine Drive. For all you shopaholics, apart from GCDA Shopping Complex, there’s Bay Pride Mall and Seaside Shop and DD Oceano Mall to make the most of. For cotton garments and local stuff, head to the street market near Marine Drive. For a hearty meal, Punjab House, Zaika Restaurant, Uruli Restaurant, Fort House Restaurant, Shifu Momo, Big Fat Momo and Ceylon Bake House are options you ought to consider.