Kerala is an established destination for both domestic as well as foreign tourists. Kerala is well known for its beaches, backwaters in Alappuzha and Kollam, mountain ranges and wildlife sanctuaries. Other popular attractions in the state include the beaches at Kovalam, Kappad, Cherai and Varkala; backwater tourism and lake resorts around Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam; hill stations and resorts at Munnar, Wayanad, Nelliampathi, Vagamon and Ponmudi; and national parks and wildlife sanctuaries at Periyar, Parambikulam and Eravikulam National Park. The “backwaters” region—an extensive network of interlocking rivers, lakes, and canals that centre on Ashtamudi Lake, Kollam, also see heavy tourist traffic. Heritage sites, such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace, Hill Palace, and Mattancherry Palace, are also visited.
The cottage rooms and villas at Turtle Beach Abad have an elegant white-and-wood decor with cool tile floors. Guests can relax with a fresh cup of tea and enjoy watching cable channels on the flat-screen TV. All rooms include an en suite toilet, and villas have a private bathtub as well.
Turtle Beach’s open-air, multi-cuisine restaurant serves Indian and Continental cuisines and features a daily breakfast buffet.
Guests can unwind with a treatment or yoga lesson at Kerala Ayurveda Spa, or go for a stroll in the garden. The tour desk with ticketing services and currency exchange makes sightseeing easy. An on-call doctor offers peace of mind.
This restored Victorian shipyard on the scenic Cochin Harbour offers air-conditioned rooms with beautiful sea views. A 1-minute walk from Fort Kochi-Vypeen Ferry Terminal, it has an outdoor pool and Ayurvedic massage treatments.
The spacious rooms are all equipped with a TV, ironing facilities and hairdryer. Private bathrooms come with hot-water showers and toiletries. 24-hour room service is also available.
Brunton Boatyard is a 10-minute walk from Santa Cruz Basilica. It is 15 km from Ernakulam Railway Station and 42 km from Cochin International Airport. Free parking is available.
Casino Hotel is 6 km from Ernakulam and a 10 minute ferry ride to Fort Cochin and Mattancherry. It offers an outdoor pool, 4 dining options and in-house Ayurvedic massage services. Free WiFi access is available.
Air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with a personal safe, a minibar and satellite television. The en suite bathroom comes with toiletries and a hairdryer.
Guests can enjoy Ayurvedic treatments at an additional cost. Other recreational facilities include badminton.
Hotel Club Mahindra Ashtamudi is located at Chavara South. Ashtamudi lake (Approx. 0.1km) and Sree Narayanapuram temple (Approx. 2km) are hotspots that are just a few minutes away from the resort. The Ashtamudi lake, is known to be the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. It is also known as the deepest wetland ecosystems in Kerala. Other interesting places that one can visit are Palaruvi waterfalls, Maha Vishnu temple and Thevalli palace.
Situated within a convenient 5-minute drive from Kochi International Airport, Courtyard by Marriott is a modern premier 5-star hotel that features 2 dining options, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Free parking is provided on site. It provides 2-way complimentary airport transfer.
Featuring views of the pool, air-conditioned rooms are furnished with a wardrobe, a flat-screen cable TV and seating area. An electric kettle, a personal safe and minibar are also included. En suite bathrooms come with a hairdryer, shower facilities and free toiletries.
The luxurious Crowne Plaza Kochi offers elegant and modern rooms with views of the backwaters and city. Located on the NH 47 Bypass, it features 4 food and beverage options.
Crowne Plaza Kochi is 2.5 km from Marine Drive and 7 km from Ernakulam Railway Junction. Fort Kochin is 12 km and Bolghatty Island is 15 km from the hotel. Cochin International Airport is 23 km away. The property is 7 km from Kakkanad Info Park and 1.5 km from Lake Shore Hospital. The Vyttila Mobility Hub Bus Station is 5 km.
All rooms are equipped with an ergonomic work area, flat-screen satellite TV, iPod dock and minibar. They also include tea/coffee making facilities and a safe. Private bathroom comes with a bathtub, shower and bathrobes.
Located in Munnar, Elixir Hills provides 5-star accommodation with private balconies. With a fitness centre, the property also has a garden. The accommodation features an outdoor swimming pool, a 24-hour front desk, where staff can assist guests, as well as free WiFi.
All units at the resort are fitted with a seating area and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Each room includes a private bathroom with a bath. All rooms will provide guests with a desk and a coffee machine.
A continental, gluten-free or halal breakfast is available each morning at the property. The restaurant at Elixir Hills serves Indian cuisine.
This property is 12 minutes walk from the beach. Providing free WiFi and a fitness centre, Fragrant Nature Kochi offers rooms in Cochin, 800 m from Kochi Biennale. Practically situated in the Fort Kochi district, this hotel is located 9 km from Aster Medcity. The hotel features a restaurant and shared lounge, and Cochin Shipyard is 4.2 km away.
At the hotel all rooms come with air conditioning, a desk, a private bathroom, a TV, bed linen and a terrace with a sea view. Each room is equipped with a kettle, while some have a balcony. At Fragrant Nature Kochi the rooms are equipped with a seating area.
Featuring an outdoor pool, a spa and wellness centre and 3 dining options, Kochi Marriott Hotel is located in Edapally, adjacent to Lulu Mall.
The cosy and comfortable rooms feature air-conditioning, flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. The en suite bathroom is equipped with bath or shower facilities, bathrobe and free toiletries.
At Kochi Marriott Hotel, guests can make use of concierge services, currency exchange and car rental services. A well-equipped fitness centre and a 24-hour front desk are available.
Located in the Kottayam district in Kerala, Kumarakom Lake Resort offers a wide variety of outdoor and water activities. It features several swimming pools, an Ayurvedic spa, and 3 dining options.
Surrounded by large gardens and swimming pools, the rooms feature wooden ceilings and Asian-style furnishings. Each air-conditioned room has cable TV, a safety deposit box, and tea/coffee making facilities.
Water sports at the resort include water skiing and banana boat or speedboat rides. Staff can arrange sunset cruises, village walks, and visits to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary. The resort has a 24-hour reception and a business centre.
Overlooking the picturesque backwaters, Le Méridien Kochi’s offers well-appointed guestrooms. Guests can lounge by the spacious outdoor swimming pool with a drink in hand.
Conveniently located a 20-minute drive to Kochi South Railway Station, the hotel is also a 90-minute drive to Cochin International Airport. Abad Nucleus Shopping Mall is just 5 km away. The Lake Shore Hospital is 1.5 km.
Furnished with wooden flooring, elegant rooms are fitted with air-conditioning, a seating area, a TV and tea/coffee making facilities. En suite bathrooms include hot/cold shower facilities and free toiletries.
Located along Vembanad Lake, Lemon Tree is 15 km from Marari Beach. It features an infinity pool with lake views and a traditional Indian spa centre. Free parking is provided.
Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, Muhamma, West of Kumarakom, is 19 km from Alleppey Railway Station and 75 km from Cochin International Airport.
Rooms feature wooden décor and are fitted with flat-screen cable TVs. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided. Select rooms offer direct pool access.
A 5-minute walk from Kumbalam Lake, Ramada Resort offers beautiful rooms with views of Kerala’s countryside, Kumbalam Lake or tropical gardens. It boasts a landscaped pool, Ayurvedic Centre and 4 dining options.
Rooms have spacious interiors with high ceilings, fine beddings and furnishings. They are luxurious and well-appointed with a flat-screen satellite TV, ironing facilities and a minibar. Some rooms have private balconies.
The Ayurvedic Centre provides specialised treatments like rejuvenation therapies. Guests can also indulge in massages and beauty treatments at the spa. Recreational facilities include a games room with dart and playstation.
Featuring air conditioning, Spice Coast Cruises is situated in Alleppey, 16 km from Nehru Trophy Finishing Point. Free private parking is available on site. Meals are cooked on board the houseboats.
The accommodation has a seating area. Towels and bed linen are offered.
Car hire is available at the property and the area is popular for cycling.
Cochin international Airport is 85 km from Spice Coast Cruises.
Just minutes by car from the city centre, The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive offers stunning views of the sea. It features a spa and an outdoor pool bordered by palm trees. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
The Gateway Hotel Marine Drive is a 45-minute drive from Kochi International Airport and about 3.5 km from Ernakulam South Railway Station. The hotel is just a short drive from Cochin’s commercial hub.
Peaceful and scenic, The Elephant Court in Idukki is spared over 4 acres of landscaped hills. Just 250 m from Ambadi Junction, it has an outdoor pool, pampering spa treatments and a gym. Wi-Fi is free in public areas.
Enjoying views of the garden, the well-designed rooms feature teak furnishings, a cable TV and a personal safe. Some units have a sofa or a hot tub. En suite bathrooms all come with a bathtub, hairdryer and free toiletries.
The Elephant Court is 110 km from Kottayam Bus Station and Railway Station. Cochin Airport is 185 km away. On-site parking is free.
Boasting its very own helipad and helicopter service, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal provides Ayurvedic treatments, yoga facilities and luxurious rooms with hot tubs. Spread over 26 acres of gardens, it also provides an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi.
Decorated in rich wood furnishings, the well-designed rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV, iPod dock and DVD player. All include a yoga mat, minibar and free tea/coffee making facilities. Views of the lagoon and gardens are presented from the private balcony.
The Leela sits on a cliff, offering panoramic views of the Kovalam shoreline and the Arabian Sea. It is steps away from a private beach, and features a spa.
Rooms at The Leela Kovalam Beach combine wooden décor with modern amenities like a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room provides views of the garden or the sea.
The outdoor pool and the fitness centre both overlook the sea. The Leela also has a game room and tennis court. Travel services include tour and ticketing arrangements and car rental.
Offering two rooftop heated swimming pools separate for adults and families, two restaurants and a spa and wellness centre, The Panoramic Getaway is located in scenic hill station of Munnar. Free high-speed WiFi is available in the public areas of the property.
Each air-conditioned room here will provide you with a cable TV, a seating area and a balcony. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with free toiletries and slippers. You can enjoy mountain view from the room.
At The Panoramic Getaway you will find a 24-hour front desk, a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk and shops (on site). The property offers free parking.
This property is 7 minutes walk from the beach. Located 3 km from Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, Turtle On The Beach offers rooms overlooking the Arabian Sea. An Ayurvedic spa and pool are provided.
Modern rooms feature wooden accents with traditional Indian touches. Spectacular views can be enjoyed from the balcony, fitted with an outdoor seating area. A DVD player and flat-screen TV are provided in each room.
Guests can pamper themselves with a traditional Indian beauty treatment or get a tan at the sun terrace. The hotel’s tour desk assists with sightseeing arrangements. Watersports facilities are available at the beach.
Uday Samudra Leisure Beach Hotel & Spa is a luxurious 5-star property located on the popular Kovalam Beach, 13 km from Trivandrum Junction Railway Station. It offers an outdoor pool, free parking on site and free Wi-Fi access in public areas.
Air-conditioned guest rooms are fitted with a personal safe, tea/coffee making facilities and cable television. The en suite bathroom comes with free toiletries and shower.
Laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. The staff at the tour desk can assist with making travel arrangements. Guests can request for an Ayurvedic massage at a charge.
located on the serene backwaters of Vayalar near Kumarakom, Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere features modern rooms with lake views. An outdoor pool, fitness centre and restaurant are some of the facilities available.
6 km from Cherthala Railway Station, the 5-star property is approximately 63 km from Cochin International Airport.
Each air-conditioned room features a flat-screen cable TV, minibar and electronic safe. Attached bathroom comes with a shower, toilet and free toiletries.
This property is 8 minutes walk from the beach. The luxurious Vivanta by Taj is located along Kovalam Beach offering a backdrop of natural surroundings. It features a traditional Indian spa providing rejuvenation therapies. A pool is also available. Free WiFi is available.
Vivanta by Taj Kovalam is situated 12 km from Thiruvananthapuram Airport. Trivandrum Railway Station is 14 km away.
Rooms and suites have a balcony and large French windows overlooking the resort’s Balinese-style landscaped garden or Arabian Sea. A flat-screen TV and tea and coffee-making facilities are provided. Some suites offer a private infinity pool.
Vivanta by Taj is located in the city centre, in the heart of Trivandrum business and entertainment district. It features an outdoor pool and has a health and fitness centre facility available with sauna facility. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Vivanta by Taj – Trivandrum is 1.5 km from Trivandrum Railway Station and 9 km from Trivandrum Airport. Free parking is provided.
Rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV and DVD player. Tea/coffee making facilities and a minibar are provided. Pool or city views are available from rooms.