Without a doubt, Kerala is one of the best ranges of accommodation in India ranging from homestays to budget hotels and luxury resorts. The state is rich in tradition and culture and tropical beauty. Kerala is known for festivals, backwaters, nature beauty etc. making Kerala the perfect tourist destinations in south India.
The list below presents few of the best rated luxury resorts in Kerala. Where you can enjoy Luxury holidays in Kerala. Thekkady and Munnar are popular for luxury resorts. Many of the 5 star resorts are clustered in Thekkady.
1. Marari beach resort
2. TandU Leisure Hotel Munnar
3. Kofiland Resort Thekkady
4. Poovar island Resort
5. Leela resort Kovalam
6. Vedic village resort Thekkady
7. Ramada Resorts Kochi
1. Marari Beach Resort
Marari beach is one of the quiet and pristine beaches in Kerala where you can relax and Marari Beach Resort is a place where you can unwind completely, without the trying bit like watching TV to relax as it is not there in your room. The ambience, property, and the service by passionate staff is at highest and best standards in hospitality in Kerala which is testified by various awards won by Marari Beach Resort. One of the rarest resorts to have a butterfly garden and a stay in Marari Beach Resort is not merely an antidote to stress but it is a way to set yourself free and enjoy the relaxation.
2. TandU Leisure Hotel Munnar
Munnar was the summer capital of the British administration in South India where you can enjoy with family.
Tandu Hotels in Munnar, Kerala offers 5 star facilities and is located just one kilometer from the munnar town. Some popular tourist spots like flower garden, Madupetty dam/Lake, Echo point, kundale dam and top station. Munnar was once the summer capital of the british administrataion in south india. Due to the cool climate they named munnar " Little England'. The vast area of the this resort itself attract a lot of tourists from all over the world. TandU leisure hotel is a destination for luxury vacation on budget and it emphasises the essence of the place. Some guests repeatedly choose this resort for their tour pland and vacation stay. Tandu offers 30 spacious and luxury rooms and suites with Tea garden/Valley view, with the old world charm of the hotel while having the contemporary comforts and facilities.
3.Kofiland Resort Thekkady
Kofiland Kerala Resorts a nature retreat located at the heart of thekkady, situated beside the NH183 in an area that has been exclusively zoned for plantations and nature reserves ensuring that the surroundings remain pristine.
Majestic Silver Oak trees higher up the hill slope look down at a cluster of cottages on stilts arrayed along one bank of the rivulet beside a stone paved path winding uphill, lined on both ends with pepper vines and young beech trees. In front of the lobby, across the driveway is an amphitheatre with the lake as a backdrop. Walk past the lobby to the resort's multi cuisine restaurant and further on to a large pool. Beside the cluster of cottages is a building that houses a library and indoor games area
4. Poovar Island Resort
What makes Poovar Island resort unique is it location in an Estuary where there is a chance to stay at the meeting point of backwaters , lake , river and sea may be only one of the few places in the world where all these water bodies come together. Poovar Island resort is also unique because of the floating cottages right on the Poovar river where you will be literally staying on the top of a cottage above the water body with a view of backwaters and Poovar beach where you can view the fishermen boats. The resort also has an ayurvedic spa ad boating facilities for the guests including a transfer for the guests who are reaching the resort in a motor boat.
The Leela resort built on a clifftop, is cradled between wide sweeping beaches and has a panoramic view of the famous Kovalam coastline and specializes in traditional Ayurvedic treatments of kerala as well. The Leela Kovalam is Kerala’s largest beach side resort is cradled between two sweeping beaches and the magic of Leela Kovalam with its sweeping view of Arabian Sea. Perched in a rock face, this 5 star deluxe resort offers the most panoramic view of the famed Kovalam shoreline.
6. Vedic Village Resort Thekkady
Vedic Village Resort is located in Kodungalloor and is one of the resorts known for its scenic beauty, excellent service and a nice, calm and quite place to stay with great food and service. The resort is located next to a large river in beautiful surroundings and traditional Kerala cottages adorn the whole property. The cottages are aptly titled as Kovilakom which is heritage-styled furniture and furnishings, wooden pillars and large windows that provide fascinating views of pristine nature and Emperor’s Nest which is the most luxuriously done up cottage in the resort that is apt for honeymoon couples.
7. Ramada Resorts Kochi
Ramada Resort is a luxury retreat set within 8 sprawling acres, beside the picturesque lakes of Kumbalam, in the outskirts of Cochin. Nestled in a picture-perfect locale, amidst an ambience of absolute serenity, Ramada Resort is a haven of leisure for the city-weary soul and combines the best of both worlds. The ambience of a resort. The amenities of a deluxe hotel. In addition to lake-facing cottages and deluxe rooms, the resort houses three top-notch banqueting facilities of varying capacities, two specialty restaurants, a lounge bar, a library bar and a sunken pool bar. A massive 105 metre long swimming pool, Kerala’s biggest spa by a well-equipped health club and Ayurveda centre are facilities that make Ramada Resort the most sensible choice for a relaxing stay while in Cochin.