Top 15 Luxury Beach Resorts in Kerala
The south Indian state of Kerala is one of the most popular destinations of India that receives heavy footfall from all around the globe. Referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’, this lovely place boasts of backwaters, beaches, temples, rich flora and fauna, lush greenery, several tourist destinations and attractions, opportunities for adventure activities, rejuvenating Ayurveda therapies and massages, rich culture, sumptuous local cuisine, salubrious climate and more. To accommodate discerning travelers, the state also has several hotels to suit every budget, from economy hotels to high-quality luxury hotels. If you are one of those, who like to splurge on luxury stay, here is a list of top 15 luxury beach resorts in Kerala:
Marari Beach Resort, Mararikulam
The Lalit Resort & Spa, Bekal
Offering ultimate royal treatment, unparalleled luxury, impeccable hospitality and contemporary comforts, The Lalit Resort & Spa in Bekal is a luxury resort that is spread on an area of 26 acres of a beach stretch in northern part of the state. Bounded by Nombili River on 3 sides, the resort has a stunning internal lagoon that overlooks the beach. The resort has world-renowned Rejuve Spa offering excellent Ayerved and modern spa therapies to this special clientele.
Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kasaragod
Vivanta By Taj, Bekal
Spread in an area of 26 acres of lush land, Vivanta by Taj Bekal is placed near Kappil Beach. The interiors of the resort are a striking combination of North Kerala influences and Balinese touches. 71 villas and rooms have a décor that is inspired from traditional Kettuvallam houseboat. The walls of the guest rooms are decorated with Chitra Pothi art.
Some of the world-class modern comforts offered here include various dining venues, a well-stocked bar, a swimming pool, various indoor and outdoor activities, and more. Jiva Grande Spa, spread in an area of 27000 sq feet, is well-known for offering excellent Ayurveda treatments and therapies and a modern chic setting.
The Zuri, Kumarakom
Placed in 18 acres of well-maintained lush lawn, The Zuri Kumarakom Resort is an award-winning resort that is extremely popular for its flawless hospitality services as well as world-class comforts. A picture of ultimate luxury and beauty, Zuri is located on the banks of Vembanad Lake. A total of 72 rooms divided Zuri Rooms (18), Zuri Deluxe Rooms (16), Zuri Cottages (28) and Zuri Presidential Pool Villas (10) are a combination of stylish décor and contemporary facilities.
The resort features South India’s largest Spa, Maya Spa that offers Ayurveda, Oriental and Western therapies. The experiences of fine dining at the various restaurants is memorable where you can relish delicacies of Indian and World fares. The bar is well-stocked too.
The Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort, Thrissur
Lying on the shores of serene Nattika Beach, The Nattika Beach Ayurveda resort is spread on 16 acres of verdant coconut groves. The resort features 52 air-conditioned Villas with traditional Kerala interiors that are divided into 4 categories- Superior Deluxe Villa, Deluxe Villa,Deluxe Twin Villa and Twin Villa. Mini fridge, Sun desk, LCD TV, work desk are some of the comforts in the villas.
Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kumarakom
Niraamaya Surya Samudra, Kovalam
Take a walk in the lush garden, take a bath in the open air bathroom, sit in your private verandah and enjoy the views of the sea and have a refreshing session at the resort’s swimming pool.The resort also houses the world-renowned Niraamaya Spa that has expert masseurs and therapists offering age-old Ayurveda therapies and treatment. Do not forget to book a relaxing Yoga and meditation session. The resort has 2 restaurants and a bar to meet all your dining needs.
The Leela Kovalam Beach Resort
Carnoustie Resort, Mararikulam
An award-winning resort in Mararikulam, Carnoustie Ayurveda and Wellness resort deserves a mention for its serene ambiance, lush surroundings, and excellent services. Placed on the shores of the Arabian Sea, around 20 km from Alleppey, this luxury beach resort is a heaven away from the stress and tension.
The resort has luxury Villas that are very well-equipped and come with spacious rooms, walk-in dressers, private deck, private pool and plush en-suite bathrooms. At the on-site restaurants, savor tasty world fares and seafood specialties. Yoga, Spa, Wi-fi connectivity, LED with satellite connection, indoor-outdoor games, cooking lessons, sightseeing arrangements, cultural programs are some of the facilities that you can indulge in.
Samsara Harmony Beach Resort, Varkala
Unwind completely while admiring the lush surroundings. Deluxe Cottages, Deluxe Room with Kitchen and Super-Deluxe two -bedroom Suite are the accommodation options at the resort that offer a pleasant stay amidst modern comforts. The on-site Mermaid Restaurant serves tasty dishes of Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines.
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom
Located in the Kuttanad district of Kerala, amidst tranquil coconut grove, Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom offers a panoramic view of the Vemabanda Lake. The resort is just 6 km from the very popular Kovalam Beach. The Pool Villas, Heritage Bungalows and the Heritage Mansions are remodeled tharawads of Kerala, very well-equipped with all the contemporary comforts and a graceful décor.
Malabar Ocean Front Resort and Spa, Kasaragod
Boasting of traditional Kerala architecture, spectacular surroundings and world-class hospitality, Malabar Ocean Front Resort & Spa is a serene retreat offering unmatchable Ayurveda therapies and Spa treatments. The 14 huge luxurious cottages overlook the sprawling sea and are ideal for honeymooning couple as well as family vacationers.
Vivanta by Taj, Kovalam
Spread over 10 acres of land, Vivanta by Taj, Kovalam has been built on the parapet of a Dutch Fort. Lying on the sea shores, this luxury beach property is a seamless inter-mingle of Modern European and Scandinavian architectural styles. 59 hillside cottages at the resort have traditional Kerala architecture and elephant-grass thatched roofs with Balinese influences.
Kairali Heritage, Kannur
Placed on the banks of River Kattampally, Kairali Heritage Resort is spread in an area of 11 acres where you can enjoy flawless personalized services. At the Ayurveda center of Kairali, avail the services of trained masseurs and expert doctors, amid a serene environment and calm nature-friendly ambiance.