Blessed with lush green tea plantations, calm winding backwaters, and spice plantations, Kerala is popularly known as “God’s own country”, and we can see why. It is a haven for those seeking peace amidst nature. If you are planning a vacation to this majestic land, then we bet a boat-stay would be on top of your mind. But there is more to Kerala than just houseboats. The state boasts plenty of options for comfortable, luxurious and also pocket friendly stays. Take a look at some of the best hotels categorized as per popular tourist attractions.
Hotels in Alleppey
Alleppey is a paradise where you can relish the most beautiful charm of Kerala, its backwaters. Its enormous network of waterways gives ways to houseboats to access places where you cannot reach by road. People visit here to cherish its paddy fields, curvy rice barge, charming beaches, Ayurvedic massages and much more. Alleppey has a range of some beautiful attractions, including Alleppey Beach, Krishnapuram Palace, Karumadi Kuttan Statue, Ambalapuzha Temple, Marari Beach, Arthunkal Church and St. Mary Forane Church to name a few.
Hotels in Cochin
A stay in Cochin promises ample of nature mixed with typical Kerala hospitality. Most of the popular hotels are sea facing with a wealth of nature adorning them. Ayurveda remains the biggest lure for everyone staying in Cochin finest homestays and heritage accommodation. Here you can indulge in authentic Ayurveda treatments performed by professionals.
Hotels in Kovalam
An internationally acclaimed beach destination in Kerala, Kovalam is among the hot tourist spots in India. The place fascinates travelers with its beautiful beaches beautifully lined with large rows of coconut trees. Besides its beautiful landscape, Kovalam offers plenty of leisure options to travel around. Boasting enticing attractions such as thrilling beach activities, admirable art, remarkable architecture of age old castles, churches & temples, and towering dams, Kovalam houses various luxurious and pocket friendly hotels including, The Leela Kovalam, Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam, Turtle on the Beach Resort, Niraamaya Retreats, Surya Samudra, Kovalam etc.
Hotels in Kumarakom
With the impressive Vembanad Lake in the backdrop, Kumarakom is among the most visited places in Kerala. Lush mangrove forests, paddy fields and massive coconut trees lining up on the shores, Kumarakom is a beautiful canvas painted by nature. Kumarakom was also listed among the must visit destinations under National Geographic. With so many things to enjoy, the place offers some amazing options for stay including, Taj Kumarakom Resort & Spa, Kumarakom Lake Resort, Coconut Lagoon - CGH Earth, Aveda Kumarakom etc.
Hotels in Marari
Situated in the Alappuzha District of Kerala, Marari Beach with its beautiful golden sand and artistically lined coconut palm trees makes for a perfect tourist destination. The beach serves as the perfect location for holidaying with family and friends. It is the serenity of the beach that attracts a lot of tourist throughout the year. Boasting of amazing picturesque view, the place houses some of the best hotels including, Marari Beach House, Purity at Lake Vembanad, Marari Arthunkal Beach Villa, Xandari Pearl, Abad Turtle Beach, to name a few.
Hotels in Munnar
This tiny hill station in Kerala will remind you of the picture-book town where there are manicured gardens and widening lanes. You can feel the presence of serenity amidst the popular tourist attraction around Munnar and experience the destination to cherish for your lifetime. The place is also adorned with various hotels and resorts including, Chandys Windy Woods, Blanket Hotel and Spa, Parakkat Nature Resort, Elixir Hills, The Panoramic Getaway, to name a few.
Hotels in Periyar
Located on the boundaries of the Western Ghats in the southern Indian state of Kerala, the Periyar National Park and Tiger Reserve is one of the popular wildlife parks in the world. Periyar is a park where one can witness the playful elephants. The park is in fact famous for Elephants. Other inhabitants of Periyar include the leopard, wild dog, barking deer, mouse deer, Nilgiri langur (a primate), bonnet macaque, sambhar, porcupines, squirrels, gaur (Indian bison), wild boar and sloth bear. There are various options for leisure stay around the Periyar National Park including, Elephant Court Thekkady, Cardamom County, Greenwoods Resort, Hills & Hues, Amaana Resort Thekkady etc.
Hotels in Trivandrum
The beautiful city of Trivandrum can be best described by its beautiful lakes, historical monuments, and magnificent hill slopes amalgamated with a vibrant cultural backdrop. Trivandrum, also known as Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital city of Kerala. But it is not your usual metropolis with maddening rush. The city is also a major academic hub, and is home to various universities and education centers. From accommodation point of view, Trivandrum offers some of the best options like, Classic Sarovar Portico Trivandrum, Saj Luciya, Vivanta by Taj, Hilton Garden Inn, Residency Tower, to name a few.
Hotels in Varkala
Boasting of several tourist attractions, Varkala has a beautiful beach, and a 2000 year old Vishnu Temple and the Ashramam Sivagiri Mutt. A dip in the holy waters at this beach is believed to purge the body of impurities and the soul of all sins; hence the name 'Papanasam Beach'. Offering excellent accommodation for tourists, Varkala is fast becoming a popular health resort with various Ayurvedic massage centres. Some of the popular hotels here are - Maadathil Cottages, Villa Jacaranda, Eden Garden, Palm Tree Heritage etc.