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Kerala: A tale of tranquility and its beach resorts

Well, Kerala is no short of beach resorts. That’s no secret, but if you’re there for a vacation you might as well as take it up a notch and upgrade to a little bit of luxurious and exotic stay in these beautiful resorts here in Kerala. With the warmest of people around to help you, and with a line of coconut trees outside by the backwaters, Kerala is just one of a kind! Offering one of the best experiences, God’s own country has a list of beach resorts that are well known. So if you’re looking for the best one keep reading the list below and pick your favourite!

Taj Green Cove Resort & Spa Kovalam

Perched on a small hill overlooking the sea, spread over 16 acres of land this resort seems like a natural paradise that just never ends. Even though it costs about 18K per night, I would say that the resort’s Deluxe Suites Sea View with Balcony lives up to the money you spend and lets you enjoy the wonders of nature outside. This resort is also known for its Balinese style villas with its wooden interior that perfectly blends with the outside world. You can enjoy various facilities here and just make the best out of the time you have.

Kovalam ocean during the sunset
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Xandari Pearl in Mararikulam

A small fishing village located in the Alleppey district of Mararikulam lies this property with about 12 villas with plunge pools and overall 27 gorgeous villas. This resort covers a huge land of 18 acres in Mararikulam, giving you the perfect living very close to nature. The villas are surrounded by lush greenery and in-house dining experience overlooks the serene pool. But this property surely comes with a price tag of 20K per night, with a free-mini bar inside each villa plus an open-air shower space which justifies the money you spend.

Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra

Costing just 13k per night, this resort is conveniently located on a cliff amidst the landscapes in Kovalam where you can catch mind-blowing views of the sea. This resort also exhibits a great deal of traditional Keralite architecture with the cottages inside. Choose the Octagon suite for the best views and the infinity pool here is hard to miss.

B’Canti Boutique Beach Resort Varkala

Surrounded by the best of sandy beaches, you can pick rooms with views like the sea or garden ranging from 10k per night at this heavenly resort right around Varkala’s North Cliff. The best part about this resort is that it is located in the heart of the top attractions, very close to Papanasam and Kappil beach, the backwaters. You can visit the Anjengo Fort and Lighthouse easily as it’s quite close to this resort. Well, it looks like this beach resort is a wonderful 2 in 1 option for you!

Vivanta By Taj

Almost kissing the Kappil beach, this resort is your paradise of retreat with the famous Kettuvallam houseboat style villas with a hint of Balinese charm. This resort is a great combination of relaxation and adventure as it offers a bit of activities on the beach like kayaking, boating and various spa facilities. This is probably the cheapest haven on earth that costs about 7.8k per night, and if you want a taste of luxury with a plunge pool then pick the Deluxe Delight suite.

The Leela Kovalam

Overlooking the dramatic and stunning Kovalam shoreline, the Leela is located on the right cliff. What better way to enjoy your holiday than with serene blue waters and sunsets? The best part is that, this resort just costs 8.5k per night. You can enjoy the rooftop sky-bar, beachside, and the gourmet restaurant along with various added benefits here. Also, if you’re here, go out on a limb and try the Duplex Suite, it will not disappoint you and you will be in for a great surprise!

View from the rooftop of the Leela in Kovalam
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Marari Beach Resort

Known as one of the luxurious beach resorts, this one lives by a motto of making sure the guests are spending all their time here laid back and relaxing. Located on the Malabar coast, this resort also hosts a no-TV-and-no-gadget if you insist on them. Ranging from 7k per night, the best pick for you here would be the Deluxe Pool Villa that are bamboo cottages giving you great views and access to a large pool. The beach parties are very popular here, so if you like to shake a leg, make sure you pay them a visit.

Turtle On The Beach

The best 5-star beach resort here in Kerala, the boutique rooms here are very comfortable and not to mention they showcase the beauty of the sea very well with views. The cost ranges from 5k per night, and if you would like to try something with a touch of Japanese tradition then you can go for the Turtle Signature suite with a low setting. With a bit of tradition and the modern spin, this place is just too good to be real.

Poovar Island Resort

The Floating Cottages here are a speciality, you will be literally floating on cottages that are beautifully designed inside out. One of the finest islands brings you great views and makes the stay and the vacation as memorable as it can get. This resort opens up to the sea and you would also have access to the golden beach. You can reach this island by taking a 10-minute boat ride from Trivandrum. The best part is that the cottages range from just 6k per night! I’m sure you’re tempted already!

Suggested read: Top Places in Kerala – The Best of God’s Own Country

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