Resorts in Kerala are spread across popular tourist destinations like Kumarakom, Wayanad and Kovalam. Resorts in God’s own country are themed around concepts like ayurvedic resorts, beach resorts, jungle resorts (including tree houses), backwater resorts and boat houses.

Kerala is home to many kinds of resorts like the Hill Resorts of Munnar which are surrounded by tea plantations and someof them even have good tree houses. Kumarakom has many Lakeside resorts with world class luxury amenities often visited by the rich and the famous. We have listed the best resorts in kerala for you READ THIS LIST ONE BY ONE FROM NUMBER 10

Kerala as a tourist destination offers many distinct places of interest including beaches, tropical forest, hill stations, backwaters etc. The Pooveri Island resort is one of its kind in Kerala which offers impeccable accommodation and a refreshing getaway. Resorts in Poovar are very unique and are located off the mainland and accessible only by boat ride.

Poovar Island Resort, Marari Beach Resort, The Leela Kovalam, Kumarakom Lake Resort, Panoramic Gateway and Tall Trees Munnar are some of the best resorts in Kerala. Except a ski resort, Kerala has all types of resorts conceivable by mankind.

CGH Earth, the award winning eco friendly resort chain has more resorts in Kerala than any other state in India. CGH’s Marai Beach resort in Mararikulam is very popular among foreign tourists and few of them send many days exploring the coastal village life in harmony with nature. Fresh catch fish is always a prime attraction in Mararikulam. Brunton Boatyard in Cochin is a colonial house on the shores of Arabian Sea with spectacular views.

The Leela Kovalam is celebrated as Kerala’s fantastic luxury property though it is not as fascinating as those resorts in Jungle or stuck in thick forest. For optimal experience, resorts like Tall Tree and Vythiri tree house stays are recommended which reflect the true soul of Kerala.

Extravagance is not to be expected in Kerala hotels since the state tourism corporation itself doesn’t encourage and so are the tourists. Unlike Goa where thrill, chill and fun are the theme, visitors to The God’s Own Country seek to spend time in harmony with nature. Even shopping should be limited to spices and ayruvedic products as other products are little costly than elsewhere in India.

There are hundreds of resorts around Munnar, but except very few all of them are close to nature without any urban influence. Tea estate bungalows, cottages, homestays, ayruvedic resorts, backwater resorts, boat houses, beach resorts, tree houses and mud huts are some of the unique types of stays available in kerala. Ayurvedic wellness treatments are offered in most of the popular resorts. But if your primary purpose of visit is health and wellness, better opt the specialty therapeutic wellness centers with experienced professionals.

Winner of the “Certificate of Excellence” from TripAdvisor, Bansura hill resort is often described as the “Mud haven of Kerala”. The asia’s first and largest eco-friendly mud resort was planned and architected by the famous Indian architect Eugene Pandala.

Bansura hill resort is entirely built using mud, bamboo and leaves with little cement for binding. Nestled amidst 35 acres of plantations (tea, pepper and coffee) at an altitude of 3500 ft above sea level, staying in the resort is a marvelous experience.


Kumarakom Lake Resort (KLR) is often featured among the best resorts in India. The resort has inspired many resorts in Kerala and particularly Kumarakom to upgrade their facilities thus it helps raise the bar. Tripadvisor has hundreds of reviews with over 99% of them talking in praise of the resort.Kumarakom Lake Resort – Paradise redefined in Kerala Rooms & Tariff Presidential Suite – Reservation by Special Request Only Heritage Lake View Villa – Rs. 23500 onwards Heritage Villa – Rs. 21500 onwards Luxury Pavilion Rooms – Rs.19500 onwards Houseboats -– Rs. 37500 onwards Restaurant & Amenities Ettukettu Restaurant, Vembanad Seafood Bar and Thattukada Tea Shop Conference Room, Fitness Centre, Ayurvedic Spa Activities Cultural Programs, Indoor Games, Banana boat rides, Speed boat rides and Fishing Location & Address Kumarakom North Post, Kottayam, Kerala 686563 How to Get There By Road: KLR is about 14 kms from Kottayam which is well connected by road By Train: Kottayam has daily trains from major cities in South India Nearest Airport: Cochin International Airport is about 70 kms away

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