Kerala is one of the most beautiful places not only in India but in the whole world. Traveling along the misty roads of Kerala with the view of the mountains and plantations is really an outstanding experience. The exciting wildlife, charming beaches, serene backwaters and the colonial charm of Kerala equally attract the honeymooners, backpackers, and family vacationers. A number of heritage hotels in Kerala have been developed to cater to this large group of travelers.
These heritage hotels are located beside the beautiful beaches or serene backwaters in the lap of nature. Apart from the luxurious accommodations and modern amenities the hotels also offer spectacular sight making a relaxing vacation for you. You will also avail the facilities like safe deposit vaults, lush lawns, swimming pools, backwater trips, etc.
Besides beaches and backwaters, what can make your Kerala stay unforgettable is the Kerala Ayurveda. Most of the resorts in Kerala offer Ayurvedic treatment and Yoga sessions. Kerala Ayurveda is one of the most prominent reasons travelers from across the globe head to this beautiful place. While you treat your eyes to nature’s incredible beauty, an Ayurvedic herbal massage will revive your energy and fill your mind with happiness.
Kerala is also famous for a blend of modern and traditional delicacy. Being a colonial area Kerala is home to some unique cuisine that is influenced by the Europeans as well as the traditional Keralian cooking style. All the luxury hotels are equipped with modern restaurants where you can enjoy authentic Keralian well as the international dishes. Also, the seafood available in the beachside stalls is equally amazing while savoring in the pretty sandy environment.
During your Kerala heritage tour, you can explore endless attractions that spread across the state. In the port city of Cochin, the most famous site is the Fort Kochi a Portuguese colonial site spotted with forts, palaces, museums, and traditional shops. You can stay in one of the most famous hotels in Cochin Old Courtyard to explore the colonial history of the place. The hotel is located in the Jews town where century-old shops are lined with handicrafts and aromatic spices.
Kerala has a 600 Km long coastline that makes for some wonderful beaches. One of the most famous beach destinations in Kerala is Kovalam. This is a combination of three beaches Samudra, Lighthouse and Hawa beach. The beautiful pine-fringed beaches are ideal for relaxation while the adventurous can indulge in watersports. Kovalam is home to a number of heritage hotels and one of the most famous names is Travancore Heritage Kovalam. Overlooking the blue Arabian Sea, this is a beautiful seaside resort located in the south of Kovalam. The brilliant interior design reflects the beauty of the vintage palaces while the open house restaurant offers delectable food. You can also enjoy a rejuvenating ayurvedic massage offered by the resort.
Another luxury destination at Kovalam is the Niraamaya Retreats. The resort offers an inspiring combination of amazing hospitality and personalized wellness program. Nestled amid the stunning view of nature the resort is the best place to experience traditional Ayurvedic therapies and Yoga during a luxurious vacation in Kerala. Rejuvenate your mind and body and also take a wildlife tour to one of the national parks in Kerala that is generally organized by the resorts.
If you want to stay beside the largest freshwater lake in Kerala, the best option is Coconut Lagoon Resort located on the bank of the Vembanad Lake. The resort is well equipped with all modern facilities and located in the close proximity of the Kottayam Ayurveda center, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Kerala backwaters, Meenachil River, Pathiramanal Island, Mannanam church and many more.
If the main reason for your Kerala tour is Ayurvedic treatment then the best stay option for you is the Kalari Kovilakom, a resort cum Ayurvedic Treatment Center located in the Palghat district of North Kerala. The CGH Earth group resort is known as the 'Palace for Ayurveda' equipped with 18 luxury suites with modern amenities and 12 treatment rooms. This is a NABH (National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare) accredited center where Ayurvedic therapies are provided under strict guidelines.