Kerala has many beaches. A beautiful, curving, palm fringed-beach of golden sands has made Kovalam a very popular destination in Kerala. It is located 15km from Trivandrum and offers a variety of hotels & resorts. We have carefully explored the beaches and resorts and present our selection of two beach resorts; one each at Kovalam and MarariKulam, and a very special beach house on a private beach at Pulinkudi beach only 8 kms from Kovalam. Scroll down for more information.
Coconut Bay Beach Resort
Ethnic Beach House
Located 06 kilometers from the world renowned Kovalam beach and just 19 kilometres from the state capital of Trivandrum, Coconut bay is a private beach resort. It comprises fifteen comfortable deluxe air conditioned cottages, each with a fantastic view of the sea . Each spacious suite is comfortably furnished with all modern comforts. Room service is available.
Just 25 meters from your door is the beautiful, secluded beach, where you can lounge in shaded comfort, bask in the golden sunshine, or thrill to the exhilarating surf . Beach facilities along with life guards, are available. Catamaran rides, snorkeling equipment, & fishing rods can be hired.
Eight kilometers south of Kovalam are located the unspoiled beaches at Pulinkudi. . Here you have nature at its best with no high-rise buildings, or crowded resorts.
Your holiday locale is an isolated cottage, with its own house staff and private beach Enjoy the peace and tranquility, laze in the sun, and swim. Relish fresh sea food, arrange for Ayurvedic massage, and fish with the locals
To holiday here, is to escape from the formal atmosphere of a hotel, crowded beaches and pollution. Tucked below the greenery of a thick palm grove, this cottage suite is at zero distance from sea and forty feet above sea level.
As you walk down to the isolated Private Beach, leaving only your footprints, you will be fascinated by natures gifts, the serene atmosphere, clean sand and crystal clear seawater. However due care should be exercised whilst swimming. Ask your host for advice about undercurrents and rocks.
The house has two bedrooms with attached toilets, There is a living room in between and a verandah in front. It is a suite of 1000 sq ft., overlooking the Arabian Sea. The suite is thatched and naturally ventilated. The uninterrupted superb view of the sea from any angle of the room is breath taking. The house staff is exclusively for the service of resident guests.
The Chef is eager to offer you a variety of delicious dishes. All meals and vegetables come from gardens which are free from insecticides or other chemicals. What is not produced locally is bought daily - No refrigeration here. Fish and other seafood are brought in daily by the local fisherman and are prepared and served the same day.
The bread is oven fresh. With the exception of cream, jams and pickles, no preserved food is served. The Chef is always pleased to inform you about the availability of fresh products and seafood and discuss the menu and your preferences..
Marari Beach Resort
As we explored the length of the Malabar Coast, we came to Mararikulam.- a fabulous stretch of soft sandy beach fringed with palm trees. Marari Beach Resort is truly an idyllic retreat for those who love the sand and the sea, and are looking foir a holiday in comparative luxury.
Located 90 Kms from Cochin International, it is just 60 Kms away from Cochin.
Set in 25 acres of Coconut Palm groves, leading down to the vast expanse of the beach, the resort replicates a traditional fishing village, with thatched villas build in the local style. The 52 villas are all air conditioned, spacious, elegantly furnished, and provided with all facilities. They come with en-suite Keralan style bathrooms with open air courtyard, complete with banana or papaya tree.
The deluxe villas have their own swimming pool and can accommodate four persons.
There is a large swimming pool with a sun terrace, and a semi open buffet restaurant. Fish and sea food is served at a the beach front "beach-shack"
Prices : On request