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Best Beach Resorts In Kerala.


Beach, Location & Sea . That’s the exhilarating addition in a beach front hotel anywhere in the world. The beach Vacation becomes more special if the beach front resort is at a location where there’s plenty to see and do, an if the property makes it easy to settle in with comfortable rooms, an on-site restaurant and swimming pool.

The collection of popular beaches in Kerala has various kinds of accommodation family-run inns, beach facing resorts, large heritage resorts and beach shacks where you can explore , wander and taste delicious South Indian fish preparations made by fresh fish caught in the sea.

Yatramantra has gathered a list of best beach resorts in Kerala that can help you enjoy your stay in Kerala to the maximum.

  • Leela Kovalam Beach Resort, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Vivanta By taj, Bekal
  • Marari Beach Resort, Mararikulam
  • Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra, Kovalam
  • Lalit Resort & Spa, Bekal
  • Thapovan Heritage Resort, Kovalam
  • Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort, Varkala

Read more about : Top 21 best beaches in kerala.



best beach resorts in kerala

Leela Kovalam

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Leela Kovalam Beach resort is one of the most lovely and best beach resorts in kerala. The splendid accommodation which traces its origins to the Royal Family of Travancore has 194 rooms which faces the Arabian Sea with views of sea extending till the horizon. Don’t skip leela kovalam in the list of best beach resorts in kerala.

Leela adds a new aspect of rejuvenation to a beach holiday through Divya -Ayurveda and Wellness Spa which offers holistic Ayurvedic treatments. The Beach Restaurant at Leela Kovalam has a dance floor where you can groove to the live band playing in the background. The bar which overlooks the sandy coast pours out some of the choicest wines from its well stocked vaults. The Terrace – All day dining restaurant and The Tides – Beachside sea food speciality restaurant are among the restaurants offering best cuisine in Kerala.

In leela kovalam we would like :

  • Beach View in far horizons from the cliff tops.
  • Quiet sound of the waves dashing at the rocks.
  • Stunning pools facing the arabian sea.
  • Beach side sea food speciality restaurant.
  • Volleyball Gaming In The beach side

In leela kovalam we would love to know :

  • They’ve got a stretching personal beach that extends near.
  • Higher rooms provides better views.
  • Garden suites Away from the sea are calm and near to pool.
  • Garden suites will be the best while you are travelling with kids.



best beach resorts in kerala

Vivanta By Taj

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A holiday-seekers paradise, Vivanta by Taj at Bekal kisses the Kappil beach in verdant surroundings. It is a retreat with stylish Kettuvallam houseboat style villas. With a touch of Balinese design, this name among the best beach resorts in Kerala guarantees relaxation as well as adventure.

The main attraction in vivanta by taj Rejuvenation at the Jiva Grande Spa, kayaking, boating, fishing or simply lazing around on the beach.

Suggested suites in vivanta by taj Deluxe Delight; offers ultimate luxury with a spacious courtyard and a plunge pool.

Read more about : Beaches in kerala.



best beach resorts in kerala

Marari Beach

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Marari Beach resort is an eco friendly beach hideaway near Alleppey in Kerala and provides flawless escape from the ennui of everyday life and this resort offers a unique experience of staying in thatched-roof cottages which are air-conditioned. There is a restaurant with a name called Chakara which translates into a good fish catch in local language where fish is cooked as fresh as in a real fishing village by the chef which can be savoured with a coconut chutney. 

Get a feel of real Kerala in this thatched roof resort on the Malabar coast. Their motto is to let the guests relax to the fullest. If you want a digital detox, they also arrange a no-TV-and-no-gadget holiday.Marari Beach Resort is an ideal example for a resort with minimal interference with nature or the local environment, without compromising on luxury.

What’s exceptional: Al fresco shower; surfboarding and beach parties. If you love wildlife, you can spot exotic species of butterflies, birds, turtles and frogs here.

Proposed Suite: Deluxe Pool Villa; exotic bamboo cottages with a large pool and a sit-out to savour those pleasurable relaxing moments.

In Marari Beach Resort we would like : 

  • Beach resort in kerala with coconut Trees in the shore
  • Warm welcome with coconuts & Pink coloured garlands
  • Sunset in the beach.
  • Indication of water conservation
  • Rural setting of the resort establishments.

In Marari Beach Resort we would love to know :

  • Resort is raised in the spot of a former fishermen’s village
  • They’ve got individual cottages with private pools.
  • organic gardens which provides much for the kitchens.
  • They’ve got a wonderfull butterfly gardens.
  • Beach restaurants serves fresh catches of the day.

Read more about : Marari – A Hammock Beach


Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra

best beach resorts in kerala

Niraamaya Retreats

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Niraamaya Retreats, Kovalam is a attractive bunch of 31 heritage cottages offering a veritable experience of traditional Keralite homes. It has easy access to two unimpaired beaches and provides the privacy one seek for while staying at the Kerala beach resorts.

What’s special: This beach resort in Kerala is an ideal serene getaway for those who relish the sounds of oceanic waves at night.

Suggested suite: The Octagon—a traditional Kerala stone house with its own private sun deck looking over the Arabian sea and unique open-to-air rain shower baths.

Read more about : Kovalam Beach.


Lalit Resort & Spa

best beach resorts in kerala

Lalit Beach Resort

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Lalit Resort & Spa in Bekal is in Northern Kerala with 39 rooms across vast stretch of greenery, the stunning view of the sea, beach and backwaters, the attractive & Charming sunsets is an outstanding wellness retreat with all international luxury standards and ayurvedic spa. Lalit resort & spa is one of the best beach resorts in kerala.

Rooms are well designed with wood furnishings and the resort has bird observatory spots and the signature spa of Lalit – Rejuve Spa. Rooms have exclusive balconies from which the backwaters and the green lawn. This is not a beach facing resort and beach is moderately away.

In Lalit resort we would like :

  • Each room is provided with a jacuzzi.
  • Well occupied & spacious spa.
  • Quality level & personal service in a high level.
  • Spa is provided with ayurvedic treatments.

In Lalit resort we would love to know :

  • Families with kids can opt for ground floor as they open up to beautifully landscaped gardens and the river
  • All the rooms have got a very beautiful view.


Thapovan Heritage Resort

best beach resorts in kerala

Thapovan Heritage Resort

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Thapovan Heritage Resort located in Nellikunnu Beach near Kovalam is ideally located between Kovalam and Poovar Island and has a set of cottages on the hillock and another set of beach front cottages facing Arabian Sea.

The environment and scenary is lovely with coconut trees and green lawns all around the beach front cottages and ayurvedic gardens in the hillock cottages. The spa is genuine and the resort is run by a German citizen which ensures world class standards. 

In Thapovan heritage we would like :

  • View of arabian sea.
  • Kerala style food.
  • Staying in eagle’s nest directly facing the sea.
  • Sunbathing in an area which overlooks the beach.
  • Provides ayurveda treatments & yoga sessions.

In Thapovan heritage we would love to know :

  • Hillock premises is used for ayurveda treatments.
  • Friendly staff.
  • Pool facility is not available.


Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort

best beach resorts in kerala

Deshadan cliff

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Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort in Varkala is 10 minutes away from the beach which you can visit through the narrow alleys from the resort .The highlight of this resort is the pool. The well maintained & spacious rooms faces the pool and each room has different name, identity and decor. If you are staying in this beach resort, watch the sunset and try out the beach side shacks. This is one of the best beach resorts in kerala.

In Deshadan cliff we would like :

  • Provides free WIFI
  • Serene sunset in the beach.
  • Varieties in sea food dishes.
  • Refreshing ayurvedic massage & Spa.

In Deshadan cliff we would love to know :

  • Rooms near and around the pool are the best & less noisy.
  • Each room have got a different name, identity & decor.
  • Resort provides ayurvedic spa & massage facilities.
  • Beach is near from the resort with a walkable distance.
  • Swimming section has got jacuzzi.

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The beauty of a destination reinforces itself when the stay is pleasurable. Take your pick from these lovely beach resorts in Kerala to enhance your experience in the exotic lands of God.

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