Resorts in Cochin
Cochin is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea and is one of the most happening cities in the state of Kerala. It attracts a large number of tourists from all over the country and the world due to its natural beauty and economic importance. So if you are planning a holiday in this charming land
Here is a list of some of the best resorts in Cochin:
1. Cherai Beach Resorts
The Cherai Beach Resort is situated at a distance of 25 km from the Cochin International Airport and is one of the most popular among Cochin beach resorts. This inviting stay boasts of a number of cosy heritage and modern cottages which are surrounded by lush greenery, meandering lagoons and canals.
The early mornings can be spent at the back of the retreat, watching the sun rise out of the horizon and streaking it a beautiful scarlet. Sun sets can be viewed from the front side. Guests can also enjoy rides in country boats along with the beautiful greenery of paddy fields and the placid backwaters.
The resort has 66 villas, both traditional and modern. The traditional heritage fisherman villas face the backwaters and the modern villas are equipped with all amenities and facilities. Guests can choose from pool villas, fisherman villas, sunrise villas, doctors premium villas, garden villas, doctors villas, club villas and 4 bedded villas.
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The Pool Villas and Fisherman Villas are situated at the bank of the backwaters. They are equipped with a round bedded master bed room, a private bathroom with mini pool, a balcony, ensuite bathroom, Jacuzzi, wall mounted aquarium, along with other amenities.
The Fisherman Villas are built with natural products such as coir, thatched roof, bamboo, mud plaster and terracotta tiles. They are air-conditioned, independent and offer facilities such as a private bathroom, tea or coffee makers and refrigerators.
The Sunrise Villas face the backwaters and have beautiful gardens and sun bathing facilities. The Doctors Premium ones have spacious bedrooms, two attached bathrooms and other facilities. All the stay options at the resort are unique and different from each other.
The retreat also has a fabulous restaurant called the ‘Ootupura’ which serves the choicest delicacies from regional, Indian and international cuisines. Among other facilities, guests can also avail the services of an Ayurvedic spa, health club and multi gym and conference halls.
2. Kadalkkara Lake Resorts
The Kadalkkara Lake Resort is situated between the Cherai Beach and the beautiful Cherai Lake. It is one of the most economical among the resorts in Cochin. Nestled amidst lush green surroundings, this retreat offers comfortable accommodation, great gourmet experiences and a host of activities to its guests.
The Kadalkkara Lake Resort is perfectly suited for those who wish to escape from the chaos of the cities and lose themselves in the beauty and tranquillity of nature. Every morning here you will wake you up to the soft chirping of birds and cool breeze from the backwaters.
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The resort provides well furnished rooms for accommodation. The rooms have two to four beds and have been named as Olakkettu, Thattinmukal, Thattuveedu, Nadukkettu, Kochuveedu, Valiaveedu and Suite. Besides availing of the comfort and services here, guests can also enjoy a number of activities.
The stay has a well-furnished and fully equipped conference hall where meetings and seminars can be conducted. This makes it an ideal place for team outings. Furthermore, you can enjoy beach games, fishing, boating and backwater cruises. This place also organises sightseeing trips in and around the resort on request.
There are several places of tourist interest close by. The city of Kochi itself is a wonderful place to visit and explore. Famous spots include the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, the Jewish synagogue, the Dutch Palace, the Santa Cruz Basilica, the Chinese fishing nets, Kaladi and the Catholic Church at Malayatoor.
3. Ramada Resort
The Ramada Resort is one of the finest Cochin luxury resorts. Set amidst picturesque beauty, it offers the best of accommodation, dining and entertainment for a weary traveller. Sprawling over an area of 8 acres, this retreat is situated beside the beautiful lake of Kumbalam.
It offers lake facing cottages and deluxe rooms that are decked in the most exquisite tapestry and upholstery. In addition, the resort also has three well equipped conference halls with banqueting facilities, two specialty restaurants, a lounge bar, a library bar and a sunken pool bar. It also has a huge 105 metre long swimming pool and Kerala’s biggest spa and health club.
Among the best Cochin beach resorts, this pleasant stay has 42 centrally air conditioned rooms, out of which 24 are lake facing. These ones are the best feature of the place as they overlook the massive pool and azure backwaters beyond. Plush decor and beautifully coordinated interiors make these cottages stylish and contemporary.
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They also have a spacious balcony providing great views. The deluxe rooms follow a contemporary theme and are minimally but beautifully furnished. The amenities provided in these rooms include hair dryers, electronic safe, mini bar with snacks, fruit platter, coffee or tea maker, international direct dialling facility, solar powered lighting, Wi-Fi facility and LCD TV with satellite channels.
4. Lake Symphony Resort
Situated on Chathamma, The Lake Symphony Resort is a popular backwater destination in Cochin. It is here you get to indulge in scenic beauty, comfortable accommodation and a host of services and facilities it offers. The stay faces the famous Kaithapuzha Kayal, which is another popular tourist destination.
It has stunning landscaped gardens, spacious lawns and a refreshing environment, which makes it an ideal relaxing retreat. One of the best beach resorts in Cochin, it offers cosy little cottages which sprawl over an area of 800 square feet and are well equipped with all modern amenities and facilities.
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The cottages at the Lake Symphony are eco-friendly and made out of natural products. Each cottage has a bedroom, bathroom and sit-out. The bedrooms are spacious and decked with the finest of bedding, tapestry and upholstery and the bathrooms are clean and well maintained and spread over 65 square feet.
The resort also has a tie up with one of the leading Ayurvedic service providers in the country and has a full-fledged spa within its premises. All the cottages has mud plastered wall on the exterior and the interior.
This allows for natural temperature control and provides the guests a very cool and refreshing atmosphere. It also offers glass walled cottages which facilitate easy viewing of the beautiful surroundings.
The resort offers a number of facilities and activities to its guests. One can take a cruise to nearby islands, enjoy backwater cruises or go fishing. The stay offers luxury house boats and country boats for cruising.
These delights come with on-board chefs (who cook up a storm with freshly caught fish from the lake), stunning rooms and neat toilets. Country boats are manned by a boatman who can acquaint you with the surrounding area.
5. Vedic Village Resort
The Vedic Village is one of the best Cochin backwater resorts which is eco-friendly and offers the best of accommodation, dining facilities and a host of activities for the entertainment of its guests. The retreat offers a number of beautiful cottages for its guests.
One can choose from these cottages namely, Kovilakam, Emperor’s Nest, the King’s Nest and Queen’s Nest. The Kovilakam has been designed in the traditional architectural style of Kerala. It has heritage styled furnishings and furniture, wooden pillars and large windows that provide fantastic views of the surroundings.
The cottage has two bedrooms and a spacious verandah. The Emperor’s Nest is the most luxuriously decked cottage among all. The King’s Nest is one of the most beautiful cottages at the resort.
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It has seven rooms and faces a beautiful swimming pool. The cottage has two large bedrooms which open into one another. The Queen’s Nest can be described as an epitome of luxury and comfort.
The retreat offers a number of amenities such as a large swimming pool, backwater cruises, Ayurvedic spa, a multicuisine restaurant called Grandma’s Food Court, airport transfer and sightseeing trips to nearby tourist destinations. The Vedic Village Resort is perfectly suited for honeymooning couples as well as families who seek tranquillity and peace amidst lush greenery.
6. Shravanam Greens Ayurvedic Resort
The Shravanam Greens one among the best Cochin luxury resorts which is just a 45 minute drive away from Kochi. Situated in the beautiful Ezhikkara, it is nestled amidst greenery. A number of country boats can be seen floating across the azure backwaters.
The stay is built in the traditional Naalukettu architectural style and promises you a vacation of serenity and tranquillity. The surrounding silence is interspersed by the soft chirping of birds, the slight murmuring of coconut palms as the cool breeze plays with them and the rippling waters as boats ply through the beautiful backwaters.
The resort offers a number of suites which are decked in the best of furnishings. It also has an indoor court or meeting space and outdoor open area which can be hired. All the rooms are fitted with modern amenities to ensure that the guests have an enjoyable and comfortable stay.
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The rooms have been carefully decorated and the interiors are beautifully painted in soft pastel colours to lend an atmosphere of warmth and luxury. The accommodations have wide and spacious balconies where you can spend time reading your favourite book or simply stand enjoying the beauty of the surroundings.
One of the best resorts in Cochin, this retreat offers a number of activities for the entertainment of its guests. Guests can take up cooking classes and learn the intricacies of Kerala cuisine or indulge in games in the outdoor space.
The peaceful retreat also offers a number of facilities such as Ayurveda and Yoga sessions, classes for traditional musical instruments, jogging track around the pond, boat rides, mini library, boating in backwaters, fishing trips in the day or night depending on the request of the guest. You can also avail of swimming, sunset cruises, sight-seeing by coach or boat.
There are several places of interest around the resort such as the Cherai and Munambam beaches, Paliyam Kovilakam and Museum, Chedamangalam Synagogue and Museum, St Thomas Jacobite Syrian and Catholic Churches, Kottayil Kovilakam, St Mary’s Catholic Church etc.
7. Kalathil Lake Resort
The Kalathil Lake Resort is a luxury backwater resort situated to the north of Kumarakom near Cochin. The retreat faces a lake on the northern, eastern and western sides and a lagoon on the southern side. It is erected on pillars in water and offers a spectacular view of the water-bound surroundings to its guests.
Over here you will find inviting walkways interspersed with meandering canals and lush greenery. The resort offers cosy and comfortable rooms, mouth-watering delicacies and a host of activities and experiences to its guests. It has a sheltered aquatic spa, fresh water pond, manicured lawns and beautiful coconut palms.
The resort has four categories of cottages and rooms and one specialty themed cottage. Guests can choose from water front cottages, lake side cottages, premium lake side cottages and lake side specialty cottages.
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The water front cottages are available in deluxe and superior categories and are constructed on pillars that rise above the water and overlook the beautiful lake inside the resort.
It has spacious rooms, a beautiful balcony with easy chairs, air conditioning, TV with cable connection etc. The lake side cottages face the Vembanad Lake and are provided with air conditioning, cable TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, hot and cold showers, bath tub, mini fridge, a dressing room and superior fittings. It also has two bedrooms with two balconies overlooking the beautiful lake and is provided with all modern amenities and facilities.
The stay has two restaurants that offer the best dishes from the traditional Kerala cuisines along with Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Italian, Chinese cuisines. Guests can also enjoy a wide variety of seafood dishes at the restaurants.
The open lake view restaurant is perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The second restaurant is a lagoon facing facility which is open in the evenings.
8. Ascent Holidays Resort
The Ascent Holidays resort is situated in the heart of Perumbavoor near Cochin. This three star facility is one of the best resorts in Cochin and was established in 2005. The exteriors of the resort welcome you with lush green landscaped gardens and great natural beauty.
The interiors have been decked with rich wood grained furnishings and soft lighting. The natural colour scheme carries the beauty of the surroundings into the interiors and the soft browns and cream shades create an atmosphere of luxury and warmth in the resort. The emphasis is on style and comfort, but care has been taken to ensure that guests get all the luxury and privacy they want.
The resort has 11 double bed air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned rooms. All accommodations are fitted with modern amenities and are decked in the finest of bedding, tapestry and upholstery. They are provided with spacious wardrobes and continuous hot and cold water supply in the bathrooms.
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The resort also has a multi-cuisine dining hall. Guests can enjoy the choicest of delicacies from the regional, Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisines. This place has a well-equipped boardroom with a seating capacity of 25. It also has a landscaped amphitheatre which can accommodate as many as 30 persons.
Other facilities include air-conditioned conference hall with a capacity of 30 persons in classroom style and 75 persons in theatre style, playground within 50 metres and broadband connectivity.
There are several tourist places which are situated very close to the Ascent resort. Guests can enjoy short day trips to locations such as Kumarakom, Kodanad, Munnar, Wagamon, Thekkady, Kalady, Cherai, Athirapally, Guruvayoor, Veegaland and Cochin. The stay facilitates tours to all these places.
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