Kerala, otherwise known as God's own country is a beautiful place replete with numerous Wild Life Sanctuaries, tranquil backwaters, rock cut temples, Historic places and acres of spice plantations. People come here for Honeymoon Trips, Family tours and also for official reasons.
Heritage Hotels in Kerala offer very luxurious accommodation and often these mansions are located just beside the serene backwaters, offering a pleasant sight. Generally they have facilities for Ayurvedic Therapy in which people with severe or chronic diseases or any type of physical ailments are cured by the help of Ayurveda.
If you’re a heritage hunter who longs for stories from the past, head to Kerala – and while you’re there, stay at these hotels.
"Coconut Lagoon Resort is one of the popular heritage stay in Kerala. This heritage hotel is a division of the Casino Group of Hotels. The ideal location of the hotels, in the midst of lush greenery, ensures a tranquil and rejuvenation stay to the guests. As the heritage hotel is situated at the mouth of the Kavanar River ensures picturesque sights of the surroundings.
Where- District Kuttanad, Kumarakom, Kerala
Old Courtyard Hotel is a spectacular landmark right in the heart of Cochin. The grand heritage hotel in Cochin offers luxurious and lavish stay to every tourist so that they could make the most of their Cochin tour. Situated amidst the historic lanes of the city, surrounded by exotic shops selling antique items and handicrafts, a stay in here is a delight for every shopping lover. Everything in and around this hotel is designed to present a rough picture of the lives led by the Portuguese Royalty.
Where- Princess St, Fort Koch, Kerala
Spread in 15 acres lush, well-maintained coconut garden, the Travancore Heritage is a beautiful seaside resort, located in Chowara- south of Kovalam. This newly-built heritage property takes cue from the traditional age-old traditional brilliance of vintage palaces and Nalukettu of Kerala. Tiled roofing, recreation of natural Travancore heritage through its palaces, which are around 60-100 years old, is the highlight of this beachside resort. The rooms have a rustic feel but the decor is simply elegant.
Where- howara P.O., Trivandrum, Kerala
"Kalari Kovilakom is one of the finest Ayurvedic retreats in the state of Kerala. Tourists come from far and wide to experience the effects of science of Ayurveda, while enjoying their stay in a palace. The hotel staff aims to provide a new start to one's life with the introduction of Ayurveda in this heritage resort. Living, in a palatial building, while enjoying the austerity of an Ashram, the guests in here are often fascinated with 21st century luxury they receive here along with the romantic grandeur of 19th century.
Where- Kollengode, Palakkad, Kerala
When talking about best heritage hotels in Cochin, Old Harbour would definitely make it among the top ones. The best feature about this hotel is its antique ceilings, period furnishings and age-old frescoes on the walls. Everything in and around this hotel is reminiscent of classical traditions of Kerala. The smooth and calm environment all around the hotel makes it an ideal place for have a relaxing time.
Where- 1/328 Tower Road Fort Kochi, Kerala
An epitome of comfort and luxury, Niraamaya- Surya Samudra is one of the most beautiful resorts of India. Fringed by a beautiful and secluded beach, the resort is recognized as one of the Best Ayurveda Resorts in the country. The entire resort is designed to ensure a luxurious and comfortable stay of the guests. This seaside getaway is perfect for a long holiday set in the soothing and tranquil ambiance.
Where- Surya Samudra, Pulinkudi,Mullur, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
"One of the finest heritage hotels in Kochi, Malabar House is a tranquil paradise, offering memorable vacations. It is situated at the very heritage zone of Kochi, with the fort of Kochi and the St Francis church lying nearby. Awarded as the 'Best Boutique Hotel' by TIME magazine, this property has spacious and well-equipped guest rooms and suites, which boast of wonderful decor. Built in 1755, it was turned into a boutique heritage hotel in 1996.
Where- 1/268 - 1/269, Parade Road, Kochi, Kerala
Contributed by Mansi