Famously known as ‘God’s Own Country’, Kerala is a destination for a family vacation. It is the quintessential destination for families looking for a wholesome vacation, as the State includes a variety of topographical landscapes, including soothing beaches, breathtaking mountains and serene backwaters. It truly is a matchless destination for people looking for the perfect getaway. But in order to extract the most fruitful of the soothing experience, a well organized and thoroughly formulated plan is a must. Given the numerous beautiful places to visit in Kerala, the hotel booking seems to be the most complex of all the steps involved in planning a perfect vacation, considering the numerous Kerala hotels and resorts spread across the state, but fret not, as we are here to take you through the most efficient hotel booking guide for your perfect family vacation in Kerala.
Hotels in Kochi
Often considered the gateway into the “God’s Own Country”, Kochi is the perfect blend of natural beauty and urban metro vibes. Booking a hotel in this city is a significant part of your vacation as this city is both, your entry, as well as your exit in the state of Kerala. Hence, a stay in this city is in all probability, a must. While booking a hotel, you must also take into consideration the proximity of the hotel to the various tourist halts of the city like Marine Drive, Chinese Fishing nets, Hill Palace Museum and Chottanikkara Temple. Kerala hotels and resorts are also majorly known for their soothing Ayurvedic experience, hence while planning out your stay in Kochi engulf in this magical experience. Another important fact to consider is a budget-friendly stay, which is value for money and gives the feel of luxury as well. The chain of Abad Hotels and Resorts in Kochi, which comprises of Abad Plaza, Abad Atrium and Abad Metro, is one such place to look for while planning a perfect stay in the city centre. All three are located on MG Road, which gives them the advantage of proximity to the various tourist destination spots in the city. The hotels also offer a magical and peace-inducing ayurvedic experience, that hits all the right notes in terms of exotic luxury. Abad Plaza is the flagship hotel of the group with a rooftop swimming poo land a perfect venue to host business meetings and grand wedding, while, the Abad Atrium is amongst the best premium hotels in the city ideal for hosting both business and leisure travellers. The Abad Metro, while offering lower price range as compared to the rest of the two, does not compromise on the comfort aspect as it promises to deliver luxury at affordable prices.
Hotels in Munnar
One of the most popular tourist destinations in Kerala is definitely Munnar. Famous for the lavish tea estates, Munnar is a scenic beauty unlike any you can find in the whole country. From waterfalls to lush green flora, Munnar promises to take your breath away. A perfect stay in Munnar should be carefully planned as the hotels and resorts in the city are not plenty and provide a very limited range of splendour. Also, while staying in a place as peaceful as Munnar, it is important to stay at a place enjoying its natural beauty. The Abad Copper Castle in Munnar is amongst the best resorts in Kerala for a family with an excellent view of the hills and the valley. It is located in Pothamedu and comprises of 40 spacious rooms equipped with all the modern amenities. The Ayurveda services of this resort are top notch. The resort has a separate area dedicated to campfire and also has an activity hall for various indoor games suitable for both kids and adults.
Hotels in Thekkady
Regardless of whether you are a diehard trekking aficionado or a laid-back nature lover, you would feel completely at home in Thekkady. Home to the world famous Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Thekkady is every wildlife enthusiast’s dream come true. Hotel booking in this place can get tricky as the hotels while providing you with luxury can kill the flora and fauna experience of this wild place. Thus, a well-planned stay is a must in order to fully enjoy the experience of the wild. Abad Green Forest, often regarded as one of the best resorts in Kerala for family, provides you with the wholesome experience of Thekkady, as it offers a range of 30 ‘Jungle Rooms’ that amplifies the vibe of the wild. The resort also offers 20 air-conditioned ‘Jungle Cottages’. This resort is located in Kumily town, 1.5 km from the wildlife sanctuary and the ambience with lush greenery gives it a feel of a green forest. It also boasts of a state of the art Ayurveda Center with exquisite spa, as well as a swimming pool to melt down your entire tiredness after a day out in the lush wilderness.
Hotels and Houseboats in Alleppey
When talking about Kerala, it is inevitable to mention the magnificent backwaters of the State. Kerala has a tremendous network of waterways, with rice boats in olden days used to transport products. With the emergence of present-day transportation, these went into disuse. The idea of transforming these houseboats caught on and today it has risen as a one of a kind feature of Kerala. While luxury and comfort are both the most features to look out for while booking the houseboats, service provided by the staff is also something that plays an important role in your exquisite stay. The Abad Premium Houseboats are specifically designed for guests to have a tranquil as well as a king-sized experience of the backwaters. The Abad Premium Houseboats is a state of the art with spacious rooms and come equipped with all the modern luxurious amenities, with food cooked on board itself by the wonderfully polite staff committed to the service of the guests.
Hotels in Kovalam
Sure Goa is the first name that pops up in everyone’s heads whenever we think of beaches, but the Kovalam beach in Kerala is a winning second. The beach destination is famous for its shallow waters and low tidal waves, which optimizes every tourist’s experience, especially tourists coming in with family and children. As elegant as the beach, the stay too here needs to be of the same aura, so that nothing hampers your perfect beach vacation. One such beautiful and quiet resort is the Abad Harmonia. Abad Harmonia is a delightfully comfortable resort in Kovalam with 24 superior rooms with private balcony and 11 cottages with a patio that gives you the complete vibe of the placid beach. The resort is 5-7 minutes walk from the beach and is snuggled near the soothing waves of Chowara beach.