Alleppey, one of Kerala’s most scenic places is popular for its backwaters and houseboats. But did you know it is home to several luxury resorts that give you a peek into the destination’s beauty and pamper you at the same time? Think infinity pools, lake views and cruises with personal chefs — Alleppey has all these and more in store for you.
Here are six resorts that will make your stay so comfortable, you’d never want to leave them.
1. Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere
Overlooking the backwaters of Vayalar, Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere offers lakeside views and a houseboat with a private chef where you can enjoy a romantic meal. You can expect amenities you’d find in a luxury resort like a spa, gym, pool, etc. And if you want to meditate, they also have a yoga and meditation deck.
2. Ramada Alleppey
If you are looking for a stay that is modern with a contemporary look yet captures the beauty of Alleppey, check into Ramada. The hotel overlooks Lake Punnamada and isn’t too far away from the Alappuzha beach. A spa, gym, bar and restaurant further make your stay comfortable.
3. Lake Palace Resort
As the name suggests, Lake Palace Resort overlooks the Vembanad Lake and shows you the true beauty of Kerala with paddy fields and coconut trees all around the property. But the best part about Lake Palace Resort is the pool that is in the middle of the lake.
4. Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort
Centrally located near the Vembanad Lake, Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort is 10 km away from Marari beach and a 10-minute walk away from Pathiramanal bird sanctuary. Lemon Tree offers lake view from almost all its rooms and its infinity pool further enhances this view. When not admiring the view, you can pamper yourself at its spa with an ayurvedic massage.
5. Kondai Lip Backwater Heritage Resort
Alleppey is known for its backwaters and Kondai Lip Backwater Heritage Resort offers you a view of just that, overlooking the Laccadive Sea. Kondai Lip is run by a family who have lived here for generations. Guests are welcomed by a boatman who takes them to their cottage which is over a hundred years old.
6. Punnamada Resort
Loved by celebrities, Punnamada Resort offers splendid views of Lake Punnamada while providing all comforts expected from a luxury hotel. Punnamada Resort offers villa accommodation and you can even stay on a houseboat that comes with its own chef and two bedrooms.