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Top 5 Luxury Resorts in South India

Vacationing in India means so many things, but they all refresh the mind, relax the body and the soul. In South India there are many luxury resorts, combining exotic locations, warm atmosphere, ancient treatments, and treatments. These luxury resorts in South India have plenty to offer from a romantic or a spa retreat to a candlelight dinner to stays in a treehouse.

Here are 5 of South India’s best luxury resorts where you just have to relax.

The Tamara Coorg


The Tamara Coorg is an excellent resort on a 180.2-acre coffee ground in the Coorg region of Virajpet. The Tamara Coorg is a blend of the best hospitality, luxury, and charm with a backdrop for coffee plantations. Tamara Coorg offers 44 Luxurious Cottages, 2 Luxurious Cottages, 2 Eden Lotus Suites, and 8 Suites. The complex has Spa, Yoga Temple, Swimming Pool, and Fitness Center. The Tamara Coorg also organizes guided planting walks, hiking trails, and yoga sessions.


The best places to visit in Karnataka and among the best hill stations close to Bangalore are frequently referred to as Scotland, Coorg, or Kodagu. Madikeri is headquartered and the point of departure for all resorts in Coorg. Coorg is India’s largest coffee manufacturer. The popular Coorg Tourist Places include the Raja Seat, Abbey Falls, Iruppu Falls, Omkareshwara Temple, Bylakuppe, and Dubare.


Kumarakom Lake Resort

Kumarakom Lake Resort is a luxury property located in Kumarakom, Kerala, on the banks of Vembanad Lake. The resort has received numerous international awards for service and is considered one of the best resorts in India. The resort combines the traditional architectural charm of Kerala with luxurious modern amenities. The resort has a meeting room, a swimming pool, gym, and business center. The Ayurveda therapy center is also available.


Kumarakom is a cluster of smaller islands in the Vembanad Lake and also known as the Queen of Vembanad. Kumarakom is one of Kerala’s most famous traditional houseboat destinations and one of Kochi & Trivandrum’s ideal weekend trips. The popular places to visit in Kumarakom are the shrines of the Kumarakom Bird, the Temple of the Kumaramangalam, the Vaikom, Pathiramanal, Aranmulara, Vagamon, and the Erumeli.


Orange County, Kabini, Karnataka

Situated near the banks of the Kabini River which pass through the Nagarhole National Park and lines along the Bandipur National Park, Orange County is one of South India’s most popular luxury resorts. The resort, built as the huts of the Kadu Kuruba indigenous tribe, is the epitome of absolute peace, serenity, and luxury-friendly surroundings. The National Geographic Traveler has chosen it as one of the 25 best eco-lodges in the world.


The resort offers a beautiful reading lounge and an Ayurveda spa. This nature resort also offers activities for its guests, such as Coracle Ride, Elephant Ride, Bird Watchers, Safari Boats, Jeep Safari, and Tribal Village Guided Walks.


The LaLiT Resort & Spa, Bekal

The LaLiT Resort & Spa is a beach resort located in Bekal, Kerala, surrounded by Nombili River on three sides. Located in the middle of landscaped gardens, an inner lagoon overlooking an untouched beach of sandy white, it offers guests unparalleled luxury, comfort and serenity. It is one of South India’s best luxurious beach resorts.


Bekal has been renowned for Bekal Fort, the biggest and best preserved fort in Kerala, and one of the top tourist destinations in Kerala. Built on 35 acres of headland at the shores of the Arabian Sea, the Sivappa Naik from the Ikkeri dynasty is thought to have been built in 1650 CE. The top places to visit in Bekal and its surroundings are Bekal Beach, Ullal Beach and Mangalore.


The Leela, Kovalam


The Leela Kovalam is built on a clifftop at a distance of 15 km from Trivandrum, and is cradled amongst two large beaches of Kovalam. This resort combines traditional grandeur with contemporary views. With 194 guest rooms and suites, the Leela is Kerala’s largest resort spread over 44 acres. This resort is also specialised in the treatment of traditional Ayurveda.


Kovalam has one of Kerala’s best-known beach destinations and is also one of Trivandrum’s most famous sights. In Kovalam there are three beaches and the beaches in Kerala are popular. It offers a magnificent view from Vizhinjam Mosque and the most popular beach is Light House Beach. The other beaches in Kovalam must visit are Samudra Beach and Eve’s Beach. Besides its beaches, Kovalam’s Ayurveda Massages and many yoga venues are known as well.

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