Taj Garden Retreat, now known as Vivanta Kumarakom is a luxury hotel in Kumarakom, with modern living facilities but still retains the traditional old style. It is next to the famous Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary and offers warm service and clean environment.
Fort Cochin's first boutique heritage hotel The Malabar House is a renovated 18th century Dutch mansion, a fusion of colonial & Kerala architecture. It houses a selective collection of art from the Malabar coast and offers the guests all the amenities of a small luxury hotel.
Niraamaya Surya Samudra Beach Garden is the last word in opulence. This enchanting seaside resort is in Kovalam, spread over 25 acres of landscaped gardens, is dotted with swaying coconut palms overlooking the Arabian Sea. You can experience the old world charm and the contemporary charm in these exquisite cottages, which is one of the best sea side resorts in Kerala.
Privacy at sanctuary bay offers a secluded and personal boutique setting right on the shore of Lake Vembanad. It's just three bungalows on the side of a lake and it is stunning and it lives up to its name of Privacy. Very secluded location.
The Paradisa Plantation Retreat in Thekkady, was the summer palace of the erstwhile rulers of Travancore. Converted to a heritage resort, one can enjoy a very luxurious stay in very close proximity to nature amidst aromatic spice plantations.