Boutique Kerala with Relais Chateaux Hotels
Enjoy the beautiful backwaters of Kerala with the boutique styled Relais Chateaux resorts. One of the finest, intimate and tastefully designed properties in Kerala.
This is a perfect opportunity to explore the beautiful countryside, the lush gree maze of the backwaters and enjoy the hospitaity of the Keralan Region. Start with the Malabar House which is a beautifully designed heritage hotel in Cochin. Proceed to Purity which offers one of the most authentic experiences of the backwaters and this beautiful hotel enjoys wonderful views of Lake Vembanad. Finish your holiday at Nirmaaya Retreats and Spa which overlooks the Arabian Sea and offers some fantastic views.
London to Cochin
Depart London Heathrow for your overnight flight to Cochin (via Dubai).
Arrive in Cochin where you will be greeted and transferred to your hotel. Stay at Malabar House for two nights. In the evening, go on a walk around Fort Cochin area. Alternatively, indulge in an optional culinary experience. Accommodation Options
Today’s guided tour of Cochin will include sights such as the Dutch Palace also known as Mattancherry Palace built by the Portuguese and presented to the Raja of Cochin in 1555 AD; the Jewish Synagogue built in 1568 AD, and St. Francis Church, the Oldest European Church in India, originally built by the Portuguese in 1510 AD. [B] Accommodation Options
Cochin to KumarakomKumarakom (Backwaters)
Today you will drive to Kumarakom and stay for three nights at beautiful and serene Purity. Perfect place for complete relaxation! Accommodation Options
Spend the day at leisure either relaxing by the pool or explore the area including Village Walks. (B) Accommodation Options
Today you will spend a day cruising on the backwaters on your very own private houseboat. Accommodation Options
Kumarakom to KovalamKovalam
This morning take the coast road to Kovalam (a 4 hour journey). Kovalam is a beautiful coastal area with silvery sands fringed by rows of tall palm trees, sheltered bays & fishing villages. Stay for the next three nights at Surya Samudra. (B) Accommodation Options
Day to Relax and enjoy the beautiful beaches of Kovalam Accommodation Options
Today you can enjoy a nice massage or just relax by the pool, explore the area around or just simply relax. Accommodation Options
Relax and spend the day at leisure, before you head home. Accommodation Options
Return to London via Trivandrum
Transfer to Trivandrum for your flight to London via Dubai.