Southern Spice: Accommodation
Here are some of our recommended hotels. More pictures in the bar on the right.
Hotel Marine Plaza, Mumbai
A swank boutique hotel overlooking the Arabian Sea.
Vivanta by Taj- Malabar, Cochin
Tastefully appointed with arresting views of the harbour.
Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kumarakom
Sublime traditional luxury.
Spice Village, Thekkady
Modern comfort in a rustic, natural setting.
The Ambassador, Mumbai
On the seafront, well suited for business as well as leisure travellers.
Taj Gateway, Cochin
Conveniently located on Marine Drive in downtown Cochin.
Zuri Hotel, Kumarakom
Plush international luxury.
Elephant Court, Thekkady
Luxury in the forest.
Located on the massive Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is essentially a village composed of small islands that are well connected by the waterway. Agriculture and fishing are the main occupations here. It also has a lovely bird sanctuary, home to a large variety of migratory birds. The backwater run from Kumarakom to Alleppey is a lovely, laid-back cruise in lush tropical surroundings.
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