Choosing Kerala as your destination wedding location in an ideal choice. You get the best of both worlds. Right from its nature and wildlife to its fresh and delicious seafood, you will fall in love with everything. God’s own country definitely is a natural treasure with tranquil beaches, backwaters, and hill stations. You can choose any location in Kerala as your destination wedding and it’ll just be beautiful.
Here are some beautiful resorts of Kerala to have a destination wedding at:
1. Poovar Island Resort
Poovar Island Resort is a beautiful 4-star resort in Trivandrum’s lush vegetation. The Poovar Island beach is located just a few kilometres away. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to the resort at 32km. However, since the route to reach the hotel is through the Western Ghats, it’ll take you an hour and a half to reach there.
Poovar Island Resort has 44 cottages on its 23 acres of land along with an yoga centre, ayurvedic centre, and other recreational areas. It has a banquet hall called Emerald with is 250 people capacity. The resort also has a huge pool ideal for cocktail parties and sangeet ceremony. It also has a huge lawn facing the backwaters and can accommodate around 1,000 people.
2. Estuary Island Resort
The Estuary Island Resort is another stunning 4-star resort in Trivandrum for a destination wedding. It is located 32km away from Trivandrum International Airport and it takes an hour and a half to reach there. The resort is located on the shores of the Poovar Island beach and has a beautiful seafront lawn ideal for weddings. It can accommodate around 1,000 people.
The Estuary Island Resort has a total of 63 rooms and villas. It has two openings, one beach and another backwaters. In the evenings, you can go for a pleasant boat ride in the Poovar Island backwaters and soak in the nature.
3. Udaya Samudra Resort
Udaya Samudra Resort is a beautiful 5-star resort just 15 metres away from the Kovalam Beach. So it is like having a personal beach. The Trivandrum International Airport is only 13.5km from the resort and takes 25 minutes to travel there.
Udaya Samudra Resort is one of the largest resorts in Kerala with 225 rooms and villas and three swimming pools. The resort has a lawn facing the beach for weddings and can hold a capacity of 1,500 people. You can also throw a pool party at one of the pools of the resort.
4. Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere Resort
A serene 4-star resort on the backwaters of Alleppey, Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere is the perfect resort for your destination wedding. It is decorated with heritage motifs and contemporary furniture. The resort is a 90 minutes drive from Cochin International Airport as it is located 63km away from the resort.
It has a total of 60 accommodations including rooms and heritage villas. The resort’s lawn can accommodate around 200 people while its banquet hall, Sabha holds a capacity of 100 people. A resort also offers houseboat weddings, in which you can get married on a houseboat as it floats in the backwaters of Alleppey.
5. Ramada Resort
A delux luxury 5-star resort on the banks of Alleppey, the Ramada Resort is a humongous resort facing the backwaters. It is located at a distance of 90km from Cochin International Airport, which is a two hour drive. Ramada Resort has a very peaceful modern ambience to it.
The resort 58 centrally air conditioned rooms and villas. Royale Club banquet hall of the resort holds a capacity of 450 people and is ideal for wedding receptions. Ramada Resort has a huge backwaters facing lawn with a capacity of 1,500 people.
6. Lakesong Resort
Surrounded by serene water bodies, the Lakesong Resort is a majestic heritage 5-star located on the banks of Kumarakom backwaters. It is about 70km away from Cochin International Airport and is a two-hour drive from there. The entire resort is made in wood and that is what sets it apart from others.
The five acres of the resort have 28 artistic cottages around an intricate network of canals resembling the paddy fields of Kerala. The Lakesong Resort has a beautiful backwaters facing lawn with a holding capacity of 500 to 1,000 people. It also a banquet hall that can hold around 300 people.
7. Bolgatty Palace Resort
Bolgatty Palace Resort is 3-star resort ideal for intimate destination weddings. It is a 1744 Dutch mansion turned into a resort and is located on the Bolgatty Island, Cochin. It is 40km away from Cochin International Airport and is a one-hour drive. There are six palatial villas built nearby that are a part of the resort complex.
In total, the resort has four rooms in the main palace and six villas in the resort complex. All are designed with traditional Indian decor. The Bolgatty Palace Resort has a backwaters facing lawn with a capacity of 500 people.
8. The Lalit Resort & Spa
Spread over 26 acres in Kasargod, Kerala, the Lalit Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort that is the definition of perfection. The resort is a cultural extravaganza as it often hosts cultural events reflecting the rich history of Kerala. The resort is a 90-minute drive from Mangalore International Airport. It is 75km away from the airport.
The resort has 39 beautiful suites well-equipped with a jacuzzi and other amenities. It has a beachfront lawn ideal for weddings that can hold a capacity of 1,000 people. The resort also has the Utsav banquet hall which can hold 200 people at a time.