Where to go in Kerala
List of regions
Kovalam is Kerala's most developed beach resort, with four main stretches of beach separated by a rocky promontory, which has created a beautifully calm bay, ideal for sea bathing.
The town of Kumily is the gateway to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the largest and most visited wildlife reserves in India.
Vast jungles and sprawling tea plantations cover the hills surrounding Munnar, in the Western Ghats region.
Kumarakom is tucked among the lily-studded waterways and mangroves on Vembanad Lake, near Kottayam. Here exclusive hotels dot the landscape offering Ayurvedic treatments, yoga classes and peaceful relaxation.
Alleppey, or Alappuzha, was once one of the best-known ports along the Malabar Coast. Its canal network is the principle departure point to Kerala's renowned backwaters.