Kerala Travel Guide

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Plan Your Kerala Vacation

A charming myth explains the creation of Kerala, the narrow state running 560 km (350 miles) along India's western coast. Parashurama, an avatar of Vishnu, performed a series of penances to atone for a grievous sin, and the god of the sea rewarded his devotion by reclaiming Kerala from the deep.

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Kerala Hotels

Many Kerala resorts make use of traditional regional architecture, from tribal-style huts to elaborate wooden manors.... read more

Restaurants

Kerala Restaurants

Eating out is a relatively new concept in Kerala; the older generation views restaurants with a great deal of suspicion and... read more

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Kerala Experiences

  • Top Reasons to Go to Kerala

    Ease Your stress: There's no place better than Kerala to get an ayurvedic oil massage and a yoga session. Let your tension melt... Read more

  • Eating Well in Kerala

    The Kerala table is eclectic, savory, and adventuresome. Rice is the staple, coconut the essence, seafood the star, and spices the local... Read more

  • Ayurveda, Balance, and Bliss

    Ayurveda is everywhere in Kerala—in spas, beauty parlors, hospitals, pharmacies, nursing homes, and on supermarkets shelves—and most... Read more

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