Kerala Hotels

Marari Villas


  • Private setting on the beach
  • Super-attentive service
  • Payments can be made online


  • Lacks the functionality of a hotel and might be too small for some
  • Closed part of the year

Published 01/28/2016

Fodor's Review

An hour from Kochi, on the secluded Marari beach—considered one of Kerala's finest—this select set of villas (named Orchid, Hibiscus, Palm, and Bougainvillea) is run by a Russian-British couple who found a gap in the local hotel market: each villa has its own butler and chef. The authentic tharavad-style villas have either dark wood or brightly colored walls and showcase stylish furniture and brass fittings. Two villas have private gardens and pools, and all come with a fully equipped kitchenette and open-air, tree-filled bathrooms. There are plenty of activities, including cooking classes, yoga, and ayurvedic treatments; Kochi is an hour away.

Hotel Information


Marari Beach, Mararikulam, Kerala, 688567, India


994-794–8707; 994-794–8868

Hotel Details:

  • Closed mid-June–late July
  • 4 villas
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 01/28/2016

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