Nestled between the mountains of the Western Ghats and the brilliant turquoise waters of the Arabian Sea, Kerala is.The tropical state on the Malabar coast of India, with a nearly 600 miles of beautiful sandy coastline is more than a beach destination.Famous for its mystical channel storage network and thousands of relaxing yoga retreats, Kerala is ideal for a quiet holiday.
One of the best ways for the stunning state can be seen on a journey through the best moments. And if you do not know where to start, eco travel companies Kerala Travel Center, part of the Globe Travel Center offers a wide variety of incredible tours of Kerala.
Traveling on the backwaters of Alleppey on converted rice plates practicing meditation at the beautiful Marari Beach Resort, Kerala tours really show at the highest level.
These are just a few things that you have to bookmark on your bucket list while the dazzling destination to visit:
1. Float converted through the backwaters into a rice barge
Destination: Houseboat, Kumarakom
One of the highlights of the Globe Travel Center tour passes the night transformed into an old barge in the backwaters of Alleppey.
From outside the boat, a scene is surrounded by water and misty gray palm trees and lush rice fields, is located in front of you.
The bright purple water lilies of the floating garden bud and delicately thin herons perch on the mini islands while catching expert fish on their long beads.
At dusk the last rays of light illuminates the sky exploding on the horizon and indigenous women in colored saris walk wrapped along the banks increased while men bathing in the river.
The large wooden boats have three double bedrooms with private bathrooms, a dining room and a relaxation room at the bow of the ship.
You can deck the deck with a padded mattress covers, so that the world goes by, relax while the boat captain is and watch.
At the rear is a kitchen where three employees prepare local curries, fresh seafood, vegetable dishes and chapati bread.
From the water, a particular look at the life of the local people has been preserved in the rhythm of Kerala and relax.
2. Discover Spice Markets, Fisherman's Villages and Architecture
Destination: Brunton Boatyard, Fort Cochin
Right on the water's edge, the Grand Colonial Brunton Boatyard Hotel is the perfect introduction to Kerala.
The outdoor pool overlooks the industrial river and you can watch the hustle and bustle of local life while relaxing on a lounger.
Unlike bustling Delhi, Kerala has a relaxed hippy atmosphere. People smiling, friendly and always willing to help.
From the hotel in the vibrant port city of Cochin, just minutes away, the streets are full of lively market stalls.
A rainbow of spices stacked on wooden tables, while cloth dolls in vibrant price saris labels decorated with paper trees hang.
Men reflected elephant, straw hats and bags with beads, the streets selling go trinkets. And the men took the river in daily fishing ancient Chinese fishing nets with, from bak to the fifteenth century.
On day travelers, churches and castles can explore the area and at night you can get an injection of culture in a traditional game of India.
3. Find inner peace in a luxury spa
Destination: Marari Beach Resort, Mararikulam
Marari Beach Resort is the dream of all British tourists. Each bedroom is an entire house with a roof and some even come with private pools.
The main outdoor pool is surrounded by palm trees and when the heat is cooled take a free water or flannel from the outside of the refrigerator.
Palms nets that hang over the white sand beach and guests can start each morning with an energizing yoga session.
If you are not completely satisfied, you can join the mediation of the sunset.
You can wash your cares with a guided beginner session while the tropical birds in the trees around the cabin sing open sides.
The main restaurant in the tiki hut style offers delicious Kerala food every night. But if you want to go to the beach grill a real treat.
Here you can enjoy the lobster curry and enjoy Kingfisher beer while listening to the waves of the waves against the coast.
If you want to get away from the city for a bit and get a real taste of India, tourists are welcome to stroll through the neighboring village.
Also, it is highly recommended at an early stage and take a tuk-tuk to a nearby beach to get to the fishermen on their nightly observed traffic bring recommend.
4. Discover the 25 best in the world
Destination: Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom
Just when you think it's best you can not, you get the Coconut Lagoon - you chose the best 25th place in the world.
The luxury resort is accessible only by boat, so magical arrival in particular. Consisting of many small islands that are connected by bridges, the whole complex is surrounded by water.
And as slides inside the reception channels in the music calm, soft tubes floating in the warm breeze. Guests are provided by the staff, decorated in gold and coconut saris with straws and tropical flowers.
This quiet complex is located next to an old coconut plantation built, hence the name. And the rooms are very old Kerala houses that were transported to the site.
Spread over two levels, dark wood houses have a large bedroom, a living room on the ground floor and an outdoor bathroom with shower and banana (an essential element of course).
On one side of the complex features an outdoor pool with sun loungers is located, while the other end rises hidden garden butterflies, with carved wooden benches overlooking the water.
Guests over the day can in daily yoga sessions, learning to play traditional Indian drums, take canoe through the canals or a sunset cruise.
As a big fan of Indian cuisine I love to find out that there is a dedicated dinas lunch restaurant - it made a sharp pancakes from one filled with spicy potatoes, shrimp, chicken or cheese sourdough paneer.
And in the evening, a wide variety of meats, fresh seafood and Indian breads are served in the restaurant as a buffet.
If all tourism gets a bit more for you, the Ayurveda Center is the ideal place to rejuvenate before the place home long journey.
The center offers all kinds of massages and beauty treatments. I tried a traditional full body massage, but do not remember, it's for the shy and reserved types.
Two women massaging the entire body, in a wooden area of a calm pond. However, be prepared for them naked (completely naked) and women in the end you showered it, the hair is washed and even dried.