Style- Thatched Malayalam with mod cons
Setting- White-sandy shores of the Arabian Sea
Eco- friendly luxury, bang on the sand. Marari Beach Resort
near Alleppey is the ultimate Indian coastal hideaway; relax
in a hammock under a palm tree or take advantage of an
excellent activities programme. Everything you need for a
lazy (or busy) holiday, under one thatched roof.
Rooms- 49 garden villas, 10 pool villas, three deluxe
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Check- outMidday, but if the room isn’t booked
afterwards, this is flexible.
Facilities- Swimming pool, Ayurvedic spa, free
wireless internet, book house, tennis courts, beach
volleyball, shop, yoga, meditation, music classes. In-room
amenities: air-conditioning, minibar, tea/coffee facilities,
wide range of natural bath products.
Eco- friendlyMarari Beach has won a few environmental
awards for its commendable programmes, from its bio-gas and
sewage treatment plants and solar-driven water-heating and
rainwater harvesting schemes to the organic vegetable
gardens and composting.
Also- Pets are welcome. Kerala is a no-smoking state,
but you can smoke in the rooms.
Food & drink
Hotel A Wicker wood- roofed, open-sided
Malayalam building has a magnificent buffet with a vast
selection of Keralan vegetarian, fish and meat starters,
mains and desserts with some Western dishes. The beach
eatery serves delicious fresh fish.
Top table- There are tables for two around the edge
of the restaurant.
Last orders- Breakfast 07h–09h30; lunch 12h–14h30;
Hotel bar- Perch on a bar stool or at a table on the
grass at the open-air beach-hut bar where the garden meets
the beach. As well as beers, wines and spirits they do some
fantastically imaginative cocktails – maybe steer clear of
the one with garlic!
Also worth knowing
Children- Children are welcome at this hotel – but
please be aware that it doesn’t offer dedicated