Ultimate guide to Attractions, Food, and Accommodations in Kerala


Stay amidst Palm trees in Kerala

Kerala, a tropical paradise located in the southern part of India  renowned for its natural beauty, rich culture, and heritage. It’s no wonder that Kerala has emerged as a popular travel destination in India. So are you planning your dream vacation to this “God’s Own Country”? Then, you will be undoubtedly looking for the best accommodations in Kerala to make your stay memorable. Here, we will take you on a journey through the best places to explore, eat, drink, and stay in Kerala.

Our top picks of accommodations in Kerala

Beautiful landscape of Kerala
Picturesque Landscape of Kerala

From exploring the backwaters to indulging in the local cuisine, Kerala offers a myriad of experiences for travelers to savor and enjoy. Bag2Bag offers a wide range of accommodations in Munnar, Wayanad, Kochi, Alleppey and more at affordable prices. So, pack your bags as we’ll take you through the best places to stay in Kerala for your perfect trip.

Nature Resorts in Kerala

Accommodations in Kerala close to nature
Vythiri Wild Forest Resort, Wayanad

Whether you are seeking a tranquil retreat in the lap of nature or an adventure-filled trip, Kerala has it all. Nature resorts in Kerala offer an unparalleled experience with breathtaking views of mountains, forests, and rivers. Surrounded by lush greenery, these resorts offer a tranquil atmosphere for travelers of all kinds.

The nature resort offers guests a chance to indulge in the serene natural surroundings while enjoying luxurious amenities. Vythiri wild forest resort, is one such ideal getaway amidst the verdant greeneries of Wayanad. From luxurious amenities to adventurous activities, these nature resorts create unforgettable memories.

Homestays in Kerala near Hill stations

Accommodations in Kerala with Mountain view
Mountain View restaurant in Black Berry Hills, Munnar

Homestays in Kerala near hill stations offer a unique experience for travelers looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. These homestays provide a cozy and comfortable atmosphere where guests can interact with the locals and experience the authentic culture of Kerala. Staying in these homestays you can explore the untouched nature and hill stations. 

Additionally, they offer easy access to the beautiful hills, waterfalls, and tea plantations of Kerala. For a budget stay in Kerala, consider staying in a homestay or guesthouse, where you can experience the local culture and cuisine. The Tojys Homestay in Kottayam offers the best mountain view experience for travelers at a very reasonable price.

Serene and peaceful beach stays in Kerala

Beach view Accommodations in Kerala
Elegant beach view in Kerala

A beach stay in Kerala offers you a perfect blend of tranquility, adventure, and delicious cuisine. The sound of the waves crashing against the shore, the warm sun, and the cool breeze create a peaceful ambiance that will make you forget all your worries. You can spend your days lounging on the beach, exploring the nearby islands and backwaters, and indulge in water sports during your stay in Alappuzha. Travelers can experience a range of treatments like massages, steam baths, and yoga during their stay in homestays in Alleppey

Places to visit near your accommodations in Kerala

Kerala is a heaven for nature freaks and adventure enthusiasts. It has everything that one could ask for – from serene backwaters to beautiful beaches, lush green hill stations, and tranquil temples. Let us take a look at some of the top places to visit during your stay in Kerala.

An escape to the Hills & Tea Plantations

Lush green tea plantations in Munnar
Tea Plantations in Munnar

Known as the “Kashmir of South India,” Munnar is a hill station famous for its tea plantations, beautiful valleys, and rolling hills. You could indulge in the natural beauty of Munnar by visiting the Letchmi hills, Eravikulam National Park and more. Besides, one can engage in boating, sightseeing while staying in a resort in Munnar.

Paradise for nature lovers

Accommodations  amidst the nature
Vythiri Greens Resort, Wayanad

Wayanad is a hilly area renowned for its misty hills, dense forests, and cascading waterfalls. The Edakkal Caves, Banasura Sagar Dam, Pookode Lake, and Soochipara Falls are few of the top attractions here. Adventure seekers can even book a homestay in Wayanad to take part in a wildlife safari at Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary.

City of rich history and vibrant culture

Kochi is a vibrant port city in Ernakulam famous for its architecture, historic landmarks, museums and spice markets. Travelers can explore the city’s rich cultural heritage by visiting the Jewish Synagogue while staying in a homestay in Ernakulam. One can take a stroll through the charming streets of Fort Kochi and indulge in delicious seafood to witness the real essence of the city’s charm.

Peaceful Haven of Backwaters

Accommodations in Kerala with beautiful backwaters
Allapuzha Houseboat, Kerala

Alleppey, is a picturesque city in Kerala with beautiful backwaters, canals, lagoons, and beaches. Some of the top attractions here include the Alappuzha Beach, Lighthouse, and mesmerizing Krishnapuram Palace. A magnificent beachfront resort in Alleppey is a great way to witness the magical sunrise and sunset here. One can even spend a night on Allapuzha Houseboat and enjoy the tranquil backwaters savoring delicious local cuisine with your family and loved ones.

Fusion of Culture, Heritage, and Natural Beauty

Kumarakom is one of the popular backwater destinations in Kerala, famous for its bird sanctuary and beautiful lagoons. Guests can enjoy a day cruise in the backwaters. They can also indulge in activities like fishing and kayaking during their stay at homestay in Kottayam. Also remember to visit the backwaters of Kumarakom, the ancient temples of Vaikom, and the serene hills of Ilaveezhapoonchira for a fulfilling experience.

Must-Try food delights for your stay in Kerala

Delicious Sadhya to enjoy with Accommodations in Kerala
Delicious Kerala Sadhya

Kerala is known for its unique and delicious cuisine, which is heavily influenced by the region’s coastal location and spice trade history. Some must-try dishes include appam and stew, fresh seafood dishes like Karimeen Pollichathu, Fish Molly, crab roast and also the aromatic Malabar Biriyani. Besides, no trip to Kerala is complete without trying the famous banana chips and fresh coconut water. So, the next time you visit Kerala, plan and book a budget stay to explore the food paradises it has to offer.


Stay in Munnar with nature view
Black Berry Hills, Munnar

In conclusion, Kerala is truly a magical destination rich with its picturesque landscape, adventures and delicious cuisine. Whether you are a nature lover, a foodie, or a culture buff, you will find plenty of reasons to fall in love with this charming state. So, if you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an adventure-filled vacation, a perfect stay in Kerala will let you enjoy it to the fullest.

From cozy homestays to luxurious resorts, and from traditional delicacies to international cuisine, Bag2Bag is your right partner for the dream trip to Kerala. So what are you waiting for? Come and discover the stunning places, cuisine and accommodations in Kerala, and let this enchanting land cast its spell on you!


Ancy Maria Thomas

Ancy is a travel enthusiast and a lifelong learner writing thought-provoking content. With a Bachelor's degree in English and a knack for storytelling, she has worked with numerous clients across various niches, including travel, technology, construction, and more. As a content writer for Bag2Bag hotels, homes, and experiences, Ancy believes in creating unique and informative content that resonates with her true passion for travel and writing. Whether it's crafting engaging content for blogs, social media, or web pages, she uses creativity and data-driven insights to deliver top-notch content. She enjoys watching movies, reading books, exploring new places, and spending time with family and friends.

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