Top 7 Places For Destination Weddings In Kerala

By  | 

Kerala- God’s own city- is truly a breathtaking masterpiece of nature. Destination weddings in Kerala have been growing at a fast rate considering the mesmerising views which various wedding venues have to offer. The serene environment and sound of waves and winds give a feeling of belonging that sets the mood right, making it worth spending time and money. We recommend following 7 destinations for a grand wedding in Kerala as the most preferred ones, considering the salient features they offer.

1. The Zuri Kumarakom Kerala Resort and Spa

Zuri Kumarakam Kerala best wedding destinations in Kerala

Situated on the banks of India’s longest lake, the Vembanad lake, this 5 star hotel has an accommodation capacity of over 230 guests. It literally provides you with luxury in the lap of nature. The hotel’s beauty is spread over 18 acres and comes with various amenities including a fine pool side restaurant, mesmerising view of the natural water bodies and well defined lawns and décor. Providing backwater and house boat rides, this hotel will take your experience to a whole new level. A perfect blend of luxury and a homely feeling, The Zuri has villas, well equipped rooms and three large banquet halls. One of the halls is also the largest of its kind and can surely make your wedding a grand one!

2. The Leela Kovalam

best wedding destinations in Kerala-The Leela Kovalam

The Leela, Kovalam is nothing but a dream come true! This luxurious venue which is situated on a cliff top overlooking the shining sea, is a complete package for a picture perfect wedding.  World class service and an unforgettable experience are Leela’s top priority; these they assure with exotic locations within their premises for different ceremonies along with a space to accommodate up to 900 guests. What’s better than having a beach, sea and cliff all for yourself to get those perfect moments captured in your wedding photo album?  You can literally choose any wedding theme as the magnificent backdrops of this location will surely make any of it worth remembering for a lifetime! Leela’s hospitality, activities and epitome of luxury all provide a relaxing and heartwarming experience .

3. Le Meridien, Kochi

best wedding destinations in Kerala-The Le Meridien Kochi

Le Meridien, Kochi nestled among lush greenery, provides modern amenities and has everything well groomed and defined. This hotel opens its arm to accompany up to 223 guests providing royal rooms and conference and banquet halls, all with large capacities. Noteworthy features of this Kerala wedding venue include a well organised staff, first class service, and a gorgeous view of the backwaters. These are sure to make your indoor and outdoor wedding ceremony beautiful, full of comfort and worth the price! It is indeed a tropical paradise blended with royalty.

4. The Raviz, Kollam

est wedding destinations in Kerala

The Raviz in Kollam is nestled on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Surrounded by lush greenery and beautiful landscapes, this property is owned by the RP group. It has a floating restaurant called Ranthal and provides houseboat facilities to give weddings a private space combined with an unique experience. The Raviz has a capacity of 93 rooms all of which are well equipped with modern facilities and decor. It also has 3 private islands which provide a mesmerising location for weddings and related ceremonies, all in the heart of the Ashtamudi lake. Preserving Kerala’s culture and heritage beauty, the resort also has two lake-side cottages giving a complete view of the state’s traditions, culture and architecture.

5. Kumarakom Lake Resort

Kumarakom Lake Resort best wedding destinations in Kerala

Kumarakom lake resort is the perfect place for your wedding if you want to experience Kerala in its truest form. Surrounded by waterways and coconut trees, this resort will keep you close to Kerala tradition and will give a taste of its old culture and hospitality in every bit. Popular for its cottages and lush greenery, the resort is situated on the shore of largest freshwater in Kerala- The Vembanad lake. It provides various activities, water sports and cultural themes for weddings. Kumarakom has a total of 66 rooms divided in villas and suites all with wonderful ambiance and natural surroundings.

6. Lake Palace, Alappuzha

best Kerala wedding destinations Lake Palace, Alappuzha

Enjoy the smell of lakes and ‘feel of the forest’ at the Lake Palace Resort in Alappuzha. If you enjoy surf, sand and cool breeze, then this should be your wedding destination! With ecofriendly cottages. mesmerizing lake views, attached ponds for fishing, swimming pools, Jacuzzi, trees and the open sky to relax under, this resort is sure to give you and your guests a refreshing time. Special features include two house boats, several well-furnished rooms and halls designed in true Kerala decor. Your wedding is sure to be remembered for ages to come, thanks to the natural surroundings. Weddings on the lakeside of Vembanad Lake also offer sparking sands and fireworks at night to up the entertainment factor.

7. Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere

Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere best wedding venues in Kerala

Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere is a heaven for those who want to enjoy Kerala culture, shopping, relaxation and nature all under the same roo. Indulge yourself completely in Kerala’s traditions and culture and enjoy warm hospitality with a blend of modern touch. You and your guests can enjoy a relaxing spa or have fun shopping or exploring Kerala’s spices, traditional foods and gifts to take away home. Sightseeing along Allepey’s backwaters and watching sunrise and sunset are some to-do things that are sure to take your breath away.The Vasundhara has several event halls all with beautiful views, large capacities and a caring staff that are sure to make your wedding ceremony flow smoothly.

Seek the services of a top a wedding planner in Kerala to plan your dream wedding at any of the resorts above!

All Images: via

This guest post was contributed by Priyul Singh, an aspiring writer and Film and TV producer/director. She has written several articles in local youth magazines, interned with Zee News Rajasthan, and has contributed to college magazines representing her department. Priyul is presently working as a staff writer with Kerala Wedding Planners, Giri Nagar Kochi.

Back to Destination wedding