As we move further on towards Marari, 14 km from Alleppey, you realise that God is really partial to the place.
The Marari Beach resort where we check- in is a fabulous sea side property.
uk) offers nine nights in India: one night at the Hyatt Regency Delhi; two nights at the Fort Chanwa Jodhpur; one night each at the Leela Mumbai and the Poovar Island Kerala; three nights at the Marari
Beach Kerala and one night at the Ashok Hotel Delhi.
Marari Beach is perfect for holidaymakers wanting to escape the humdrum of everyday life.
Its cottages are outstanding - even more breathtaking than Marari Beach but with a similar feel and similar bathrooms.
We had arrived at Trivandrum airport in the early afternoon on Saturday and, with our guide Anoob, boarded a minibus which drove us five hours north to the Marari beach hotel.
Set in 25 acres of coconut groves - Kerala means "Land of the Coconut" - the hotel is made up of 52 well-furnished cottages situated on the sandy Marari beach.
Beach Resort is the perfect antidote to a long-haul flight.
Keralan paradise number two was a four-hour drive away in Mararikulam at the Marari Beach Resort.