Kerala is considered as one of the most elegant tourist destinations which fascinates numerous people all year round. People often called it a “ Land Of Attraction”. It possesses an evergreen rainforest, sandy beaches, verdant mountains which enhance its beauty and provide the celebration of a lifetime. Kerala has its own traditional unique culture which has made it one of the most famous ecotourism spots. It is in tourism promotions the catchphrase “Kerala – God’s Own Country” was adopted which further globally became a superbrand.
Apart from being an emblematic tourism center, Kerala is also known for an astounding ‘Destination Wedding’ as it possesses the most luxurious and classic destination venues (accompanied by their unique culture) to make one’s wedding day memorable. Destination weddings definitely take your wedding up a notch or two and every couple wants a perfect ‘wedding venue’ for their perfect pair.
There are tremendous venues in Kerala that will offer supreme arrangements for a memorable wedding experience. We at Shaandaar Events have compiled a list of the ten best wedding venues in Kerala:
The Leela, Kovalam
The Leela as a wedding venue is ideal for those who want to have a glorious ‘beach ceremony’ as it has a beach connected to it accompanied by spacious halls for an event. Leela, the beach resort is the only resort in the world that is located on a headland thereby providing the unmatchable panoramic sight of the Arabian Sea.
It is considered to be the largest convention center in Kerala with the accommodation of 900 guests. It is located a short distance from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport thereby making it easy to reach there. Leela possesses Luxury, utmost class, and breathtaking scenic beauty. The Venue has Fantastic Bars, a Beach view, Fast Check-in, Restaurants, Salon, Fitness Centre spacious rooms, and many more modern amenities. The delightful food served and the liberal cordiality of the staff is the specialty of the Leela, Kovalam. The Guests may enjoy the terrace dining, satisfying their craving at ‘The Tides’, Seafood Restaurant at the beachside, or chilling out at the ‘Club Cafe’ or the ‘Sky bar’.
The Raviz Resort And Spa, Kollam
The Raviz Resort is considered one of the most traditional wedding plazas which highlight the unique heritage and culture of Kerala. It is located on the seashore of Ashtamudi Lake which adds more beauty to its structure. The Raviz Resort should be on the top priority by the planners as it is accompanied by customized wooden cottages, lavish islands, and a huge houseboat popularly called ‘Randhal’.
The venue contains a spacious banquet hall with a capacity of at least 1000 guests. They also have a Kerala Ayurveda Spa where the guests could indulge themselves. The Raviz Ashtamudi is a great combination of traditional styles thereby leading to a contemporary presentation.
Le Meridien, Kochi
Embracing a wedding at Le Meridien, Kochi will guarantee that you have a joyful wedding experience. They have experienced wedding planners who make you free from the hassle of all the wedding arrangements. The hotel architecture, rich greenery, and exclusive view of the backwater draw the ideal background for a most romantic occasion. Oman-Hall is one of the Kochi’s most extraordinary venues for wedding events and is the largest pillar cum hall in south India having a guest capacity of 2500. Other banquet spaces like Amphitheatre are suitable for cocktail parties or receptions. The Venue also offers great wedding packages with compliments.
Vivanta By Taj
Vivanta By Taj is one of the oldest resorts in Kumarakom as it has a 150-year-old story to narrate. The palace was built by Henry Baker, an English Missionary, and is often known as the ‘little jewel of Kumarakom’. It is located on the banks of Vembanad Lake which helps it to maintain the charm of its rustic surroundings. The renovated spacious rooms, beautiful cottages, lavish villas, and tempted pool villas provide an authentic experience to the guests.
Kumarakom Lake Resort
The Venue, encircled by rich landscaped greenery and sparkling streams, often witnesses the blissful journey of couples who are on the edge of a fresh start. The wedding arrangements are executed with utmost perfection, straight from the young damsel carrying welcome light at the gate or a fantasy menu that is customized to your choice. Experienced personnel guides you to make the sharp choice right from the seating arrangements, choice of desserts, and color of the bouquet. Kumarakom Resort also provides premium personal assistance that takes into account each necessity and guarantees every comfort without intruding on your privacy.
It is located amidst fascinating environmental surroundings which include the appealing attractions of the city. The Venue is honored with great accommodation arrangements having well-furnished rooms and suites. The five-star property provides accommodation facilities that are complemented by Indian hospitality. The extensive property of the venue has the ideal arrangements for receptions, weddings, and cocktail parties. The beauty of the plaza is also characterized by the well-maintained and well-designed banquet halls. The hotel is perfect for any wedding event as they are equipped with all the basic amenities.
Ramada Resort, Cochin
Ramada resort is considered to be one of the most perfect backwater wedding hotels in Kerala. Ramada resort, settled on the banks of lake Kumbalam, is best for having a blissful holiday away from the hustle of busy life. The resort consists of three conferences along with the exclusive banquet facilities having a capacity of 80 to 450 guests. The ideal setting to relax with the calm breeze and tranquil bay waters, the Ramada resort provides elegant wedding venues accompanied by extensive open views of the city under the sky.
Poorvar Island Resort
Poorvar Resort is well-known for island wedding venues and is located in Trivandrum, Kerala. It grants an opportunity to visit the island on a sailing boat and arrange a secluded family function far from the busy life. You can pick either sailing cottages or land cottages for a stay at their enchanting Ayurveda resort and adore a blissful boat ride along with palm-bordered shores of charming backwaters. The pleasant sea breeze, wavy palms, and beach sand all over the resort add a heartfelt touch to your exotic day.
Lakesong Resort, Kumarakom
The Lakesong Resort witnesses a rich and earthy aura and scenic beauty that makes it stand among the finest wedding venues in Kerala. The venue suits perfect for the couple who are nature lovers or want to have their wedding in the shadow of nature. Villas that are influenced by the established Malabar style architecture is the main attraction of the Lakesong resort.
Zuri Kumarakom Kerala Resort And Spa
The Zuri Resort is one of the deluxe wedding venues settled on the shores of Vembanad Lake, which is the longest lake in India. The resort is nestled at the core of the magnificent state of Kerala, popularly known as ‘God’s own country. It is a glorious lakeside property stuffed with first-class leisure facilities, exciting adventures, and opulent accommodation. It also has an Ayurvedic relaxing spa center built in-house called ‘Maya’.
They have exclusive decor and seating arrangements that ensure that the wedding is customized. The resort offers breathtaking lakeside views, spacious traditionally designed luxe bedrooms, with personalized pools and gardens. The hall accommodates a maximum of 250 guests which includes 176 guests of theatre-style, 93 guests of classroom-style, and 46 guests U-shaped. They have 72 rooms in total which offers world-class luxury and modernized leisure for an ideal destination wedding.
Kerala is not far away from becoming the most prominent wedding destination across the globe because of its lush cultural heritage, which wedding venues have kept alive. Being an exotic location, it is a natural choice for a lavish ceremony that makes one’s wedding experience memorable throughout life.