A good value for money accommodation option in Kovalam, the Travancore Heritage, is a lovely sea side resort, spread out in 15 acres of well maintained coconut gardens. The resort stands on a high cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea and a long wide beach of powdery white sand.Resort is built in heritage style incorporating the local architecture styles of the area. Leisure facilities here include a swimming pool and a good Ayurveda spa. The Resort also has an activity centre, with a Library, board and card games etc.
Located on one of India’s most popular beaches, Kovalam, the Taj Green Cove is spread across 10 acres of land, offering a breathtaking view of the backwater, lush landscapes, coconut palms, and unspoiled beaches. Each granite stone cottage offers natural details including wooden or tiled floors, high rafters, and Bizzaza bathroom mosaics. All cottages are light, airy, and modern. Leisure facilities include a Swimming Pool, Fitness Centre, Souvenir Shop and Outdoor hot and cold splash pools with Jacuzzi.
The Leela Kempinski, Kovalam , regarded as the best place to stay in Kovalam, has a unique setting, perched on a rock-face overlooking the Arabian Sea and is a deluxe retreat with impeccable service.The Leela Kempinski has 186 guest rooms spread over 44 acres overlooking two long beaches. The hotel is built on the rock-face, and most rooms have beautiful views due to the high elevation. The de luxe Club Wing, that is a hotel within a hotel, offers excellent sea view rooms, located high up with a separate club lounge, ocean rim infinity swimming pool and superbly furnished rooms.The Beach view wing offers sea-facing rooms designed in an ethnic Keralan theme with all modern amenities. The third wing, the Pavilion Wing has 42 rooms and is located on the ground level.There is a delightful swimming pool which opens out from the lobby on the top floor, offering truly exceptional views of the sea. Other activities include yoga, cycling, jogging, a gym and beach volleyball. The Leela also has an excellent Spa.