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Marari Beach Resort

India, Marari

Relax in nature, with the white sands of the ocean to the front and a coconut grove surrounding the hotel
Built in the style of a traditional fishing village, with thatched cottages set in the hotel’s gardens
Choose from traditional Indian dishes and international options, including freshly caught fish
Relax by the pool, in the spa or with yoga lessons on the beach and in the gardens

A tranquil resort perfect for those wanting to immerse themselves in natural surroundings, Marari Beach Resort is full of unique experiences and activities. Relax in your private villa which is built in the style of a traditional fisherman’s cottage with a thatched roof and upcycled wooden furniture. Alternatively, make the most of the large swimming pool or the treatments available in the spa.

When it comes to mealtimes, there are four restaurants to choose from, each serving unique flavours and the freshest local ingredients. Try activities and one of a kind experiences, including walks led by naturalists, local village visits and watching local fishermen bringing in the catch of the day. 


Bars & Restaurants

Seafood Grill

Watch the fishermen bring in the fresh catch of the day before seeing it freshly grilled in the hotel’s rustic Seafood Grill restaurant. 

Organic Farm Kitchen

Organic local vegetables and spices are sourced from the surrounding farms and used to create delicious dishes and flavours. 


Traditional Kerala cuisine is served up in this beautiful thatched restaurant. Favourites include Chemeen Manga Curry and the Kozhi Kurumulagu roast.

Palm Bar

Set within the gardens of Marari Beach Resort, this thatched bar is the perfect place to unwind with a drink or a light snack. 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pool

The oxidised swimming pool is surrounded by luscious gardens and set on the hotel’s warm sun terrace. 


Set right on the white sands of the beach, the Marari Beach Resort is the perfect place to relax and soak up the sun as you listen to the wind in the coconut palms. 

Spa & Wellness

Ayurveda Spa

Expert staff will leave you feeling rejuvenated or relaxed you after a range of treatments, including facials, massages and body treatments. 


Keep active in the hotel’s air conditioned gym where you can make the most of the cardio and weight machines. 


Enjoy the traditional Indian practice of yoga with classes on the beach and around the pretty gardens of the hotel. 

Activities & Entertainment

Gift Shop

Peruse the trinkets, fabrics and locally made handicrafts in the Marari Beach Resort’s gift shop. 

Organic Farm Kitchen

Spread over four acres, the hotel’s farm kitchen is full of fruit and vegetable trees. The in house chef will help you select the perfect ingredients before cooking them in the kitchen. 

Boat Cruises

Take a boat cruise over the calm waters of Vembanad Lake and the backwaters of the Kuttanad Region.

Village Visits

Visit some of the area’s small villages and see how local goods and produce are used to make life’s essentials. Walk, cycle or cruise to these villages. 

Walking Tours

Take a tour of the garden and surrounding area with expert naturalists. See 3 varieties of turtle, 10 kinds of frogs, hundreds of birds and 97 butterfly species. 

Butterfly Garden

Learn more about these beautiful creatures in the resort’s butterfly garden. Filled with plants, flowers, dragonflies and more this is the perfect place to immerse yourself in nature. 

Beach Sports

Keep active with a range of beach sports, including volleyball, football, badminton and tennis.

Books on the Beach

A rustic cottage by the sea contains a small collection of books, perfect for those looking for their next read. 

About the location
Set on the golden sands of the beach and close to the tranquil Vembanad Lake, Marari Beach Resort is the perfect place to immerse yourself in nature. Along India’s south west coast, the Kerala region is well known for its delicious local produce, including fruits, vegetables and spices. Freshwater and seawater fish can be found in both the lake and sea, while speciality teas are grown further inland.

Explore the natural surroundings, and spot the many species of birds, butterflies, insects, plants and even turtles, or simply relax on the beach. Get to know the customs and cultures of the local fishing villages, with tours and handicraft lessons, as well as delicious cuisines on offer. Or simply take a romantic sunset cruise.  
Nearest airport
Marari Beach Resort is an hour and 45 minutes’ drive from Cochin Airport.
Garden Villa

Quiet standalone villas are set within the luscious hotel gardens and built in the style of a fisherman’s cottage. With a thatched roof, upcycled wooden furniture, a private terrace and an partially open air bathroom this is the perfect place to relax. Modern amenities such as a minibar, hairdryer and air conditioning are also included. Choose from twin or large double beds. 

Garden Villa with Private Pool

These larger villas are built to replicate the local fishing cottages and located in the tranquil gardens of the resort. There is upcycled wooden furniture, a thatched room and a terrace with a private pool. The open air bathroom has modern amenities, including a hairdryer and there is air conditioning and a minibar. You have a choice of twin or large doubles beds. 

Deluxe Garden Villa with Private Pool

The large villas are set in the hotel gardens and recreate the style of a local fisherman’s cottage. Relax in your garden and around your private pool and enjoy the large double bed, separate sitting room, outdoor bathroom and closed bathroom. Modern amenities include air conditioning, a minibar and a hairdryer. 

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Perfect in every way
shelley K, Llandudno, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 22 2019
We were most impressed with this resort from the initial check in to the wave goodbye. The cottage with outside bathroom was lovely with the nice touch of loose tea and coffee with brewing...
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Great end to our holiday
grace5204, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Feb 21 2019
We had 3 nights here wish it was longer. Good welcome and although we were early we were shown our room. Room was very spacious and we loved the outside bathroom and lovely toiletries. Great...
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