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Kerala offers the perfect location for your wedding in the lap of nature. Whether you’re looking at an intimate wedding of 100 guests or a big fat Indian wedding exceeding 500 guests, these hotels are among the very best wedding venues in India. Personalized service, exceptional facilities and thoughtful attention to detail, accompanied by stunning views of the backwaters and valleys, Kerala with its abundant natural beauty is an ultimate destination wedding location. Here are some of our favorite wedding venues in Kerala.

The Zuri Kumarakom Kerala Resort and Spa

The Zuri Kumarakom cradles on the banks of India’s longest lake, the Vembanad Lake. The luxury 5 star hotel set on the backwaters of Kumarakom offers you an 18-acre piece of paradise nestled on the lush shores of Vembanad lake, and on soothing luxuries you can revel in. With some of the best all-day restaurants in Kerala that are facing the lagoon and a beautiful pool, your guests will be mesmerized by this beautiful hotel.

The Zuri Kumarakom Kerala Resort & Spa offers you a well-appointed venue for sangeet night and wedding. Mridangam, the largest venue of its kind in Kerala, is often divided into two smaller halls called Bhairavi and Poorvi to accommodate the required number of guests. With flexible seating arrangements and decor options Zuri will make sure your wedding is adapted to your taste.

The hall accommodates up to 176 guests theatre-style, 46 guests U-shaped, 93 guests classroom-style and receives about 200-250 guests.

Kumarakom Lake Resort

Kumarakom Lake Resort, acclaimed as the finest luxury heritage resort in India, nestles on the serene banks of the Lake Vembanad. Sprawling across 25 acres of lush greenery and set in soul-stirring ambiance, Kumarakom Lake Resort, the winner of the much acclaimed World Travel Award as India’s Leading Resort for four years, exudes the charm of Kerala’s true heritage while offering a complete range of New Age amenities for a luxuriously comfortable stay. Luxury-laden rooms, villas and suites; Ayurmana, the Ayurveda Spa; swimming pools galore; health club; multi-cuisine and specialty restaurants; traditional Kerala teashop and countless other attractions in and around the resort offer you the simple luxuries of life, in the grandeur of the royalty of yore.

Le Meridien, Kochi

Adorned in a contemporary style with modern amenities, Le Méridien Kochi’s 223 guest rooms and suites are perfect to accomodate guests in a big fat Indian wedding. Your guests will be spell bound as they overlook the manicured gardens, picturesque backwaters, and the orchestrated three-tier pool. With a range of 14 conference, banqueting, and event venues, accommodating up to 2,500 guests and supported by state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and wireless High Speed Internet Access, Le Meridien will make sure your wedding is out of a fairytale!

The meeting spaces at the world-class International Convention Centre vary widely in dimension and location, providing abundant flexibility. Their 60,000 square feet of air-conditioned indoor space comprise distinctive rooms with a fresh contemporary look. Three outdoor venues highlight the surrounding tropical paradise and are perfect for your mehendi, cocktail, sangeet and reception.

Oman Hall, the largest pillar-less hall in South India and one of Kochi’s most unique venues for banqueting and receptions, can cater events of up to 2,500 guests. With their refined grandeur, CSM Hall and Nayanar Hall are ideal for the most prestigious events. The Amphitheatre overlooks the backwaters and offers an intriguing venue for the wedding ceremony.

The Leela Kempinski, Kovalam

The key to The Leela Kovalam is its cliff-top setting looking out over pristine beaches to the far horizon. The resort is known for its world class dining, seamless service, and palatial accommodations. And, of course, nobody understands opulence and unstinting luxury quite like The Leela. It is a short distance from the Trivandrum International Airport. The Leela Kovalam isn’t just one wedding venue. It’s a whole album of exotic exciting locations and opportunities. How about a beach ceremony, followed by a cliff top reception and ultra-luxury accommodations in the rich opulent Leela style. Pandal, the rustic Kerala hall, oozes charm and is only five minutes from the beach. For a traditional wedding, their convention centre, the largest in Kerala, can accommodate up to 900 guests.

(C) April 17, 2015 Destination weddings By Aloha Mehta

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