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Vivanta by Taj Malabar Cochin

Well sprawled across an expanse dotted with Palm trees and green grass to loiter around, this beautiful retreat is indeed a feast to the eyes and senses. Indeed a dream come true for all those who visit Cochin and plan to stay at one of the most beautiful coastal properties in India, The Vivanta by Taj Malabar.

Enigmatically perched atop the Willingdon Island, Vivanta by Taj, Malabar Cochin is the sole 5 Star Deluxe property in the region which has witnessed upheavals of time through the pages of history that define Cochin. Definitely a place to vouch for,Taj Malabar presents its patrons some of the most spectacular and gorgeous views of the backwaters in conjunction with the adjoining harbour, from its sea facing rooms and lawns which also overlook a bevy of luxury cruise liners that keep visiting Cochin during favourable waters.

Total inventory is of 96 rooms. The Hotel offers four categories in its Tower wing, namely – Superior charm, Superior Charm (sea view), Premium Indulgence (Sunset view) and Deluxe Allure suite. The Heritage wing offers – Superior Charm heritage, Superior Charm Heritage (sea view) and Premium Temptation Suite. The Taj Group has most beautifully restored this coastal marvel, especially the Heritage Wing built during the colonial era in 1935, thereby offering spacious rooms with tall ceilings and abundant space within to boast of, not to forget the 4 fixture bathrooms that come with it. All modern amenities are in place to give you a perfect feel of a Holiday.

Taj Malabar Cochin is all decked up (literally) to offer some of the finest cuisines accentuating the taste buds of this domain. 'Rice Boat' is the in-house restaurant that ensures a great time for sea food connoisseurs. Those who wish to catch a breath of some nice fresh air while pampering their taste buds can enjoy Al-fresco dining at 'Dolphin point' near the lawns,which serves some real mouth-watering Grill and Barbeque delicacies. For those who wish to try some Oriental cuisine the Hotel presents its Chinese and Thai restaurant 'The Pavilion'. 'Pepper' is an all-day dining point for gastronomes who wish to grab a bite on the move. To entertain guests the retreat offers a choice of three banquet halls- Rajavarma, Bristow, and Willingdon Hall.

A visit to the Pearl Island or Gundu Island is definitely one of the highlights of your visit here as it ferries you to a location that offers a plethora of outdoor activities, which include zorbing, sky walking, Swing Bridge, paintball, target shooting, kayaking and more. It is certainly a place that allows you to let yourself loose. Definitely it's recommended for adventure seekers. Once back from the tryst, an evening at 'Mattancherry Bar' awaits all those who wish to try some fine spirits in company of friends or perhaps in solitude with some fine notes of the piano playing in the backdrop.

This timeless beauty of a property also has provision for Barbeque in its Signature luxurious three bedroom Yacht 'Cinnamon Coast', ideal for a family enjoying a vacation. Also, for corporate clients the retreat offers its Boat 'Classic Maldev' for hosting business meetings and lunches/dinners. This is indeed a unique experience in itself.

Jiva Spa the signature spa of Taj Group offers a seamless blend of traditional Ayurveda amalgamated with contemporary luxuries to de-stress oneself. A dip in the most alluring pool also known as the 'Infinity pool' overlooking the backwaters gives a supreme feel of oneness with the Creator.

A visit to this most romantic turf on the Indian soil is a must with your beloved to enjoy the serenity engulfed in the streams of the backwaters. Here one gets the most intriguing and mesmerizing feel that would last a lifetime.

Come and experience it….!!!