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Casino Group of Hotels do their best to ensure that the spirit Marari Beach Resortfinds authentic expression with their cuisine, service and accommodations. This is what makes a holiday with Casino unique, unlike any other. International, yet rooted in local culture. Exciting, yet in perfect harmony with the wind, sea and land around Casino.

The Casino Group of hotels was founded by Dominic Joseph Kuruvinakunnel on the harbour island of Willingdon, in Cochin, Kerala. What started out in 1957 as the Casino Restaurant, catering to the dock workers and commuters of Willingdon Island, evolved into the familiar Casino Hotel. And eventually into "The Casino Group of Hotels". Today, the Group covers seven diverse destinations that capture the many moods of Kerala and the Lakshadweep Islands.

7 Nights / 8 Days Kerala Spice Coast (Coconut Holiday)

Day 01:

On arrival at cochin international Airport/Railway Station, you are greeted and Whisked away to historic Fort Cochin and hotel, Brunton Boatyard. In cochin, explore this ancient Harbour, with its rich colonial past. Explore the old spice market at Mattancherry, the antique shop on Jewís street, the Synagogue, the Dutch palace and of course, the famous Chinese fishing nets followed by harbour cruise. Overnight at Brunton boatyard.

Day 02:
Cochin - Periyar

You leave the coastal plain, traveling winding hill roads with plantations of rubber, spice and tea. Enroute stopover for lunch at the Plantation House. After check in at Spice Village the afternoon is reserved for a boat safari in the Periyar Sanctuary. Enage in activities like Cooking demonstration and cultural programme followed by dinner. Overnight at Spice Village.

Day 03:

Early mornings are the best time for sightings and you can except to spot herd of elephants, bison, deer and spectacular bird life. Not to mention some of the 140 species of Orchid that thrive here. A trip to Periyar is not complete without visiting the spice plantations. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight at spice village.

Day 04:
Periyar - Kumarakom

Youíll just after breakfast, driving back down to the coast and this melodically named town of kumarakom on the banks of lake vembanad. here, you hop on to a boat to coconut lagoon, an eco-friendly resort created from restored heritage homes, set in a web of canals on the banks of the Kavanar river. Evening finds you on a sun Ė set cruise on the lake, in a converted rice boat adrift to a flute accompaniment. After cruise it is learning time. Learn to cook some authentic Keralam dishes in the cooking demonstration class organized by the Chef. The resort gives an opportunity to see some traditional Art forms of kerala which is followed by dinner. Overnight at Coconut Lagoon.

Coconut Lagoon Chinese Fishing Nets, Cochin Periyar Lake

Day 05:

Wake-up call by the birds from the nearby bird sanctuary and get ready to experience yoga for your body and mind. After breakfast, soft trek to the bird sanctuary accompanied by a Naturalist who will identify the birds which wakes you up in the morning. Before lunch there is enough time to visit the Village nearby. Back in the resort for lunch. Afternoon at leisure. Evening engage in yet another session of cooking demonstration and cultural show. Dinner and Overnight at Coconut Lagoon

Day 06:
Kumarakom - Marari Beach

After breakfast another session of yoga, transfer by boat and then by road to Marari Beach. Check-in to an independent villa at Marari Beach.

Marari Beach resort is not just the sand and the sea. Itís the living environment that surrounds it. The Marari Beach, let us be clear, is not the place for a raucous Beach holiday. There are no real parties here. No noisy water scooter but for those seeking to undue the stress of the city life and experience a completely new place, it is the perfect spot.

AFter lunch in the restaurant, itís time to relax in the Coconut grove.
Evening will be engaged in good music, cooking classes followed by dinner.

Spice Village,Casino Hotels Coconut Lagoon,Kumarakom Marari Beach Resort

Day 07:
Marari each

Now you are an expert on yoga. You donít need a wake up call anymore for the daily Yoga class. After breakfast, explore the area and itís fishing villages nearby on a bicycle or take a dip in the sea. The beach usually being nearly empty except for a few other guests and the old local fishermen. After lunch at leisure. It will be great idea to walk across the road to our organic farm, which ensures that the vegetables and fruits we serve are the freshest you can get. You donít want to leave. Do you? This is the last chance where you can approach the Chef for any assistance/clarifications regarding the recipes you would have collected over the past three / four days. After dinner, walk back to your cottage already making plans for your next visit.

Day 08:

After breakfast, emotional drive back to Cochin International Airport / Railway station.

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