Samudra Theeram Beach Resort , Kovalam
Set at the mouth of an estuary overlooking Neyyar lake, this resort is across from the mangroves and 9 km from the coastal village of Thoothoor. The warm rooms, some in private cottages, feature wood floors, and have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking equipment, as well as patios or balconies. Some offer estuary views. Room service is available.