Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, Alleppey
Set 6 km from Sreenarayanapuram Temple, this serene resort overlooking the Laccadive Sea is 9 km from St. Antony's Church and 12 km from Aroor. Refined cottages feature wood furnishings, free Wi-Fi and seating areas, as well as decks and hammocks. The property has an upscale restaurant with exposed-beam ceilings, and a 24-hour front desk. There's also a spa offering Ayurvedic treatments, and yoga and meditation workshops.