Marari Villas

Marari Villas

Marari Beach Pollethai, Mararikulam 688522 India
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#2 of 7 villas in Mararikulam
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Marari Villas offers 'Boutique Serviced Villas' on beautiful Marari Beach in Alleppey, Kerala and has 3 serviced private pool properties: 'Orchid', 'Hibiscus' and 'Frangipani'. These villas are adjacent to each other, each have private pools and are 300m from the beach with a private beach area. Each of our villas is serviced by a team of villa host, chef, housekeeper and caretaker/security and are the PERFECT option for a Covid-safe Isolation, Staycation and Workation Holiday in Kerala.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Beach
Bicycle rental
Babysitting
Car park
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Swimming pool toys
Outdoor pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Bicycles available
Boating
Canoeing
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Walking tours
Water park offsite
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Neck massage
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Mosquito net
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
Umbrella
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Laundry service
Ironing service
Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Desk
Dining area
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Kitchenette
Minibar
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Luxury
Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Hindi and 2 more
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Liz W wrote a review Feb 2020
Melbourne, Australia147 contributions67 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
We ended a busy 2 weeks in India, post Jaipur Literary Festival here. Everything worked from the pick up in Fort Kochi to tuk tuk s to the ATM, morning yoga lessons in the garden ,car to a boat on the back waters to sun loungers and umbrellas being placed on the stunning unspoilt beach and a great cooking class. All thanks to the fantastic staff who spoke good English and who were always happy to help.
The food was really good ( we always ate local cuisine) and at breakfast, requests for yoghurt , more fruit were always met . They realised we usually had a G and T at 6.30pm so the tonics , ice and lime would always miraculously arrive!
The three villas are all different. Frangapani is brand new , Hibiscus was my favourite as it is an old restored house with a mature garden. But each to their own. For those who nitpick then obviously an open bathroom in an area that gets monsoon rains won’t be as pristine as a Hyatt .. so if that’s your priority go somewhere else! The villas were always well cleaned and every day the garden and pools and grounds were cleared of falling leaves too. As for mozzie precautions / common sense / staff light coils and incense so we didn’t have an issue.
Olga and Rupert were also very welcoming to us and clearly understand the nature of the type of guests attracted to this property.
We all agreed it was the best way to wind down after a hectic week in Jaipur . I would love to go again as it is rare to find such a wonderful unspoilt beach and such lovely warm sea . Thank you to everyone .
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Marari Villas - Boutique Pool Villas, General Manager at Marari Villas
Responded 4 Jun 2020
Dear Liz, A big thank you for writing such a lovely review. We work incredibly hard to provide a special experience for our guests, but its seriously worth the effort, as the wonderful people we have staying with us makes this the best place in the world to call work! Hope the lockdown in Australia will be over soon so you can travel again!
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Deepika wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
This was my 1st visit to Kerala and that too a surprise planned by my husband for this amazing and mesmerizing place of Marari Villas.We stayed at Frangipani villa with the coziest private pool, thoughtfully and uniquely styled bathroom and open shower area and the 2 bedrooms. Our stay was made perfect by the prompt services provided by George, Jayalal, Beena, Jolly, Laly, Benny. And fingerlicking, delicious food by chef Abhilash. We had amazingly planned dinner date on Valentines day with beautiful decorations. We also had one complimentary boat ride at Alleppey backwaters, and sunset drinks at the beach. The foremost important thing for me was such proximity of the beach literally takes 3-4mins walking to reach with serene beauty of the sand and sea.....and no one around. Not to be scared of as our beach attendant Benny took care of us with arranging umbrella and couches and helping us click our pics too. The most important thing to mention is the sanitization and safety precautions followed during this covid era. I would summarise, this was the best ever beach vacay I have ever imagined of and would highly recommend to all of u there interested to laze around at the beach and the private pool. It was worth staying here.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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J W wrote a review Jan 2022
67 contributions49 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Upon arrival in India from the US, I was required to quarantine for eight days. My travel company suggested doing it at Marari Villas, and they could not have picked a better spot. I stayed in Frangipini and it was both comfortable and beautiful. The A/C and wifi worked like a charm, and the beautiful garden and pool were delightful in the early morning and afternoon. The food, served three times a day, was fresh and bright and a widely varied, which is important when you are eating every meal there for eight days! The staff, led by George and Mr. Lal, was polite and responsive. The fresh flower arrangement each day in each room was a special treat. And kudos to the wonderful man at the beach who cleaned a stretch every day and put out an umbrella and lounge chair for me Thank you all. You made what could have been a painful confinement a pleasure.
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Date of stay: January 2022
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Wolfgang B wrote a review Jan 2020
103 contributions7 helpful votes
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Based on a recommendation we decided to stay for 5 nights at Marari Villas. This was one of our best decisions ever. Our villa (Orchid) was wonderful equipped,had a private pool and garden and all meals were served by the extremely friendly staff in the garden.
The two ownersRupert & Olga take personally care of you and organize everything you need. A big advantage of Marari Villas is also the closeby Marari Beach. in the section where Marari Villas has access is nothing beside the sun, the sea, the beach with palm trees and you - like in paradise.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Rakesh wrote a review Feb 2020
4 contributions2 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Marari Villa was our last stop in our family vacation to Kerala. Having visited Thekkady, Munnar, the houseboat in Allapazu , our expectation of our beach stay was very high.
We reached the villas in time for lunch from the houseboat. While we were expecting the villa to be on the beach side, we realised that it was in a village. Later, in one of the chats with the owner, Olga we came to know that the beach side villas had washed out in a storm.

We were warmly greeted, with sumptuous lunch. The manager was extremely helpful in ensuring that all your needs are taken care of. The villa has a beautiful private courtyard with a hammock and a small little pool. The rooms are clean and very tastefully designed. They have recreated the old Kerala architecture to perfection.

The energies in the house and the villas is so positive that you are energised during the stay. The village also has a toddy shop from where you should definitely buy fresh toddy. The beach is a mere 200 metres away and is extremely quaint and beautiful throughout the day. If you want to see some action, you should get on the beach early morning to witness fishermen bring in their fresh cash.

The food throughout the stay was brilliant and reasonably priced. The service was prompt and efficient. Olga and Rupert are great hosts who take care of you and have great stories to share, should you find time to sit with them and chat. We did and enjoyed every moment.

If I revisit Kerala, Marari Villas will definitely be on each one of them. It was a place which rejuvenated us, just by welcoming us to be a part of them.
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Date of stay: January 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesRooms
4.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
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Response from Marari Villas - Boutique Pool Villas, General Manager at Marari Villas
Responded 4 Jun 2020
Dear Rakesh, Thank you so much for your review and amazing photographs! We are thrilled to read that you were happy with the villa, with the beach 300m walk away, with the rural location and had a lovely family holiday. Would love to welcome you back again after the World is open for travel.
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HKCrocky wrote a review Sept 2022
London, United Kingdom23 contributions17 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
If you want a personalised, away from it all, special boutique hotel experience, Marari hits all the right notes and is a gem of a place to stay. Communication with the owners beforehand was great and we were fortunate to be able to secure 2 villas for our stay as a family of 5. The villas are luxurious and very comfortable and provide plenty of privacy to relax in the garden with your own pool. The beach is a short walk away through the trees - just let the team know you are headed that way and magically, seating will appear for you. Unfortunately, we were there in monsoon season and couldn't swim safely but the beach attendant watched over us anxiously as we paddled/lay in the shallows and encouraged us to be careful.
George and Lal, and the rest of the team at the Villas, are very friendly and professional in wanting to help you with all your needs. It is quite easy to switch off and think very little for yourselves! The villas are set back off the road and very quiet which, after some hard travels around the north of India, was a welcome respite especially for my children although the downside is there are no restaurants around. Having said that, the food prepared by the team is very good - you just miss out on the buzz and a wider choice that you would get eating out. The menu caters well for (western) children who might not enjoy spicy food as much!
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Date of stay: August 2022
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sally r wrote a review Nov 2023
Redbourn, United Kingdom6 contributions1 helpful vote
+1
5.0 of 5 bubbles
We absolutely loved staying here just wished we could have stayed longer. We really enjoyed staying in a traditional Keralan bungalow, the room was very comfortable and the outdoor bathroom was lovely. The garden with hammock and pool was tranquil and beautifully lit at night.
We enjoyed having our meals served in our garden and everything we ate was delicious. The beach was deserted except for the local fishermen - paradise.
Lal and his team looked after us so well, we felt thoroughly spoilt. Nothing was too much trouble, we even had mocktails delivered to us on the beach at sunset. Lal organised 2 yoga sessions for me - the instructor came to our garden and I did hatha yoga under the palm trees.
All in all the most perfect experience and a wonderful start to our travels around Kerala. I would highly recommend.
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Date of stay: October 2023
5.0 of 5 bubblesValue
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Fay G wrote a review Feb 2020
Melbourne, Australia21 contributions7 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Marari villas and its nearby beach are simply and outstanding option for a "break".
Every villa has a private pool, and outdoor garden setting for eating. Olga and Rupert were very welcoming, and all the staff friendly and efficient. Nothing we asked for was too much trouble. Australians are spoilt when it comes to beaches, but this one exceeded our expectations, with white sand and very warm water. Umbrellas and lounges. The chef at the villas was very good, and we very happy with the cuisine. If you want lots of activities, and entertainment, this is not the place for you. It is strictly for the perfect chill out
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Date of stay: February 2020
5.0 of 5 bubblesLocation
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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ced902 wrote a review Nov 2022
Zürich10 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Frangipani - a most wonderful Villa with two rooms and all amenities. The house is perfectly maintained, has a fresh appearance and excellent new beddings. It has Aircon which is necessary in this time of year. The house stands independent in a lush green scenery with singing birds and butterflies. The bathroom is openair, so one has to get used to that but with time it is part of this amazing Experience. The garden and pool is a heaven. There is a wonderful staff team taking so much care of your needs and Vipin makes your stay unforgettable. The food is freshly cooked and changes every day so one can taste the Kerala cuisine at its best. The walk to the beach is 5 minutes and you can see the colorful bird Kingfisher and huge eagles. The best beach
in India I have seen during many travels. They
have a private super clean beach area with
umbrellas and sunbeds. Minimum stay of 3 nights
I would recommend for indulging in this peaceful
relaxing paradise.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Travelled with friends
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JoyalJohnPeter wrote a review Nov 2021
Qatar178 contributions125 helpful votes
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
The staff was very courteous. They explain to you everything you need for the stay. The owners were very kind enough to give me and my wife a candlelight dinner on the house during our stay. Overall great experience. The food was also delicious and they have a very good in-house cook to satisfy your needs.
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Date of stay: August 2021
5.0 of 5 bubblesCleanliness
5.0 of 5 bubblesService
5.0 of 5 bubblesSleep Quality
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Answer from Marari Villas
Alappuzha, India7 contributions
Orchid and Hibiscus have a kitchenette, but we do not allow cooking in the villas. There is a fridge and kettle in each villa, so you can prepare items for babies. All meals are available from the 'a la carte' menu and ordered in advance and prepared freshly by the chef, according to your requirements. Dining is private in the garden of each villa and we can offer contactless service if you want self-service.
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Alappuzha, India7 contributions
You can book a day package at the last minute if we have a villa available (within 5 days of arrival). Rs.5,000 including lunch and tax for a private pool villa between 12pm to 6pm
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Alappuzha, India7 contributions
Our Villa Hosts provide concierge service to book travel and activities. We have Innova taxi service with English speaking driver, Wifi, Bluetooth music and water. Airport pickup is Rs.3,300 and other trips can be booked through WhatsApp +919947948707
SagarikaAdi asked a question Nov 2018
Mangalore, India1 contribution
What is the price per night stay
Answer from Marari Villas
Alappuzha, India7 contributions
Ww have 4 different season rates. Rates are approximately half during Monsoon (June/July) and Low Season (mid-April to mid-October). Please see our website (Google Marari Villas) for rates and special offers
Answer from Marari Villas
Alappuzha, India7 contributions
Normally the main monsoon tails off in 1st half of August and September is a very good time to visit - low season rates, less tourists and good weather.
Anna M wrote a tip Feb 2024
2 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"You can head either north or south along the beach to see the fishermen. I recommend going south as it's closer and not as busy."
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Barbara R wrote a tip Dec 2019
16 contributions3 helpful votes
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Hibiscus villa was lovely. The new one they were building next door looked even better!"
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I am Contractor wrote a tip Sept 2019
Lake Forest, California2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"Best for Couples!!!"
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GlobalDevNomad wrote a tip Apr 2019
Almaty, Kazakhstan68 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"The Lotus Villa can't be beat!"
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G Sidhu wrote a tip Mar 2019
19 contributions1 helpful vote
5.0 of 5 bubbles
"choose Hibiscus villa if you are looking for a quiet holiday."
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PRICE RANGE
₹1,663 - ₹13,217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaAlappuzha DistrictMararikulam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
3
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Frequently Asked Questions about Marari Villas
Which popular attractions are close to Marari Villas?
Nearby attractions include Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple (6.2 km), Mararikulam Beach (4.1 km), and Marari Beach (2.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Marari Villas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Marari Villas?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a minibar, and air conditioning.
What food & drink options are available at Marari Villas?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Marari Villas?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Marari Villas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Fisherman cafe mararibeach, Cafe Dolphin Marari, and Cafe Cloud 9.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Marari Villas?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Does Marari Villas have airport transportation?
Yes, Marari Villas offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Marari Villas?
Yes, laundry service and a clothes dryer are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Marari Villas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Russian, Hindi, Malay, and Tamil.
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