You'll discover paradise in the Indian Ocean when you embark on one of our Kerala holidays. This is the trip away dreams are made of. Kerala is celebrated as the Spice Coast of India and on our Kerala holidays you can explore this exotic corner of India where ancient peoples welcomed travellers from around the world to engage with their thriving spice trade.
We've hand-picked the best Kerala resorts to give you a rich and vibrant taste of Indian culture, whilst at the same time enjoying the comforts of a wonderful holiday.
Kovalam has been attracting tourists since the 1930s, all of whom flock to its fabulous beaches. Here you'll discover exotic beachside life with herbal body massage, Ayurvedic health resorts and yoga all widely available.
The beautiful resort of Poovar is a popular tourist destination and one of the most highly rated Kerala resorts for its serenity and peacefulness. It is accessed by river, and with its local network of rivers and canals, travel in this area is a calm and relaxing experience.
Varkala is a wonderfully calm Kerala resort that boasts rich mineral water springs and holy waters. A dip in the sea here is said to purge the body of and soul of sins. You may also want to visit the 2,000 year old temple on the cliffs.
Many holiday makers find that their holidays in Kerala are exactly the rejuvenating experience a trip away from home should be. Take a look at our range of hotels in Kerala and see for yourself the comfort and tranquillity on offer to you.
A visa is required for entry into India. British Citizen Passport Holders will need to obtain an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) for travel to India. We work closely with The Travel Visa Company who will be able to arrange your visa on your behalf. Please call them on 01270 250 590 and quote 'Mercury Holidays'. The cost of the visa is approximately ?96 per person. The Travel Visa Company can only apply for this 30 days before your proposed travel date and the visa takes around 10 working days to issue. It is only valid for a 30-day single entry stay from the date of arrival. When calling the Travel Visa Company they will advise you of any changes to the fees or the procedure, they will also advise you of all information they will require in order to apply for the visa.