North Kerala is not where you&rsquove traditionally go for your luxury fix. Well, here&rsquos a hotel that might just change that. The Lalit group&rsquos property is perfectly located on a virgin strip of beach in Bekal, in northern Kerala&rsquos Kasargod district natural backwaters on three sides and the Arabian Sea on the fourth it even has lagoons within the property. The 26-acre resort even has a kettuvallam (&lsquofloating cottage&rsquo). Highlights of the resort include the Lalit&rsquos signature spa, Rejuve, which overlooks the lagoon, yoga classes, a fully equipped gym, and private dining by the backwater or cocktails on a houseboat. And then there&rsquos everything else you&rsquod expect, including private butler service, jacuzzi baths, the works.
Where 12km from Kasargod railway station/75km from Mangalore airport