One of the few real Heritage hotels in Kerala, the Raheem Residency, is located just off Alleppey beach, about an hour and a half drive, South of Cochin. It is an 1868 colonial property , which was passionately restored in a classic, Indian style in 2003 by a Indo-European couple. Intimate and personal, this 19th-century colonial villa is suited for those looking for luxury and romance, Kerala style
The generously sized air-conditioned bedrooms at the Raheem Residency combine traditional Keralan furniture and colourful embroideries contrasting with whitewashed walls and tiled floors. There is a roof top restaurant, with wonderful sea views, an ideal place to be at sunset.
Facilities at the Raheem Residency, include an outdoor swimming pool, a centre for Ayurvedic beauty treatments/massages and a well stocked library.