9 Best Villas With Private Pool In Kerala, India - Updated 2024

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Kerala, fondly known as God’s Own Country, is one of the leading tourist destinations in India. This is understandably so, owing to its incredible wealth of natural beauty, enchanting cultural attractions, drool-inducing cuisines, and offerings of fun things to do and see. Some of the must-try activities in this beautiful Indian state include cruising its backwaters, visiting its spice plantations, hiking the breathtaking landscapes of Munnar, or swimming in the lovely beaches of the Arabian Sea. Don’t forget to explore the jungles of Periyar, interact with the locals in the rural villages, and watch thrilling Kathakali shows at Kerala Kathakali Center. If you are planning to tour this coastal gem, then read below for the best villas with private pool in Kerala, India, for cool accommodation options.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to private pool. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 28, 2024.

1. Shalom Villa, Alappuzha (from USD 303)

Shalom Villa is a four-bedroom villa located in an area covered by tall trees and surrounded by lush gardens. It is a peaceful residence that offers lots of exciting amenities both indoors and outdoors to ensure that you enjoy every moment of your stay.

Indoors, you will find a well-appointed space, featuring a comfy living area, a fully equipped kitchen, four full bathrooms, and four luxurious furnished bedrooms. In addition to the beautiful gardens, you will have access to a 5-ft (1.5 m) pool from 7am to 10pm.

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Alappuzha, Kerala, India
11.79 km (7.4 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
28 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
not heavily chlorinated and very clean
very good hospitality by the host
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2. Beautiful villa with lake views in Venganoor (from USD 55)

Stay in this lovely three-bedroom villa set in a location that will give you a chance to fully experience the rural Indian way of life. It is spacious and comes with modern features and amenities, including a gorgeous lounge area, a fully equipped kitchen, three bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms, and a large roof terrace where you will find hammocks and swinging chairs to spice up your outdoor moments.

Also, the villa boasts a private pool surrounded by a lush garden, the best spot to hang out.

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149.39 km (92.9 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
7 reviews  
villa 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 60 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stunning veranda the pool the lofty spaces in the villa spikey the dog and so much more
the plunge pool was most welcome as the weather was very hot and sunny during our visit
anidha & chikku were amazing hosts being attentive & responsive to requests without being overbearing
local people were very friendly & welcoming
the staff is the most commendable and dependable i have ever found in a holiday home
the nearby lakes are glorious with some excellent walks
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3. Tranquil vacation rental in Muhamma (from USD 90)

This villa is a beautiful lakeside accommodation boasting awesome views of Pathiramanal Island, and it comes with all the amenities you need for a great experience. Prominently featured are two spacious bathrooms, a comfy living room, and a fully equipped kitchen.

It also has a beautiful wading pool beside a tranquil garden with sun loungers.

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Muhamma, Kerala, India
5.59 km (3.5 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
162 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a cozy house with a lot of natural light and a great view
the villa has an unfiltered view of the backwaters with a lovely pool
the view is spectacular and the pool is clean
the pool and other amenities were kept very clean
we spent hours lazing in the pool overlooking the backwaters and the experience was amazing
clean rooms and linen
everything was clean and welcoming
it was spotless clean beautiful and we'll appointed
pool is clean and adequately sized and not too deep
everything was sparkling clean
great hospitality by the caretakers and hosts
the staff is very friendly and helpful
very helpful and friendly staff and hosts
host makes really good pineapple jams do ask them for some
the staff are amazing and will look after the smallest of your needs without ever appearing to be around
a wonderful place with extreme thoughtful detailing
great place to spend with family
highly recommend this place tucked away in a peaceful corner
best suited a for quiet relaxing vacation
it is the perfect place for a getaway
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4. Luxurious home on the Periyar River in Ernakulam (from USD 114)

Enjoy a relaxing stay in this villa that sits right on the shores of the Periyar River. The property is surrounded by mature tropical trees, beautiful gardens, and well-kept lawns, creating a peaceful atmosphere that will make you want to stay longer.

Some of the top amenities of this villa include a fully equipped gourmet kitchen, a modern and comfortable living area, three luxurious bedrooms, plenty of outdoor seating, and a covered pool, perfect for when the weather is hot.

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Ernakulam, Kerala, India
65.12 km (40.5 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
46 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
everything is clean and neat
the rooms were clean and spacious
the home was clean and spacious with good seating area and thoughful decor through out
the staff were really excellent
very good service by the host
the staff is very nice and supportive
the location is just perfect
a quiet n calm place to get away from the city life
peaceful location hospitality is really good and the ambience over there was really exciting
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5. Traditional villa in Nedumbassery (from USD 40)

If you’re looking for luxurious and affordable accommodation, then this traditional villa will greatly appeal to you. Traditional furnishings, three wonderful balconies, a fully functional kitchen, a comfy living area, and plush bedrooms are some of the top highlights inside.

Outside the villa, you will be astonished by the incredible plunge pool, the well-maintained courtyard, and the beautiful terrace. Best of all, this property is in a peaceful and quiet location

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Nedumbassery, KL, India
61.72 km (38.4 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
158 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 6 Beds 16 Guests 7 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was absolutely comfortable and perfect for our family
it has all the facilities and place has got good vibes
amazing villa - very grand clean and peaceful
the place was super clean
the house was clean and the interior was just wow
neat and clean and well furnished accommodation way above our expectations
the place definitely looked like it had been cleaned and readied for our use
babu was helpful too
the care taker was a friendly person
the care taker helped us a lot
the caretaker was also very helpful always a call away
babu was very responsive in all communications
perfect place if you are looking for something close to the airport
as good as it looks in the pictures it is close by to the airport as well
a must stay place if you're with your friends
it's a wonderful place for ger together for family and friends
this is a beautiful place to stay
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6. Aratt Mansion, Kochi (from USD 216)

Aratt Mansion is a spacious four-bedroom villa that will make you feel at home. It features a luxurious living room and four plush bedrooms. Upon entering the villa, you will be welcomed by an indoor fountain.

There are also plenty of activities you can try just outside this villa. You can choose to relax in the beautiful gardens, enjoy swimming in the refreshing infinity pool, or simply walk right into the beach for a refreshing dip. For added convenience, you can avail of services from housekeepers, a chef, or a driver.

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Chilavanoor road/Kadavanthra/Ernakulam, Kerala, India
38.15 km (23.8 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
32 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
and the view from the pool to the backwaters was truly magical
nice property beautiful location and a good pool facing the backwaters
the backwaters the pool n garden the peace and the food- all in all a must visit place
the infinity pool in the backyard was well maintained and we had a good fun time
the house is very clean
the pool was awesome very clean
rooms are all spotless and staff helpful
really beautiful and clean place this is very much ideal when you are travelling with your large/ extended family
we appreciate the good service by the care taker mr
the service was superb the manager faisal with the caretakers really treated us well and provided everything needed
faisal and suresh were impeccable hosts and the food they cooked was the best we've had in india
faizal and 3 staff were there for any help and it made our stay enjoyable
washer/dryer are available in the home and the staff are happy to help run them for you
great house in a fantastic location right on the river
must visit great location and excellent facilities
lovely home in an excellent location for a relaxing holiday
also the location was amazing - literally no smell at all from the river
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7. Camper by the Bay, Vypin (from USD 417)

Camper by the Bay is a modern beach villa with breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea. It features a total of five bedrooms and six bathrooms. It also has a large living room with comfy seats, a fully equipped kitchen, a dining area with enough space for eight, and two balconies complete with outdoor furniture.

Outside the villa, there is a spacious garden where kids can run around. Everyone can relax in the outdoor pool, which comes with sun loungers and gorgeous views.

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Vypin, KL, India
63.94 km (39.8 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
58 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
the place is very well maintained super clean and the caretakers on staff were wonderful
the caretaker and maids were very attentive and took efforts to make the stay comfortable
swahel the host was very responsive to our inquiries and easy to communicate with
the location of the house is amazing
everything else fades in comparison to the peace one feels so close to the ocean
excellent location to unwind with friends and family with friendly and helpful staff
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8. Marigold Villa, Kochi

Ever wondered what it feels like to stay in a villa that offers yoga classes? Well, you can experience that by booking this lovely villa. It is a unique dwelling designed and created after traditional Kerala-style architecture.

It has all the features necessary for a comfy stay. These include a swimming pool surrounded by greenery, a spacious kitchen, Wi-Fi, and two bedrooms. Plus, you will have easy access to the beach for more inspiring outdoor experiences.

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Kochi, Kerala, India
40.68 km (25.3 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
38 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
thank you mahesh special mention for the pool which we had a blast in
the house is also spotlessly clean
the interior is modern & very spacious & clean
we really enjoyed the pool which was very clean
very spacious and comfortable kitchen if you want to preapere food
the most helpful host i've met
big thank you to the host
hugely welcoming host who really went the extra mile to make us feel comfortable and at home
mahesh is really a great host
amazing property and welcoming hosts
it's in a good location in fort kochi
the location in cochin is at a distance that you can easily move with a tuc tuc
also liked clothes shopping in kochi kochi
quite a 'wow factor' the first time you walk through the gates
lovely interesting home in a convenient kochi location with very thoughtful and responsive hosts
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9. Hibiscus Earth, Thanneermukkom (from USD 180)

Hibiscus Earth is a gorgeous villa located just next to the ever-calm Vembanad Lake. The self-catering villa features contemporary Kerala architecture with plenty of lounging space inside and outside.

It is fully furnished, featuring three bedrooms, an open-plan living and dining area that leads to the outside, and a full kitchen. WiFi is available here, too. Additionally, you will have access to a beautiful outdoor pool that features a shaded area with sun loungers.

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Thanneermukkom, Kerala, India
5.78 km (3.6 mi) from Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary
34 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the comfortable stay and breathtaking view is only outclassed by the incredible food
the girls enjoyed the space and the swimming pool
the room size is actually huge with all the beautiful paintings and books to read
eat swim or relax outdoors watching the locals tend to their nets or houseboats gliding by
the best part about the villa is the private pool where you can laze around all day
the pool was very clean and its nice to have the pool just for yourself
it’s clean well equipped nicely furnished and comfortable
the pool was clean and clear and perfect for swimmers as well as non swimmers
sparkling clean refreshing and much loved by our two boys
spotless and comfortable accommodation delicious food warm hospitality
care takers were very friendly in accommodating our requests
the friendly caretaker and his family enrichened our stay with their service and excellent food
overall a wonderful experience with great hosts
the caretaker and his family were so friendly and accommodating
kuruvilla and his son were very thoughtful attentive and helpful
this property is amazing from the location to food
what a great place
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Treat yourself to the best accommodation in Kerala

Since you are bound to have lots of things to do and see in Kerala, you will need a great place to rest in preparation for the next day’s adventures. Consider the above villas with a private pool in Kerala, India, for comfortable and relaxing stays.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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