Malabar House

Malabar House – Kochi

About Fort Kochi

A very beautiful Fort Kochi beach is located on the western coast of India and is often known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’. It’s a serene beach that offers a scenic view and natural beauty to its visitors. With its pristine water and tranquil ambience, it is extremely admired by tourists and local people as well.
Whether you are alone or with your loved ones, this beach offers a soothing atmosphere to relax and chill out. The main attraction of this beach is the historic fort, which is a perfect example of the European architecture and the annual Kochi Festival that takes place every year on the white sands of Fort Kochi Beach. 

About Malabar House

One of the finest heritage hotels in Kochi, Malabar House is a tranquil paradise, offering memorable vacations. It is situated at the very heritage zone of Kochi, with the fort of Kochi and the St Francis church lying nearby. Awarded as the ‘Best Boutique Hotel’ by TIME magazine, this property has spacious and well-equipped guest rooms and suites, which boast of wonderful decor. Built in 1755, it was turned into a boutique heritage hotel in 1996. 
East-meets-west boutique hotel The Malabar House‘s location being away from the hustle and bustle lends this original retreat in Kerala a relaxed feel; no matter how hot or hectic it may be elsewhere which is comprised of two 18th century colonial-styled villas built around a courtyard. 


· Board a cruise to Bolghatty Island, famed for its colonial palace and lush gardens, from the nearby jetty.
· Find out about Cochin’s colourful colonial past by admiring the 16th-century Indo-Dutch Mattancherry Palace, walking to the Indo-Portuguese Museum (built by the Gulbenkian Foundation of Lisbon) and visiting India’s oldest Christian building, the 16th-century Church of St Francis.
· Don’t miss seeing Fort Cochin’s famed Chinese fishing nets on the quay nearby.
· Watch one of the regular dance and music performances in the courtyard or wander down to the beach which, though not great for swimming, runs a wonderful daily show called sunset.

Good time to visit

October to February is the peak time for visitors, as the heat is less intense (18-30C). Summer, from March until May, sees temperatures rising to 34C. The monsoon season from June until September, this can bring heavy showers, but you may still enjoy some clear weather if you visit during this time.


Malabar House, Fort Cochin has 17 luxurious rooms and suites that are replete with heritage value and antique trimmings. A selected collection of contemporary artwork and handicrafts have been incorporated beautifully with modern amenities. The property comprises of one Duplex Malabar Suite, five roof garden suites lying on the 1st floor and eleven deluxe rooms, located on the ground floor. Enjoy the flawless hospitality of the hotel’s staff. The views are lovely and the atmosphere is serene.


Ayurvedic spa treatments, free Wi-Fi throughout, bicycles to borrow. In rooms: air-con, flat-screen TV and DVD players, rain-style showers and inspired own-range toiletries, including rosewater


Malabar Junction – Malabar Junction is the on-site restaurant that serves an eclectic combination of innovation and transition by mixing South India and Western fares. This dining venue is known to serve one of the finest seafood delicacies in the Southern region. The meals are prepared using the freshest of catches and aromatic spices.
Divine – The wine lounge at the hotel, divine, serves the most special of the Indian wines. Relish sumptuous snacks along with a glass of your favourite drink. This is an ideal place to unwind and have a long chit-chat with your loved ones.


This place is better suited to adults as it’s more of a sanctuary than a play area, although children are welcomed. Children below 5 stay free, though there is a charge for extra beds and cots if required. Babysitting is available on request.


Located on the Western coast of Indian Peninsular, Kochi is the commercial hub of Kerala. This city has a host of associations with the Dutch, Portuguese, and English. It still retains its old-world charm; the heritage zone of the city consists of the Kochi Fort, St Francis Church, and the gravestone of Vasco Da Gama. Moreover, the backwaters lying close to the city are favourite destination of every tourist from all over the world.  
Nearest airport is 45km.
Nearest railway station is 11km.