A treat for all seasons, it’s when the monsoon departs that Kerala true natural splendor is at its zenith. Western Ghats and brackish lagoons or the backwaters bestow a unique charm on Kerala's appeal. You name it and Kerala has it: backwaters, beaches, spice gardens, tea plantations, Ayurveda, ecotourism and abundant wildlife. That's why we have chosen Kerala as one of the top winter holiday destinations in India. For beach lovers its the Kovalam, for backwaters its Thekaddy, Alapuzza and Vembanad. Then there is Munnar's lush tea plantation and salubrious weather. If you are in for wildlife there is a bird sanctuary in Kumarakom, tiger reserve in Periyar and the world's most biodiverse ecosystem Silent Valley National Park which is home to the largest population of Lion-tailed macaque. Kerala also happens to be the top destination in India for health and rejuvenation. You could find a number of authentic and world class Ayurveda center that offer therapeutic massages and treatments based on 3000 years old science of healing: Ayurveda.