Taj Malabar - Tradition meets Modernity

Dec 20 2018     By Emil Emmanuel

Taj Malabar Kochi - Where Tradition meets Modernity


Taj Malabar hotel was built in 1934 as a hostel for those sailors of the many ships that reached the Cochin shore. Kochi attracted many foreign tradesmen and ‘tourists’ those days like today.

Taj is not just a brand; it’s an address every resident can feel proud of. Taj Malabar Cochin would be the ideal landscape for your wedding. Lovely lawn area, banquet hall, lounge bar, colonial style rooms, exclusive restaurants, and bay view help the claim.

Islands provide peace, serenity and security. An Island resort like Taj Malabar could be heavenly. Taj is situated in Willingdon Island which is considered as the safest place in these parts of the world. Protocol people prefer this resort as it is the home for the Southern Navel Command and Cochin Port Trust. The island also has good roads, lot of parking space and good air.

Taj is ideal for weddings and honeymoons. They have designer programs and amenities especially for couples. There are various packages worth the time and cost.

Taj lets you experience things you don’t get to, everyday”. High tea at sea, breakfast cruise, BBQ on the yacht, village backwater cruise, fishing etc are some of the signature experiences Taj Malabar can offer.

An hour long sunset cruise in a luxury yacht into the Arabian sea, savouring the ‘high tea’, munching on a bountiful supply of snacks certainly promises a complete high living experience. Imagine, on your honeymoon, in the hues of a late sun, lounging on the deck with your soul mate, floating out towards the skyline.

For your romantic date, you also get a two piece band performing exclusively for you and a personalised menu card. Taj can even organise a gazal for you.

Taj Malabar still maintains the colonial style in its structure as well as in its routine. It has an uncanny resemblance to a cruise ship. The rooms and the exquisite view makes you think you are floating on a luxury cruise ship.

Taj Malabar provides various classes of accommodation. The rooms start on an affordable range to super luxury King suits, Bay View suits and Presidential suits. Budget rooms usually don’t come with a view. The pick of the rooms are the sunset rooms which gives you a panoramic view of the bay

The rooms are cozy, elegant and functional. You also get interconnect rooms for your medium sized family.


Taj Malabar has exclusive restaurants namely Pepper, Rice boat, Dolphins point and Gourmet grills; also the Pavilion with best Chinese and Thai food.

Rice Boat is an expensive sea food speciality restaurant lavishing literally on a boat. It takes the form of a full scale prow, with authentic cane roof, traditional vessels and historic lanterns.

Here in Rice boat you get to catch your own meal (fish). Rice Boat is laden with rice, spices and peppered with classic Malayalam songs. Taj Malabar has an extensive and envious wine list.

Taj Malabar owns the first ever infinity pool in Kerala which was constructed in 2000. Other facilities like business centres, kids activity area, speed boats, spice garden and a dedicated island for theme parties are available on charge or as complementary.

Taj Malabar Jiva is an Aromatic and Ayurvedic spa centre. Jiva uses specially prepared neem wood spa table and oils. Jiva mainly serve a non ayurvedic aroma therapy with other comforts like Jacuzzi bath tub, steam bath, stone bath etc.

The spa also has a unisex gym and a cosy salon where you can get groomed for your event. 

Taj Malabar Resort and Spa, Cochin enchants you with the lovely old world charm of the colonial standards.

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Kochi - 682019
Kerala, India

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