This Luxury Hotel on the banks of Lake Ashtamudhi is part of the Kollam backwaters, the Southern Kerala backwater. Unlike Allepey, these backwaters are less crowded and really authentic. Raviz Hotel is the perfect choice when looking for a relaxed holiday with bae or with family. The hotel has all sorts of amenities like the infinity pool, spa, boating etc. Also if you are looking for a private experience, they can offer you candlelight dinners at the floating restaurant or lunch as part of the backwater cruise on a houseboat. The hotel offers complimentary boating for all the guests every evening. They also have a spa that comes highly recommended with experienced masseuse at your service. The activities desk at the hotel has loads of stuff to offer, when travelling with a group you can either request for archery which they will help you with or use the basketball and badminton courts at the end of the waterfront. Dance performances in the evening are quite enchanting and add to the Kerala experience. The multicuisine restaurant serves good Indian food, especially seafood if you are a fan. The continental varieties are good too. The rooms are luxurious and face the water so the views are fantastic. They even have a couple of pool villas for a perfect romantic holiday in seclusion. Apart from that they also offer two heritage cottages that are actual traditional Kerala Houses where one can stay and get the authentic experience. Do book your next holiday here if you wish to sneak away for a weekend of luxury in the backwaters. This hotel is a 2.5 hours drive from the Thiruvananthapuram airport.