Kerala is the perfect place to relax in the lap of nature, and have your tours at leisure. If you are not very fond of nature, and prefer sunny golden beaches, Kerala has a lot to offer. The beaches in Kovalam, Varkala, and Cherai, are worth going to and relaxing, and a few hours in the sands and surf, will really rejuvenate and you can feel your tensions, fading away. If the above mentioned options are not sufficient, you can always opt for the cruise on the backwaters of Kerala. Planning for a cruise then Alleppey is the best. The houseboats are luxuriously furnished, with all the modern amenities, including air conditioners. Another big advantage, of the cruise, is that you do not have to go and look for good restaurants, as meals, of your choice, is cooked and served, on board. You can see rural Kerala, watch commercial activities, being carried out from narrow boats, watch women catching fishes, with their toes and Chinese fishing nets. Kollam, is a cashew growing district, and is the gateway to backwaters in South Kerala. One sight you should not miss, is to see fishermen, with lamps, in their hand, trying to attract and catch, shrimps.Most tourists prefer to take the more time consuming boats, between Kollam and Alleppey. A short holiday to visit the islands of Lakshadweep, reachable by air or ship, is worth your while.The beaches are absolutely,esquisite. Catamarans, canoes, deep sea fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving are the other activities, in Lakshadweep. If you prefer cold climes, with nature at its loveliest, then the hill stations of Munnar, Peermade, Wayanad,Ponmudi, will always look forward to receive you, and cool and soothe your tired nerves and brain.