2 nights in a Resort next to the golden sands of Marari Beach

(One of the world’s top 5 Hammock Beaches - National Geographic)

Marari Beach, a secluded little known beach destination in the Alappuzha, is located about 11 km from Alappuzha town.The fisherfolk of Mararikulam and their gentle ways of life are some of the attractions here. An evening stroll is one of the best hangouts here.

2 nights in a floating luxury houseboat in Vembanad Lake

The first two rounds of the rapid event will be played at a floating houseboat in the Vembanadu Lake, the main attraction of the event. Just like the previous editions, the participants will be enthralled by the sights and sounds of the beautiful ambience of the houseboat, as it takes the participants around the vast expanse of the waterscape deep inside the state of Kerala, along the town of Alappuzha.

Unlike the previous years, this year the organization has made the stay of the participants in the houseboat itself for the first two nights, thus offering a unique experience of staying on floating water. Needless to stay, the houseboats are well equipped with a kitchen and staff to pamper the guests, apart from all amenities including air-conditioned rooms.


The remaining six rounds of the tournament will take place at KTDC Samudra, the luxury beach resort set on the beautiful beach of Kovalam on the outskirts of Trivandrum city, a popular destination for holidaymakers.

2 nights in a unique Dutch Palace in Bolgatty Island (built in 1744 by the Dutch)

Bolgatty Island is a picturesque island located near Fort Kochi in Ernakulam district. It is famous for its eponymous palace along with being a growing cosmopolitan hotspot in the area. The Bolgatty Palace was built in 1744 by the Dutch and was eventually taken over by the British. This has now been transformed into a famous Kerala Tourism Department Corporation (KTDC) Hotel and Resort and boasts of its own golf course and honeymoon cottages.

The Kochi International Marina is situated here. It is the only marina of its type in India and can host up to 34 yachts alongside water, electricity and sewage pump-out facilities. The Bolgatty Event Centre is renowned for hosting a large number of international conferences, conventions, exhibitions and wedding ceremonies. With the backwaters, Cochin Seaport, Vallarpadam Container Terminal and the Arabian Sea overlooking it, there is no better location to host such important events.


Traditional dance and music of Kerala

Traditional martial arts of Kerala

Traditional dishes of Kerala

From 23 to 30 November 2024
you will be steeped in an experience of your lifetime