Kerala, known as God’s Own Country, is often considered one of India’s most beautiful states. It is situated on the south western tip of the country, on the beautiful Malabar Coast between the Arabian Sea and the larger states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. It has become a sought after tourist destination, blessed with an amazing natural beauty including lovely Southern beaches, lush tropical forest and superb mountains, as well as its unique backwaters and houseboat experience. It has also become an increasingly popular destination for health and fitness enthusiast with its numerous yoga and Ayurvedic treatments. It is no wonder that Kerala is often cited as one of the world’s best destinations, including as being on the top list of the National Geographic Traveller magazine "ten paradises of the world” and "One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century". The tropical paradise of Kerala is definitely worth discovering to enjoy all it has to offer from natural beauty to eco-tourism and health treatments.