Backwater Ripples, Kumarakom
Backwater Ripples is a confluence of traditional style and contemporary competence that promises a comfortable and stress-free vacation. The psychedelic locations, enticing atmosphere, warm hospitality, and enchanting revelry turns it an ideal destination for a nuptial or romantic gateway
Choicest living quarters, genuine native delicacies, mouthwatering and novel menus of North Indian, Chinese, and Continental dishes make it a favourite destination. The Taproom Bar serves an assortment of best beer and wine coupled with light snacks and is one of the luxurious backwater resorts in Kerala.
The range of venues, elegant ambience, and unparalleled amenities propel visitors to hold a wedding and corporate events at this resort.
Amenities & Activities: Vedasprash, an Ayurvedic healing centre, Sauna Bath, Swimming pool, Kid’s play area, Ultra Modern Gym, Watersports, Cycling, and Indoor games.
Price: Rs. 5000 onwards
Location: Nazareth Church Road, Kumarakom P.O, Kottayam – 686 563. Kerala, India.
Kumarakom Lake Resort
The resort located on the banks of Lake Vembanad and spread over an area of 25 acres, contains 59 capacious and princely rooms, suites, and villas catalogued into Presidential Suites, Heritage Lake Villa with Private Pool, Heritage Villas with Private Pool, Meandering Pool Villas, Luxury Pavilion Rooms and Houseboats.
The Ettukettu, multi-cuisine food court serves North Indian, Chinese, Continental, Mughlai, and traditional Kerala dishes that tingle the taste buds and sate the stomach. The bar serves a wide variety of premium drinks. Vembanad, the Seafood bar offers every known seafood dish to gourmets. Thattukada, the traditional coffee shop provides snacks, tea, and an ambience to strike a conversation.
Amenities & Activities: Infinity Swimming pool, State of the art gym, Ayurvedic Healing centre, Yoga & Meditation Hall, Wi-fi, and Business centre. Backwater & Sunset cruise, water skiing, speedboat and banana boat rides, cycling, indoor games, evening show of Kerala’s traditional dance shows are some of the activities.
Price: Starting from Rs. 18,000
Location: Kumarakom North Post, Kottayam - 686566, Kerala, India.
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom
Located at the mouth of the Kavanar River, in the midst of coconut plantation, and spread over 30 acres, the 50 cottages are considered to be individual masterpieces, each reassembled from the remnants of Tharavad or ancestral family homes of yesteryear nobility. The resort’s own well-preserved forest, butterfly garden, bird watching, the floating teashop, and the sunset boat drive will leave an indelible memory.
The food at the Coconut lagoon’s multi-cuisine restaurant takes you to new heights of ecstasy as it introduces you to hitherto lesser-known exotic dishes. The bar serves the best of the drinks to unwind and enjoy.
Amenities & Activities: Lakeside pool, Ayurvedic holistic centre, Yoga & Meditation Hall, Curio shop, Recreation centre, and Business centre.
Price: Rs 20,000 onwards.
Location: District Kuttanad, Kerala, Kumarakom - 686563, Kerala, India.
The Zuri Kumarakom
Maya Spa, the in-house Ayurvedic holistic treatment gives the guests a new lease of life. The array of 72 well-appointed rooms, villas, and cottages offers guests beyond comfort and contentment, an inexplicable feeling to your senses.
The multiple eateries of the resort titillate the taste buds and satiate the yearning for food. If you are a foodie, you will be overwhelmed by the Mughlai, Malayali, and Seafood delicacies the resort offers. The bar presents drinks and exotic cocktails along with complimentary snacks.
Amenities & Activities: Maya Spa, outside pool, Curio shop, Babysitting, children’s pool, Ultra Modern Gym, Meditation & Yoga, Amphitheatre, and Conference Hall.
Price: Starting from Rs. 12,750 onwards.
Location: V-235 A1 to A54, Karottukayal, Kumarakom, Kerala – 686563.
Punnamada Backwater Resort, Alleppey
Hailed as the heritage-style resort, it stretches over 10.5 acres of land and offers accommodation from Duplex Villa to Lake View Villa matching customers taste and budget. Tourists can look forward to savouring yummy traditional local and Indian food at Choola eating palace. They serve fine quality vintage drinks at the open air bar.
Amenities & Activities: Ayurvedic holistic treatment, Yoga, Swimming pool, Spa, and Travel counter. Activities such as Cycling, Basketball, VolleyBall, Ball Badminton, Tennis Koit, and Frisbee apart from boating and sightseeing.
Price: Starting from Rs 10,500 onwards
Location: Punnamada, Alappuzha - 688006, Kerala, India.
Haveli Backwater Resort, Alleppey
The open balconies present a view of serene backwaters of Alleppey and the finishing point of the well-known Nehru Snake Boat race. Sarangi, the resort’s multi-cuisine restaurant dishes out sumptuous breakfast, lunch, and dinner, which include Indian and International cuisines. The resort houses a barbeque centre to satiate the appetite of seafood lovers.
Amenities & Activities: Fitness centre, Swimming pool, Swedish spa, Beauty salon, Wi-fi, and traditional Ayurveda. Conference hall and event space with modern amenities to host business meetings, social gatherings etc. Activities include Kayaking, Canoeing and Bamboo rafting on the backwaters of Alleppey
Price: Starting from Rs. 3375/-
Location: Finishing Point Road, Finishing Point, Alappuzha, Kerala.
Deshadan Backwater Resort, Alleppey
Deshadan Backwater Resort, located on the banks of Vembanad, the largest lake in Kerala, presents a halcyon environment that soothes the frazzled nerves and jaded mind.
The resort spread over 1.5-acre land, offers cottage mode rooms of different categories such as Pavilion Room, Lake View Room and Pool Villa that cater to diverse tastes and budgets. The restaurant pampers the foodies with delicious Veg. & Non-Veg. Indian and Chinese cuisines. The amicable front-desk extends 24-hour help and makes stay memorable and stress-free and also one of the best backwater resorts in Kerala.
Amenities & Activities: Indoor & outdoor swimming pool, Spa & Wellness centre, Ayurvedic therapy including facials and massage, a children’s play area, Wi-fi, and Meeting/Banquet facilities.
The activities include cycling, fishing, and tennis apart from boat rides, indoor games and campfire, and barbeque. The Kumarakom bird sanctuary is at a distance of 15 km from the resort.
Price: Starting from Rs. 4261/-
Location: Kayipuram, Muhamma P.O, Alappuzha, Kerala - 688525
The Manor Backwater Resort, Kumarakom
The design and earnestness make you feel at home. While the resort’s concierge delivers, the range of services and relieves the pressure and tension of planning. The Manor’s aesthetically furnished 40 large suites provide comfort and enchanting view of the serene waters right from your bed. Suruchi, the in-house eatery takes you on a culinary tour of the world with its selective fusion of national and international cuisines.
Amenities & Activities: Swimming pool, Fitness Centre, Boardrooms and Conference Hall. Watersports, Indoor games, and sightseeing etc.
Price: Rs. 4000 onwards
Location: Cheepunkal, Kumarakom, Kottayam District, Kerala, India.
Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere, Alleppey
Visitors are treated to an out-of-this-world experience through 60 exquisitely appointed rooms, suites, floating cottages, and houseboats. The multiple in-house bistros are an epicurean’s delight. For those who feel food and drinks are not mundane tasks, but an integral part of tradition and class, this resort is the final address.
Amenities & Activities: Ayurvedic holistic treatments, Western & oriental therapies, Exclusive couple treatment rooms, Yoga Deck, Medicinal Herb garden, Children’s play area, Gym, Swimming Pool, Banquet & Conference Hall etc. Activities include water sports, fishing desk, cultural programs, indoor recreational facilities etc.
Price: Starting from Rs.12000 onwards.
Location: VP II/123F, Vayalar, Cherthala, Alleppey District, Kerala-688 536
Lemon Tree Vembanad Lake Resort, Alleppey
The 27 capacious and cosy rooms, suites and the Cruising Villa guarantee the visitors, a refreshing slumber and soothe their body’s aches and pains with orthopaedic mattresses and near zero sound and light restrictions. Citrus Cafe’s eclectic menu comprising of Indian and International dishes takes the taste buds on a world tour and also one of the best backwater resorts in Kerala.
Amenities & Activities: Full-service Spa, Outdoor swimming pool, Fitness centre, Garden, Children’s pool, Conference centre, etc. Watersports, Cycling, Fishing, Indoor games and enjoy traditional dances.
Price: Rs. 4500 onwards.
Location: Janasakthi Road, Kayippuram, Muhamma, Alleppey - 688525
Aymanam Village Backwater Resort, Kottayam
It is one of the backwater resorts in Kerala that is referred to as the traditional “Tharavadu” (ancestral) resort. It retains the conservative architectural elegance reminiscent of the heritage resorts.
The resort has 14 rooms in differing styles furnished with modern amenities. The Visitors can expect to be treated to Veg. and Non-Veg. delicacies dished out by the in-house multi-cuisine restaurant.
Amenities & Activities: Wi-fi, Ayurvedic Retreat Centre, Yoga, Conference Hall, and Herbal garden. Some of the activities are boat rides, fishing, Visiting Gold Bazaar Temples & Churches, historical sites, and Spice Market.
Price: Starting from Rs. 2000/- (Rs. 5635 per couple for 2 nights 3 days)
Location: Near Aiyakkarachira Church, Pulikkuttyssery P.O, Kottayam, Kottayam, 680001
Vivanta by Taj, Kumarakom
Accommodated in 130 yr old refurbished colonial bungalow, often referred to as the “little Jewel of Kumarakom”, the resort stands in symphony with its bucolic surroundings on the banks of Lake Vembanad.
An assortment of 22 rooms with unparallel architectural elegance, contemporary facilities, and offering captivating scenic beauty beckon guests to pamper and gift an experience beyond comfort and contentment.
If you are a connoisseur of food and drink, then look no further than the Taj. While the eateries gratify the gastronome in you with Syrian Christian to Travancore style preparations and exotic local dishes, the bar helps you unwind and etch an unforgettable memory in your mind.
Amenities & Activities: Swimming Pool, Fitness Centre, Kid’s play area, Books & DVD library, Conference Hall, Curio shops etc. The activities include Zipline, kayaking, village cycle tour, Bamboo rafting, lamp lighting ritual, Pottery, and indoor games.
Price: Starting from 14,500 onwards.
Location: 1/404, Kumarakom, Kottayam - 686563, Kerala, India.
Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort, Kumarakom
The 40 odd cottages give guests a unique experience in terms of picturesque landscape and tranquil surroundings occasionally disturbed by chirpings of rare birds. The restaurant and beer parlour slakes the gourmet’s desire.
Waterscapes, a KTDC backwater resorts in Kerala, is famous for its Ayurvedic therapies, which apart from holistic healing include Age Halt, an exclusive KTDC Hotels initiative that rejuvenates and imparts youthful look.
Amenities & Activities: Swimming pool, Conference Hall, Amphitheatre, Wi-fi, etc. Activities include Boating, sightseeing trips.
Price: Rs. 4000/- onwards (Season & Off-season), Rs.7500/-(Peak Season)
Location: Kumarakom North, Kottayam - 686563, Kerala, India.
Vembanad Lake Villas, Kottayam
The cottages overlooking the lake as well as lagoon side rooms furnished with all modern amenities ensure comfort and contentment. The speciality of this resort is that the food is home-cooked by the owners and their house cleaners, based on visitor’s tastes & likes and subject to availability.
Amenities & Activities: Wi-fi, On-demand Tea & Coffee service, Cycling, angling, enjoy traditional art forms and paid private water cruising on backwaters and packaged tour facilities.
Price: Starting from Rs. 3500/-
Location: Palackal, Panambukadu, Vaikom, Kottayam, Kerala 686141.
Riverine Backwater Resort, Alleppey
The coconut plantations, lush green paddy fields, and serene waters sing lullabies and soothe body and mind. The in-house Restaurant and Bar serves lip-smacking local and Indian dishes and drinks.
Amenities & Activities: Wifi, Travel Counter, Doctor on call, Safe Deposit locker, etc. Trekking, Houseboat trip between Alleppey and the Resort.
Price: Rs.1700 onwards
Location: Chempumpuram P.O. , Kanjipadam, Kuttanadu Taluk, Nedumudi, Alappuzha, Kerala - 688505