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iXiGOers Dec 09 2012

What are the popular stay options in Kumarakom?

Mercy Jacob DEC 10 2012
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Kumarakom brings to mind the idea of an extravagant holiday. And the hotels here (most of them) are built and function to provide you the best of Kumarakom. Here’s a list of Kumarakom hotels that you could look at before taking a pick:

  • Kumarakom Lake Resort


If you are scouring for a gorgeous villa with a pool that’s just yours and everything that makes for the zenith for luxury, Kumarakom Lake Resort is your place to be. Steeped in luxury, it has private pools for the presidential suites, heritage villas and lake view villas. Just like the accommodation, food has also got a luxurious tint to itself, with four places to check out - Ettukettu Restaurant, Vembanad (seafood),Thattukada (tea shop) and the much loved Pool Pavillion. Try out the chef’s special for some delgihtful time.


A nights stay here comes for a princely INR 12500 and INR 48000.


Address: Kumarakom North Post

Kottayam

686566

Kerala

India

Telephone: +91-481-2524900/2524501

Official Website: http://www.kumarakomlakeresort.in/

  • Taj Vivanta


Acres of green and a cottage like grandeur - that’s Taj Vivanta for you. Sitting prettily by the tranquil waters of Vembanad Lake, it has heritage rooms, cottages and luxury villas. The most sought after pastime here is to do nothing at all! marvel in the lap of luxury that houses a 24 hour fitness center, a swimming pool, badminton court, kids play area and babysitting services as well.


A night at Taj Vivanta typically costs somewhere between INR 8500 and INR 18000.


Address: 1/404 Kumarakom

Kottayam

686563

Kerala

India

Telephone: +91-481-2525711/2525716

Official Website: http://www.vivantabytaj.com/


  • Backwater Ripples


With snug wooden interiors entwined with specs of luxury, Backwater Ripples is a traditional setting amidst the Kumarakom lush. The spacious rooms and the open air bathrooms only add to this enchanting experience. But the restaurant is wins the prize with its multi cuisine dishes that includes some secret recipes from Northern Malabar too. You can eat your fill, then head to the lawns along the Vembanad Lake for a nice walk and then come back for delicious traditional desserts. The HTM clock on the tower in the lawns can be spotted from the lake itself. They also arrange for boat rides (night and day), ayurvedic massages, village walks amongst other things.


A stay for two starts at INR 6000 here.


Address: Kumarakom

Kottayam

Kerala

India

Telephone: 91-481-2565404, +91-481-2563404

Official Website: http://www.backwaterripples.com/index.php


  • Waterscapes KTDC Backwater Resort


A set of snug little cottages perched beside the calm waters, the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation has added a touch of luxury to the serene Kumarakom. The location with meandering water canals are it’s unique selling point. It also has a pool and other modern facilities to make your holiday truly worth the trip. Since the property lies within a bird sanctuary, you’ll be able to spot various sorts of rare and migratory birds. This 3 star resort also has a restaurant, car parking facility, money exchange and a help desk.


Tariff starts at INR 3000 here.


Address: Kumarakom North

Kottayam

Kerala

India

Telephone: +91-481-252-5864

Official Website:http://www.waterscapeskumarakom.com/

Since the idea of a holiday in Kumarakom is more bent towards the luxurious side, most hotels start at INR 2500 and up only (more in peak season). And, if you are looking at cheaper stay options, you could stay at Kottayam (a convenient hour’s drive from Kumarakom).

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