Kerala Backwater Resorts

Kumarakom is a lovely town located in the Kuttanad region of Kerala. Famous for its backwaters, the untouched beauty of this place attracts numerous tourists all year round. A whole range of resorts are to be found in this premier holiday destination, offering tourists a host of accommodation options. Kumarakom resorts are truly the place to stay when you visit this town and the experience will live with you forever.

Five Star Kumarakom Resorts

1. Kumarakom Lake Resort ()

In terms of Kumarakom Lake Resorts there is no other like the Kumarakom Lake Resort on the shores of Lake Vembanad. It is a heritage resort, and the property is beautifully landscaped with winding canals that meander around the 22 cottages built amongst picturesque greenery. Guests can also enjoy a night on the Lake on the traditional rice boats that have been converted into houseboats. For those looking for some rejuvenation of the body, mind and soul, the Ayurvedic Spa offers some of the best treatment possible In the evening guests can also enjoy the traditional dance forms of Kerala like Kathakali, koothu, Mohiniyattam etc at the auditorium. Other facilities that are the definitive word in excellence include the swimming pool, conference hall, recreation centre, gymnasium etc.

2. Coconut Lagoon ()

The Conde Nast Traveller rated Coconut Lagoon amongst the 25 best holiday getaways in the world, which speaks volumes about the hospitality, accommodation, and service of this Kumarakom Resort. The Coconut Lagoon is a whole new experience altogether even for the most widely travelled tourist. Coconut lagoon in its totality captures the essence of Kerala and allows guests to imbibe the same by staying in its various bungalows or private pool villas. The Food at Coconut Lagoon is another reason to make a beeline for this resort. It's simply fabulous! Listing all the facilities and amenities available to guests at Coconut Lagoon, would not justify this marvellous resort, lets just say that it has everything that guests need for their comfort and then something extra.

3. Taj Garden Retreat ()

The Taj Garden Retreat is an idyllic resort located on the banks of the Vembanad Lake. The matchless hospitality, facilities, and amenities of this Kumarakom lake resort has made it the preferred choice of many a visitor looking for a relaxed vacation in tranquil yet luxurious surroundings.

Very aptly called the ‘Jewel of Kumarakom’ this resort has a host of accommodation options that can be chosen, all of whom are earmarked for supreme comfort and luxury. Guests can choose from Standard Rooms, Cottage Rooms, Deluxe Cottage Rooms, Luxury Villas, Luxury Villas with Private Pools, and even Houseboats.

Other facilities include care hire services, currency exchange counter, florists, restaurants, bars, House Doctor, Business Centre etc.

3. GRT Radisson ()

Radisson Hotel Chennai is a deluxe business hotel in Chennai (formerly Madras), conveniently located 3 kms from the Chennai Airport. Radisson Hotel Chennai offers unmatchable complimentary services of high-speed WiFi internet, 24 hours Swimming Pool, 24 hrs Gymnasium and boasts of modern international facilities with 101 rooms, including 7 suites and 28 Clubrooms, a Business Center, an exclusive Club Floor and Business Club Lounge, banqueting and conferencing, Wellness Center, Gift shop, and specialty restaurants and bar. The Hotel has a fabulous reputation among South Indian hotels and resorts.

The Radisson Plaza Resort and Spa is spread across 18 acres of lush green land on the shores of the Vembanad Lake. A world class Spa is also a part of the resort, which offers guests an opportunity to rejuvenate their body, soul, and mind using the age-old techniques of Kerala Ayurveda.

The resort has a variety of accommodation available which includes deluxe rooms, cottages, and plush villas with their own private pool. All rooms have contemporary amenities that are the absolute word in style and comfort. Some of the facilities of the room include international direct dialling facilities, mini bar, Colour TV with satellite channels, Tea and Coffee maker, Electronic Safe, and hair dryer etc.

Other facilities on offer at this Kumarakom resort are a business centre, fine dining restaurants, bars, gymnasium, gaming rooms, recreational rooms, library and many more.

Four Star Kumarakom Resorts

1. Abad Whispering Palm Resort ()

The Abad Whispering Palm Lake Resorts, Kumarakom, is one of the crown jewels, when it comes to 4 star resorts in Kumarakom. A natural backwater setting forms a perfect background for this resort, which exudes a sense of serenity, freshness, and unparalleled beauty.

The resort consists of 42 air-conditioned cottages, that have an ethnic décor integrated seamlessly with modern facilities like attached bath, refrigerator, CC TV, Telephone etc.  An Ayurvedic message and health centre helps guest to detoxify and rejuvenate their body.

Guests can also enjoy facilities and amenities like gymnasium, a spacious swimming pool, health club; recreation facilities water scooter, water skating, banana boating, etc.

2. Golden Water Resort ()

This 17 acre property has around 28 cottages that are located on 13 islands, intersected by winding canals. Many of the cottages at the Golden water resort are constructed on stilts. These cottages can be accessed by a network of rustic bridges and cobbled path ways or by using a boat.

All cottages at the Golden Water Resort have air-conditioned interiors and charming décor with all the modern amenities that make for a comfortable stay. Guests can also enjoy the services of the swimming pool, billiards rooms, Ayurveda centre etc.

3. Backwater Ripples ()

7 acres of beautifully landscaped exteriors greet a visitor to the Backwater Ripples Resorts, one of the most exciting of all Kumarakom Resorts. Here, you will get only the best of hospitality, which is woven around the tradition and culture of Kerala.

The resort has 34 independent luxury cottages and an assortment of rooms that cater to all the requirements of all kinds of travellers, whether they be tourists, convention participants, or business travellers. Guests can choose from deluxe cottages, lake view suites, garden view rooms, and executive rooms. All rooms and cottages are centrally air conditioned and have facilities like satellite TV, Mini bar, high-speed internet connectivity, refrigerator, 24-hour room services, coffee and tea maker, etc.

Some of the integral highlights of the Backwater Ripples Resort are a water sports centre, house boats, health club, doctor-on-call, curio shop, book shop, swimming pool, conference halls, multi-cuisines restaurants, currency exchange counter, lake front barbecue facility, and travel desk.

4. Punnamada Resort ()

The Punnmada Backwater Resort is a peaceful retreat, which is nestled amongst 10.5 acres of verdant surroundings with the Vembanad Lake forming an enchanting water frontage.

The rooms of the resort are luxuriously appointed and their ambience is such that you feel that you have stepped into a world of soothing comfort and age-old charm. Needless to say they have all the modern facilities and amenities that go in the making of a supremely comfortable stay.

The Ayurvedic Centre is an important part of this Kumarakom Lake resorts and is renowned for the range of treatments offered and their efficacy. Other facilities include a swimming pool, restaurants, bar, and conference hall.

Three Star Kumarakom Resorts

1. Backwater Resort ()

The Backwater Resort is a great economical hotel that is tailor made for the budget traveller. Spread over 3 acres, the resort is located in the enchanting surroundings of Lake Vembanad and offers some affordable accommodation options with all the modern facilities and amenities that are a pre requisite for a comfortable stay.

It offers facilities like a restaurant serving only vegetarian food, swimming pool, doctor-on-call, children’s play area, internet surfing, a travel desk etc.  If requested, the hotel also arranges for Ayurvedic treatments for its guests.

2. Coco Bay Resort ()

The Coco Bay Resort offers wonderful views of the Vembanad Lake. If you are looking for an economical place to stay then this is one Kumarakom Lake Resort that is just for you.

The 22 air conditioned suites have a traditional Kerala decor and are geared for comfort. Facilities available at the hotel include a swimming pool, fitness centre, Yoga and meditation centre, Ayurveda Centre, and a multi-cuisine restaurant.

The Resort also organizes interesting activities for its guests that include amongst others sunset cruises, bird watching, boat rides, fishing, and visits to Organic farms.

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