Hotels in Kumarakom
Kumarakom lake resort
Postal Address: Kumarakom North Post – Kottayam 686566, Kerala, India
Lush and serene, the breath-taking experience of the Kerala backwaters offered at the Kumarakom lake resort is unparalleled.
Located by the banks of the pristine Lake Vembanad, the complex sprawls across over 25 acres of land.
The rooms offered are mostly cottages, with their simple and aesthetic design based on the manas, the traditional homesteads of Kerala.
A home away from home, the resort presents tasteful luxury blended with the rich heritage of Kerala.
Categories of accommodation provided:
• Presidential Suites with Private Pool
• Heritage Lake View Villas with Private Pool
• Heritage villas with private pool
• Meandering Pool Villas
• Luxury Pavilion Rooms
Other facilities offered:
• Conference room with a seating capacity of upto 85 people, with state of the
art communication and teleconferencing systems installed
• The infinity swimming pool, which is also a part of the lake, with a jacuzzi
• Fitness centre, with trained instructors
• Business Centre
The resort can arrange for package tours of the lake and it’s vicinity, and also organizes cruises in the tranquil backwaters, sunset cruise, water sports, speedboat tours and banana boat rides.
Bird sanctuary visits, sightseeing trip to Kottayam, cycling, village walks, guided fishing activities, are some of the activities that can be experienced around the resort. The Resort also regularly conducts evening concerts showcasing traditional Keralian dance, drama and music.
It’s ayurvedic spa centre, the Ayurmana, offers a variety of therapeutic, relaxation and recreational packages. It also houses yoga halls and meditation centers.
Besides, the resort has a diverse plethora of dining options.
The resort also has it’s vintage tea shop, the Thattukada. Noted for it’s pleasant and inviting ambience, the tea house offers a wide range of local snacks and brews to chose from.
Ettukettu, the multi-cuisine, 115-seat restaurant is the grand pride of the Kumarakom Lake Resort. A princely eight-sided mansion with two central courtyards, the Ettukettu bespeaks of the grandeur of Kerala’s regal architecture. Commissioned by the King Marthanda Varma, the original establishment was dismantled and relocated in all its glory at Kumarakom Lake Resort.
The reigning specialty at the restaurant is ethnic Keralian cuisine with a slew of aromatic spices, lending the cuisine it’s very own flavour. It dishes out a variety of delicate, exotic preparations exclusive to the region, such as the rare Syrian Christian Duck Roast.
The Vembanad Seafood Bar offers the perfect rustic ambience to suit the typical Kerala seafood cuisine, as one basks in the view of a glorious sunset. The menu includes anything and everything in seafood, with a dedicated chef in constant attendance.
A pavilion set right on the banks of the lake by the infinity pool, the Pool Pavilion at Kumarakom Lake Resort offers the rare and exclusive opportunity to experience the brilliance of nature in peaceful seclusion with it’s limited tables. Reserve and enjoy a memorable evening of exquisite dining under caring attendance.
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