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Kumarakom

Kumarakom City DescriptionsKumarakom -- Kumarakom is rated as one of the top 15 beautiful spots in the world by the National Geographic magazine. The village of Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the Vembanad Lake, and this small water world is part of the Kuttanad region of the Southern Indian states of Kerala. The bird sanctuary here, which is spread across 14 acres is a favorite haunt of migratory birds and an ornithologist's paradise. Egrets, darters, herons, teal, waterfowl, cuckoo, wild duck and migratory birds like the Siberian stork that live There in flocks are a fascination for visitors. The best way to watch the birds of the Kumarakom sanctuary is a boat trip round the islands.An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with while lillies - this is Kumarakom.

Getting to Kumarakom

  • By Air – The nearest airport is Cochin, 85 kms away from the Cochin Airport.
  • By Rail - The nearest railhead is Ernakulam (twin city of Cochin) 90 kms away.
  • By Road - Kumarakom is 85 kms from Cochin, 175 kms from Trivandrum and around 150 kms from Periyar.

Best Places to Stay in Kumarakom


Kumarakom Lake Resort , Kumarakom Hotels Bookingsmake a booking

The  Kumarakom Lake Resort, is one of the finest backwater resorts in Kerala , nestling, on the banks of the Lake Vembanad, and also overlooking the vast stretch of tranquil, emerald green backwaters.  The villas and suites at the Resort are a perfect blend of Kerala's traditional architectural charm and luxurious, modern amenities. Leisure facilities here include an Ayurvedic Spa and Wellness centre, several free form swimming pools, a fully equipped gym etc. 

Backwater Ripples, Kumarakom Hotels Bookingsmake a booking

Spread over 7 acres of meticulously landscaped exteriors, on the shores of the Vembanad Lake , the Resort offers good value for money, in traditional Kerala style cottage accommodation. Leisure facilities include a swimming pool and a Ayurvedic spa. 

Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom Hotels Bookingsmake a booking

Hidden among the palm trees on the Eastern Shore of Lake Vembanad, Kerala's famous backwaters, Coconut Lagoon is one of Southern India's most discreet holiday destinations, an exclusive haven with a unique cultural heritage. The resort can only be reached by boat and offers a fascinating insight into the past. Guests stay in genuine 'tarawad' cottages - traditional wooden family houses. In danger of being destroyed, each one has been brought here from different parts of Kerala and carefully reassembled to include every modern luxury. Coconut Lagoon's cottages feature ultramodern bathrooms, each located in an inner courtyard boasting its own banana tree. It's a stunning combination: conservation mixed with comfort, tradition with tranquility. The Coconut Lagoon Resort has been designed to give visitors an authentic insight into Kuttanad life. The hotel offers excellent facilities like Indian, continental and sea food specialty restaurant, coffee shop, bar, Ayurvedic massage, yoga and meditation, country boat expeditions, visit to bird sanctuary, 'Rice boat' cruises, fishing, swimming, Ayurvedic center, swimming pool, health club, fishing expeditions. The restaurant at Coconut Lagoon is renowned as much for its superb Kerala cuisine (vegetarian and non - vegetarian alike) as for its authentic setting and is housed in one of the resort's most impressive tharawads.

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