Kumarakom Lake Resort Kerala is an ultra-luxury backwater resort in Kerala. The resort offers different kinds of rooms such as Presidential Suites, Heritage lake villa with private pool, Meandering pool villas, Luxury pavilion rooms, heritage villas with private pool and houseboat. All the rooms are built as per Kerala’s traditional architecture and offer a slice of ‘God’s own country to their guests.
The houseboats (or the Kettuvalloms), for instance, offer a hyper-local travel experience and an opportunity to relax on the still waters of Lake Vembanand. The resort has also been featured on BBC as one of the most luxurious destinations in the world. Ettukettu, its 115 seater restaurant, is a stately eight-sided mansion with two central courtyards. The restaurant was built by King Marthanda Varma as a gift to his martial arts instructor Edamana Kellamthat Gurukkal.
Kumarakom Lake Resort Kerala also had the privilege of hosting Prince Charles 65th birthday bash. The royal family booked thirty cottages for their staff and stayed in the Presidential Villa. As per the media reports, Prince Charles is said to have been mighty impressed with the resort’s architecture and serene location. So, the place comes with a seal of royal approval. The resort also offers concierge services that cater to one’s whims and needs in the shortest duration possible.
Kumarakom Lake Resort Kerala also has a dedicated fitness centre along with the business centre besides providing one with an option to indulge in various water rides and activities such as banana boat rides, backwater cruises, sunset cruise to name a few. The guests after the water rides can relax with a cuppa steaming tea at Thattukada, the resort’s traditional tea shop which has a reputation to serve tea in a rustic setting comprising of banana trees and more. The tea shop is also a place for lively discussions, and a meeting ground for the other guests staying at the property.
Kumarakom Lake Ayurvedic Luxury Resort provides various luxury accommodations which are a perfect blend of Kerala's traditional architectural and modern-day comforts. You have the option to choose accommodation with a lake view or the meandering pool view. You can choose a duplex villa or a villa with a private pool. Private pools are perfect for relaxing after the evening Ayurvedic massage.
The rooms, villas and suites at Kumarakom Lake Resort are a perfect blend of Kerala's traditional architectural charm with luxurious, modern comforts. Each is a careful reconstruction of manas, the 16th-century traditional homesteads of Kerala, with many such manas having been transplanted from their original locations and reassembled painstakingly by hand, plank by plank, tile by tile, to create the luxurious abodes at Kumarakom Lake Resort. The traditionally styled, luxuriously modern, open-roofed bathrooms set in small, aesthetically designed courtyards are a common feature to the villas and suites.
Cochin International Airport (COK) is the most convenient airport, Kumarakom Lake Resort is a 74km drive from the airport.
Ernakulam Junction railway station (ERS) is the most convenient train station, Kumarakom Lake Resort is a 50km drive from the train station.