The ultimate Backwaters destination, Kumarakom is a cluster of little islands on the eastern banks of Vembanad Lake – the largest freshwater lake in Kerala. Visit the 14 acre bird sanctuary that attracts many species of migratory birds, and where egrets, heron, teal and waterfowl can be spotted. There are several wonderfully tranquil places to stay on the shores of the lake that lake provide panoramic views.

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Kumarakom Lake Resort
Hotel

Kumarakom Lake Resort

India
Kerala and South India
Kumarakom
Why you'll love it here...
  • Beautiful backwater property nestled around scenic Lake Vembanad in Kerala
  • Float across the waters when you stay in one of the incredible luxury houseboats
  • Completely unwind and rebalance with spa treatments at the dedicated Ayurveda centre
  • Featured in Millionaire Holiday Club on BBC, Prince Charles also stayed here
Purity
Hotel

Purity

India
Kerala and South India
Kumarakom

Looking out to Lake Vembanad, Purity is a delightful boutique hotel with only 6 accommodations. This stylish hotel has artwork by an Indian photographer. All rooms have terraces and verandahs with views out to the lake. There are four Deluxe Rooms and two suites, one of which spreads over the first floor. These feature air conditioning, flat screen television, telephone, mini bar, tea and coffee m...

Philipkutty's Farm
Hotel

Philipkutty's Farm

India
Kerala and South India
Kumarakom

Lying on a private, reclaimed island near Kumarakom, Philipkutty’s Farm is a highly original place to stay. The family owners farm the land and have been in the area for generations. They reside in their own house nearby and will be your hosts whilst you stay in the delightful cottages on the edge of the canal. Learn about the spices and other crop cultivation on the working farm and sit on your v...

Boutique Kerala with Relais Chateaux Hotels
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Boutique Kerala with Relais Chateaux Hotels

India
Kerala and South India
Cochin
+1 others
11 nights from £1,750 per person
Itinerary Highlights
  • Explore Cochin's highlights including the Dutch Palace with your guide
  • Enjoy cruising the backwaters of Kumarakom on your private houseboat
  • Have some relaxing time by the beaches of Kovalam
Highlights of Kerala
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Highlights of Kerala

India
Kerala and South India
Cochin
+1 others
13 nights from £2,499 per person
Itinerary Highlights
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Cochin with your guide
  • Immerse yourself in the peace and tranquillity of Munnar
  • See some wildlife at Periyar National Park
  • Meander through the backwaters of Kumarakom onboard your private houseboat
Taj Mahal, Palaces and Backwaters
Itinerary

Taj Mahal, Palaces and Backwaters

India
North India and Rajasthan
Agra
+5 others
14 nights from £1,935 per person
Itinerary Highlights
  • Enjoy the contrast of the old and new in Delhi on a guided tour
  • Take stunning sunset photos from the beautiful Taj Mahal in Agra
  • Witness a Kathakali dance performance in Fort Cochin
  • Cruise through the beautiful maze of the backwaters of Allepey
Coconut Lagoon
Hotel

Coconut Lagoon

India
Kerala and South India
Kumarakom

Coconut Lagoon can only be reached via a small canal edged by floral shrubs in Kuttanad. Set on 30 acres, the main building is a reconstructed 19th century mansion with a stone jetty. Accommodations have carved wood ceilings, brass work and wooden pillars. Guests can enjoy the lake by boat, walking or fishing or simply relax in a hammock or the library. The restaurant serves delicious Keralan cuis...

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