Kumarakom Lake Resort, acclaimed as the finest luxury heritage resort in India, nestles on the serene banks of the Lake Vembanad, the vast stretch of tranquil, emerald green backwaters, in one of India's hottest holiday spots, Kerala.
Kumarakom Lake Resort exudes the charm of Kerala's true heritage while offering a complete range of new age amenities for a luxuriously comfortable stay. Countless attractions in and around the resort offer you the simple luxuries of life, in the grandeur of the royalty of yore.
The rooms, villas and suites at the Kumarakom Lake Resort are a perfect blend of Kerala's traditional architectural charm and luxurious, modern amenities. Each a careful reconstruction of manas, the 16th century traditional homesteads of God's Own Country. The traditionally styled, luxuriously modern, open-roofed bathrooms and toilets set in small, aesthetically designed courtyards are a common feature to the villas and suites.
Presidential Suites: Has its own personal view of the lake, a private pool by the banks of the lake, a private courtyard and regal interiors.
Heritage Lake View Villas: It has been recently renovated with a private courtyard and plunge pool with Jacuzzi, the villas offer a dazzling view of the exquisitely landscaped gardens and the clear lotus-strewn canals.
Heritage Villas with private pool: Has its own private courtyard with a private pool and Jacuzzi, the villas offer a panoramic view of the luminous Vembanad Lake.
Meandering pool villas:It merge the past with the present. Its luxurious bedroom overlooks the 250-meter long meandering swimming pool, and each possesses direct, individual access to the pool from its very own bathing cove.
Luxury Pavilion Rooms: An exclusive cluster of rooms nestling amidst the lush foliage at the retreat, each of these rooms are distinguished by their generous proportions and warm sense of coziness.
Houseboats: Traditional houseboats, styled as per the norms of tradition yet equipped with every luxury and every modern comfort, offer the opportunity to relax on the serene waters of the Lake Vembanad.
There are various Restaurant outlets at the Resort, where you can enjoy the food and relax yourself.
Ettukettu, the Speciality Restaurant: Ettukettu, the multi-cuisine, 115-seat restaurant owns the place of pride at the Kumarakom Lake Resort. Set in the midst of the resort, it has a well-appointed bar that suits all tastes and a wide and varied choice of delicacies. The Continental, Chinese, Mughlai, North Indian and traditional Kerala culinary delicacies are served here but the specialty to look forward to, is ethnic Kerala cooking. Specialties served include Syrian Christian Duck Roast, Duck Curry, Karimeen Pollichathu, Karimeen Mappas, soft spongy rice bread called Appam, Thamarappam, Idiappams (string-hoppers), etc. besides tropical fruits, vegetables and cereals.
Vembanad, the Seafood Bar: The Vembanad is set by the banks of the placid backwaters. The menu includes anything and everything in seafood, with a dedicated chef in constant attendance.
Thattukada, the Traditional Tea Shop: Open in evenings, the Thattukada is an inviting place to soak in the ambience. To start a conversation, sip a cup of tea, keep hunger at bay, exchange pleasantries.
Pool Pavilion: Relax by the infinity pool on the banks of the lake, be refreshed with a cool drink and enjoy succulent cuisine at the Pool Pavilion.
Conference room: The Resort provides comprehensive personal and business services at its Conference Hall that has a capacity to seat 85 persons. The hall is well furbished with state-of-the-art communication systems and presentation facilities.
Infinity Swimming Pool: The large, tranquil pool presents the vivid illusion of being a part of the shimmering lake.
Fitness Center: Our state-of-the-art Health Club offers a whole gamut of ultra modern branded fitness equipment as well as shower rooms, etc.
Business Center: Armed with amenities like telephone, fax, high speed Internet and efficient secretarial service, our full-fledged, fully equipped Business Centre will meet all your requirements.
Concierge: The Resort provides professionally trained personnel at your beck and call, taking care of your every whim and fancy.
Wifi: Wifi is available across the resort's public areas as well as in the villas and rooms.
Other Recreation Facilities include:
Backwater Cruise, Sunset Cruise, Indoor Games, Water Sports including water skiing, speedboat and banana boat rides, etc.
Bird Sanctuary Visits, Sightseeing Trip to Kottayam, Cycling, Village Walks, evening shows of Kerala's traditional dance drama.
Ayurveda is made up of two Sanskrit words - Ayur, which means life and Veda, which means knowledge. Ayurveda, thus, is the knowledge of life.
The Ayurmana - the heritage retreat of Ayurvedic healing: The Ayurmana stands with pride as the renowned Ayurveda spa of equally befitting calibre. There are many Ayurveda Packages, treatments and Massages which can be availed at the resort at a reasonable price.
Yoga & Meditation : Know your inner self at Kumarakom Lake Resort. Discover harmony with nature, with Yoga. Asanas or postures in Yoga, meant to isolate the ego from the body and mind are designed to sharpen your concentration, improve your health and assist you in attaining peace of mind.