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The Backwaters of Kerala is unique and is found nowhere else in the world. Backwaters are a network of lakes, canals and estuaries and deltas of forty-four rivers that drain into the Arabian Sea. The backwaters of Kerala are a self supporting...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Kumarakom, Kottayam | 686 563, Kottayam 686563, India
+91 94464 39252
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Reviewed 1 week ago

wow all those who experience this journey will react like this,alleppey is much better than kottayam.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sajan E
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

Great ambiance and good place for relaxing, once i saw this hotel in the website i thought it was just a building but am tottaly erong they have 24 acer full areas behibd this building once i saw it i am really shocked aww awsme...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Relax13414361063
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

One should not miss the travel in house boat. The boarding or travel can start from Alleppy or Kottayam or kumarakkam. All the places around 2 hrs journey from Cochin International Airport. Can select road or train as per the convenience. It is better to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Girishkumar K
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Although Allepey is the place for house boats, Kottayam ALSO has small boats (Vallam) and passenger boats, mainly for transport of people between villages and to carry goods, via Kaayal (back water)and tourists can pay a small fare and travel along. The water is full...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DrValliappan
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

We should have known by the look on our driver's face that something was amiss. What should have been a clean comfortable boat, well equipped for an overnight cruise was in fact an dirty, smelly dilapidated tub. What should have been a highlight of our...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Renate K
Reviewed 12 February 2018

What a great and relaxing 3 night romantic cruise down the backwaters. The crew were amazing and the food was the best of our stay and we stayed in 5 star hotels......The bedrooms are clean and airy with good aircon. The bathroom is basic but...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had two magical nights aboard a houseboat with two crew - we were the exclusive customers. It was without doubt the highlight of our nearly three week trip through India! So peaceful and relaxing - especially in comparison to the intensity...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank clkbentley
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Good shikara ride and unforgetable experience.This is a must to take a ride on a shikara.Everyone enjoyed it and it was a beautiful sight.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank triptinewdelhi
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A relaxing trip with great food and beautiful scenery. The crew were friendly, the cooking was magnificent and the bedroom was very comfortable. Thoroughly recommend chugging around the backwaters if you have the chance.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

As one of my friends says, this is one of the most relaxing experiences ever! we spend the night there and it is really worthy. Everything is clear in the houseboat, cook and captain were super sweet, and of course Kence was very organize, punctual...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Carmen R
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26 December 2016|
Response from _idealedugroup | Reviewed this property |
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10 December 2016|
Response from Kence G | Property representative |
You can contact Kumarakom based leading cruise operators like Eco Trails, Spice Cruise etc.