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    Backwater Heritage Homestay

    Kumarakom, Kumarakom 686015, India
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    11 - 15 of 217 reviews

    Reviewed 15 February 2017

    This was most definitely the highlight of our trip! I can't recommend it enough! It is in a delightful position on the banks for the river in gorgeous gardens with swing loungers to rest on and the whole place is alive with the sounds of...More

    Thank sarahjo2017
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 17 February 2017

    Hi Sarah , Thanks for the wonderful feedback. Hope you are back to London and enjoyed your Kerala trip. Convey our warm regards to your friend also best wishes!! Xavier Joseph Ph:91-4812516375 mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 13 February 2017

    Backwater Heritage Homestay is a gorgeous place: hidden in the beautiful village of Aymanam, it is an authentic property surrounded by a charming garden perfectly maintained by Xavier, his wife and Vasu. We hesitated staying there for more than 2 nights because of the remoteness...More

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    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 17 February 2017

    Hi Eve, Thank you for the wonderful feedback. Hope that you both are doing fine there. Convey our regards to all of you.. Hope to see you again .. Best wishes!! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 12 February 2017

    What a gift to spend time with Mr. Xavier and his wife - and eat their delicious, bountiful meals. The setting is so peaceful, with the sound of birds and the view of the river a few feet past the beautiful gardens on the property....More

    Thank Mary C
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 17 February 2017

    Thank you very much, Bene Cipoly, for the beautiful review. Hope you are back to NY and doing fine. Hope we can serve you again in future. Best wishes!! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375 Mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 24 January 2017

    This is a must stay Homestay. Not only are the owners friendly, knowledgeable, and proud of their heritage, but the meals provided were extraordinary, too cheap, and absolutely delicious. Our only regret was that we had booked to stay only two nights. Xavier, our host,...More

    Thank Len A
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 26 January 2017

    Thank you for spending your precious time for writing a wonderful feed back.Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Best wishes!! Xavier Joseph, Ph:91-4812516375 mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

    Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

    Awake to crisp white sheets, hot coffee, and the squark of birds in the canopy of palm trees, which sway in the breeze above Xavier and Lowely's beautiful home. Chilli-fried coconut prawns, ginger-doused vegetable curries, and more rice variations than you can shake a stick...More

    1  Thank Maxence P
    Response from backwaterheritage, Owner at Backwater Heritage HomestayResponded 26 January 2017

    Thank you for spending your precious time writing a wonderful feedback. Hope that you would give me another opportunity to serve again in future. Best wishes! Xavier Joseph Ph:91-4812516375 mob:91-9745286358 Mail at:mxavierkutty@yahoo.com

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    • US$29 - US$48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Kottayam District >
    • Kumarakom
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    • Backwater Heritage Homestay Kumarakom, Kerala
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    varun a
    21 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    The house boat available only in the lake, 12k.m. distance from here. You can avail any hour for a day cruise, which costs Rs1200/- per hour.
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    13 September 2017|
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    Response from backwaterheritage | Property representative |
    Yes, we can make your second anniversary special . You can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, motor boat or house boat cruise.
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