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Kumarakom Lake Resort

Kumarakom Lake Resort

Photo: <a class="external" rel="nofollow" href="http://www.thepaul.in">Courtesy of Kumarakom Lake Resort</a>

Kumarakom N. Post
Kottayam, Kerala, 686566, India
TEL: 91 481 252-4900
TEL: (800) 425-5030

Set on 25 acres alongside Lake Vembanad, the resort features 49 villas that were created with materials sourced from century-old ancestral homes and are full of traditional details: wooden gables, carved doors, massive brass locks. Sample the spicy curries (okra-and-tomato bindi masala) and exotic ice creams (pepper; nutmeg) at the restaurant Ettukettu (dinner for two $60). A five-minute ride away is the 14-acre Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, filled with storks, herons, egrets, and parrots. You can also rent one of the property’s thatched-roof houseboats for a tour of the area’s palm-lined fields and Hindu temples. By day, float past villages and fishing canoes. Come night, you can be alone on the shimmering lake.

Room to Book:

Room to Book: Heritage lake-view villas with private pools.

Doubles from $370.

Insider Tip:

Hop on board the complimentary one-hour sunset cruise.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Business Center
  • Breakfast Included
  • Concierge
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Meeting Room
  • WiFi

Number of Restaurants: 4

Number of Rooms: 49

Number of Suites:

Year Opened:

Other: Luxury Heritage Resort

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