Welcome to authentic Kerala, a little piece of untouched Kerala in Kumarakom, where elegant traditions are upheld with joy and respect. Travel by boat to get here, stay in 150-year-old heritage tharavad homes, modeled after the old villages of Malabar. Experience the vast frolic of the Vembanad lake, the shimmering waters of the canals that criss-cross the property and indulge in the flavours of Kerala.
We are located in the Kerala district of Kuttanad, or the land of the short people. An old tale says that the name 'Kuttanad' came about because the folks here are always knee deep in paddy fields.
There’s only one way to get here: over the water. From the jetty, your boat courses out over a breeze-laden watery highway. You take a sharp turn into a narrow canal, it’s banks decked with wildflower…