Kodianthara Heritage Home


Accomodation Budget: Economy
Class: 2 Star
Best Suited For
Families with kids and Couples.
Accomodation Theme
Backwater Cottages,

Quick Info

Kodianthara Heritage Home is located in Kumarakom on the banks of its backwaters. The farm house was constructed way back in 1850 in this scenic village. Although it is a 165 year old building, the home is very well-maintained with modern amenities but the antiquity of the home is still intact. It is surrounded with lush greenery along with ponds and gardens. The hosts, Crispin and Sony serve guests amazing delicacies of the Syrian Christian community.

Rankings & Ratings

  • Hospitality
  • Property
  • Value for money
Editor's Rankings

#13 in 14 Accommodations in Kumarakom
#13 in 14 Backwater Stays in Kumarakom

"A traditional home in a calm and scenic environment offering a good culinary experience."

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

Kodianthara Heritage Home is managed by warm and caring hosts who served you delicious homely food. Guests can experience a traditional lifestyle in a serene village atmosphere. The property has nice plantations; gardens and ponds which are quite delightful. Guests cannot expect services to be like a hotel and although the rooms are quite spacious, they can come off as pretty basic.


  • Very hospitable and adaptable hosts.
  • The surroundings are quite peaceful and look good.
  • Tasty homely food with many options. 
  • You can experience a traditional lifestyle.


  • It is difficult to find the place.
  • No Wi-Fi and much luxury cannot be expected.
  • The rooms and bathrooms are quite basic.
  • You cannot expect top-class cleanliness.


  • Safe Parking
  • Room Service

Detailed Info

The Kodianthara Heritage Home is located in a picturesque village in the heart of Kumarakom. The village has backwaters and many canals and the home is located on the banks of the backwaters. The 165-year old farm house is a government approved heritage building. It offers a perfect blend of antiquity and modern luxury. The house is built in traditional Kerala style and is set in a three-acre property which is full of greenery. Fish ponds, backwaters, gardens, plantations and coconut groves located in the property make it even more delightful.

The farm house has a serene and peaceful atmosphere unperturbed by the busy world outside. The farm house has AC and Non-AC bedrooms that serve as accommodation for the guests. The property invites you for a pleasant refreshing walk through its rubber and coconut trees. Guests also receive an amazing culinary experience. The hosts are experts in the Syrian Christian cuisine. A wide variety of fish and meat preparations are made for lunch and dinner. The breakfast would normally consist of soft appams and stew.

Hotel Rules

  1. Check-in Time 12:00 PM, Check-out Time 10:00 AM.

Special Notes

  • The Kumarakom bird sanctuary is nearby.
  • A pilgrim centre and several temples and churches are present within driving distance.
  • Houseboat cruises can be arranged. 
  • Learn Toddy tapping in the 50-acre coconut farm nearby.
  • Explore the Vembanad Lake and try fishing in it.

Activities Offered*

  • Canoe ride in the backwaters.
  • Tour of the farm that grows vegetables, fruits, rubber and Ayurvedic plants.
  • Study of Kerala architecture and culture.
  • Cooking demonstrations.

Rooms Types


The heritage home has AC and Non-AC bedrooms equipped with all the modern amenities. They have antique furnishings. They are suitable for two persons.

  • Air Conditioner

*Activities offered by the Accomodation may be limited in number or may change without prior notice depending on the season, demand and other factors. Please request for the details at the time of booking. Availing these activities may have aditional charges depending on the package you opt for.