Kumarakom Lake Resort


Accomodation Budget: Luxury
Class: 5 Star
Best Suited For
Travellers who want the best of luxury.
Accomodation Theme
Backwater Cottages, Houseboats,

Quick Info

Kumarakom Lake Resort is an exquisitely luxurious backwater resort located in the scenic town of Kumarakom. The resort features villas and suites built in traditional design and they offer luxury and comforts of a very high standard. An overnight stay at the luxury houseboat offered at the resort is the best way to experience the backwaters. The resort also has a multi-cuisine restaurant, a seafood bar, an infinity pool, a fitness centre and a conference room.

Rankings & Ratings

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

#2 in 14 Accommodations in Kumarakom
#2 in 4 Houseboats in Kumarakom
#2 in 14 Backwater Stays in Kumarakom

"A wonderful blend of traditional charm and supreme luxury."

TripAdvisor Ratings

Editor's Review

The Kumarakom Lake Resort is a beautiful blend of traditional charm and ultimate luxury. It is definitely one of the best luxury resorts in Kerala. The pools in the resort are simply amazing and so are the rooms and their surroundings. The seafood served at the restaurants is mouth watering, to say the least. And the different activities, especially the variety of cruises, make sure that guests have a great holiday experience.


  • Huge property with beautiful landscape.
  • Amazing meandering pool and infinity pool.
  • The cruises are simply fantastic.
  • Excellent cuisine and outstanding service.
  • Many good activities are offered.


  • Wi-Fi is chargeable.
  • Restaurant menu tariff is on the higher side.
  • Room tariffs are slightly on the higher side.


  • Swimming Pool
  • Non-Veg Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Card Payments
  • Safe Parking
  • WiFi Internet
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Gym
  • Laundry

Detailed Info

Kumarakom Lake Resort is certainly one of the most luxurious resorts in the state of Kerala. BBC actually featured the resort on one of its programmes calling it one of the most luxurious destinations in the world. The villas and suites of the resort are an ideal blend of traditional charm and supreme luxury. Some of them feature plunge pools, private courtyards and Jacuzzis. The luxury houseboats at the resort are traditionally designed and offer uncompromising luxury.

The resort has a speciality restaurant called 'Ettukettu' that serves Continental, Chinese, Mughlai, North Indian and traditional Kerala delicacies. Resting on the banks of the lake, the seafood bar called 'Vembanad' offers the best of South India's seafood dishes. The resorts also feature a spa that offers a variety of Ayurvedic treatments. Apart from all of this, the resort has an infinity pool, a fitness centre and a conference room. 

Hotel Rules

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

Special Notes

  • The resort has a beautifully set traditional tea shop called Thattukada that serves tea and Kerala snacks every evening.
  • Sightseeing trips and a visit to the bird sanctuary can be arranged by the resort staff.
  • A traditional welcome drink is served on arrival.

Activities Offered*

  • Backwater Cruise.
  • Sunset Cruise.
  • Water Sports.
  • Speed boating.
  • Banana boat rides.
  • Cycling.
  • Village Walks.
  • Cultural show of Kerala's traditional dance, drama and music.
  • Billiards.
  • Fishing.
  • Pottery and weaving classes.

Rooms Types

Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suites of the resort, built in traditional architectural style, have a royal look and offer ultimate luxury. The suites feature a private pool and a private courtyard along with exquisitely designed interiors. The view of the lake from the suites is simply amazing.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool

Heritage Villa with Private Pool

With traditional Kerala architecture and interior design, the heritage villas offer great luxury to the guests. They feature a private courtyard and plunge pool with Jacuzzi. Some of these villas offer a panoramic view of the Vembanad Lake while others offer a view of the beautifully landscaped gardens.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool

Meandering Pool Villa

Nestled on the edge of the 250-m long meadering pool in the resort, these duplex villas are traditionally styled yet luxurious. The bedrooms overlook the pool. Each villa has direct individual access to the pool from its bathing cove and private sit-out.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Jacuzzi
  • Balcony

Luxury Pavilion Room

Located amidst the lush foliage of the resort, the pavilion rooms have warm-toned interiors and offer contemporary style of luxury. The en-suite bathroom has a Jacuzzi.

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • Room Service
  • Jacuzzi

Luxury Houseboat

The traditionally styled houseboats at the resort are equipped with all modern luxuries and amenities. Guests can stay and dine at the houseboat and experience the backwaters of Kumarakom in the best way possible..

  • Air Conditioner
  • Geyser
  • TV

*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.