Emerald Isle Heritage Villa ,Alleppey
Emerald Isle Heritage Home lies In the beautiful waterways and backwater of the Kuttanad region of Central Kerala This 150 years old ancestral house is situated in an island resplendent with exotic flora, breathtaking flowers, myriad birds and butterflies to make for a memorable holiday, affordable and a truly wonderful way to spend your time on the banks of the backwaters of Kerala. This beautiful ancestral home is a short country-boat ferry ride across the Pamba river.
The House retains its original architectural features, mostly in teak, with splendid wood carvings. There is also a fine Ara (Granary) , the timber storeroom used in former times for the golden harvest of rice – golden because the island's lush green paddy fields turn gold at the time of the harvest.The property stretches across 9 acres including lush green paddy fields and fish ponds.
Airport - 100 Kms from Cochin International Airport
Railway Station -12 Kms from Alleppey Railway Station
Bus stand - 14 km from Alleppey Town bus stand
Accommodation at Emerald Isle:
Emerald Isle has only five rooms for guests, and each has its own en-suite open-shower bathroom with all modern facilities. The rooms are comfortable, clean and full of character with beautiful carved wood ceilings. The en-suite bathrooms have been tastefully done and open to the sky above to give a feel of being truly close to nature. The hosts reside in a separate building neighboring the main house
Amenities & Services at Hotel
The Emerald Isle kitchen offers delicious meals using locally-grown spices and herbs, local fish and chicken and duck dishes, specialties of the region, as well as mouth-watering vegetarian dishes. For those interested in Kuttanadan cuisine, Emerald Isle arranges free cooking demonstration classes too.
On request your host can arrange the following programs
- Ayurvedic Body Massage & Treatments,
- Country boat cruise, Village tour,
- Visit to historic-temple and 1400 years old church,
- Fishing in Fish Farm,
- Visit to Snake Boat and Pottery works,
- Swimming in the lake / pond, Rowing, Birding,
- Visit to Coir Marking units
- Wi-fi, Internet & Telephone Facilities,