Whispering Palms Lake Resort, Kumarakom

 

 

 

Whispering Palms Lake Resort - Kerala

Kumarakom is a tiny hamlet on the banks of a lagoon formed by the Vembanad lake. It is a picturesque world of backwaters, thatched houseboats, Cormorants, Chinese fishing nets and swaying palms. Located at Kumarakom the most exotic resort destination in Kerala right on the bank of the Vembanadu Lake in natural back waters surroundings. 80 Km from Cochin International Airport. 20 Km from Kottayam. Just an hours speed boat ride from Cochin or two hours by road.

 

  • Location :

    The hotel is 80kms from Cochin International Airport and 20kms from Kottayam and one hour by speed boat from Cochin.

  • Facilities :


    » Front Desk
    » Concierge
    » Elevator
    » Bar
    » Safe Deposit Box
    » Lounge
    » Coffee Shop
    » Room Service
    » Bus Parking
    » Parking
    » Jacuzzi
    » Sauna
    » Conference Facilities
    » Meeting Facilities
    » Secretarial Service
    » Hair Dryer In Room
    » Non Smoking
    » Satellite TV
  • Services :


    » Post
    » Whirlpool
    » Pool
    » Barber
    » Laundry
    » Medical
    » Travel Desk
    » Concierge Desk
    » Currency Exchange
    » In Room Telephone Service
    » Express Check'-In
    » Express Check'-Out
    » Front Desk'-24 Hours
    » Guest Laundromat
    » Luggage Storage
    » Spa
    » Wake up service

  • Room Facilities :


    » AC
    » Cable TV
    » Direct Phone
    » Channel Music
    » Attbath
    » Shower
    » Bath Tub
    » Shower/Bath Tub
    » Minibar
    » Work Desk
    » Safe Deposit Box
    » Smoke alarms
    » Sprinklers
    » Double Bed
    » King Bed

  • Guest Room :

    42 Air conditioned Garden Cottages with an ethnic ambience ( BLD included )

  • Excursions :

    Snake Boat Race - Kerala

    Backwaters - Located at Kumarakom 16 km from Kottayam town, the Vembanad lake, an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination, provides boating, fishing and sight seeing experiences that are truly exhilarating. The Kumarakom Tourist Village offers houseboat cruises and holiday packages.

    Snake Boat Race - KeralaKumarakom Bird Sanctuary - A trip to Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary what you shouldn't miss. The best time for this is between November and March, when a range of migratory birds from Siberia make it their winter home.

    Water Carnivals - Vallamkali, the famous Snake Boat Race are spectacles enacted on the onset of the Onam season. The backwaters of Alleppey come alive with the rivers becoming flush after the rainy season. It becomes the venue to Kerala's major attraction - the Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race which take place in August - September every year.

    Kettuvallams - Kettuvallams are huge, tapering barges which were traditionally used to cargo rice and other goods across Kerala. Modern-day Kettuvallams called houseboats, carry finished bedrooms, modern toilets, cozy living rooms, a kitchen and even a balcony where tourists can laze on cushions. Gliding on serene backwaters, visitors can witness an unspoilt Kerala.

    Sunset & Sunrise Cruise on a Kettuvallam - No trip to Kumarakom is complete without a Kettuvallam sunset or sunrise cruise. The ride offers a close look into a delightful rustic life. Skiff-fishermen launching their tiny boats.

  • The driver Krishna was outstanding, polite, well-dressed and very patient. The road conditions were hazardous at times, but he negotiated them very capably. This is the second time I have used your company and I am extremely satisfied with your service. I will continue to recommend your company to colleagues visiting India and will be in touch for my next trip.......said Randy Bindra, USA travelled through us from 04 Mar. to 09 Mar. 2013
  • We would like to thank you and your colleagues for a very well organised three week holiday. We thoroughly enjoyed it and everything worked very well. The overnight on the houseboat was a wonderful experience, it was such a change from being on the busy road, and to have the peace, silence and tranquillity for nearly 24 hours was indeed very nice. So, we can also recommend that and the two crew were very good indeed, and we thoroughly enjoyed the meals they provided for us. It was really good experience..........said Ketty Tomes, UK travelled through us from 28 Jan. to 17 Feb. 2013
  • Thank you very much for great trip in India. My 4th trip to India has made that I’m more addicted to India than I was before (I thought that I couldn’t be more addicted but I was wrong). I tell only positive things to all my friends about my trip and TSI. Maybe my girl friend decides to visit South India with 3 other girls. I also look forward to visit Ladakh and Kashmir.........said Robert, Poland travelled through us from 29 Jan. to 13 Feb. 2013
  • Dear Manoj,
    Everyone is safely home again after our spice discovery tour, and we can definitely consider it one of our successes. Once again you won everyone’s hearts with your thoughtfulness and thoroughness in all our activities. I don’t know how we would have coped with the flight cancellations between Udaipur and Madurai if you had not been there to sort it out! ..............said Liz and Ian, Australia travelled through us from 13 Jan. to 29 Jan. 2013
  • Dear Manoj,
    Our tour of your wonderful country was fantastic. I was returning, after 36 years, but it was Helen’s first time and she loved every minute of the amazing journey. Our precious eighteen days seemed to stretch—there was so much to see and do! Each night we went to bed tired, and occasionally exhausted. And so, we really appreciated the extra effort made by all the Indian hotels to provide us with additional length in our double beds. Thanks you for making those arrangements. We were always very comfortable at night so we woke up refreshed, ready to enjoy the delights of the next day.........said Helen & Richard Walker, Australia travelled through us from 13 Jan. to 29 Jan. 2013
  • We just want to thank for the amazing service provided to us. We are very happy and impressed with all assistance and support you gave us during the whole trip......said Manha Cleusa, Brazil travelled through us from 22 Oct. to 02 Nov. 2012
  • We have enjoyed our trip to India and will certainly recommend TSI to any friends who wish to visit your beautiful country.....Dr. Chanvit, Thailand travelled through us from 11 Feb. to 20 Feb. 2012
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