2 Bed rooms & 1 common Bath Room.
An Air conditioned 'Ara’ ( a wooden compartment used to store food grains) converted into a bed room and one more room within a traditional Christian ‘Tharavad’ (Ancestral House) at Kumarakom situated within 1.5 acres of land facing a water body which leads to the Vembanad Lake .
Enjoy the richness of lush greenery with the warmth of staying with a Syrian Christian (URL HIDDEN) place is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and big groups.
Water Front Heritage Homestay is at Attipedika, a village around two kilometers from the main town of Kumarakom, near the Vembanad Lake.
This Christian ‘Tharavad’ (Ancestral House) belong to an ancient aristocratic Syrian Christian family ‘Oruvettithara’ is built in the Kerala ‘Vastu’ (architecture) style is complete with an 'Ara’ (wooden compartment used to store food grains) and a ‘Nilavara’ (cellar).
The House is within 1.5 acres of land with a canal that connects to the lake as a boundary. The grounds are lush green with trees which makes it an ideal spot to laze around with a book in your hand, play some outdoor games or simply hang out with friends.
The home consists of 5 Air Conditioned Bedrooms for guests, Sit out, Dining Room, Kitchen and Work area. The Nilavara (cellar) has been converted to the host’s quarter.
This property is suitable for small functions and gatherings with ample parking space.facing facing a water body which leads to the Vembanad Lake
Easy access to Vembanad lake cruise
Bird sanctuary in Kumarkom.
Access to the small canals by a country boat ride.
Enjoy the untouched beauty of nature at its best.
Interaction with guests
The history of ‘Umacheril’ family dates back to AD 1700 when Kumarakom was ruled by the King of Travancore. The king of Travancore had brought down two Christian families to Kumarakom to do the religious rites for him that is to serve the oil, The Konathattu family; the most ancient Christian family in Kumarakom, was one of them.
Your host Mr. Kosygin Andrews is the best person to speak to about the history of Kumarakom. Being a 4th generation Syrian Christian from Kumarakom, he could guide you through the history the village and that of Syrian Catholics in Kerala. You would be surprised finding some unique Syrian Catholic dishes during your stay with us.
Other things to note
Facilities in the homestyay.
For fishing we will provide the fishing rode.
Country Boat Ride/Canoeing.
Shykkara Boat :- It is a house boat with out bed room (only one toilet in the boat)
MOTOR BOATING :-
15 Guests for the journey
Rate is Rs.400/- per head(Lunch ,tea and snacks complimentory. Daily trips from Kottayam- R Bock-Kumarakom- Pathiramanal-Allepey and Kottayam
Daily Back Water Cruise
10.15 AM Kottayam To R.Block
01.00 PM Kainakary (Kuttanad)
03.00 PM Alleppey (Rajeev Jetty)
05.00 PM Kottayam
4.BOATING IN KERALA STATE WATER TRANSPORT CORPORATION BOAT
RATE IS Rs.Twenty PER HEAD.
Boating through Vembanad lake (Govt.Boat) Kumarakom to Muhamma (Alleppey) for one and half hours journey rat(url hidden) Rs.20/ per person
Kumarakom to Muhamma
Muhamma to Kumarakom
5.Campfire and Barbeque.
6.Swimming in the canal
7.Shutle court/children play area
Tuk tuk (Auto) available on 24 x 7
8.Two wheeler,Four wheeler and Cycle for rent
9. Ayrvedic Massaging
10. Caravan Service
11. We are accepting Credit Card at the time of check-in and check out.
Places to visit in Kumarakom.
1. BIRD SANCTUARY - Six KM distance.
2. VEMBANAD LAKE AND METHRAN KAYAL - 300 meteres distance.
3.PATHIRAMANAL ISLAND .- 5 KM by Boat
4.J-Yes FARM NEENDOOR - . 25KM distance
5.PALAKKARI FISH FARM VAIKOM - 30 KM distance
6.THANNEERMUKKAM BUND - 20 KM distance
7. BAY ISLAND DRIFTWOOD MUSEUM - 5 KM distance
8.ARUVIKKUZHY WATER FALLS PALLICKATHODE, - 35 KM distance
9.THAZHTHANGADI JUMA MASJID - 10 KM distance.
1200 years old Thazhathangadi Juma Masjid .
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