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Kumarakom House Boats

A standout amongst the most favored approaches to draw near to the backwater life in Kerala is the houseboat remain. Recorded among the incredibly famous attractions and the most happening activities in Kerala is Houseboat Cruising. Voyagers from various pieces of the world come to Kerala to appreciate the picturesque excellence and peacefulness of its backwaters through houseboat. Houseboats in Kerala are accessible as indicated by spending one can manage the cost of and offices/extravagances one needs to appreciate. A houseboat is accessible in all sizes with an alternative of number of rooms, a deck, a kitchenette, bathroom, an open parlor territory and that’s just the beginning. Each houseboat is manged by a group of 3 men, typically a cook, guide and rower.

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  • 5 star review  Stayed for a night with family. Nice experience. Well maintained houseboat with clean, spacious rooms and amenities. Tasty food prepared in front of us. Staff and their services are worth mentioning. Recommended for families.

    thumb Saju Soman
  • 5 star review  I want to start by telling a huge thanks to kumarakom houseboats service as the experience was amazing. The food was mouthwatering and they gave us a well explained trip. They were very courteous which made us feel like home. I totally recommend this company to all.

    thumb Anna Susan Babu
  • 5 star review  We really enjoyed our honeymoon trip on the houseboat. The crew members especially Mr. Sineesh make an excellent team and did everything they could to make us comfortable. They are both excellent cooks and they produced lovely delicious food in their very compact galley at the back of the boat.The boat is really cute, comfortable and clean.All in all, a really good experience and memorable moments., Highly recommended.,,,

    thumb urakkam illathavan
  • 5 star review  Excellent boat, nice food, clean and homely envirinment. Enjoyed the trip with family and friends. Those who are waiting to explore the beauty of kerala back water, i will strongly recommend this boat. Many many thanks.

    thumb ajit prabhakaran
  • 5 star review  Throughout the Kerala trip, the best experience my family and I had was on this houseboat. The staff on boat deserves a round of applause for their politeness, generosity and clarity that I could not find anywhere else throughout Kerala. We arrived late but these guys took the responsibility and took us on a cruise on the next day, that we had missed in the evening due to a car accident, and allowed us late checkout despite the itinerary being different. Another instance worth the praise was that the morning tea was not okay and when we informed them they served another tea again and it was really good. Food, rooms, cleanliness - everything is worth 5 star. Extremely happy with their service.

    thumb Chetan Goyal
  • 5 star review  The experience was too good.The staff were very was superb and the rooms were very neat and clean.Overall it worth the money we spent.

    thumb Ann Regina
  • 5 star review  Very good service. Especially the food is very tasty. It’s would be great if they could include fishing from the boat. Enjoyed a lot. I recommend for house boating

    thumb Jomin Puthuparambil Raju
  • 5 star review  Friendly and very comfortable. Good food and clean rooms. Loved it

    thumb Mani George
  • 5 star review  Amazing experience. Food was absolutely superb. Thanks to Mr. Jayesh, the chef of cruise. Hospitality was very good. Staff of cruise was very cooperative. And also the rate was affordable.

    thumb Kiran Nair
  • 5 star review  Booked a Deluxe House Boat costing INR 9000 for an overnight stay. Great Experience. Very well maintained houseboat and friendly staff. Beautiful route with an abundance of natural beauty. Went to an Ayurvedic retreat too. Also, the food served was delicious. Polite and friendly staff. Overall a great great experience and definitely recommend to couples, friends and families.

    thumb UUB

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Pathiramanal is a small island located on the border of Kottayam – Alapuzha Districts in Kerala, India. The name ‘Pathiramanal’ means ‘Sands of night’. The island is located in the Vembanad Lake. The island is an easily reachable location in the Kumarakom – Muhamma water route. It takes around 40 minutes from Kumarakom to reach Pathiramanal from Kumarakom. The journey through backwaters of Kottayam District is a marvellous experience. The scenic beauty of both sides of the lake as well as that of the island is mind blowing. it is home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world.


Unbelievably beautiful emerald paddy fields, pulsating mangrove forests, coconut groves and canopies and enchanting waterways and canals decked with white lilies – little wonder that Kumaralom is considered paradise on earth. Forty two of the forty four freshwater rivers originating in the Western Ghats flow eastwards forming an intricate network of waterways. Backwaters are formed when these rivers empty themselves into the Arabian Sea. Kumarakom is perched on the western banks of the Vembanad Lake and has about 900 sq. kms of backwater ripples spread endlessly into the horizon. Kumarakom is a fascinating hamlet where tradition and modernity go hand in hand. A blend of tradition and culture is interwoven in the lives of the natives living in ancient rustic homes with temples and churches. At the same time, you can spot tourists glide through the canoe, motorboat or houseboats and accommodated in state of the art guesthouses, hotels and resorts.​


Kuttanad in Kerala, India, is the region with the lowest altitude in India, with 500 square kilometres of the region below sea level. Its elevation ranges from 0.6 m above to 2.2 metres below sea level. Most of the area is covered with water throughout the year. Kuttanadu is one of the few places in the world where farming is carried out below sea level.A few of the major villages which form Kuttanadu are: Ramankary, Kaipuzha, Kumarakom, Edathua, Mampuzhakkary, Neelamperoor, Kainadi, Kavalam, Pulincunnoo,Kannady, Veliyanadu, Veeyapuram, Vezhapra, Kunnamkary, Kidangara, Muttar, Neerattupuram, Thalavady, Changankary, Champakulam, Nedumudy, Moonnatummukham, Melpadom, Payippad, Karichal, Ayaparambu, Narakathara, Venattukad, Kayalppuram, Moncompu, Chathurthiakary, Manalady, Koduppunna,Thayankarry Pullangadi, Thalavady, etc.

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One King Bed

1 Bedroom with attached Bathroom, Kitchen and Lounge



Two King Bed

2 Bedroom with attached Bathroom, Kitchen and Lounge



Three King Bed

3 Bedroom with attached Bathroom, Kitchen and LoungeBook



Four King Bed

4 Bedroom with attached Bathroom, Kitchen and loungeBook


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