A Kerala (India) backwaters scene as viewed from Coconut Lagoon
A postcard view of the palm tree, clouds, water and reflections at Coconut Lagoon in Kerala
There’s only one way to get to Coconut Lagoon: over the water. From the jetty, your boat streams along a breeze-laden watery highway taking a sharp turn into a narrow canal, it’s banks decked with wildflowers. The reception is warm with live music, garlands and a cocktail.
Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom, Kerala, India is synonymous with Kumarakom and backwater treasures of Kerala in India. There are so many facets to the Coconut Lagoon experience. The heritage of the old feudal villages of Malabar, The vast frolic of the Vembanad lake, The shimmering waters of the canals that criss-cross the property, all these together, they become an experiment in ecological living that remains startlingly different. It is located hidden among the palm trees on the eastern shore of Lake Vembanad, at Kumarakom, at the mouth of the Kavanar River. It is set on an abandoned coconut plantation in the very heart of these fascinating backwaters, and has been designed to give visitors an authentic insight into Kuttanad life. The resort can only be reached by boat.
A bridge over one of the canals on the property offers a photo opportunity.