Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism. It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake, the largest lake in the state of Kerala.
Here is a bench view of the sunset sky from one of the many resorts.
A tour in the house boat is an unforgettable experience. The slow movement of the house boats, the gentle touch of the sweet breeze from the cool backwaters all but mesmerizes you to happiness. The greenery, scenes of the villages, the boat jetties and passengers, the farmers and paddy fields, the coconut palms on either sides of the banks, all together make your trip most beautiful. On the whole you feel relaxed, calm and gentle as the backwaters.
This boat has multiple bedrooms on two levels and is one of the larger houseboats among the 600 or so on Vembanad Lake around Kumarakom, Kerala
Kottayam is a vast network of rivers and canals which empty into the great expanse of water called the Vembanad Lake inKerala. The lake, an enchanting picnic spot and a fast developing backwater tourism destination, provides boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences that are truly exhilarating. The serene lake comes alive during Onam with a spectacular water regatta – the snake boat races. It is indeed amazing to watch oarsmen, at least a hundred in one boat, slice their way through the waters to the fast rhythm of their own full-throated singing.
Relaxing on a bench at Coconut Lagoon with a view of the peaceful Vembanad Lake
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.