luxury backwater resort/hotel in north
of Kumarakom, Kerala, South India. A water front resort/hotel designed
for honeymoon holidays, leisure holidays, family holidays, conferences
and meetings in Kerala, South India. This is Kalathil Lake
Resort!!! Surrounded by the famous Vembanadu lake on three fronts and
lagoon on the fourth front, this resort/ hotel is dream destination of
tourists and travellers to Kerala, South India. All cottages/rooms are
either Lake views or Lagoon fronts. The swimming pool also is also lake
front. Whenever you think of a trip, travel to Kerala, or holidays in
South India, think of this beautiful resort with an excellent ambience.
Facing Lake on eastern, western, and northern sides and
lagoon on the southern side, the resort gives a spectacular view to the
visitors. The villas are erected on pillars in water. Interspersed with
meandering canals and paved walkways, the resort is a soothing
experience with its sheltered Aquatic Spa, Fresh Water Pond, manicured
lawns, and swaying coconut palms. The tranquility provided by the resort
to the visitor is unmatching and ever memorizing.
Facilities include Swimming Pool, Ayurveda Centre, Yoga Centre,
Multi-cuisine Restaurant, A. C. Banquet Hall, A. C. Conference Room,
Back Water Cruise in speed boat, house boat and country boat, pedal
boating and canoe boat in the lagoon.., etc.
Kalathil Lake Resort is owned by Kalathil Resorts Pvt.
Ltd, which is promoted by Dr. K Bahuleyan, the first Neurosurgeon from
Kerala. The resort is founded and funded by him with the primary
motive of extending financial support to Indo American Hospital, Brain
and Spine Centre and also to the various community development projects
initiated by him for the socioeconomic health development of his people
in the village, utilizing the profit generated from the resort. Indo
American Hospital, Brain and Spine Centre is a superspeciality hospital
dedicated to neuroscience. This hospital is also founded and funded by
Dr. K. Bahuleyan under the auspices of Bahuleyan Charitable Foundation
established by him for philanthropic purposes.
The resort is managed by the Board of Directors,
consisting of Dr. K. Bahuleyan as Managing Director, Dr.(Mrs.) Indira
Kartha and Mr. Saju Bahuleyan as Directors. The day to day operations of
the resort is taken care of by a team of professionals who have
associated themselves with the cause for which Dr. Bahuleyan has
established this resort. A team of qualified, trained and experienced
professionals would ensure unmatched caring professional service to the
Ayurveda Centre -
A modern State of the Art facility is available adjacent to the pool
area. There are separate ladies and gents sections and many types of
treatment are available from our highly experience staff.
Boating - Boating
is available on picturesque Lake Vembanad – the resort has a speedboat
which holds 5 people plus driver. A larger slower boat can be arranged
on request. Sunset cruise, day backwater cruise, etc on speed boat,
country non-mechanised boat, etc can be arranged on request.
Pedal & canoe boating -
The resort has some smaller boats for the
more energetic guests – pedal boat around our inner lake, canoe down our
lagoon between the cottages and landscape gardens and see the fish and
frogs that abound. This is a very relaxing and extremely safe place for
people of all ages. The guests who stay in rooms can enjoy pedal & canoe
boating free of cost.
Cuisine - The
cuisine staff is headed by a well qualified, trained and highly
experienced chef with global exposure over 5 years. Apart from
traditional Kerala dishes, the guests can enjoy north Indian, south
Indian, Mughlai, Continental, Italian, Chinese, and Seafood tastes as
per individual requirements.
But, the specialty to look forward to, is ethnic,
traditional Kerala cooking. The fresh catch of the day, rich coconuts,
and a slew of fragrant spices; the Kerala Cuisine makes it unique.
Swimming Pool -
The swimming pool will please even the most experienced traveler. The
resort operates a huge infinity pool overlooking the lake. The pool is
pristine clean and tempts even the most reluctant swimmer into its
Yoga - Well its
something which make your mind and body both as calm. It’s a type of
meditation which goes with kind of body art and plan. While compared to
all other kind of rumination Yoga is considered as a holy one as it
deals with penance and ethics. Kerala is abundant of greenery and
scenery so there is a wonderful field here for yoga to feed on. Yoga is
a science which deals with all the activities of a human being it’s a
wonderful healer of even severe diseases. There are wide varieties of
yoga but the major three types are Bhakti yoga, Jnana Yoga and Karma
yoga. These three aspects are the conclusions of all human thoughts and
deeds. Bhakti yoga means a window to the heavenly enjoyment while the
second one deals with the human activities and its controlling and the
last and third one stands for knowledge and its enhancement.
Conference hall - The conference hall is fully
air-conditioned and is equipped with the public address system. The
seating capacity is 60 to 80. The resort is an ideal place for
conducting business meetings, seminars, conferences, Board
Meetings, workshops, training programmes, family get-togethers,
marriage receptions, social gatherings, etc, etc
Restaurant - There are 2 restaurants in the
resort – The open sided restaurant, overlooking the beauty of the
Backwater is perfect for breakfast and lunch. Evening, the air
conditioned lagoon front restaurant is open for for the guests.
Alternatively, for those special romantic celebrations, the resort can
provide candlelight suppers on the lawn overlooking the lake – insects
are not a problem as the resort operates a daily pest control programme.
All meals are offered as buffet style. An a La Carte
menu is also available offering a variety of local Kerala dishes, north
Indian dishes, Chinese and international cuisine.
Ayurveda - A modern State
of the Art facility is available adjacent to the pool area. There are
separate ladies/gentlemen’s sections and many types of treatment are
available from our highly experience staff. Contact Reception for an
appointment. Ayurvedic treatment is available from 6am onwards, daily.
Location - This Lake Resort is ideally located in
the north of Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, and is just 25 km
away from Kochi (Cochin), the Queen of Arabian
Sea. Alleppy (Allappuzha), the Venice of the East is only one-hour drive