GOLDEN WATERS, Kumarakom, Kerala. Where time stands still, and pristine solitude greets the connoisseur, Kerala and its pleasures abound in the little diamond that personifies leisure – Kumarakom.
Nestled in the back-waters of the Vembanad lake with meandering canals and paddy fields, Golden Waters is the pride of Kumarakom. Idyllic in the finest sense, Golden Waters is a 17-acre waterfront complete with innovative complete with innovative waterscapes, landscapes and an ambience to rejuvenate the weary travener.
Designed in Kerala architecture, rustic pathways and bridges coupled with villas built on stilts in the canals make for comfort just like in heaven. A well laid out swimming pool with cascade, one of the largest in the regions gets the aquatic frolic into your holiday.
Flora and Fauna exotically mingle with the ambience to offer five star facilities to the Royalty in you. Twenty eight luxury cottages accessible by foot or by boat (Vallam) and designed in the traditional Kerala style with aesthetic interiors make for a comfortable stay with facilities exceeding 5-star hospitality. For the adventurous there is the “Kettuvallam” or a floating barge with two well-furnished rooms. Pick on the choicest of exotic dishes in true Central Travancore style at “Nalluketu” an authentic Kerala restaurant serving succulent mussels, pearlspot, shellfish etc. from the backwaters.
In case you need to ease your worries in your mind and body, “Vaidyasala” an operational ayurvedic centre treats you with traditional massages that includes advice from a qualified physician or “Vaidyan”.
Local games like pole line fishing, trekking, form a prime past time amongst younger visitors. A bird sanctuary in the vicinity encourages shooting a variety of the feathered folks on film.
Kumarakom – one of the 10 most preferred destinations in the world.
So, when you dream of a perfect getaway, think Kerala, think Kumarakom, think Golden Waters.