Overlooking the beautiful Lake Vembanad, Purity is a peaceful retreat 50km from Cochin. This boutique, luxury style, home stay has the perfect waterfront setting for a backwater experience with all of it's rooms looking over the lake.
Completely off the beaten track
All rooms have terraces and verandahs overlooking the lake
KAMA ayurveda has
developed and designed a dedicated
Waterfront dining in its pristine lake front settings
Purity is hidden away amongst the lush green vegetation that grows throughout the Backwaters and is a great place to watch everyday Keralan life pass by on the waters. This delightful villa has recently been refurbished to a high standard and has a minimalist style. It is a Malabar Escapes hotel and is the sixth in the portfolio. All these small hotels are classified as the more luxurious options in Kerala with fantastic personalised service.
Purity is home to fourteen different rooms and suites. The garden suites are not only comfortable and well decorated but they all have their own outdoor space, with terraces and verandas overlooking the Lake.
The Spa menu has been specifically designed to suit the requests of all guests staying at Purity and is dedicated to this hotel. This is the ideal place to experience an Ayurvedic treatment, where there is so much tranquillity and serenity.
Eating well is something that the Malabar Hotels tend to focus on, and Purity is no exception. The property is a member of Relais & Chateaux. As well as the variety of home cooked Keralan curries, there is plenty of alternative food to chose from and personal requests are encouraged.
When to visit
The Heritage Suites are amazing, and give you a wonderful view of the lake.
Plan your tripPlan your trip
Purity is in Muhamma, a backwater settlement on the southwest short of Lake Vembanad, just off National Highway 47 between Ernakulam and Alleppey.
Fly into Cochin International Airport. Cochin is the nearest airport to Purity, 50km away, the drive from there takes around 1-hour. The last leg of the journey is a scenic 5-minute boat ride across the lake to the island.
Backwaters - Experience Kumarakom
Kumarakom is a village based on the edge of Lake Vembanadu. The village is beautifully laid out over a number of different picturesque islands and is a wonderful example of how people live in the backwaters.
Periyar - Boating at Lake Periyar
Boating in the splendid artificial lake formed by the Mullaperiyar Dam across the Periyar river adds to the charm of the park. Spot some fascinating wildlife from the boat including animals coming to drink on the lake.