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Kumarakom Lake Resort

Backwaters, Kerala

Kumarakom Lake Resort is considered the best resort in the backwaters. The resort is set in 25 acres of lush greenery with a superb location over-looking Vembanad Lake. There's a lovely pool with lake views and an Ayurveda Spa.

At a Glance

  • Wonderfully spacious with 25 acres of land along the bank of Lake Vembanad

  • Stunning infinity pool overlooking the lake

  • Winner of the much acclaimed World Travel Award as India's leading Resort for four years

  • Easily accessible by houseboat

  • Enjoy High Tea, which is served daily on the lawn with traditional Keralan snacks

Teenagers, Couples

Insider's View

The best rooms for families are the duplex Pool Villas.

Clare Monro

Insider's View

The Meandering Pool Villas all interconnect with a 250 meter long swimming pool, which is only accessible from your private bathing cove.

Charlotte Winter

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Kumarakom Lake Resort or take a look at our itineraries to Kerala and Karnataka


This wonderful sprawling resort will allow you to relax and soak up the charming scenery of Kerala.

Situated on the banks of Lake Vembanad and surrounded by palm trees you will feel totally immersed in the backwaters. The resort celebrates its beautiful location and is set up in a U shape facing the lake. You can enjoy High tea on the lawn, breakfast lunch or dinner facing the lake in their two restaurants, or retreat to the Ayurveda center for a luxurious massage. Take the Kumarakom house boat on the lake for the day, or simply chill by the infinity pool on the banks of the lake. Kumarakom Lake Resorts caters to all your needs.

The resort is also accessible by car, which means there is always a fun atmosphere in the evenings as guests from other resorts come to experience the delicious cuisine.


The rooms, villas and suites at the Kumarakom Lake Resort are a perfect blend of Kerala’s traditional architecture and luxurious, modern amenities. Kumarakom Lake Resort offers guests 22 shared pool villas, 15 Lake View Villas with Private pool and 2 luxury suites. Each room has a traditionally styled, open roofed bathroom.

Prsidential Suite
Heritage Lake View Villas with Private pool
Heritage Villas with Private Pool
Meandering Pool Villas
Luxury Pavilion Rooms
Meandering Pool Duplex Villas


Kumarakom Lake Resorts tailor makes your stay, so you can be as bust or as restful as you like. Take a sunset cruise on the lake, have high tea on the banks of the Lake, workout in the fitness center, or just relax by the pool side, it is up to you.

Location & Directions

Backwaters, Kerala

Located in the village of Kumarakom, on the banks of lake Vembanad.

When to go

Isolated from much of India by the Western Ghats, the climate of Kerala & Karnataka is tropical and as a result of the mountain ranges the area isn’t as dry as much of India. The best time to visit is from January through to April. While there can be the occasional light showers these are just a prelude of the wet weather to come. The weather is generally hot and humid during this early summer. The monsoon season arrives in early June and thus can wash out July and August. September is much more humid as a result of the rainy season, and the fall can be dry but with the humidity this makes it feel quite warm. There can be a little rain in the night in October and November. The temperatures cool down and the humidity lets up as winter comes in around December, with this season lasting until February when the dry spring returns. Winter can be a pleasant time to visit, especially if you’re looking to head off the beach and explore the rest of this Indian land of mystery.

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Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Kumarakom Lake Resort or take a look at our itineraries to Kerala and Karnataka

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