To Experience Kumarakom We Provide You Unique Lakeside Lakefacing Cottages... Fascinating Lake Vembanad is the main attraction of Kumarakom, the maximum length and the breadth of the lake is enjoyable from the lake side cottages of ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Resort. The Arabian Sea is on the west of Lake Vembanad, therefore there is always very good breeze and the waves in the lake. Illikkalam Lakeside Resort is only 15Km from Kottayam Railway Station,20Km. from Cherthala Railway Station,40 Km. from Alappuzha Railway Station,60 Km from Ernakulam Rrailway Station and 85Km from Kochi International Airport at Nedumbasserry.
Boutique Lakeside Resort For Your Relaxation And Holidaying
Lakeside and lake facing standard, deluxe non A/C and A/C cottages and also family cottages, provide maximum relaxation and peace of mind in a pollution free atmosphere. Experience the spectacular beauty of the lake and sunset from the cottage, with beautiful houseboats drifting passed on the lake and see all types of activities of the Vembanad Lake from your cottage. There are around 400 meters of floodlit walkers path, major part of the path is around the organic farm, Have your relaxing walk through the walkers path at any time during day or night, will keep you more active and physically fit. Enjoy the beautiful songs of many birds, If you are going for a relaxing walk in the early morning, some times in the early morning you may see, over the lake, the rare moon set also. Food and beverages will be served on the lakeside, and also on plantain leaf as per the order. ILLIKKALAM is the most affordable resort on the lake side at Kumarakom, in the land of Five Stars.
Eco Friendly and Pollution Free Lakeside Resort
Entire property of the Resort is maintained as eco friendly and pollution free, as is possible, we take maximum effort for the effective control of the waste, plastic bottles etc. in the 1.50 acres of land. Organically grown vegetables and fruits. Bio gas plant and vermiculture to maintain ecological balance of nature.
You can board your houseboat, motorboat, speedboat or country boat from the lakeside cottages for Sunset cruising, morning cruising, full day cruising or for backwater cruising. Fishing rods and hammocks on the lakeside will be provided for your leisure. Floodlit badminton court, table tennis, board games like carambole and one side basketball court etc for the entertainment of guests. Goose, souse, duck, turkey, gene and rabbits live at the Resort, which gives lot of entertainment to guests. Bicycles will be provided for exploring the small roads of Kumarakom Village. Swimming in the lake at the morning will give you more relaxation and pleasure
Very Pleasant And Enjoyable Night
Night is also very pleasant and you can be very active at ILLIKKALAM. You can enjoy the moon and the stars over the lake and the beautiful fireworks, far away, on the western side of the lake. Watch the activities of rabbit’s, goslings and ducklings with their parents in the night, floodlit walkers path around the organic farm will give you maximum freedom to move through the entire property at any time. Enjoy the beauty of the lake, it’s waves, the breeze and the fishermen’s activities in the night by relaxing on the hammocks at the lakeside will be a unique experience.
We have an eco friendly organic farm, where we grow many fruits such as rose apple, black berries, cypress cherry, red tender coconut, green tender coconut, different type of jambu, guava, lubica, papaya, pineapple, mango, jack fruit, sugar cane, banana, 3 varieties of plantain, rumboothan, leachy, fig, passion fruit etc. And vegetables such as Elephant yam, colocasia, yam, tapioca, tomato, ladys finger, bringal, gerkins, variety of amaranths, bitter gourd, tamarind, lentil etc.
Fresh &Tasty Dishes From Organic Farm
We provide fresh fruits from the organic farm to the guests, for breakfast and at the evening as per the order. Some of the fruits are very good for diabetics and cholesterol reduction; We serve many tasty and fresh dishes from the organic farm, as per your prior order for break fast, lunch and dinner, our menu card provides details of all the dishes from the farm.
We use only natural compost to grow the above. So all the items are very tasty and good for health, as we don’t use chemicals and pesticides.
Ayurvedic plants and trees such as neem, cinnamon tree, all spices, the madder plant, turmeric, ginger, henna, erick, other medicinal herb, cuscus grass, rambha, elenji, nut meg, climbing plants, pepper etc. are all grown in our organic farm.
Sightseeing trips in & around Kumarakom ,in Houseboats, motorboats or by motorcar, ferry service from kumarakom to Muhamma,Alleppey to Kottayam, visit kumarakom bird sanctuary at the early morning by auto/car, visit Alleppey, Vaikom, Kochi, Peerumedu, Thekkadi, Munnar, Shabarimala and Guruvayoor by car.
It is owned and managed by Salim Das and Susan Salim of Illikkalam Family, well known Orthodox Aristocratic Christian Family of the Region. They have Lakeside Resort in 1.5 Acres of inherited property. Personalized hospitality of the owning family who take pride in making their clients happy, provide personal care and attention, fresh and tasty food, clean and tidy cottages and premises. You can always contact them by phone or personally, if you need further care and attention and they stay in Kumarakom.
Nice Eco Friendly Resort- Illikkalam is a very nice resort,very helpful staff and it is the very beautiful place for travellers.i would surely recommened this resort for all leisure travellers who want to visit kumarakom.
We stayed in illikkalam for three nights,the stay was very pleasant and the resort is very nice.peaceful and calm environment .cottages are comfortable and very clean,the staff is extremely friendly and helpful,the food was fresh and delicious.we enjoyed very well.