ILLIKKALAM Lake Resort is situated in the best location of Kumarakom, which is one of the best backwater destinations in Kerala, perfectly suitable for Relaxation, Holidaying and for having safe food & beverages. The entire property is clean, tidy and you will get personal care and attention from the staff & management. Enjoy beautiful Sunset & Moonset, Relax on the lakeside, Hammocks on the lakeside, Recreation Centre with Table Tennis, Shuttle Court, Carroms, Floodlit Walkers Path & facilities for fishing will provide you maximum relaxation within the property itself. This is also suitable for Conferences & Meetings, on the bank of the lake and sufficient space for safe car parking.
Eco Friendly Lakeside Resort in Kumarakom, Kerala
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.
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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.
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.
Facilities of the Resort
This Resort provides you maximum relaxation at the best enjoyable ambience on the edge of the Vembanad Lake at the best location of Kumarakom, with the facilities of a three star property.
For Having a comfortable stay at the Resort
1) Switch off the light at the Porch for enjoying the night, moreover light at the porch will attract insects.
2) Avoid mosquitoes & insects by keeping the door closed during the night.
3) Order the food as early as possible to avoid the delay in serving the food .
From The Cottage
- Great Scenery of the Lake, you can enjoy the maximum length & breadth of the Lake Vembanad from the cottages.
- Experience early morning scenery
- Watch the Sun Set at the evening & Moon Set, at the early morning.
- Unique experience of the lake and the sky during the night.
- Cable TV on LED screens with National & International Channels.
- Activities at the side of the Lake Vembanad (Usage fee will be charged)
- Relax on the hammocks at the waterfront(Usage fee will be charged)
- Fishing Rods for fishing at the early morning. Try to catch a Perl Spot Fish.
- Wi- Fi Facility is chargeable, available during the office hours from 8.30am to 6pm, at the reception only.
Activities at the Resort
- Recreation Centre with Table Tennis(Chargeable), Caroms, Chess Boards
- Flood lit Shuttle Court(Chargeable)
- Walkers Path across the farm to keep up your fitness
- Organic Vegetables & Fruit Trees
- Bicycles for village visit (Chargeable)
Other Services (Chargeable)
- Ayurvedic Whole body Massage & Yoga Classes on request
- Pick up, drop & arranging of Vehicles for Sightseeing
- Laundry services will be provided on request
- Doctor on call
- Safe & healthy food & beverages from the Restaurant
- Local food is available
- You may have to order the food as early as possible as we start A to Z preparation of food only after the order.
Houseboat, Motorboat & Speedboat
- Have Houseboat Overnight Stay, Backwater Cruising, Motorboat sunset cruising & Speed boat cruising. You can get into the Boat from the Resort itself or from any other available places.
Ecofriendly & Pollution free property
- Functioning with Bio Gas Plant, Vermi Compost & Rainwater Harvesting Plant.
- Operating with the Consent of Kerala State pollution Control Board
- Clean & Tidy Property
- Power & Back Up: There is a 100 KW Transformer within the property, and also a 40 KW Cummins Generator for the back up,if there is a power failure. Therefore the voltage and the power is steady. We do have Inverter connection also for basic lights in the room during the power cut.
- Sufficient space for safe parking ,Taxi Car parking will be chargeable at the net rate of Rs 250 per night.
- Suitable for Conferences, Marriage Engagements,Reception & Meetings.125 people can be accommodated in the hall.
- Car Parking: Sufficient space for safe parking of around 50 cars, which will be chargeable @ Rs250 per cars.
- Recreation Centre
- Usage Charges are applicable,for Hammocks,Fishing Rods,Wi- Fi Facility & All other Activities in and around Recreation Center.
Tariff of Rooms & Cottages
Check In 12 Noon/ Check Out 10.30AM
Plan EPAI (Tariff + All Taxes )
Please contact us before advance booking, as the tariff will not be same as published, on weekends, Holidays and Peak Season
- For 2 Persons
- Extra Person: 500 Rs
Lake View A/c Room
- For 2 persons
- Extra Person: Rs 750
Lake Side & Lake Facing A/c Cottage
- For 2 Persons
- Extra Person: Rs 1200
Lake Side & Lake Facing A/c Family Cottage
- For 4 Persons
- Extra Person: Rs 1200
Description of Rooms & Lakeside Cottages
- A/c Rooms
- Lake View A/c Rooms
- Lake Side and Lake Facing A/c Cottage
- Lake Side and Lake Facing A/c Family Cottage
A/c Rooms: Bedroom with 100 Sq.feet, having a split unit air conditioner and fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The Room is furnished basically,and there is two single coats, cable TV,intercom etc.The door opens to a small sit out facing the shuttle court/ walkers path. It is around 80 meters away from the Lake Vembanad. Therefore you can walk down to the bank of the lake Vembanad for relaxation, enjoyment, sightseeing, fishing and also for experiencing the sunset at the evening and moon set at the early morning. You can also get into the Motorboat, Speedboat or Houseboat, from the Resort or from any other convenient places around Kumarakom.
Lake View A/c Rooms: Bedroom with 135 Sq.feet, having split unit air conditioner and fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The Room is basically furnished and also with a family coat, cable TV is also provided, the door opens to a small sit out, facing beautiful lake vembanad,for relaxation, enjoyment, sightseeing, fishing and also for experiencing the sunset at the evening and moon set at the early morning.It is around 20 meters away from the Lake Vembanad. You can also get into the Motorboat, Speedboat or Houseboat, from the Resort or from any other convenient places around Kumarakom.
Lake Side and Lake Facing A/c: This cottage is only 10 meters away from the Lake Vembanad. Bedroom with 172 Sq.feet and also have a small dressing area.There is a split unit air conditioner and fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The Cottage is basically furnished and also with a family coat, cable TV is also provided, the door opens to a spacious sit out, facing beautiful lake vembanad,for relaxation, enjoyment, sightseeing, fishing and also for experiencing the sunset at the evening and moon set at the early morning.There is also a lawn up to the lake, just in front of the cottage for relaxation and sight seeing. You can also get into the Motorboat, Speedboat or Houseboat, from the Resort or from any other convenient places around Kumarakom.
Lake Side and Lake Facing A/c Family Cottage:
This family cottage is having two bedrooms with attached bathrooms and also having separate sit outs, facing the lake, for each bedroom.
First Bedroom is only 10 meters away from the Lake Vembanad. Bedroom with 172 Sq.feet and also have a small dressing area. There is a split unit air conditioner and fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The Cottage is basically furnished,one family coat, cable TV,intercom etc. the door opens to a spacious sit out, facing beautiful lake vembanad ,ideal for relaxation, enjoyment, sightseeing and also for experiencing the sunset at the evening & moon set at the early morning. There is also a lawn up to the lake, just in front of the cottage for relaxation,sight seeing and fishing. You can also get into the Motorboat, Speedboat or Houseboat, from the Resort or from any other convenient places around Kumarakom.
Second bedroom ,there is an inside door at the backside of the first bed room for entering into the second bed room. Bedroom with 135 Sq.feet, having split unit air conditioner and fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The Room is basically furnished, one family coat, cable TV,intercom etc.The door opens to a small sit out, facing beautiful lake vembanad ,ideal for relaxation, enjoyment,fishing, sightseeing and also for experiencing the sunset at the evening & moon set at the early morning. It is around 20 meters away from the Lake Vembanad. You can also get into the Motorboat, Speedboat or Houseboat, from the Resort or from any other convenient places around Kumarakom.
How To Confirm Your Advance Booking
Please send us email about your requirements and also if you need any more information about facilities of the Resort, cottages, tariff, packages and also about current tariff, at the following Email Id email@example.com
Kumarakom Resort, Kumarakom PO, Kottayam, Kerala, India, PIN 686563
Houseboat Packages/Holiday Packages
1) Backwater Cruising & Overnight Stay in a Houseboat.
2) Accommodation at Rooms/Lakeview Rooms/ Lakeside Cottages/Family
lakeside Cottages & Houseboat Overnight stay package.
3) Accommodation at Rooms/Lakeview Rooms/ Lakeside Cottages/Family
lakeside Cottages for Relaxation with Yoga.
4) Accommodation at Rooms/Lakeview Rooms/ Lakeside Cottages/Family
lakeside Cottages for Ayurvedic Treatment & Massage.
5) Experience Kumarakom Package
Please contact us for the package details & the total amount of the package.
We offer you the following for your comfortable stay
- You can have your perfect relaxation at the lakeside cottage on the bank of the lake in Kumarakom
- Safe Food & Beverages
- We advise you to switch off lights in the Porch to enjoy the night.
We provide personal care and attention
Contact – Mr. Salim Das Mob.No +91 9495735152
This Resort provides you maximum relaxation at the best enjoyable ambience on the edge of the Vembanad Lake at the best location of Kumarakom, with the facilities of a three star property