Aquatic Floating Resort is a 5 star experience hotel set in the beautiful Island of Kumbalangi in Vembanad Lake just 15Km from Kochi. The beautiful backwater shores dotted with hundreds of Chinese fishing nets, dense mangroves and rich aquatic life make Kumbalangi the first model tourism village in Kerala.
Aquatic Floating Resort is India’s first floating resort set on a private lake and is a new venture of Poppys Hotels. Aquatic Floating Resort spread over a total area of 32 acres of backwater and private lake areas. Away, yet still close enough Aquatic Floating Resort offers visitors an easy commute, and a majestic setting from which to explore the local communities while being truly pampered.
The nearest Railway station is Ernakulam Junction (South) at 12Km and the nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport. By road the resort is reached from Ernakulam via Thopumbady bridge to perumpadappu.
Aquatic Floating Resort has 16 suites set on the middle of a private lake connected with land and main lobby by wooden bridges running along the cool lake. The luxury resort is sure to take your breath away with attention to detail and the special efforts placed into Service.
Imagine taking a bath in pool located in middle of a lake… Or exercises in a floating gym.
Spend a day in Kumbalangi village, prosperous with unique local cuisines, boat construction as well as masonry, operated by hand coir looms, fish farms and so on. Kumbalangi village is the first tourism village in Kerala and is promoted by Kerala Tourism Department for its huge stretches of picturesque backwaters, perfect location for country boat cruises, local fishing, crab farming and mangrove eco systems as well as back water eco systems which are abundant in its nature.
Vythiri Motels is a luxury home stay situated in Vythiri along the main road connecting Calicut with Mysore. Vythiri Motels offers some of the most spacious accommodation and has all the amenities of a premier luxury resort. Even though Vythiri Motels is situated along the NH 212 one can experience a nostalgic loneliness of the elusive wilderness.
How to reach Vythiri Motels Wayanad
Vythiri Motels is 60Km away from the Calicut(Kozhilode) city which has the nearest railway station. Nearest bus stand is at Kalpetta about 15KM from the Vythiri town. The nearest airport is at Calicut(Kozhikode) about 100KM away from the hotel.
The road connecting Calicut with Wayanad has 9 hairpins which covers through forest divisions of Kozhikode and Wayanad. The view from these road system is breathtaking with mist covered mountains blocking your views.
Each well furnished rooms has all the modern amenities for comfort and attached bathrooms. The rooms give you the choice of two queen beds or a king, and each one is decked out with fascinating pieces of movie history. A balcony opened from each rooms offers the view of the distant mountains or a place for one to chat enjoying the cool breeze that brings along with it scent of the spices.
Hut restaurant- the Multi Cuisine Restaurant at Vythiri Motels serves an extensive choice of cuisines that will put your taste buds into overdrive. An exotic fusion of western and eastern gourmet cuisine with INDIAN species is served to the guests. The highlight however, is the traditional Kerala cuisine with its delectable smothering of spices and nuances of flavor that is bound to entice any connoisseur of good food.
Kerala Cuisines served can be vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to suite every one of your needs. While the non-vegetarian dishes are all heavily spiced, the vegetarian repertoire is mildly spiced and feels especially easier on the non-native tongue. Guests are also provided the opportunity to enjoy a meal with an Indian family whereby they can enjoy delicious food in homely ambiance.
The nearest Wayanad tourist place is Lakkidi lying atop Thamarassery, a ghat pass at an elevation of 700m above sea level and is one of the top most location in Wayanad which commands a picturesque scenery. This is one of the favourite hanging spot for tourists who walk along the road connecting it with Calicut. Various other tourist locations like Pookot Lake just 3 Kms away and Banasura dam only 20 Kms away from the resort.
Ayur Home- the ayurvedic healing and rejuvenation center has developed magnificent treatments for renewing body and deeply centering and settling the mind. Lepam Dhara, Pizhyhil, Thalam nasyam, ilakizhi etc are some of the ayurvedic treatment offered by the ayurvedic spa treatment center.
Guide services by the resort provides a memorable and cherished adventurous trekking for a lifetime. Through trekking one can relish the pure air and silence of wilderness,Wayanadan Land of Nature Grandeur Spiritual Beauty of Chembra peak.
Cardamom Club is a plantation resort set amidst a large Cardamon farm in Thekkady and is adjacent to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Cardamom Club is covered around by 15 acres of lush green area which offers a great view from the top end of the resort. Cardamom Club is unique in its way that it shares its borders with the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary on the banks of the Periyar Lake, and visitors may see rare animals and birds right on their doorstep. Experience a night halt in the middle of the jungle, enjoy the beautiful view and the serene silence punctuated only by the calls of birds or monkeys.
The nearest Bus station at Kumily is just 3 Kms from Cardamom Club. The nearest Airport Kochi International Airport is 3.5 Hrs away from the resort. While the Railway station is at Kottayam, about 100 KMs from Cardamom Club.
Cardamom Club offers 7 Deluxe Double Rooms equipped with all modem comforts. All the rooms have panoramic hill views and have attached bathrooms. The resort is ideal for a group of travelers that it can house 20 persons per night.
Cardamom Club has its own on-site restaurant offering Kerala styled cuisines to the guests wishing to eat in. The food prepared in Cardamom Club is sourced from the organic farm located in the resort land itself.
Breakfast is included. Bicycle Hire, Travel desk.
Cardamom Club Thekkady offers their guests plenty of opportunities for getting close to nature. Its close proximity to the Periyar wildlife Sanctuary, makes the Cardamom Club, the convenient place to stay and enjoy wildlife tours, safari, boat cruises etc.. Guests can also explore the nearby spice plantations on nature tours while staying at the Cardamom Club. The famous of the nature tours is the Jungle Safari to Gavi.
Camelot Resort is a hill station resorts spread across 17 acres in Top station Munnar. Camelot Resort is named after the capital of British King Arthur and is set amidst the tea estates, coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations. Camelot Resort is 10 kms away from Munnar town along the Munnar-Mankulam road and is easily accessible from Madurai and Cochin through NH road network.
Camelot Resort is a self sufficient in two ways; it has an organic farm that produces all the vegetables, like carrot and ladies finger, and fruits, like strawberries, for the daily needs of their guests. Secondly, Camelot Resort also has its own micro hydroelectric project that provides electricity and hygienic mineral water for the needs of the resort.
Camelot Resort offers 12 rooms named after the birds in this region; Humming Bird, Sun Bird, and Silver Bills.
Silver Biils are deluxe rooms comprising of two suites with classy bedrooms with attached bathrooms and a large dinning hall. Silver Bills close proximity to fruit garden provide you with a feel of fragrance and relaxation once you are in the room.
Sun Bird is the luxury type of room with well furnished bed chambers with attached bathrooms, a spacious living room and a balcony. Camelot Resort has 4 Sun Bird rooms.
Humming Bird is the super luxury room well elegantly furnished suites each with bath attached bedrooms, a living room and a balcony which provides wonderful mountain view.
Nilavu the multi-cuisine restaurant provides you with a variety of delicious dishes from all over the world and is specialized in Indian, Chinese, and Continental cuisines. The restaurant is a chalet with slanting roofs, and make you to believe that you are dinning in an inverted V shaped building.
Camelot Resort Kitchen serves only those vegetables and fruits that are grown in the organic farm. The vegetables include carrot, cabbage, cauliflower, brinjal, potato, capsicum, spring onion, beetroot etc among various others. The major fruits are orange, strawberry, blackberry, mulberry, apple, pomegranate etc.
Like all Hill Station ResortsCamelot Resort has ample opportunities for tenting, strolling, trekking, nature walks, safaris, fishing, and paragliding in and around Munnar. Trekking in Keralais a wonderful experience and can be a A tramp through the shola-grasslands of Munnar to the dark evergreen forestland of the coveted Periyar Tiger reserve, abode of tigers and Asiatic elephants, and Eravikulam National Park, where Nilgiri Tahrs proudly strolls through.
Book a taxi at Camelot Resort and start the journey through all the wonderful Munnar tourist places starting from Echo Point, Devikulam Lake, Mattupetty Lake, Top Station etc..
Sit ideal in the resort itself to get a glimpse of Elephants, Wild boars, bison, black birds, kites, hornbill, etc which are a common sights during dawn and dusk.
Dream Cochin is a five star boutique luxury deluxe hotel in the road corridor connecting Ernakulam Town with Vyttila-the busiest and the largest intersection in Kerala. To suite the travelers Dream Cochin is just 30 Km drive from Cochin International Airport and the nearest railway station Ernakulam Junction is only 15 minutes (2Kms ) away. The hotel sits in the Vyttila-Vyttila bus route enabling the travelers to reach the hotel by the buses plying through the Ernakulam city.
Dream Cochin belongs to Dream series of hotels under Vikram Chatwal Group, that operates iconic Dream New York (Times Square), Dream Bangkok and is the first among the series in India. Dream Cochin is set in ultra-contemporary urban sleek style which provides a dream-like experience to its guest and hence is one of the sought out destination for those who likes to enjoy night life along with kerala tour packages . The tower is 18 storied with a bar lounge at roof top and is one of the tallest hotel in the city.
The most attractive part of the hotel is the central lobby. The lobby features a mega chandelier in form of a globe which is fitted with more than 50,000 LED bulbs that changes the color to create a mood.
The center of lobby also features the 4 elephant statue in welcoming pose.
150 rooms categorized as Deluxe rooms, Club Rooms, Deluxe Suites, Club suites, Dream suites and Presidential suites.
Both Deluxe Room and Club room provides a king sized/ Two twin bed with amenities like Stocked private bar,LCD TV,Coffee Maker and Room safe. Private bathroom has a shower.
Deluxe Suite offers a queen/ King sized bed with city view, 2 LCD TV and a stocked private bar.
Club suite offers a queen/ King sized bed with 2 LCD TV and a stocked private bar.
Presidential suite provides a king size bed with living and dinning space, 2 LCD TVs and a well stocked bar.
Dream Cochin hosts 3 restaurants and 2 bars.
Mainland China- the finest Chinese restaurant offers an exotic dining experience filled with an array of bold flavors with popular delicacies such as Sliced Lamb with Cumin and Onion, Steamed Sea Bass with Soya and Ginger, or a particular one chosen from the list of China’s culinary legacy.
Keshia- the local multi-cuisine restaurant serves up a diverse menu of tantalizing a-la-carte specialties or a sumptuous hot buffet.
High Bar- the roof top lounge lets one sip exotic cocktails poolside or try the savoury, spice-infused barbecue with friends and family.
Ava named after movie star Ava Gardner is a multipurpose dinning/ bar. During the day Ava is a perfect place for a business meeting or a leisurely drink with friends. But at night disco soundtrack and glitzy ambiance draws a fashionable crowd from all over the city.
In house hotel bar is meant for those who wants a relaxing night life. Order up a cocktail or glass of wine, and just enjoy the soothing stillness of this enchanting bar.
Facilities & Amenities
Dream Cochin offers a superb array of relaxing comforts; Lounge by the rooftop pool and Jacuzzi and sip your favourite cocktail at the high bar Lounge . Dine on spice-infused Indian cuisine at the Ayala restaurant or savor the Chinese cuisine at Mainland China. Let go at Spa to Relax with a deep-tissue Ayurvedic massage, organic aromatherapy treatment, or exhilarating sauna and steam bath.
Enjoy the nightlife with the fellow inmates and the fashionable crowd from city crowding in for disco that last till midnight.
In and Around Dream Cochin
Spend the relaxing afternoon navigating backwaters dotted with Chinese fishing nets in a country boat while watching the sinking sun escaping from your view to the depth of the lake.
Explore the temples and Palaces from Hill Palace at the west to Jewish Synagogue at the East or the Dutch Homes or Churches in the well known tourist destination of Fort Kochi.
Take a sun bath at the beaches of Cherai or stroll along the numerous cross lanes in Fort Kochi exploring the ancient Anglo Indian homes or buildings that has a story to murmur.
Enjoy the emerging night life at Cochin outside Dream Cochin by shopping in the 3 malls along the Vyttila-Edappally Byepass road.
Gokulam Park Inn is a 4 star business hotel owned by Gokulam Group-South India’s famous financial company. Gokulam Park Inn showcases a state-of-the art large convention center and exhibition center. Gokulam Park Inn is franchised by Sarovar India International.
The property sits in Kaloor, opposite to the private bus stand and is just half a kilometer from the nearest railway station at Ernakulam Town (Ernakulam North). The nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport at 20 Km from Gokulam Park Inn.
Gokulam Park Inn has 39 well furnished rooms- 36 superior rooms and 3 presidential suites.
Presidential suite gives the convenience of a bed room with a separate living room with a private sound system and TV. The bed room boasts a large bathroom with bath tub.
Superior room is a fascinating combination of space and splendor.
Gokulam Park Inn has an exclusive restaurant distinguished by originality style and characterized by unique decor and diversity of cuisine, which serves fine foods from across the world. Cuisines range from sandwiches, salads, buffets or a la carte menu.
The most important specialty of Gokulm Park Inn is it house the largest convention center in South Asia which can house about 5000 people at a time.This has made the hotel a well sought out destination for the business men who can enjoy a Kerala holiday deals while attending their business meet with the clients.
Gokulam Park Inn is within the Ernakulam city and has accessibility to all the well known Cochin Tourist Places be it the Fort Kochi beach, the famous Chinese fishing nets or the ancient Santa Cruz church.
Hotel activities include swimming in the hotel pool or the indoor and outdoor game activities that can help you spend time in the hotel.
Banyan Tree Kerala is located on the private island of Nediyathuruthu, surrounded by the exotic and hypnotic beauty of the backwaters of Alleppey in Kerala. Banyan Tree Kerala is the first of its kind in India by the famous resort group with the luxurious all-pool villa having breathtaking views of lush green waterscapes surrounding the island.
Banyan Tree Kerala is easily accessible by rail,road and boat. The nearest Airport is Cochin International Airport and is one hour away from the resort. The nearest railway station is at Alleppey and a 20 minutes boat ride from the resort’s private boat jetty at Vaduthala is considered as the best memorable experience one can never forget as you glide though the surface of Alleppey backwaters past the houseboats anchored in the lake and birds bathing in the lake.
Banyan Tree Kerala hosts 59 all-pool villas featuring Kerala-styled architectural accents of gabled roofs and carved wooden facades.
Villas are categorized as Deluxe Pool villas, Grand pool villas, Double pool villas, and Presidential Villas
Deluxe pool villas provides the views of the palm-fringed Kerala backwaters.
Grand pool villas features spacious interiors and generous outdoor areas.
Double pool villas features a living room, master bedroom, a second bedroom that can also serve as a spa treatment room, two private pools, terrace, sundeck, porch and outdoor shower.
Presidential pool villais one of the kind featuring a liberal living space, two bedrooms and an extensive outdoor area,and is best suited for friends and families.It also features a private pool.
All Villa interiors are made with indigenous coir furnishings and decorated with cane products, traditional ornamental Kerala woodwork, Kathakali art, paintings and frescoes. All villas come with: LCD TV, audio system, IDD telephone,wireless internet connection, electronic safe, mini-bar, tea and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer and dressing robes, individually controlled air-conditioning and ceiling fans, turndown service, and other facilities provided on demand.
Banyan Tree Kerala hosts a multi-cuisine restaurant-the watercourt with the indoor and outdoor seating savoring mouth-watering modern South Indian cuisine and international favourites. Enjoy the traditional Kerala dishes of tasty appams and Keralan fish curry served on a houseboat drifting down the famed Kerala backwaters.
Saffron serves the authentic Thai cuisine in a contemporary setting; highlights include a Gueridon service where ingredients for classic green and red curries are presented, cooked and finished at table side.
Pool Bar offers refreshing cocktail along with light bites and complimentary fruit.
Bar Lounge has every day performance of Kathakali dance or classical Indian music. Be entertained as you sip the South Indian estate tea/ coffee or while indulging in smooth whiskeys, fine wines and exotic cocktails.
Private meals are provided to the guests on request in the privacy of the villa or at the tower top while admiring the panoramic views of the resort.
Banyan Tree Spa is the dedicated Ayurvedic center with 4 treatment rooms. Spa Cafe restaurant inside the Banyan Tree Spa serves cuisines prepared in consultation with Ayurvedic practitioners in the spa.
Banyan Tree gallery has an impressive take-back home merchandise collection of handicrafts,resort apparels and signature spa amenities.
Workout at the modern Gymnasium or calm your mind with sun salutations performed in the Yoga practice pavilions.
Laze by the freedom resort swimming pool as you delight yourself with pool side services or dive in and order a refreshing cocktail at the swim up bar counter or lounge by the meandering free-form pool.
Activity Island situated across the main resort is the recreation zone featuring a multi-purpose court, climbing wall, archery range and obstacle course.
Take a slow evening sail on the tranquil backwaters on a traditional houseboat, which is better known as a Kettuvallam, or indulge in the village tourism in kerala where you can learn about local people, their culture and other things.
Eighth Bastion is the fifth property from CGH hotel group at Kochi and is a colonial themed 5 star boutique hotel with 19 suites located in Napier street, Fort Kochi, the most important Cochin tourist places. Eighth Bastion is named after the famous and the last Bastion of lost fortress of Kochi-Fort Immanuel. The property is designed in medieval Dutch-British architecture and decor made in tune to give the authentic feel of Fort Kochi’s Dutch culture.
The nearest Airport Cochin International Airport is 1.5 Hrs away. Fort Kochi is accessible by road and there are a lot of buses both state owned and private owned providing the daily services to the passengers.
The nearest Railway station is Ernakulam Junction (Ernakulam South) and the next is Ernakulam Town(Ernakulam North) railway station.
Eighth Bastion feature 19 colonial themed large private rooms with antique style bath tubs. Most of the rooms open on to airy patios or balconies. Bathrooms are modern and are outfitted with floor tubs and rain shower systems.
Altogether there are 17 double and 2 twin bedded rooms with balconies that give a wide view of the Arabian Sea. One additional room is provided to those with disabilities.
East Indies’ – a British-Dutch cuisine themed restaurant offers a contemporary take on old favorites hand-picked from the ring of places in Indian Ocean under Dutch influence from the era 1600. Indulge yourself in an eclectic menu of Cheese Tarts jostle for space with robust Malasian Redangs. or the Sri Lankan Lamprise offsets its equally fishy or equally leaf-covered Gujarati-Parsi cousin, patra-ni- machch and so on among other delicacies to suite your appetite.
Lobby Bar set in theme of traditional British Library manner offers wines and drinks.
Indoor Swimming Pool
Zen Garden in the center of property
Borrow a bicycle from the colorful selection available near the main gate, ask at the reception for a map, and you’re good to go, pedaling your way through a sunny morning’s outing through the bazaars and by-lanes. Eight Bastion is close to St. Francis Church, Chinese Fishing Nets, and Santa Cruz Cathedral, Jain Temple and Mattancherry Palace.
Pepper Grove is a KTDC owned budget hotel located 2 Km from Sulthan Bathery in the heart of Wayanad. The ideal location makes Pepper Grove suitable to what Wayanad can offer to its guests and the best place to stay for leisure or business.
Nearest Railway Station at Calicut (Kozhikode) is 110 Km away and the Mysore Railway Station is at 118 Km. Pepper Grove is easily reached by road from Kozhikode along the scary hairpin curved road system which offer a magnificent views of the distant mountains as well as the freshness of the green forests you pass by. From Karnataka, Pepper grove is reached though Mysore- Wayanad highway. Both KSRTC and private players ply buses linking Sultan Bathery with Kozhikode in Kerala and Mysore or Bangalore in Karnataka. The nearest Bus station is 2 Km away at Sultan Bathery town.
Nearest Airport is at Kozhikode 128 Km away from the resort.
Unlike other hill station resorts in Kerala Pepper Grove has an option for air-conditioned rooms along with non A/c rooms.
Both the A/c and non A/c rooms are of two types: Deluxe and Premium rooms.
20 rooms are offered in Pepper Grove ;4 A/c premium rooms and 16 ordinary rooms. All rooms are provided with hot water facility in private bathrooms .
The restaurant offers multi-cuisine dishes but mostly of Kerala styled. Only 30 persons can be served at a time. Sometimes the food need to be ordered in advance owing to the seasonal irregularities.
Pepper Grove is close to historic landmarks in Wayanad tourist places like the Edakkal Caves and also the wildlife haven – the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary. Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is close by just half an hour (30 mins) away from Pepper Grove. Pepper Grove is easily accessible from Mysore as well as Nagarhole or Bandipur national parks in the neighboring state of Karnataka.
Pepper Grove has a large lawn that can seat 100 to 120 persons and the large parking space makes it ideal place to conduct a business event mixed with a bit of relaxation and leisure.
Punnamada resort sits on the banks of Vembanad Lake and is 4 Km away from the Alleppey Town. The transit to the Punnamada resort is through Punnamada boat jetty.
Punnamada resort is 90 kms away from Cochin international airport and 8 kms away from Aleppey railway station.
The villas have all been built in traditional Kerala architecture, and designed to have a hint of traditional ethnicity. Punnamada resort has three basic styles of rooms:- Lake View Villa, Garden side Villa and Duplex Villa.
Lake view villas have the largest rooms and has wide windows facing the Vembanad Lake. The ample sunlight spilling into the rooms through these windows makes the Lake view villas more attractive.
Garden side villas located along the heart of the property are a bit smaller, but luxurious. Garden side villas are surrounded by a lush green carpet, with the canal running along one side of the buildings.
Duplex Villa faces the pool and is built for those with children or larger family members. The rooms face a huge, wide porch and the duplex villas have a lower living area, with an upper sleeping area.
Specialty: Punnamada resort has special disabled-friendly room accommodation for the disabled persons.
Each villas has a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. Tea/coffee making facilities and a minibar are also provided. The open-air bathroom offers a hot shower.
Punnamada Restaurant- the multi-cuisine restaurant offer you a huge variety of Traditional Kerala Dishes; both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian dishes.
Vegetarians are served with options like Avial, Thoran, mezukkuvarati, kootu curryetc with the main dish. The various delicious items based on paneer as well as different vegetables; are prepared to satisfy one.. The all time favorite- south Indian Dosa, idli and sambar vada are available 24/7 in the restaurant.
Non-Vegetarians are served with Traditional Kerala dishes like Karimeen pollichathu, kanava vattichathu, fish molly, choola fried chicken and many more are with the main dish. Karimeen fry; the pearl spotted, marinated and deeply fried fish item is one of the food in kerala one should try when you are in Alleppey.
Punnamada Resort offers paid as well as free activities. Some of the paid activities include cruising the Alleppey backwaters or the Vembanad Lake in Houseboat, Motor Boat or a speed boat. There are a lot of tourist spots like Marari beach that is easily accessible by a taxi car which can be rented through the resort.
Other activities includes a mind refreshing time spend in the swimming pool, cycling, or engaging in a number of indoor and outdoor games at the resort.
Punnamada Resort has its own houseboat which is equipped with two luxurious rooms, professional staff catering to all your needs, a full-fledged floating kitchen managed by a chef on board, a sheltered deck and dining area to watch the scenic backwaters as you cruise through the lake.