Location

 ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Cottages, situated  just on the shores of beautiful lake vembanad, at the best location of  Kumarakom village in Kerala state. Cottages are overlooking and located at the bank of lake vembanad, is an eco friendly holiday property in one and a half acres of land, perfectly suitable for relaxation and holidaying for many days at comparatively lesser tariff and with many basic recreational activities in Kumarakom.

Cottages & Rooms

We have 20 ac rooms, comfortable for minimum 40 persons which  includes  lakeside ac cottages, lakeside family ac cottages, lakeside family ac villa, deluxe family ac villa, standard ac rooms, deluxe ac rooms, basic ac rooms  and  also have 4 non ac rooms, restaurant, dining hall, activity hall cum conference hall.

Facilities

Conference hall can be used for family get together, engagements  and  other functions. We have a Restaurant, you will get fresh and safe food and beverages on order. Facilities for having  motorboats,speedboats,houseboats from the property and also we arrange vehicles, ayurvedic massaging, yoga classes etc. as per your requirements.

Recreational Activities– Natural

Watch moon set at the early morning, and relax the whole day by experiencing the activities in the lake,cruising of  house boats, motor boats, speed boats, country boats and fishermen’s boat  frequently passing,just in front of you.   Beautiful sunset at the evening,watch lights and fire works on the western side of the lake, unique beauty of  stars and moon in the sky, just over the lake and also enjoy the natural sounds at night. Experience the rainy season by observing  the rain coming from far away and also the  breeze and the waves of the lake during day and night. Watch Vellavaley – Unique way of catching the  pearl spot fish  with bare hand by fishermen.

Other Activities For Leisure

Facilities for feeding of rabbit,goose,ducks,hen ,rooster and have meliponiculture (small honey bee). catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis, caroms, chess etc.Walker’s path can be used at the evening and morning for keeping up your health and also for watching birds around the property,exploring the organic farm, fruit trees,pet animals etc.

Basic Infrastructures

There is a  100 kva transformer of kerala state electricity board  in the property  for the power supply  and for backup there is 5 kva solar power unit  and also supported by 40 kva generator for meeting the power issues. Biogas plant, vermi compost unit and em composting is introduced in the property for waste management therefore the entire property is clean and tidy.

Personal Care by the Management

We take personal care and attention as per the requirement of the guest and also arrange Doctors  or the medical assistance whenever there is a necessity. We also provide all the current information about this region.

 

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Check in from afternoon 2 Pm on wards & check out before 12 Noon

 

Lakeside AC Cottages


Lake side and Lake Facing AC Cottage, having  independent lawn up to  the edge of the  Lake, only 10 meters away from the beautiful Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom, comfortable for 2 adults. Bedroom with 175 sq. Feet is having  a split unit air conditioner, fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water, double coat, cable tv, office table, cupboard, intercom etc. The main door  opens to a spacious sit out with easy chairs, facing beautiful Lake Vembanad, for relaxation, enjoyment and  sightseeing.

Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening. 

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Lakeside AC Family Cottages


Lake side and Lake Facing AC Family Cottage with two bedrooms, having  independent lawn up to  the edge of the  Lake, only 10 meters away from the beautiful Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom, comfortable for 4 adults. Bedrooms are 175 and 135 Sq.feet, each. Each bedroom is having a split unit air conditioner, fan, attached bathroom with running hot and cold water, double coat, cable tv, office table, cupboard, intercom etc. Doors of the bedrooms, opens to a spacious or a small sit out with easy chairs, facing beautiful Lake Vembanad ,ideal for relaxation, enjoyment and sightseeing. Both of the rooms are interconnected through a door which can be locked also.

Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening.

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Lakeside Ac Family Villa 


Lakeside and Lake Facing  AC Family Villa, having  independent lawn up to  the edge of the  Lake, only 10 meters away from the beautiful Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom,  comfortable for 2 adults and 2 children below 5. It is having  a  bedroom of  175 sq. Feet and a pocket room of  70 sq. Feet, have a split unit air conditioner, fan, bathroom with running hot and cold water, double coat, cable tv, cupboard, office table, intercom and the second  bedroom have a  coat, fan and a cupboard. The main door opens to the sit out with easy chairs, facing beautiful lake vembanad ,ideal for relaxation, enjoyment and sightseeing.

Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening.

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Deluxe A/c Family Villa 


Deluxe  A/c Family Villa, 25 meters away from the beautiful Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom,  comfortable for 4 adults . It is having  two  bedrooms. The first bedroom is having an area of 112 sq. Feet, which is having a double coat, 2 chairs, small table, one tonne split unit Air conditioner and Fan. The second Bedroom is having 185 Sq. feet with 1.5 tonne split unit Air conditioner and Fan. There is a spacious bathroom of 50 Sq.feet, with running hot and cold water is attached with this bedroom and have  double coat, cupboard cable Tv ,office table chairs, easy chairs and Intercom is placed in this master bedroom.

You can go to the bank of the great Vembanad Lake to watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening.

 

Standard AC Rooms


Standard AC Room is  20 meters away from the beautiful Lake Vembanad at Kumarakom, Comfortable for 2 adults. Bedroom with 135 Sq.feet, having split unit air conditioner, fan, double coat, cable tv, cupboard, office table, intercom  attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The door opens to a small sit out with easy chairs, facing beautiful Lake Vembanad, for relaxation, enjoyment, sightseeing. Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening.You can book Standard A/c  Rooms through online or transfer the cash through the Link given below or transfer the cash by using our bank details  given below.

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Deluxe A/c Rooms


The room is suitable  for 2 persons as the size of the bedroom is around 110 Sq. Feet. It is having a one tonne split unit Airconditioner, fan, Double coat, Cable Tv, luggage rack office table, chairs, cupboard, intercom and  attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The door opens to a small sit out with easy chairs and a teapoy,facing the small organic farm. You can walk up to the bank of the Lake Vembanad for relaxation, enjoyment and sightseeing. Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walkers path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the morning and evening. Deluxe A/c Rooms, are  100 meters away from the great Lake Vembanad  at Kumarakom.

Basic Ac Rooms


Basic ac room is 80 meters away from the great Lake Vembanad  at Kumarakom, the room is only meant for 2 persons as the size of the bedroom is around 100 Sq. Feet. Therefore extra persons cannot stay in the room. It is having a split unit air conditioner, fan, two single coats, cable tv, office table, cupboard, intercom and  attached bathroom with running hot and cold water. The door opens to a small sit out facing the shuttle court/ walkers path. You can walk up to the bank of the Lake Vembanad for relaxation, enjoyment and sightseeing. Watch sun set, moon set and relax day and night by experiencing  the activities in the beautiful lake . Have houseboat motorboat and speedboat  from the property itself during the morning. Facilities for feeding of rabbit and goose, catching fish for pleasure, recreational sports at the evening,  basket ball, shuttle court, table tennis etc. Floodlit walker’s path can be used for enjoying the beauty of the night, for keeping up your body and mind at the  morning and  for exploring the organic farm, fruit trees and the pet animals in the Property at the evening.

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Non A/c Room for Just Rs 990

Non A/c Room with 100 Sq Feet and the room is furnished with two single coats only, common /sharing bathrooms are 10 meters away. The room doesn’t have any other furnishings other than two coats for sleeping. You can walk up to the bank of the Lake Vembanad for relaxation, enjoyment and sightseeing without disturbing the guests who have occupied at the lakeside cottages.  We haven’t provided the facility for You to book the Non A/c Rooms through online.Therefore you have to contact us through email or phone for the advance booking of Non A/c Rooms.The reason is that you must know the the fact that the Non A/c Rooms don’t have any other facilities except bed and fan and also the bathrooms are not attached. 

 

Check In From Afternoon 2 Pm On wards & Check Out before 12 Noon, Early Check In & Late Check Out will be Chargeable, depends upon availability and Prior Permission.

 

Early Check Out

Please inform well in advance about your early check out, as we have to prepare your bill ,collect the dues if any etc., as our accounts department functions only 8.30 Am to 5 Pm. if you don’t inform your early check out in time, then you may get delayed and also we will not be able to provide you, the official bill and receipts at the time of your check out.

 

Children Policy And Extra Person.

Up to two children below 5 years, can stay with the Parents without any additional charges. if they don’t require any extra facilities. But children above 5 years are considered as an extra person and extra person’s charges will be applicable. 

 

Full amount of tariff in advance & payment of the food bills on daily basis.

We collect the full amount of tariff in advance before your check in as the same is our procedure, please co-operate with us. You may kindly settle the bills of your food and beverages on every next day, if you are staying for more days.

 

Advance Booking  & Confirmed Booking

Advance booking  will only become a confirmed booking, when you transfer the whole amount of the total tariff into our account.Therefore you may please make sure with us that your booking is a confirmed booking.

 

What is a Confirmed Booking

Please visit either our website www.klcottages.com or our authorized online travel agent’s site and book your cottages or room by making the full payment of tariff as per your required number of days to stay.You may please contact us by our Email Id ( klcottages@gmail.com Or lakeresort@gmail.com ) for the confirmation of your booking, if you have booked through any travel agents or online travel agents.

 

We cannot guarantee your accommodation, under the following circumstances:

1) If you make  any booking, which is initiated through your phone calls and by without paying full amount or  advance amount.

2) If you make  any booking through any travel agents, and without paying the full amount of tariff.

3) You made your booking through any travel agents and  you have paid advance amount or full amount of tariff, but If we don’t have any credit business with them, then you may get the Cottages or Room, if it is available, on the expressif  we get the full amount from your travel agents or from you before your check in.

4) Therefore You may please contact at our Email. klcottages@gmail.com, for confirming your advance booking before your arrival. You can also contact us at our mob. No. +91 9495735152  for very short responses from our side.

5) We don’t  honour  or confirm the advance booking  through  M/s Goibibo Or MakeMy Trip,as we don’t have credit transactions with them.

 

Houseboats, Motorboats, Speedboats & Country Boats.

We arrange Houseboats, Motorboats, Speedboats & Country boats for morning cruising, sunset cruising for 2 hours and day cruising for 5 to 7 hours with welcome drink, lunch,evening snacks with coffee/tea.We also provide Houseboats for overnight stay.

Please take care at the time of boating and also during the rainy season

You have to be very careful when you get into and get out of the Motorboats, Houseboats & Speedboats, otherwise you may fall down from the boat and get injured. During the rainy season the farm, walker’s path and the tiles in the porch etc. may be slippery, so you have to take more care.

Ayurvedic massage, Treatment,Yoga Classes and Cultural Programmes,

Ayurvedic whole body massage, treatment, facial will be arranged at Ayurvedic Body Massage Centers/Hotels and Resorts in Kumarakom, according to the  requirement of the guest. , Yoga classes and other cultural programmes, can be arranged here as per your prior request.

 

Please keep off mosquitoes, insects, ants etc.

Keep your door closed, during night as the mosquitoes and insects will not come inside and you will have a comfortable night. If you want to enjoy the night at the maximum, without the trouble of insects & mosquitoes, you better switch off the light at the sit out/porch. Please don’t eat food, beverages, snacks, bakery items etc. at the  room, to avoid, ants and insects, for you to have a comfortable night.

Don’t miss out the early morning beauty of Lake Vembanad

Please get up early morning by 5.30 am to enjoy the superb morning beauty of the backwater, fishing by fishermen, birds, morning beauty of the lake & the Moon Set also.

Swimming In The Lake- Precaution

Swimming in the lake, is  not  allowed by the management of  ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Cottages, but as per the climatic condition with the permission of the  Office Manager, and then by wearing life jackets, by having all other safety measures and should be in the presence of our male staff, the guests who know swimming can step into the lake within 10  feet  from the granite boundary of the property. May  to November is not at all safe to swim or step-down into the lake, due to heavy rain and wind and  also you shouldn’t experience the lake after 12 Noon as the waves may be very dangerous in the afternoon. If anybody swim or enter into the lake without considering the above instructions ,they themselves will be liable for their own acts.

Order Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast in advance

The order for the Lunch should be provided before 11 Am, Dinner should be before 7 Pm and the order for the Breakfast should be provided before 7 Am or at the time of Dinner.

A/C and TV Remote

You may please carefully handle the A/c remote as we do get complaints about the functioning of the A/c after the improper handling of the remote by the  children’s and the kids.Therefore please don’t allow your children to play with the A/c remotes. The same is the case with TV remote also,therefore you may please take care of the remotes for your comfortable stay as we don’t have the services of A/c & TV technicians during the night.

Wifi

Will be provided in public areas only and  you may have to pay the minimum charge Rs 100/- for the usage up to 23 hours in between, starting from 12 Noon to 11 Am on the next day.

Travel Desk

We do arrange  travel assistance, vehicle hire for sightseeing, shopping, local and outstation travel etc as per the requirement of the guest.

Luggage Handling

We will take care of the luggage of the Guests, who cannot handle the same due to old age, sickness and for the physically handicapped and for all the other Guests, we will provide Trolley services, for them to take care of their luggage, as we don’t have specific staff for luggage handling.

Car Parking

Guest can park their car free of any charges, at the eastern side of the parking area only, without obstructing other cars.

Taxi drivers & other drivers

Taxi drivers & other drivers may park their cars without obstructing other cars movement and also they shouldn’t disturb the silence by playing the songs or cinema in their car and they shouldn’t park their car by keeping the engine on, as it will disturb the peace of the Property. Moreover, if any of  the public vehicle want to park in the parking area of the Property, then they will have to provide the copy of the their Driving Licence and also provide their Mobile Number.

Doctor on call

We will arrange to consult the Doctors at Kumarakom or at Kottayam, if any of the  guests need any medical consultation or to get any medicines.

Pets Policy

Pets are not generally allowed, but with special & specific written permission from the Management and by paying additional tariff and also if  the concerned guest undertake the full responsibility and liability, if any injury, loss or damages arises from the pets to any other Guest,Employees or  Anybody  in and outside of the Property.

Washing & Ironing

We provide laundry services to the guest as per the prior request of the guest. Clothes can be washed and ironed  by our staff  upon the request by the guest.

Please take note at the time of Your Check In

You may please take note of the perfect working condition of TV, Its two remote, Air conditioner, its remote, Water Jug,2 Glasses,2 soaps,2 bathroom towels, all fittings in the bathroom and the perfect working condition of all the equipment in the room, in the dressing area, in the bathroom, sit out etc. If you find anything as not working, defective or broken or torn please report to the reception at ext. No.100 or at the Mobile No.+91 9446073152 or to the management and get it replaced or properly maintained.

Please take care, before Your Check Out

You may please give back the Door Key to our staff at the reception , and see that two TV Remotes, A/c Remote and all the furniture & fittings in the Room, Bathroom and at the sit out are in good condition and placed there in its original position, before you leave the Resort. You should also bring back to the office, all the items you had collected for your recreation, fishing and for your assistance.

You may please make sure that all furnitures, fittings and all assets in the room, bathroom and in the sit out are in good condition and allow our staff to check and verify the same, as in good condition, before your check out. Therefore you may please co operate with our staff to ascertain as above.

Original & Valid Photo Identification

It is mandatory for guests to present valid and original photo identification, of everybody at the time of check-in, for us to have the copies of the same for our record, from the original document.

Clean & pollution free property

The Bio gas plant and Vermicompost plant keeps the property clean and tidy. This property is operating with the consent of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board.

Power is steady

There is a 100 KVA Transformer in the property, so that the power is steady. Moreover, 5 KWA Solar Pannel and 40 KVA Diesel Generator for the backup.

Legal Couple

We allow only Married Couple or Legal Couple to stay in our property,We don’t allow unmarried  or unrelated couples to check in therefore you may have to satisfy the management of this property and also produce original I D Cards of all the concerned guests, issued by the Govt. This is at the full discretion of the Management of ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Cottages to allow the check in of the guest or not. No refund would be applicable in case this hotel denies check in under such circumstances.

Overnight Stay

We provide the accommodation for overnight stay only and not for limited to few hours. We will definitely refuse to provide the room if we know that the particular couple is going to stay only for few hours or for the day time only.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation should be informed to us by email: klcottages@gmail.com, for considering ,postponement or preponement, within the period of 11 months, subject to availability. During peak season, postponement will not be preferred. Request of cancellation should be send to the  above referred email  before 3 days of the check in, for considering postponement or preponement. If the cancellation is  made within 3 days before the check in, postponement or preponement will not be considered. Refund of the tariff cannot  be given  by considering  the cancellation request of the guest, under no circumstances .We cannot  refund, tariff in case of cancellation, no show or late check in.

Code of Conduct

Please Maintain privacy and peace of mind of everybody in the Property.You may please maintain the privacy and peace of mind of other guests also, like you want to keep your privacy and peace of mind. Therefore you may give preference to the privacy and peace of mind of other guests in their cottage/room than your unreasonable fun and enjoyment.Please keep the volume of your TV in control, within your room only, so that it will not be a disturbance to others.

Stand and relax only in front of your cottage or room.

You may not use others premises up to the lake in front of their cottages. The guests who are staying at the Lakeside Cottages are supposed to occupy the lakeside, just in front of their sit out only. Those who are staying in the standard Ac Rooms can occupy the lakeside, just in front of the sit out of their Room. Guests who are staying at the basic ac rooms should use the lakeside without  disturbing the peace of mind of the guests who are occupied in the lakeside cottages or they can relax on the lakeside in front of those lakeside cottages, If guests are not checked in (Please get the information from the office. Do the fishing from in front of your cottage, or from, in front of the cottages, where other guests are not occupying.

Please don’t spent unreasonable time at the reception.

You are requested not to spend your time by relaxing unreasonably at the office, as it is very small office and also the Guest area just before the check in and Check out. moreover it  will adversely affect office duties of our Staff.

Smoking & Drinking

Please don’t smock or drink openly, on the bank of the lake and also  in other  public areas. If you want to smoke you may do the same at the sit out of your cottages and regarding drinks you can have the same only in your room. Please avoid smoking and eating  in the Cottage/Room for to maintain the room as clean, tidy and pollution free . Anyhow you may see that other guests or our employees are not disturbed when you have your enjoyment by smoking, drinking, making loud noises etc, you may please control your sound when you are at the property.Wind is blowing from the west to  east (from the Lakeside to the backside ) therefore if you smoke at the lakeside all others, who are standing at the back, will be disturbed by your smoking. Therefore you may please don’t smoke or consume alcohol at all  in the  public areas.

Maintain the fittings &  furniture  in the Room & Sit out as it is kept.

Please don’t take out the Settee, Easy chairs, Chairs, other furniture etc. from the rooms to outside, as those will get spoiled.

Save Power & Water

Switch off Air conditioner, Fan, Lights, TV, Other Plug Points in the Room and the lights & Fan at the sit out/porch, when you are going out of the property, when you are relaxing or playing outside.You may save power by Switch off Air conditioner, Fan, Lights, TV, Other Plug Points in the Room and the lights & Fan at the sit out/porch, when you are going out of the property, when you are relaxing or playing outside and also take care of not to waste water, as water is also very precious.Please switch off power, when you are relaxing outside and also when you don’t use it and Please don’t keep the door open, when your A/c is on.Please switch off air conditioner, fan  and  other power connections when you go out of the room and switch on those when you come back to your room.We have instructed our staff to switch off air conditioner and other power connections when you go out of the room, if those are on.

 

Please,You may not pluck any fruits, spoil trees & plants, or disturb and injure butterflies, rabbits, ghoose, honeybees, vegetables, flowers, plants or any other things in the Property. You shouldn’t pluck tender coconut, mangos, passion fruits, lemon, soursop etc. If you need those fruits, you can buy those through our Office Manager Aji Sivadas. You are also requested to instruct your children as above.

 

Please don’t dry your cloths on the furniture and also outside of your room. You may put those at  the backside of the dining hall at the specified place only. You may contact our staff to show you the place to dry your cloths.

Our Staff

All of our Lady Staff and few of our Male Staff are Natives of Kumarakom and also they are neighbors to this Property. They are not professionals, but they are sincere,helpful,and will provide dedicated service,they are not fluent in English and Hindi but they understand and will do the right thing. We employ them as part of our commitment to the society and also for co operating with the Responsible Tourism Initiatives of the Kerala State Government. If you find any difficulty in dealing with them you can always contact the management at +91 9447024234 or at 9495735152.

Distance to Useful Places in and Around Kumarakom

Banks & ATM (2 K.m.), Kumarakom Bus Stop (2 K.m.)Kumarakom Govt. Boat Jetty ( 2 K.m.) Medical Shops (3K.m.) Kumarakom Govt. Hospital ( 3 K.m.), Kumarakom Market Junction (3K.m) Familys Mart Super Market  ( 3 Km ) Kumarakom Panchayat (2.5K.m.) Kumarakom Police Station (3 K.m.)

Distance to Main Resorts & Clubs in Kumarakom

Backwater Ripples (850 Meters) Karma Chakra (400 Meters), Kumarakom Sailing Club( 1 K.m.) Zuri Kumarakom & Spa (1K.m.) Kottayam Club (1 K.m.) Abad Whispering Palms (1. K.m.) Lake Song (1. K.m.)Rama Varma Union Club (1.5 K.m.) Club Mahindra (4Km) Kumarakom Lake Resort (4 K.m.) Vivantha By Taj (5 k.m.), CGH Earth Coconut Lagoon (7 K.m.) Windsor Castle Kottayam (15 K.m.)

Distance to Sightseeing Places in & Around Kumarakom

Kumarakom Govt. Boat Jetty ( 2 K.m.) Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (5.5 K.m.) Nalu Pank Houseboat Terminal (5 K.m) Metran Kayal (5 K.m) Regional Agricultural  Research Station & University (6 K.m.) Thanneermukkham Bund (12Km.) Kavanattinkara Houseboat Terminal (6 ) Kaippuzhamuttu Houseboat Terminal (7) Palaikari Aqua Tourism (32 K.m.) J Yes Farms (24 K.m.) Aruvikkuzhi Waterfalls (35 Km)

Availability of Vehicles

We can arrange Cars & Autorickshaw for the Guests at any time, moreover ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Cottages, is only two Kms  from the Kumarakom Govt. Boat Jetty Bus Stop, from where  Buses to Kottayam, Alappuzha, Cherthala, Kochi and Ernakulam are available

Management

We started the hospitality business in 1995, with just one room, in our own inherited one and half acres of land, as the first local family in Kumarakom, managed by Susan Salim and Salim Das, who is an advocate and hails from one of the Ancient Syrian Christian families of the region. The Guest can always  contact the Management to have additional care, assistance and information. Mob. No +91 9495735152.

How to arrive from Vaikom, Cherthala, Alappuzha, Ernakulam & Kochi

From Cherthala OR Vaikom you may take the road to Kumarakom, after around 20 km, you reach the north of Kumarakom. Immediately after the Kavanar Bridge, on the Right side of the road you will see the sign boards of Birds Sanctuary, KTDC, Waterscape, Vivanta By Taj, then on the left side Lakshmi Hotel, Ashirwad Hotel, then the sign board of Kumarakom Lake Resort, And after around 2 kms, immediately after a long bridge, on the left side, Tharavadu Heritage Home, BSNL Tower, Then A Sharp Turning, But Don’t Go Further Through The Main Road “Such As Car Wash, State Bank of India, Federal Bank Etc. From The Sharp Turning, you take Right Turn for around 2 Kms, On the Right side you will see Lake Song, Zuri, Sailing Club, Aveda, Backwater Ripples, Beer Parlor, Karmachakra, Paradise Resort, Lake Residency, then turn right, through the bridge then straight through the country road  to ILLIKKALAM LAKESIDE COTTAGES.

How to arrive from Kottayam, Munnar, Thekkedy, Trivandrum, Poovar, Kovalam,Varkala

From Kottayam after around 10 km, you reach Kumarakom. 

On the left side of the road, there is a Petrol Pump, then the Attamangalam Church, then a small Junction, go straight, after the bridge Federal Bank and State Bank of India, immediately after the Car Wash, A Sharp Turning, from the turning, you may take the Left Turn for around 2 Kms, On the Right side you will see Lake Song, Zuri, Sailing Club, Aveda, Backwater Ripples, Beer Parlor, Karmachakra, Paradise Resort, Lake Residency, then turn right, through the bridge then straight through the country road  to ILLIKKALAM LAKESIDE COTTAGES.

Susan Salim

ILLIKKALAM Lakeside Cottages, Kumarakom, Kerala, India,

Website:  www.klcottages.com

Email: klcottages@gmail.com

Mobile Number +91 9447024234 ( Please contact If there is urgent matters)

Please avoid phone calls for enquiring  details of accommodation and availability.