Special Places to Stay in Kumarakom
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Philip Kuttys Farm ($$)
An unpretentious homestay on a small island farm in the Kerala backwaters, Philip Kuttys Farm has lovely cottages with lakeside views.
Coconut Lagoon ($$$)
Coconut Lagoon is a delightful top end resort, adjacent to the Vembanad Lake bird sanctuary. The resort can only be reached by a short boat ride.
Things to see and do in Kumarakom
One of India's most beautiful landscapes, the Kerala backwaters are a vast interconnected network of canals, rivers, lagoons and lakes. An important transportation network for the fishing, spice and rice industries, the backwaters are also home to large communities of villages whose lives revolve around the waters, and exploring them is a highlight of a visit to this most attractive of Indian states.