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Kumarakom Lake Resort

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At a Glance

    Pros

  • amazing 820-foot meandering pool, gorgeous setting, large and varied buffet

    Cons

  • pricey

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Kumarakom Lake Resort Review

In the heritage section of this beautiful 25-acre lakefront property, palatial traditional villas, reassembled from old houses, are set around a network of canals. Each villa is outfitted with ornately carved wooden ceilings, colorful mural paintings and enormous garden bathrooms. The meandering pool villas are a modern take on the backwater lifestyle; you can step from your room directly into the curving, amoeba-like swimming pool. You can also relax by a separate lakefront infinity pool, designed so the far edge seems to merge with the body of water on the horizon, or in the spacious ayurvedic center.

    Hotel Details

  • 66 rooms.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 10-01-2012

Fodorite Reviews

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    understated luxury

    This was a hotel I was longing to visit after many recommendations from other travellers. I had my own villa with a divine king bed, table with chairs, dressing table & lots of windows! also, a wonderful outdoor bathroom with a laundry line which was very useful! they didn't miss a trick as even the tv was not only flatscreen with all the channels but also in HD!! The 2 restaurants are both excellent & they let you know what is dairy free or wheat free & very conscious of food allergies & the local cuisine is just sensational in every way!! fortunately they have a small fitness centre on site to try to work off some calories! they also have the swimming pool that winds around the villas which is extraordinary & great fun! the infinity pool is also lovely. It is a great place to relax or recover from a hectic lifestyle & the spa is very nice as well.

    by rose3008, 9/9/12

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