Hotel Backwater Ripples

Kumarakom P.O., 686563 Kumaragam - Kottayam
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Earliest check-in 13:00
Latest check-out 12:00
No breakfast
Wifi not
Parking directly at the hotel
Hotel information

Service & facilities

Hotel facilities

  • Number of rooms with air conditioning 34
  • Number of business rooms 4
  • Reception (lobby)
  • Conference rooms 2
  • Conference facilities for up to 100 people

Room facilities

  • Cable TV
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror

In-house services

  • English-speaking staff available during the day
  • English-speaking staff available at night
  • Car rental
  • Sightseeing tours
  • Laundry service

Style of hotel and ambience

A holiday with a difference awaits the guests at the hotel Backwater Ripples. All rooms are decorated with the use of natural materials like wood, granite and marble and create an elegant and warm atmosphere. When you get hungry, the restaurant supplies you with international delicacies. Likewise notable is the lakeside barbecue. In case you are on a business trip, the conference rooms are just the job.

Special features of the hotel

Created by a team of architects, designers and consultants, Backwater Ripples is truly a world class facility with unique lakefront features, and contemporary interiors. Vedasparsh, our fully equipped Ayurvedic Spa offers you the finest possible care during your stay. Arayannam, our unique houseboat with two fully furnished bedrooms and private decks can provide you a middle of the lake stay that will remain etched in your memory forever. Cordon Bleu (Multi-Cusine Restaurant): The Cordon Bleu, our multi-cusine restaurant serves you authentic local delicacies from the Vembanadu lake - 'Karimeen' Pollichathu, (fish wrapped in banana leaves straight from the pan) Prawns, Crabs, Oysters and a variety of products fresh from the lake. The spicy chicken - 'Kozhi Varautharachathu' and the 'Syrian Christian duck Roast' are the traditional local favourites. Exciting and innovative menus offer you the choicest North Indian, Chinese and Continental dishes as well. Lake side Barbeque: The Lake side Barbeque is our open kitchen by the lake side where you can interact with our chef and enjoy our Grill menu while watching the sunset and the flocks of birds flying home. Sunset Cruise: Our planned Sunset Cruise serves a five course dinner with all the local delicacies while you cruise through the vast expanse of the lake. Taproom: The Taproom offer diners a variety of unique and unforgettable experiences while choosing your drink from the well stocked bar inside or at the patio over looking the Vembanadu Backwater lake. Vedasparsh (The Ayurvedic Spa): Vedasparsh The Ayurvedic Spa is headed by a qualified doctor and staffed by veteran masseurs, dieticians and nurses offering the finest possible care during your stay. OTHER HEALTH PACKAGES: 1. Rejuvenation Programme. 2. Stress Management Programme. 3. Weight Reduction Programme. 4. Spine Care Programme. 5. Panchakarma Treatment. 6. Body Purification Programme. 7. Yoga & Meditation. 8. Aerobics. MEDOHARA: This treatment package includes special treatments to reduce body weight and also to keep our body fit. This includes Udvarthanam, Medicated steam bath, Internal medicines and Yoga with a special Ayurvedic diet. SOWGHYAM: This package includes special treatments to keep our spine and neck healthy and to cure the related problems. This package includes Pizhichil, Kateevasthy, Vasthy, Massage, Kizhy, Medicated steam bath, and Yoga with internal medicines. PUNARJANI: This special treatment programme includes, Snehapanam, Thakradhara, Pizhichil, Lepam and internal medicines. SANJEEVANI: Based on PANCHAKARMA, this programme will help to purify the entire body.This process includes Rejuvenation massage, Vasthi, Vamanam, Virechanam, Nasyam, Medicated steam bath and internal medicines. MOHINI: This treatment programme beautifies the body and increases skin complexion. This includes Herbal Facial, Face Massage and Oil Massage. This treatment is suitable for all skin types. Arayannam (The HouseBoat): Arayannam, the unique eco friendly houseboat of Backwater Ripples has two bedrooms with attached bathrooms, two upper decks and a loft. This fully furnished self contained boat with full crew can take you to the middle of the lake where the still night bathed in moonlight can lull you to sleep while floating on the emerald waters of Vembanadu lake.

Hotel data

Total number of rooms 34, Number of double rooms 34, Number of suites (separate rooms) 5, Hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, Holiday resort, Ayurveda treatment

Service times

Reception open:

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Reception manned at weekends:

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Earliest check-in:

1:00 PM

Latest check-out:

12:00 PM

Accepted payment methods

  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
Location and distance

Kumarakom P.O., 686563 Kumaragam - Kottayam

Location of the hotel

The hotel is situated at the banks of Vembanad Lake and surrounded by a rambling countryside inviting to hiking and biking. Within a 20 minutes’ drive, the centre of the touristic village Kumarakom is reachable. Kochi International Airport is located 70 kilometres away.

Surroundings of the hotel
  • 64.25 km
  • 14.0 km
  • 10.2 km
Sport / leisure
  • Boat rental: 0.2 km

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