Things to Do in Kumarakom During Vacations

Planning your summer vacation? Head to Kerala and stay in a Vembanad lake resort Kumarakom is home to and have the time of your life! Choose one of the best 5 star resorts in Kumarakom, and you can enjoy a vacation of luxury, tranquility and serenity. These three words also sum up what Kumarakom means to most holidayers. Clear blue skies, palms dancing in the breeze, the backwaters make for an unforgettable medley.

What a top-end hotel stay entails

If you choose one of the 5 star resorts in Kumarakom, you can choose from a range of rooms and suites, all of the finest taste and luxury for your stay. Private verandahs, great views of the waters, a garden shower (yes, you can’t but ignore it at one of the cottages of a top-end resort in Kumarakom), private pools…you can spend an entirety enjoying the luxury of space and light! The facilities at a Vembanad lake resort Kumarakom is home to are state-of-the-art, in keeping with the contemporary traveller who has seen the world.

Staying at a Vembanad lake resort Kumarakom is home to also means fine dining at the restaurants, relaxing spa massages, a splash in the pool or a workout at the gym. The best of hotels in Kumarakom offers so many amenities that you may don’t even have to step out during your vacation! The hotel has everything Kumarakom has to offer, from Ayurvedic massages to Kerala cuisine to a slice of blue, courtesy the backwaters and the sky! But, if you have travelled all the way to Kumarakom, you must step out and check out the sheer natural beauty of the destination.

Fun things to do in Kumarakom

  • Kumarakom is home to the biggest lake in Kerala, Vembanad. A boat ride on this lake will be a balm to frayed city nerves. You can head to Pathiramanal or ‘Midnight Sands’, an island that is home to some of the most exotic bird species. You could also visit the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, spread across 14 acres of land, and home to species like the darter and the Siberian stork.
  • If you visit the region during Onam, around August-September and stay in one of the 5 star resorts in Kumarakom, you can get a taste of this grand festival that the whole of Kerala celebrates. You can enjoy the sadya, or traditional Onam meal and also a series of boat races.
  • Most people associate Kumarakom with its many Ayurvedic treatments. There’s another special treat awaiting you if you are lover of sea food, the karimeen aka Pearl spot, a fish species that is a hit among locals and tourists alike.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Kerala is between mid-August and early-mid March, when the weather is pleasant. Kerala summers can be really humid, but if you pick one of the 5 star resorts in Kumarakom, and of course, you won’t realise it one bit. If you love the monsoons and want to experience its beauty, you should visit in June-July. No matter which time of the year, Kumarakom and the rest of Kerala are bound to be your dream come true!

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