Harivihar Heritage Homestead in Calicut
Harivihar Heritage Homestead is the perfect place from which to soak in the atmosphere of Kerala’s oldest city. This 170-year-old restored royal house, nestled amidst verdant greenery and beautifully landscaped gardens, is a quaint and private home in the heart of the historic Malabar province. Serene garden views from the traditional rooms, a relaxing outdoor pool and a rejuvenating Ayurvedic wellness centre will quickly have you feeling right at home, restored and invigorated. The gracious hosts will treat you to delicious home-cooked meals, help you plan tours to the nearby beaches and hills and immerse you in the local culture and traditions with occasional performances of traditional art forms. HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI
. Backwater Brook in Kumarakom
Perched on the scenic banks of Kerala’s famous backwaters, Backwater Brook is a homestay in Kumarakom and an idyllic getaway for couples and families. Relax amid lush greenery, coconut palms and paddy fields, alternating between breathtaking views of Lake Vembanad and serene canal scenes as you watch the houseboats ply the waters. With a children’s playground, picturesque gardens, sun terrace and outdoor fireplace, there is something for everyone at this unique homestay. The striking setting is complemented with the authentic Kerala cuisine lovingly served in the restaurant and coffee house – the seafood is especially fresh! The hosts additionally organise live performances and help you organise your houseboat cruises, trips to the nearby bird sanctuary and Pathiramanal Island, and fishing trips, as well as cycling and walking tours. HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI HIRE ON TAXI
Vismaya Boutique Villa in Vembanad
Bask in the effortless and unpretentious elegance of the Vismaya Boutique Villa. Perched at the tip of the peninsula, find yourself surrounded by pristine lake waters, which you can admire from the exquisitely designed sun terrace, garden and infinity pool. This 400-year-old restored royal house is a haven of seclusion and tranquillity, with long carefree days giving way to lingering evenings and evocative nights. The tastefully pared-back aesthetics and elegant simplicity are a soothing balm for the mind and soul, while the private gardens and outdoor showers that accompany each room ensure a unique experience you’ll never forget. The villa’s restaurant too is an experience in-and-of-itself, with breathtaking views and first-rate international and local cuisine accentuating the idyllic environment and unassuming luxury.