Book your room at Kumarakom Lake Resort

Room type

Lakeside luxury resort with pool

On lake

On the banks of Vembanad Lake in Kerala, Kumarakom Lake Resort is a 20-minute drive from Kottayam city and a 30-minute drive from the coastal beach. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is 2.5 km (1.5 mi).

Hotel with spa

At this 5-star luxury hotel resort, guests can relax in the Ayurvedic spa or the infinity pool with outdoor bar. The resort also offers a boating dock.

Balconies, lake views

Inspired by 16th-century Kerala homesteads, guestrooms feature balconies with lake or garden views. Many accommodations feature private pools, and all have wireless Internet access and plasma TVs.

Kumarakom Lake Resort

At your hotel

At Kumarakom Lake Resort, a complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. This 4.5-star luxury resort also features Vembanad, a lakeside seafood bar, and a traditional tea shop open each evening.

On hot days, guests can kick back at one of 2 pools, including an infinity pool, or enjoy a drink by the lake. The Ayurvedic spa offers a full menu of treatments, and the fitness center has cardio and weight machines. The 85-person banquet hall features audio equipment, and catering is available. Business travelers will appreciate access to the business center, as well as wireless Internet access in public areas (surcharge).

  • Concierge services
  • Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Bar/lounge
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Free breakfast
  • Free self parking
  • Conference space
  • Garden
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Health club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Library
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Total number of rooms - 57
  • Train station pickup (complimentary)
  • Poolside bar
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Children's pool
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Year Built 2000
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 500 INR per 24 hours surcharge ) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 500 INR per 24 hours surcharge ) , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Free self parking

In your room

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Minibar
  • Partially open bathroom
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding
  • Private plunge pool
  • Private pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Separate sitting area
  • Shower only
  • Slippers
  • Sofa bed
  • Phone
  • Cable TV service
  • Plasma TV
  • Turndown service
  • Washer/dryer
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
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Eat and drink

Ettukettu - Housed inside an 18th-century structure commissioned by an Indian king, Kumarakom’s feature restaurant serves a variety of Asian dishes, with a special focus on authentic Kerala fare. A complimentary breakfast is served daily.

Vembanad - Situated on the lake for sunset dinners, this restaurant features a rotating menu of fresh seafood prepared in a variety of styles.

Thattukada - This traditional, simple tea shop features outdoor seating amid the resort gardens.

Pool Pavilion - Experience personalized service at this poolside dining space. (Seating is limited.)

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Take full advantage of this resort’s Vembanad Lake location with speed boating, banana boating, water skiing, and fishing all available onsite. Guests can take a dip in 1 of 2 pools, including an infinity pool overlooking the lake. The onsite fitness center features cardio and weight machines, as well as yoga classes. Bicycle rentals are also available.

  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site


Set inside a restored 200-year-old structure, the Ayurmana spa specializes in traditional Ayurvedic treatments. A full menu of massages and body treatments is based on these ancient principles. Yoga and meditation instruction are also offered.

  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for Kumarakom Lake Resort

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 21

Special check-in instructions:

To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Special policies:

Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed

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We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.
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