Renowned for its backwater tourism, Kumarakom is a town set in the backdrop of the largest freshwater lake in Kerala, Lake Vembanad. This beautiful town is home to a varied species of flora and fauna. The Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in this place is a feast to your eyes if you are a nature-lover. Local birds like waterfowl, egret, heron, moorhen, darter, and the Siberian crane, along with many others, are a major attraction in this place. One can visit this sanctuary anytime between 6:30 am and 5 pm.
Having a well-balanced tropical climate throughout the year, the atmosphere in Kumarakom is pleasant all year round. Kumarakom has two monsoons- the north east, and the south west. Being a mere 13 kilometres away from Kottayam, and about 94 kilometres from the Cochin International Airport, one can reach it without any difficulty. Once your journey is complete, a long and pleasant stay at Club Mahindra Kumarakom while you bask in the beauty of this land is the way to go.
In this captivating town of Kumarakom, Club Mahindra offers the best amenities one can hope for. Surrounded by lush greenery, Club Mahindra has established its abode on the backwater channels. The place is picturesque, overlooking the backwaters. One can also see migratory birds perched on the trees surrounding this place.
While the ambience of the resort is calming and rejuvenating, the food served is a delight to savour. The diner serves delicious multi-cuisines all day long. Club Mahindra Kumarakom offers various amenities like boating, travel counter, gift shops and news-stands, swimming pool, room service, parking, internet access, a pool table, tea and coffee maker, and full service health spas.
There are a remarkable number of places to visit while you are in Kumarakom. Apart from the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary one can visit the following places while staying at Kumarakom.
Located among rubber plantations, the Aruvikkuzhi waterfall, cascades down from a height of over a hundred feet and is a famous picnic spot for people around here. St. Mary’s Church is located at the top of the Aruvikkuzhi falls.
The Kumarakom beach
Walking on the serene shore of the Kumarakon beach is the perfect way to spend a leisurely time while vacationing here.
Bay Island Driftwood Museum
The Bay Island Driftwood Museum displays beautifully sculptured articles made from wood. Root sculptures of various designs can be found here. It is a wonderful place to visit if one fancies modern innovative art forms.
Pathiramanal, meaning ‘sands of night’, is a gorgeous island in the district of Alappuzha, and a paradise for bird-watchers. Situated approximately 18.2 kilometres from Kumarakom, it takes around forty minutes to reach Pathiramanal Island from Kumarakom by boat.
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