Taj Garden Retreat is situated 20 kms away from Kottayam and 100 kms away from Cochin. Originally built by an English missionary 123 years ago, Baker's Bungalow, as it was then called, housed four generations of the Baker family. Set in rustic surroundings on the edge of the picturesque Vembanad Lake, and sylvan bird sanctuary nearby make you feel one with nature. The Taj Garden Retreat is 14 km from Kottayam and easily accessible by land and water. the hotel has 22 rooms including rooms in cottages and in houseboats anchored in the lake.
Dining room, Pool bar, Fresh water swimming pool, Purified water, Doctor-on-call, 24-hour international direct dial/fax, Currency exchange, Safe deposit box ,,,
If all other Heritage resorts are newly constructed or transplanted ones , Taj Garden is an exception. The main block of the resort was the old British residency building and now converted into the main block of the resort. At the same time donâ€™t think that all cottages are facing the backwaters ;only few cottages are directly facing the backwaters and the rest are facing an artificial lake. As a Deluxe class resort, Taj garden is the most branded resort in kumarakom and the taj hospitality is offered with out any compromise. Those who want a stay in A/C Houseboat, it can be done in the resort premises itself; but one thing the boat will not move. The tariff starts from 150USD per cottage per night during the season.