Nestled in the mangrove woods upon the Vembanadu Lake, Waterscapes is a cluster of cozy, thatched cottages built on stilts 21/2 meters above the ground. The resort site is broken up into little islets on the western banks of the lake, is laced with a network of canals with wooden bridges over them. Waterscapes is surrounded by coconut and rubber plantations, paddy fields and thick mangrove forests. At the other end of the estate is the Kumarakom bird sanctuary, a natural eco-system of the backwater birds, assuring you solitude, peace and quiet. At Waterscapes, you can opt to stay in any of forty cottages. Thirty of them built on independent islets laced with canals. Another ten across a canal. Each accessible only by anarrow pathway or rowboat.
42 cottages on individual islands laced with canals, 21 water front cottages, Private bath and shower, Satellite television and telephone, Swimming pool, Beer parlour, Restaurant, Laundry, Doctor on call, Car-hire facilities, Currency exchange, Travel assistance, Ayurvedic centre, Conference hall, Boating, Backwater tours, Sightseeing trips.
The only kerala Tourism Development corporation (KTDC) property in Kumarakom.It is a first class resort in presentation .The construction of the cottages are in a different western style unlike the common kerala heritage style. The main peculiarity of the resort is nothing but it is located in side the famous Bird sanctuary where the endangered migratory bird â€˜Siberian Storckâ€™can be seen in plenty. Donâ€™t think that the backwater column in front of the Resort premises is clean & enchantingâ€¦it will disappoint you when the water is stagnant & still .The tariff also will not give a smile at your face! It starts from 105 USD per night per cottage during the season.