Niraamaya Retreats Backwaters and Beyond, Kumarakom

The Niraamaya Retreats, Kumarakom is nestled on the banks of Lake Vembanad with lush tropical gardens set around 27 luxurious villas designed to offer the breath-taking views of the serene backwaters. The area is well known for the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Observatoty Tower, St Andrew’s Basilica Arhtunkal and the Mullakkal Rajarajeswari Temple.

The Wellness & Spa Centre consists of a large courtyard offering pure Ayurvedic immersions in a serene and meditative setting. The retreat also features an outdoor swimming pool and a performance deck apart from two restaurants designed to become gastronomical destinations featuring the finest regional and global cuisine.

 

Accommodation

There are 5 room categories, with 27 rooms in all.

Luxury Private Pool Villas

Spacious accommodation with 4400 square feet of private space. Includes living room, open-to-sky bathrooms with powerful body showers, and private decks with plunge pool and view of the main pool or gardens.

Superior Lake View Villas

Similar to the Luxury Private Pool Villas in design and layout, yet these superior villas are on the first floor, with living room, open-to-sky bathrooms with powerful body showers and private balconies offering stunning panoramic views of the  backwaters.

Premium Waterfront Villas

These ultra-luxurious villas give uninterrupted views and direct access to the waterfront. The private sun-deck with plunge pool is viewable from the four-poster master bedroom, open-to-sky bath gardens with rain showers and indoor bathrooms with contemporary-style massage showers.

Grand Presidential Suite

Magnificent opulence set over two floors – the ideal waterfront living with three luxury bedrooms, living rooms, open-to-sky bathrooms with powerful body showers, private decks with plunge pools and balconies with stunning views.

 

Dining

Cafe Samsara: The lake- facing all-day dining restaurant offers a combination of Global and Pan-Indian cuisine and custom-made fares. Essence: The specialty restaurant also faces the lake and sets the night aglow offering an eclectic array of tapas specials and regional signature dishes.

 

Wellness

There are five different wellness experiences at Niraamaya Retreats Backwaters and Beyond, Kumarakom: Ayuerveda, Wellness, Panchakarma, Yoga and Mindful Living. Each therapy is designed to work intuitively with your lifestyle to free the body of toxins, clear the mind of negative thought patterns and lift the spirit so that you can obtain ‘Niraamaya’ a life that’s free of diseases.

 

Access

Cochin International Airport is a 2.5 hour drive North.

 

‘Must do’ Activities

Scenic houseboat cruise on the lake to enjoy Kerala’s classical theatre, dance, music and other performing arts whilst exploring the flora and fauna.

Dining by Design: Dine at breathtaking locations around the retreat or take a private cookign lesson to taste the rich culinary heritage of Kumarakom.