Kerala Houseboats: Evolution and Design

Traditional Craft of Kettuvallom The story of Kerala houseboats begins with the traditional Kettuvallom. These were initially crafted to transport rice harvested from the fertile fields along the backwaters. Built by tying jackwood planks with coir (coconut fiber) and then coating them with a resin made from boiled…

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Experience Luxury on Ashtamudi Lake Houseboats

Ashtamudi Lake lies at the center of Kollam district and offers Kerala an unspoiled backwater paradise. Deriving its name from Malayalam for "eight braids," Ashtamudi is home to an intricate network of canals and channels providing a tranquil escape into nature's embrace - while house boating on these…

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Kumarakom: Kerala’s Finest Houseboat Getaway

Kumarakom Houseboats Offer a Unique Kerala Experience Kumarakom Within Kerala lies an exquisite destination waiting to be discovered: Kumarakom. While Kerala's backwaters provide an endless source of stories and tales, houseboating in Kumarakom offers something special. While Alleppey, Bekal and Ashtamudi may offer similar experiences, Kumaracom provides something…

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