The Lake Palace is a luxury resort that consists of cottages set amid several acres of manicured gardens filled with palm trees situated on the serene banks of the Vembanadu Lake which plays host to the world-renowned Nehru Trophy each year. It’s also well situated in the town of Alleppey in central Kerala which is well-known as a gateway to the region’s famous backwaters. To get here, you need to either drive from Kochi which is 65km away, or get the train to Alappuzha train station which is only 4km away.
Guests stay in cottage accommodation, all set around the lake, designed to fit in with their natural surroundings and decorated in a traditional Keralan style with neutral walls, local art and vibrant soft furnishings. They boast king-size beds, flat-screen TVs, en-suite bathrooms, mini bar, and room service. Deluxe cottages have mini kitchens, while Lake view premium cottages offer the most space and luxurious fixtures including remote-controlled curtains, a private balcony and spacious bathrooms.
The hotel is well situated for access to the region’s famous backwaters, and the hotel can help organise day trips on the water or longer houseboat stays. The hotel also offers a wellness clinic where guests can follow Ayurveda wellbeing programmes to improve health and alleviate stress. There’s also a pool, and a fitness centre if you want to stay in shape during your trip to Kerala.
The hotel’s main restaurant serves international, Indian as well as dishes for guests on any of the hotel’s Ayurvedic diet plans. There’s also an al fresco seafood restaurant serving delicious fresh barbecue dishes, as well as a ground-level lobby coffee shop for snacks and drinks.
Opp. Punnamada JettyAlappuzhaKeralaIndia