Sailing every day from 1st October to 30th April on a two-night or three-night itinerary, the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda takes its guests on a magical journey through the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. Experience the rich culture of this fascinating area of India with a cruise through canals and lakes from the luxurious interior of this unique boat. Sleep in an elegant room and dine on delicious meals aboard your own floating hotel.
The eight carefully appointed Deluxe Cabins aboard the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda feature king-size beds and huge windows offering stunning views of the waterways. All are fitted with cool timber flooring and comfortable furniture, as well as modern amenities like a TV and DVD player and electronic safe. Private en-suite bathrooms are stylish and well-equipped with sleek showers.
Choosing from a two- or three-night cruise, guests aboard the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda can have a holiday of unique experiences. Guide-led excursions include joining local fishermen in finding their catches, navigating a traditional rice boat through the narrower backwaters, and visiting the Buddha statue at Karumadi. Evening entertainment is unmissable, featuring the traditional Hindu Kathakali dance and musical performances.
The upper deck of the Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda has a lounge and bar with panoramic views of the backwaters, where the day starts with breakfast served alongside traditional cardamom tea. Relax on cushions or wicker chairs while trained chefs cook up a unique menu of international and South Indian cuisine for lunch and dinner. Signature dishes include crab and orange salad, Masala prawns and espresso cheese mouse, while coconuts, bananas, rice and local freshwater fish also feature strongly.