We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boat ride” (30 reviews)
“house boat” (43 reviews)
“vast expanse” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
India
Ways to Experience Vembanad Lake
from US$850.00
More Info
from US$441.00
More Info
Write a ReviewReviews (354)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"boat ride"
in 30 reviews
"house boat"
in 43 reviews
"vast expanse"
in 8 reviews
"bird sanctuary"
in 9 reviews
"paddy fields"
in 11 reviews
"houseboat cruise"
in 6 reviews
"coconut trees"
in 7 reviews
"heaven on earth"
in 4 reviews
"night stay"
in 6 reviews
"must visit place"
in 4 reviews
"kumarakom"
in 58 reviews
"birds"
in 35 reviews
"boats"
in 65 reviews
"india"
in 32 reviews
"boating"
in 22 reviews
"beauty"
in 25 reviews
"longest"
in 12 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Maximum rivers and backwater canals of Kottayams pour into vast and beautiful Vembanad Lake.You can enjoy the Snake boat race.Good picnic spot.You can visit Bird sanctuary also.

Thank SURAJSMILE
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Vembanad lake is just peaceful and awesome. The mesmerizing Journey through the lake in the houseboat was wonderful experience. We had a mesmerizing experience in the largest lake in kerala. Don't miss it guys.

Thank KAMALVARGHESE
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vembanad lake is the longest lake in India,and the largest lake in the state of Kerala. This is the perfect time to see the tranquility of the lake. When monsoon get rush the lake look like a gorgeous lady who is really wet. It most...More

1  Thank JoshTalwin
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2018

A visit to Kumarakom is not complete without a short or a long stay in a house boat. Last time about 10 years back when we visited Kerala, we had a one day tour on a houseboat. This time, we chose a 5 hour personal...More

Thank Sumit K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 12 June 2018

One should enjoy the cruising onboard houseboat or canoe in this peaceful lake the . We had great oppurtunity to capture awesome pics of the mesmerizing backwaters. The sunset is awesome when you cruise on Kumarakom area of the lake. There were some huge flocks...More

3  Thank Backwater_Routes_HB
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A peaceful and joyful house boat ride .. is highly recommended . food is provided in the hose boat . A day with family or friends .

Thank sikhilviswam
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 May 2018

We went on a houseboat for backwater experience on Vembanad lake and the place was just stunning. The sound of rippling waters was so soothing. Must visit place.

Thank Biju R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This lake contains heaps of Houseboats all chugging through the water. It is very wide so really not much to see unless you are close to the banks. Then you will see some local village life, scooters wizzing up the pathways beside the lake, school...More

Thank AucklandWiz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed overnight on Vembanad Lake with Spice Coast Cruises. The 3 men crew of Captain, Chef and all round help was excellent, making our stay very pleasant and romantic. We were away from all the hustle and bustle of the town and the constant...More

Thank Feeza J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch.Very ordinary.Very limited Choice.Staff were expressed limited interest.Not much to recommend.

Thank Mehmoodmewat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,193 hotels in Kerala
Abad Whispering Palms Lake Resort
862 reviews
3.39 km away
Puzhayoram Heritage Resort
6 reviews
3.54 km away
Ashirwad Heritage Resorts
66 reviews
3.62 km away
Leisure Vacations Goldfield Lake Resort
184 reviews
3.75 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Waterside
55 reviews
3.87 km away
Karimpin Taste Land
10 reviews
7.52 km away
Lime Tree
81 reviews
4.12 km away
Ettukettu
49 reviews
5.91 km away
Nearby Attractions
Plunge Adventures
55 reviews
7.56 km away
Thangal Hill
37 reviews
7.88 km away
Ayodhya house boat
13 reviews
7.88 km away
Thazhathangady Juma Masjid
12 reviews
5.58 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Chitra K
25 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Vijay K | Reviewed this property |
Its near Kochi
1
Vote