Backwater Ripples

Backwater Ripples

South Kumarakom | Kumarakom | Kerala

Backwater Ripples is categorised as Premium Lake Resort (Rating)

Backwater Ripples is a premium segment lakefront resort at Kumarakom, Kerala.

Reasons to Visit
  • Premium lake front resort at south Kumarakom
  • Spread over 7 acres of landscaped gardens with 34 AC Luxury Cottages and Executive Rooms
  • Arayannam, the unique eco friendly houseboat of Backwater Ripples has one bedroom with attached bathroom
  • In-room amenities include satellite TV, tea/coffee maker, refrigerator, hair dryer and 24-hour room service
  • F&B areas include restaurant specialising in authentic Kerala seafood apart from North Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine, a lakeside barbecue area and Chayakkada, a tea stall
  • Recreational facilities include swimming pool, health club and curio/book shop
  • Activities include water sports centre with water scooters, speed boats and country boats, country fishing, village walk and organic farm visit and sunset cruise
  • Wellness options include Green Leaf certified Ayurvedic healing centre and Yoga and meditation sessions
  • 25,000 sq.ft. meeting and banquet space featuring 3 venues
  • Internet café available
  • Other facilities include doctor on call, safe deposit locker and currency exchange
  • Recommended for honeymooners, wellness and inbound centric travellers and those looking for a premium lakefront experience
Know It
  • Ayurvedic package available for 1 to 4 weeks. It includes stay in AC superior cottages, detailed consultation by an Ayurvedic physician, external therapies, internal medication and special Ayurvedic diet along with yoga and meditation sessions
About Kumarakom

Kumarakom is a patch Vembanad lakefront at 15 kms from Kottayam and renowned world over for their lake front resorts.  more

Things to do in Kumarakom
  • Places to Visit

    Pilgrimage Parippu Sree Mahadeva Temple
    Popular Vembanad Lake
  • Activity

    Backwaters in Kumarakom (Village Visit, Lake Views), Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary (Walking, Bird Watching, Lake Views)
  • Excursion

    Ettumanoor Shiva temple (19 kms), Vaikom Mahadevar Temple (22 kms), Pathiramanal Island (5 kms)
  • Places visited Enroute

    Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple (11 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station – Kottayam (15 kms), Alleppey (33 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (60 kms)
  • Nearest Airport - Cochin (Ernakulam) (60 kms), Trivandrum (164 kms), Coimbatore (232 kms)
  • Distance from Major Cities - Trichur (120 kms), Kollam (121 kms), Kottayam (15 kms), Trivandrum (164 kms), Coimbatore (232 kms), Calicut (240 kms), Madurai (257 kms), Trichy (360 kms), Mysore (438 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (60 kms)

Backwater Ripples

South Kumarakom | Kumarakom | Kerala
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms33
Total Occupancy70


  • Travel Desk
  • Doctor-on-call
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Meetings - Conference - Convention - Banquets
  • Conference Hall
  • Banquet Hall
  • Party Lawns
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Swimming pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Carrom
  • Badminton
  • Children Play Area
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Health Club
  • Gymnasium
Group Facilities
Meeting SpaceAC/Non AcTheatre
Conference Hall (Taproom Hall) AC 25

Backwater Ripples

South Kumarakom | Kumarakom | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Cochin (Ernakulam) (60 kms), Trivandrum (164 kms), Coimbatore (232 kms)
Rail :
Kottayam (15 kms), Alleppey (33 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (60 kms)

Backwater Ripples is located in South Kumarakom

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
South Kumarakom A Vembanad lakefront 13 kms from Kottayam and home to some renowned resorts such as Zuri Kumarakom. Holiday/Getaway

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 821 reviews
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
The backwaters are a must to visit
By G8975WBvalerieh on 22th Feb 2020

Sundhi the manager of this Hotel was extremely helpful and attentive looking after our every need. She was very knowledgeable about the flowers herbs and trees on the premises. Sundhi also gave us...

Decent property
By Abhineet S on 16th Feb 2020

We booked 3 rooms here for few nights and the experience was decent. Complimentary boat ride was good. Breakfast buffet was nice with ample options for vegetarians. A la carte options are great too...

A relaxing place with great service!
By Jules L on 10th Feb 2020

We stayed here for three nights from January 30th to February 2nd 2020. We were warmly greeted by Sindhu at the entrance and were given a delicious drink while we checked in. Our room was perfect...

The Fine Print in Big Font


  • Check in: 2
  • Check in HR: 0:0:1
  • Check out HR: 0:0:1
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

Hotel History

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