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Olavipe Homestay

Olavipe Homestay

Poochakkal | Cochin (Ernakulam) | Kerala

Olavipe Homestay is categorised as Experiential Backwater Homestay

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 13 May 2009)

Olavipe Homestay is a premium homestay at Thykattuserry between Alleppey, Cochin and Kumarakom in Kerala.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential backwater homestay located at Ernakulam, Cochin
  • Built a on a 40-acre organic farm on the banks of the Kaithappuzha Backwater
  • 4 spacious rooms including 1 wheel chair friendly room with attached bath
  • Traditional Kerala cuisine is served for meals
  • Has an in-house organic farm
  • Recreational facilities include table tennis, indoor board games, well stocked library, hammocks, browse through old family archives – photographs and rare documents, watching farm animals like goats, cows, rabbits, ducks, chicken and emus
  • Activities offered include village walks, bicycling, watching local fishermen fishing, coconut harvesting, feeding of prawns during the season, boat ride, visit the local village market and rowing a canoe
  • Recommended for experiential and heritage travellers looking for an authentic homestay experience
Know It
  • It is one among the five Heritage Homes belonging to the Parayil Tharakans, a well-known Syrian Christian family of Kerala, tracing their history over 250 years
  • Located 27 Kms from Ernakulam South Railway Station? and 52 kms from Cochin International Airport
Recommendations
  • Experiential Homestays in Outskirts of Cochin
    "A premium homestay at Thykattuserry between Alleppey, Cochin and Kumarakom on a 40-acre organic farm on the banks of the backwaters. Activities offered include village walks, bicycling, watching local fishermen fishing, coconut harvesting, feeding of prawns during the season, boat ride, visit the local village market and rowing a canoe. Recommended for experiential and heritage travellers looking for an authentic homestay experience"
About Cochin (Ernakulam)

Ernakulam, part of Cochin area is business hub of Cochin and also commercial capital of Kerala.  more

Things to do in Cochin (Ernakulam)
  • Places to Visit

    Pilgrimage Thrikkakara Temple, Ernakulam Shiva temple
    Popular Marine Drive, Hill Palace Museum
    Special Interest Museum of Kerala History, Paliam Palace, Kerala Folklore Theatre and Museum
  • Activity

    Fort Cochin Walk (Walking)
  • Excursion

    Chottanikkara Temple (17 kms), Our Lady of Snow (20 kms), Dharmanath Jain Temple (21 kms), Cheraman mosque (28 kms), Kalady (33 kms), Kallil Temple (36 kms), Kadamottam Church (38 kms), Malayatoor Church (41 kms), Guruvayur Temple (95 kms), Wonderla Amusement Park (13 kms), Matancherry Palace (20 kms), Cherai Beach (30 kms), Kodanad Elephant Camp (36 kms), Chennamangalam Synagogue (20 kms), Jewish Synagogue Fort Cochin (20 kms), Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica (20 kms), St Francis Church (20 kms), Greenix Village (21 kms), Bhoothathankettu (54 kms), Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary (56 kms)
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Olavipe Homestay

Poochakkal | Cochin (Ernakulam) | Kerala
Rooms
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
144
Total Rooms4
Total Occupancy8

Facilities

Food and Beverages
  • Homemade Meals
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Table Tennis
  • Carrom
  • Cricket
  • Chess
Activities
  • Village Walk
  • Nature Walk

Olavipe Homestay

Poochakkal | Cochin (Ernakulam) | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Cochin (Ernakulam)
Rail :
Cochin (Ernakulam) 

Olavipe Homestay is located in Poochakkal

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Poochakkal A quiet and scenic area surrounded by backwaters offering a rural landscape at 22 kms from town centre and home to Olavipe Homestay Experiential

Overall Ratings

5/5

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 108 reviews
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Peaceful place to begin our Kerala adventure
By BirdBrain99 on 13th Mar 2020
5/5

This was our first home stay. Sumi and Anthony were most welcoming. The introduction to local food and learning about the property and the family were great. The stay also gave us the opportunity to...

An absolute gem!
By Baldragon448 on 08th Mar 2020
5/5

Olavipe was perfect. The warmth, and gentleness was wonderful. Lovely hosts - Sumy and Anthony, warm welcome. Huge bed, and bathroom, an unexpected tuc-tuc trip, with a driver (Biju) that played the...

Back again!
By Snipsy47 on 26th Feb 2020
5/5

Our 7th visit here so we've said it all before! Sumy and Antony are such gracious hosts. The food is wonderful with everything homemade by the talented kitchen staff. A new addition is the very...

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  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
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Call 022-6150 6363 or email olavipe@nivalink.co.infor the Reservations.

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