Philipkuttys Farm

Philipkuttys Farm

North Kumarakom | Kumarakom | Kerala

Philipkuttys Farm is categorised as Experiential Backwater Homestay

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 14 April 2008)

Phillipkuttys Farm is a renowned experience oriented spice farm overlooking a backwater canal at Kumarakom, Kerala.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential backwater homestay with a 50-acre spice farm in North Kumarakom
  • 50 acres of farm located on the farm island approximately 2 metres below the lake level
  • Villas with bedroom, living room and sit out area with refrigerator and an electric kettle in each room
  • The villas are well furnished with two large single beds, wardrobe, cupboard, writing table, and chair, settees and chairs in the sit out
  • There are plenty of doors and windows in each villa (18 windows and 8 doors) which open on to the farm, garden and backwaters, allowing for excellent circulation of fresh breeze and fascinating views from within
  • Authentic Kerala cuisine served either in the family dining room or outdoors in the courtyard or in the pavilion
  • Complimentary WiFi available
  • Cooking classes organised for resident guests who are interested in learning the local cuisine
  • For bird watchers the backwaters and the farm offer ample opportunities for sighting kingfishers, woodpeckers, egrets, cormorants, herons, crow, pheasants, snakebirds, teals, etc.
  • Farm walks to learn about below lake level farming as well as the different crops cultivated
  • Activities include cycling around the countryside, fishing and swimming in the backwaters in front of the villas.
  • Ayurvedic and painting holidays organised
  • Recommended for off-beat, wellness and inbound travellers and bird watchers
Know It
  • Generator to backup the electricity in case of any power failure
  • Accessible via a boat ride from the Kumarakom or Cherthala Jetty
  • Lunch parties for non resident guests only on a prior arrangement basis
  • No AC or TV available
  • Fishing rods available
  • Experiential Traveller Stays in Kumarakom
    "A renowned experience oriented spice farm overlooking a backwater canal at Kumarakom. Activities and experiences include cycling, Swimming in backwaters, bird watching, Kerala cuisine, cooking classes and many more. Recommended for Inbound experiential travellers looking for a celebrated homestay experience around Kerala backwaters."
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)

Philipkuttys Farm

North Kumarakom | Kumarakom | Kerala
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
Total Rooms6
Total Occupancy12


  • Wi-Fi
Food and Beverages
  • Indian Restaurant
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Ayurveda Facility
  • Fishing or Angling
  • Bird Watching

Philipkuttys Farm

North 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)

Philipkuttys Farm is located in North Kumarakom

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
North Kumarakom A Vembanad lakefront 18 kms from Kottayam and home to some world renowned resorts such as Coconut Lagoon and Kumarakom Lake Resort. Holiday/Getaway

Overall Ratings


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 326 reviews
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By atomcat on 22th Feb 2020

This was a perfect getaway for 2 days. We were given Tharavadu villa which was roomy & comfortable. Fridge with lots of cold bottled water, bottled water for the kettle, teabags, coffee sachets...

2 nights tranquil stay in beautiful surrounding
By Adventure789781 on 03th Feb 2020

Fantastic hospitality, great food, peace and tranquility. Cottages are beautifully appointed - loved every minute from arriving by boat to birdwatching at dawn on the backwaters. The views are...

Great visit for lunch
By Winelover19 on 02th Feb 2020

We had lunch and a tour of the plantation with Anu, owner and wonderful host. The food was a communal event and was excellent. The water hyancinth was very heavy but the boatman did a good job to get...

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