India's Longest Lake

Found in the south-west district of India on the Malabar Coast, the lovely state Kerala is sited at Western Shoreline of Arabian Sea. "The God's own country", the state Kerala is embodied in term of beaches, backwaters, lakes and many more wetlands as the state found stiff in between the Lakshadweep Sea and the Western Ghats. On the other side, the largest lake in the state of Kerala, Vembanad Kayal is constantly counted as the longest Lake in India. Spanning in several districts in the state of Kerala, Vembanad Kayal framework covers a territory of more than 2033.02 km square.

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Situated at the sea level, the Vembanad Kayal Lake is bordered by Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts. The lake encompasses the islands of Pathiramanal, Perumbalam and Pallippuram where the Lake is known by diverse names in distinctive areas. The Vembanad Kayal is an outstanding Lake spot for nature lovers, an experience Seekers & photo fanatics to discover nature & Wildlife. Considered as the charming outing spot and a quickly developing backwater tourism destination, Vembanad Kayal provides boating, fishing and sightseeing experiences which are beyond exhilarating.

Backwater Homestay in Vembanad Lake

Favored with flourishing greenery and shimmering blue backwater, Vembanad Kayal is visited by countless numbers of people from all over the world. Particularly, during Onam the serene lake "Vembanad Kayal" wakes up with an astounding water regatta, the snake watercraft races. In fact; it's a stunning festival to watch oarsmen of around hundred in one boat. Subsequently; the Kumarakom Tourist Village offers houseboat cruises and various holiday packages for the vacationer.

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Not just that; an eco friendly Diamond classification backwater Home Stay "Vembanad Lake Villas" is also accessible. It is spotted on the banks of Vembanad Kayal, north of Kumarakom. The Villa is a standout amongst the most famous villas, it's was awarded by Kerala Tourism Dept. There are several numbers of hotels & Backwater Homestay in Vembanad Lake specifically; Abad Whispering Palms, Aqua Lillies, Ashirwad Heritage Resorts, ATDC Houseboats, Aveda Resort & Spa, Backwater Retreat, Backwater Retreat-Houseboats, Chrison Cruise Kumarakom, Coco Houseboats, Diamond Castle Deluxe Houseboats, Diamond Castle Premium Houseboats, Indraprastham Luxury Houseboats, Indraprastham Houseboats and many more are accessible.

How to Reach

Nearest railway station is Kottayam which is about 13 km & the nearest airport is Cochin International Airport which is about 63 km.
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1: good article
Posted by: shree - 21 Aug, 2015