Celebrating Cultures, Community and Conservation at Coconut Lagoon in Kerala
“Kerala is pure magic; there’s no other way to put it.”
Coconut Lagoon in Kerala invites you to immerse yourself in the true essence of the backwaters. Residing by the shores of Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom, it weaves vibrant stories of local culture, nature and heritage. The old agrarian homes have been thoughtfully and lovingly restored to offer you a distinctive experience, where the backwaters gently serenade you.
Reaching this boutique property offers a unique passage — across the water. Your voyage commences with a boat ride from a private jetty, and as you glide past the graceful coconut palms, a sense of warm welcome envelopes you. Savour this quintessential backwater adventure in the heart of Kerala.
Get Inspired by the Tales of Craft and Traditional Wooden Architecture
Coconut Lagoon's unique architecture conceals intriguing stories of craftsmanship and conservation. The resort's villas are constructed from the remains of ancient Kerala homes known as tharavads. Some of these houses, over 150 years old, were meticulously taken apart and reassembled here, salvaging their history from ruin.
These traditional wooden homes consciously preserve heritage, passing on their stories to inspire travellers like you who are keen to become immersed in the vintage way of life. As you wander through this architectural tapestry, it's impossible not to feel the profound connection to this land and culture. It's an immersion into a world where the past and present coexist harmoniously, inspiring a genuine appreciation for the simple yet profound beauty of Kerala's backwaters.
After admiring the fine architecture of Coconut Lagoon, you can venture to the backwaters and enjoy a cup of warm, flavourful tea served by the welcoming Tea Lady. It's a delightful way to connect with the local culture and make the most of your visit.
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Enjoy a Flavourful Cup of Tea at the Floating Tea Shop
The backwater way of life effortlessly hinges on the art of floating, facilitating seamless transitions from one place to the next. The floating tea shop at Coconut Lagoon offers a delightful chance to connect with the amiable Tea Lady from the nearby village, extending a warm invitation into her world.
In the vicinity of the floating tea shop, the soft aroma of freshly brewed tea mingles with the calm ripples of the backwaters, creating a soothing ambience. Once you've enjoyed a cup of tea, gift yourself some healing time at Coconut Lagoon. And yes, don’t forget to enjoy the cool breeze on your face as you move past the backwaters.
Heal Yourself with Herbal Massages and Ancient Ayurvedic Therapies
Though the delectable tea energises you, you cannot miss a mindfully curated healing session when you’re at Coconut Lagoon. A leisurely walk and a small wooden bridge will lead you to the Ayurveda Centre. The Ayurveda Centre at the property provides a variety of herbal massages and therapies to help you release accumulated stress and rejuvenate your well-being during your stay. It's a way to take care of yourself and find balance.
Here, you can experience massages and treatments that encompass beauty, toning, rejuvenation and stress relief, drawing from the ancient Indian tradition of Ayurveda. Don’t worry if you're uncertain about your needs, the experienced physicians are always available here to provide a complimentary consultation and guide you toward the most suitable choice.
At Coconut Lagoon, countless unforgettable experiences await you. Many ecstatic and luxurious moments are specifically curated for you to immerse yourself in, and tasting authentic local food is surely one of those.
Relish the ‘Must-Try’ Cuisines of Kerala
There’s plenty to be discovered in the delicious menu here. For a truly unique experience, be sure to try the day's special at Vembanad Grill, where you can enjoy the perfectly grilled catch of the day. Here, you’re offered the most authentic Kerala cuisine, served on a banana leaf. A significant portion of these flavoursome dishes is dedicated to fish, with the iconic Karimeen, the legendary Pearl spot fish of the backwaters.
It’s a beautiful experience when you indulge in exclusive dining moments amidst the serene backdrop of paddy fields and water at the Paddy Hut Dining. These surroundings cast a spell, turning your dining experience into a magical feast in the fresh air of Kerala.
From chutneys to curry bases, from sweet coconut milk to fermented toddy, coconut is a fundamental ingredient in Kerala's culinary tradition. With all these offerings and so much more, you’re warmly invited to the land of coconuts.
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