Alappuzha holiday houseboat accommodation with beach/lake nearby, internet access, balcony/terrace and air con

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  • Houseboat
  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 1 night min stay
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Key information

  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking. See Policies & House Rules
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets

From the owner

Gokul cruise one amoung the pioneers in luxury cruise houseboat operators in Alleppey and Kumarakom backwaters of kerala since 1995 . We owned and operates two luxury cruise boats One in the name of Lake Ripples 1 bhk and another Lake Riviera 4 bhk. Boats have all the comforts of furnished bedrooms, modern toilets, cozy living rooms and a kitchen. The in-house restaurant serves Indian delights. We focus on quality of service provided to our guest and utmost care has been taken in all the areas. Boat Staff is technically qualified and friendly. Good hygiene practices are followed. With our experienced guiding our guest on-board can experience the real backwaters and village life and have their dream vacation come true.

Gokul cruise houseboats EXCLUSIVE FEATURES.!

1. Eco-Friendly houseboat, Sewage and other wastes are not discharged directly into the lake. Special bio synthetic tanks are used in the boat where treatment of these wastes takes place. Our main aim is environmental conservation as well as well-being of local people.

2. Government licensed houseboat and we strictly adhere to various norms of Dept. of Tourism and Kerala port for houseboat cruise.

3. Well-furnished interiors with all the modern facilities and amenities that help you relax as you glide along.

4. Well trained and disciplined staff: The two captains, guide and a professional chef provides the guest with excellent service.

5. Safety of guests ensured and equipped with life buoys, air tubes and firefighting equipment as a safety precaution.

7. The entire boat is exclusive for the guests without sharing.

8. WIFI, Hot and cold shower available

9.Air condition available in all areas without any time restriction

Note:

* Person up to 5 year is complementary and 6-12 with INR 2000 & 12 above 3000 /- per day will be extra.

* Check in time 12noon, Kumarakom 12.30 and check out 9 am.

* Cruising time is from check in time to 5.30 pm & next day 8 am to 9 am. normally there is a lunch break of 45 to 60 minutes,

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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
  • Bedroom 2: King Bed
  • Bedroom 3: King Bed
  • Bedroom 4: King Bed
  • 4 En suites

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Ask about pets

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Boat available
  • Internet access
  • Fridge
  • TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Cancellation policy

Full refund

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

Partial refund

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

No refund

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

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Things to know

Check in: 12:00 Check out: 09:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.

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Smoking

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 1 night

About the owner

Udayakumar M.
Calendar updated:
20 Sep 2019

Years listed:
7

Based in:
India
Languages spoken: English
This Houseboat has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 03 Apr 2015. Located in Alappuzha District, it has 23 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate is £4996.
The property’s calendar was last updated on 20 Sep 2019.
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aparajita g
Kolkata (Calcutta), India

A perfect trip on a beautiful houseboat with sumptuous food and the best people on board
Jan 2020

Went on a day trip [11am to 5pm] on the backwaters in January 2020. This was my second houseboat trip with Gokul cruise, the first one being 2 years back. I was so satisfied with the previous trip tha… More 

Reviewed 7 Mar 2020

Nara J
Bengaluru, India

Fantastic Day trip
Dec 2019

We were a large family of 28 individuals and we took a day cruise on Vembanad lake with Gokul cruises. They took care of us very well including providing a sumptuous lunch. 3 generations of my famil… More 

Reviewed 4 Jan 2020

MARIA R
Lisbon, Portugal

a friendly trip and a great meal
Dec 2019

We've made a 4 hours cruise in Allepy backwaters, departing from Allepey It was a difficult day because there was a general strike, but Gokul Enterprises managed to solve all problems and we had … More 

Reviewed 31 Dec 2019

Maggie L
Greater Sydney, Australia

Expensive but worth every single rupee
Sep 2019

This is a once in a lifetime experience but I wish we could go back and do it again ASAP! Just sitting or lying in one of the spacious rooms or dining room and watching the passage of life go past out… More 

Reviewed 24 Nov 2019

ACsevenoaks
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom

Floating and bloating
Feb 2019

My wife and I recently had a holiday in Kerala and on our travel agent's (the incomparable Sanjay of Bespoke India Travel) suggestion spent a night on the Backwaters, and, boy, are we pleased tha… More 

Reviewed 8 Mar 2019

Owner's reply:
Dear Guest, It is pleasant to see you back with feedback you had in my houseboat LAKE RIPPLES 1 bhk houseboat. Sharing your feels and thoughts surely help us . Thanks a lot . Uday/Owner
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