Kumarakom holiday houseboat rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access, air con and TV

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  • Houseboat
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 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 28 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

From the owner

Our houseboat `Aqua Jumbo` is a floating palace which is a modified form of traditional Kettuvallams. It contains 2 luxurious well furnished & bath attached bed rooms, sun bath-deck, lounge cum dining room and a hygienic kitchen. In the royal kitchen, we prepare delicious Kerala food. Two boats-men and an expert cook will retinue your trip , for making your trip more comfortable, we have provided modern facilities like A/C,electric lights, fans, European style bathroom and showers etc in the boat. When this palace glide along the vast green expanse of back waters you can experience the most exciting spectacle of the world.The quality provided to our guests is excellent. We offer night trip and day cruises based on the guest preference.

ITINERARY

» Guests can check in at 12:00 hrs, will welcome you with welcome drink and the cruise starts. You can relax and enjoy the canals, rivers and backwater.

» 13:00 hrs houseboat will stop for lunch, with menu of traditional Kerala cuisine (see the menu below ). If you have preferences in food menu ( like less spicy or pure veg. or different dishes ) do let me know 2 or 3 days before the trip starts.

» 14:00 hrs The boat will continue its cruise covering beautiful rivers and canals with palm trees and small houses near to it, villages paddy fields, churches etc.

» 17:30 hrs The houseboat will be docked in (till next day morning 08: 00) most of the time it will be stopped near the land because, you can also get a chance to go out and walk along the riverside or villages and come back. At night, enjoy your Dinner and have a great sleep on the boat.

» At 08:30 hrs Breakfast and Coffee/Tea will be given.

» 09.00 hrs is the time to check out.

AQUA JUMBO HOUSEBOAT EXCLUSIVE FEATURES.!

1. Eco-Friendly houseboats: Only natural materials such as bamboos, palm leaves etc. are used for the construction of our boats. Apart from that, 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, Govt. of Kerala for eco-friendly 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 cum guide and a professional chef provides the guest with excellent service.

5. Safety of guests ensured: Our boats are equipped with life buoys, air tubes and fire fighting equipment as a safety precaution.

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

Terms and Conditions

1. Check in : 12 Noon and Check out : 9:00 AM
2. A/C will be provided in bedrooms from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM for deluxe category
3. All meals which includes lunch, dinner, evening snacks and breakfast will be provided.
4. In case of A/C failure, Non A/C deluxe houseboat tariff will be charged.
5. Children below 5 yrs is complimentary and children from 5 yrs and above are charged with extra mattress.

Deluxe Non-Veg Food menu

Welcome Drink: Tender Coconut

LUNCH

1. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice
2. Fish Fry (Pearl Spot / Seer Fish)
3. Green Salad
4. Mixed Vegetables Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans)
5. Kerala Style Vegetable curries
6. Sambar
7. Pappad
8. Pickle
9. Tropical seasonal fruits

TEA

1. Coffee / Tea
2. Banana Fritters

DINNER

1. Chappati
2. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice
3. Chicken Curry
4. Dal Curry or Mixed Vegetable curries
5. Pappad

BREAK FAST

1. Dosa/Idly ,Sambar, Chutney OR Idiappam,Egg curry (Kerala Style)
2. Bread,Butter,Jam
3. Coffee/Tea


Premium Non-Veg Food Menu

Welcome Drink: Tender Coconut

LUNCH

1. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice
2. Fish Fry (Pearl Spot / Seer Fish)
3. Chicken Curry
4. Green Salad
5. Mixed Vegetables Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans)
6. Kerala Style Vegetable curries
7. Sambar
8. Pappad
9. Pickle
10. Tropical seasonal fruits

TEA

1. Coffee / Tea
2. Banana Fritters


DINNER

1. Chappati
2. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice
3. Prawns
4. Fish /Chicken Roast
5. Dal Curry or Mixed Vegetable curries
6. Pappad

BREAK FAST

1. Dosa/Idly ,Sambar, Chutney OR Idiappam,Egg curry (Kerala style)
2. Bread,Butter,Jam
3. Fruit Juice
4. Eggs
5. Coffee/Tea




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Amenities

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed Single Bed
  • Bedroom 2: Double Bed Single Bed
  • 2 En suites

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Essentials

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Waterfront
  • Boat available
  • Internet access
  • Safe
  • Staffed property
  • Fridge
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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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

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

No refund

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

100% refund100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
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100% refund100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two 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.

Payment

This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

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Smoking

Yes, smoking allowed

House rules

All Guests should taken Care of Their Children - Cruise across the Deep Lakes and Water Ways.Also Avoid attempt to swim in Strange Water Body`s.

When Guests going out for purchasing / Sight seeing from the Vessel,they should inform Crew Members that,where they are going & At what time come back to Vessel.

Kindly keep a House Boat Crew with you whilst Kayaking Or Using Country Canoe`s

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Manager restrictions

Minimum stay: 1 night

About the owner

Pothen V.
Tourist Licence
GSTIN32AAMFA2555J1ZI
Average reply time:
3 hours 15 minutes

Calendar updated:
05 Jan 2022

Years listed:
7

Based in:
India
Languages spoken: English
This Houseboat has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It has been listed on Holiday Lettings since 04 Aug 2014. Located in Kottayam District, it has 60 reviews with an overall rating of 4. The average weekly rate varies from £1412 to £2695.
The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 05 Jan 2022.
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4
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h_e_m_a_a_v_n

Ridiculous
Apr 2022

We have had a very bad experience with the owner of the boat we booked Pothen Vargese. He was so disrespectful and didn’t know how to treat the customers.I booked it for a single day and he ment… More 

Reviewed 22 Apr 2022

rprasanthi

Worst Experience
Apr 2022

We had worst experience ever with the owner. He doesn’t treat people with respect. We traveled a lot and been to many places but never had such an experience before.

Reviewed 22 Apr 2022

SwedestravelInIndia

Poor information gave a bad experince
Apr 2022

We were 8 people, booked a larger boat (Premium 4 Bedroom Houseboat). No one informed that we will not be able to get into the proper canals. We ended up staying over night in the big canal, after mov… More 

Reviewed 22 Apr 2022

RvMDl
Tokyo, Japan

Very nice experience!
Jan 2021

We booked the boat for ourselves, deluxe one, with both AC room and upstairs no AC, including a boat captain and a cook. We enjoyed the experience a LOT! The boat was well taken care of (except the T… More 

Reviewed 2 Jan 2021

Owner's reply:
Thank you So Much . Aqua Jumbo
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Ms
Feb 2020

Me and my three friends had a wonderful overnight stay. The rooms and furnishings were excellent, the staff friendly and attentive, the food excellent. Very relaxed and civilised. Very well-organised.… More 

Reviewed 6 Feb 2020

Owner's reply:
Many Thanks for the review. Customer Relations Aqua Jumbo
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