Here we have listed some of the premium exotic beach resorts in Kochi area:
Baymaas Lakehouse, Kochi:
Baymaas is a private resort in kerala located on the Cheppanam islands of Panangadu village. The resort is situated along the banks of Vembanad lake and is surrounded by calm backwaters. Baymaas resort is reconstructed on the fond memories of a beloved mother. There is a small kettuvallam, a traditional boat, which can accommodate up to 6 people. The visitors can go for a sunset cruise along the backwaters of Kochi. Adventure lovers who seek more thrill in their tour can avail Kayaking and sail in the backwaters through a clubhouse which is a few minutes away from the resort. The visitors can avail bicycle rides around the nearby Panangadu village to experience the exuberance of the backwaters and nature.
How to reach them: Baymaas is just an hour drive from the Kochi Airport and 40 min away from Fort Kochi.
Bolgatty island Palace:
The Dutch were the initial settlers of the port city and built many heritage centers by blending the traditional cultures of Kerala with the European culture. After the Independence, the State government of Kerala took control of those Colonial-era building and converted into a tourism hub, one of that heritage centers is the Bolgatty Palace. The Palace was built in 1744 and one of the oldest palaces constructed by Dutch away from their homeland. The island holds a separate golf court for the visitors. The guests can also avail a cruise and fishing along the backwaters of Kochi. Apart from leisure activities, the visitors can also participate in Ayurvedic programs held within the premises.
How to reach them: The island Palace is 5 Km away from Ernakulam bus terminal and Ernakulam Junction. Reach High Court Jetty and proceed via the Goshree bridge to reach Bolgatty Palace.
Aquatic Flotel village:
Aquatic Floatel village retreat, a floating hotel, and the resort is India’s first floating infinity pool. It holds unique below water bedrooms also the first of its kind in India. The resort is located on the Kumbalangi, a village promoted by the GoI (Government of India) as the ideal destination to represent India’s village tourism. It is the first and only one of its kind in all over India. The perfect hide-out for honeymooners and family gatherings consists of 5 luxurious floating units with a total of 10 premium rooms equipped with mini bars within it. Surrounded by the picture-perfect backwaters of Kochi, there are a wide array of exciting activities to keep the visitors engaged and entertained. The guest can also avail bicycle for safari rides and guided tours upon request. The retreat serves excellent food sourced from experienced chefs.