Lakes & Lagoons Houseboats:
Kettuvalloms or Houseboats (Riceboats) are country boats that were used in the early days for the transport of goods from the isolated interior villages to the towns. With the advent of roads, bridges and ferry services, gradually the kettuvalloms went off the scene. Now these kettuvalloms are back again as a major tourist attraction. A ride on a kettuvallom is a fabulous way to explore the fascinating beauty of the backwaters.
A house boat is about 67 feet in length and has a width of around 13 feet in the middle. The materials that go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets etc. The main wood used is "Anjili".
Lakes & Lagoons has air-conditioned deluxe houseboats. The house boats have fully furnished 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms with sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, kitchen and toilet with WC. In addition there is also separate rest room for the crew. Traditional lanterns are used as lights.
Each houseboat has a three member crew - a chef, driver & cabin assistant. The cuisine is traditional Kerala flavor with the local specialties; delicious local fish (Pearlspot - Karimeen) & prawns. There are single bedroom houseboats for two people and two bedroom houseboats for four people.
Lakes & Lagoons is proud to present Premium range of Lake Royale Houseboats, Honeymoon Suite, Devas Indulge to the discerning guests. The features include round the clock A/C, luxurious interiors, all modern amenities and special menu.
Lakes & Lagoons has pioneered the innovative concept of hosting a range of events at the houseboats including weddings, meetings, cultural shows etc.