||Home Stay and Eco Resort
||10 kms from Cochin,
||Gramam Homestay, Village-Kumbalangi , Dist.- Kochi (Cochin),
|Getting there :
||By air : The nearest airport is Kochi International
airport which is at a distance of 45km from Gramam Homestay.
By rail : Ernakulaum which is 14 km away, is the nearest railway
station to this home.
By road : At regular interval buses ply on the National Highway 47
passing through Thoppumpady which is very close to Gramam Homestay.
||2 twin bedrooms with attached bathrooms equipped
with western style toilets for 4 guests.
||Organizes cultural tours, programmes and temple
tours, assistance in shopping especially antiques & spices,
Ayurvedic treatments by qualified and experienced doctors , Internet ,
Laundry, Alternative energy resources, Dietary selection, Houseboat .
||Various kinds of Keralite cuisines prepared by Lyma, wife of the
||It is a nice retreat to enjoy backwaters of Kerala . Gramam
homestay has a small garden that comprises coconuts, areca nuts,
mangoes. Also 12 varieties of pepper, pineapple and mangroves, besides
various medicinal plants. But the main treasure of this place is a 200
year -old mango tree named 'Chandanakaran' which is the biggest tree in
Gramam Homestay, built amidst the Mother nature in Kumbalangi
village, is a pleasant retreat to experience the tranquil backwaters of
Kerala. This homestay is a nice blend of both contemporary and traditional
Keralan style of architecture. Furnished with all modern amenities, this
house is surrounded by a small garden set at the backdrop of backwaters.
Gramam Homestay is located very close to one of the famous heritage sites
of Kerala- Fort Kochi and Mattancherry This beautiful house is easily
accessible by all modes of transportation from Cochin which is situated at a
distance of 10km . Cochin and Eranakulum town has the nearest International
Airport(45 km) and railway station (14km) respectively. Regular buses ply on
the National Highway-47 passing through Thoppumpady.
Nestling in the rustic and sylvan surroundings of Kumbalangi village, at
the outskirt of Cochin, Gramam homestay is a finest example of eco- friendly
homes. The owner of this beautiful Keralan style home, Byju and Lyma tries
hard to maintain harmony with the nature. They encourages the use of
alternative energy resource such as bio-gas in their home to save non-
renewable energy. Here you can witness a small garden which have various
species of medicinal plants along with the groves of coconut, areca nuts,
mangoes, pepper, pineapple and mangroves.
This house has bottom level of accommodation for its guests. It has two
twin bedrooms with attached bathrooms equipped with western style toilets
for only four guests. So, that you can feel at home while away from home.
Here, if you want you can even enjoy your keralan meal with the members of
the host family. Lyma, wife of the owner prepares delicious Keralan cuisines
for their guests, so that they can have fantastic experience of homemade
food. Gramam Homestay has all modern amenities like laundry, 24 hours
electricity backup and Internet dial up connection.
This place has endless array of activities for your entertainment for
instance cycling, fishing, canoeing, bird watching, and nature walk.
Backwaters of this area is a marvelous option to enjoy a leisurely ride on
locally made traditional boat. Here you can also have the privileged learn
the crab or prawn farming. You will be glad to know that the owner of the
house will provide you personal guidance in shopping especially antiques and
spices. As an added facility the owner will also arrange programmes and
temples tours of the region for your entertainment.
While staying in Gramam homestay don't miss the opportunity to enjoy the
Yoga classes and Ayurvedic healing treatments by qualified doctors. So,
immediately plan your trip to Kerala and enjoy the stay at Gramam Homestay -
''a home away from home.