Vivanta by Taj My status
A Colonial House Kumarakom  

Kumarakom, Kottayam 686 563, Kerala, India. Phone: +91 487 2420556,  Mobile: +91 98471 78455, +44 70 3183 6701 (UK) Send us an inquiry
Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom has a 140 year old story to tell. The natural beauty of the area inspired English Missionary Henry Baker, to build a charming colonial bungalow in the late 19th century. Often called the little jewel of Kumarakom, it still maintains the beauty of its rustic surroundings on the banks of Vembanad Lake. Explore the garden retreat where guests have been very successful at doing absolutely nothing. Now there's a nice new buzz all over. In the renewed heritage rooms, charming cottages and luxury villas. In the nouvelle restaurant, the refurbished bar, and the spa where you'll go Ah! The Chef remains as eager to wow you with specially designed meals. Vivanta by taj
 
Soak in the space that spreads over acres of style. Drive in enjoying backseat surprises (we're not revealing here). The short drive from the airport and the railway station will be a breeze for sure, with Vivanta by Taj delight moments all the way.Feel the Vivanta by Taj vibe as you find little surprises delighting you all the way during your stay. Where fun lovers come again and again for a fun retreat.
 
Retreat

Enjoy the azure backwaters, swaying palms, and floating houseboats. Soak in the lush gardens, swinging palms and serene backwaters. Around a mesmeric lagoon you'll see our stylish cottages and villas set like charming gems. Sit under parasols. Stretch on deck chairs. Explore open spaces like paddy fields, pineapple patches and herb gardens which are refreshingly breezy. Fish, cycle, row your boat. Or sink in the luxury of your living space. Very modern. Very in. This idyllic retreat that allows you to lead a still life. Or if you prefer to go from nature to adventure, from culture to cuisine, and from rejuvenation to religion.
 
Superior Charm: Superior Charm rooms are located around the lagoon. Cute and cosy cottage structures with a balcony and lagoon view. All rooms in this category have a Treat yourself mini bar, DVD player (on request), LCD television, 2 line phones and retro designed bathrooms with a bathtub.
 
Deluxe Delight: These retreats are a fine balance of modern elegance and Kerala architecture. All rooms in this category have a Treat yourself mini bar, DVD player, LCD television, 2 line phones and retro designed bathrooms with a bathtub.
 
Deluxe Delight-Heritage: Blast from the past! Deluxe Delight-Heritage rooms are the pride of the 140-year-old colonial bungalow. Old world style adds amazing charm to wooden floors and high wooden ceilings. All rooms in this category have a Treat yourself mini bar, DVD player, LCD television, 2 line phones. Enjoy a retro designed bathroom with a bathtub. Sink in.

Deluxe Allure Villa: Deluxe Allure Villas are luxurious. A perfect blend of Edwardian and Kerala décor with private sit-outs amid lush greenery with a tranquil lily pond. Experience the thrill of an open-air garden shower. These spacious villas have large glass doors that open to a veranda with a chaise lounge. All villas in this category have a Treat Yourself mini bar, DVD player (on request), LCD television, 2 line phones and modern outdoor bathrooms with a bathtub and rain shower.

 
Premium Temptation Villa w/ Private Pool: Premium Temptation Villas give you max luxury. And max privacy. These villas perfectly blend Edwardian and Kerala décor with private sit-outs, private plunge pools with Jacuzzi amid lush greenery, and the exhilarating experience of open-air garden showers. These spacious villas have large glass doors that open to a veranda with a chaise lounge, Kerala coir swing and offer superb views of the Vembanad Lake. All villas in this category have a Treat Yourself mini bar, DVD player (on request), LCD television, 2 line phones and newly designed outdoor bathrooms with a bathtub and rain shower. This is it. Complete.
 
Vivid Meals

Kerala is an ever expanding, ever changing state and the restaurants at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom certainly keep up. With the lagoon as a backdrop, you can enjoy imaginative cuisine and fill your senses.Be pleasantly surprised to find Kumarakom's most celebrated restaurant in the heritage structure. The Baker's Gourmet House with an alfresco annexe, serves signature Kerala backwater fare. Open unravels popular 24x7 offerings.
 
Return from the fun boat cruise on Vembanad lake and be delighted with steaming local banana, onion and potato fritters which you can wash down with a strong cuppa local tea. Later in the evening find your way to Easy - the charming retro lounge bar, where Kerala's most imaginative tropical cocktails come alive.Our indoor and outdoor venues are a treat for the senses. The flavours. The aromas. The live cooking sounds. And the artistic display. All come together in a fine harmony. Dig in. Be thrilled.

 

 
Chef Profiles

Meet the man who puts together our delightful menus. With over a decade of experience across several leading hotels of the Taj Group, he is a true culinary artist. One who has gone back in time to uncover traditional cooking secrets and bring them to the table. You sure can see his love for his art as he leads a team an enthusiastic team.The list of international heads of state and celebrities that our Executive Chef has cooked for is too long to fit here. Enjoy his graceful cooking, at Vivanta by Taj - Kumarakom, Kerala.
 
Dine with our Executive Chef

Dine with our Executive Chef at his private Chef's Table. Let him shower you with culinary insights, attention and one of the most remarkable meals of your life. This is a backstage pass into the Chef's world and we promise, you've never seen anything like it. The Chef's Table is for a party of 8 to 10 and requires 24-hour advance notice for booking.

Poolside Lakeside & Lagoon Dining

It's twilight. The buzz of the heritage building is in the distance. The table is set and your group sparkles with the pleasure of a private celebration. Create a moment that separates you from the crowd. Vivanta by Taj will help you arrange a private poolside, lakeside or lagoon table.

 
Ancient Kerala wisdom with contemporary therapies, Ayurveda offers the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Kerala aromatherapy massages. Our spa experiences are offered by trained experts using exclusive herbal products in a fresh and harmonious setting. Signature ayurveda experiences bring guests the essence of traditional wellness and therapeutic experiences.
 
Stay energized. Work up a sweat. Cool down. Stretch out. The Vivanta by Taj Fitness Centre has everything you need to meet your health and fitness requirements on the go.
 
 
 

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