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Vembanad House, Alappuzha


The Vembanad House is promoted by Mr. Balakrishnan and Ms Sandhya Balakrishnan, the husband-wife duo belonging to the ancient Mayithara family of Alappuzha.

Predominantly an exporter of seafood Mr. Balakrishnan is gradually shifting his focus into the smokeless industry and the Vembanad House is his maiden venture.

As the grandson of Late Sri Mayithara Padmanabhan and Late Sri Pullampally Krishnan Thampi, Mr. Balakrishnan has a legacy of entrepreneurship dating back to centuries. Mayithara Padmanabhan was a leading coir exporter and businessman . He is the co-founder of S N Medical Mission Hospital near Cherthala. Pullampally Krishnan Thampi too was a visionary and had varied business interests in the field of banking and large scale farming.

In the affairs of the Vembanad House, Mr. Balakrishnan is ably assisted by his wife Ms Sandhya. She holds a Masters in Kerala Art and Literature and Business Administration, loves to cook and when in the throes of creativity, writes poetry. Having brought up in a spiritual ambience, Indian philosophy has deeply influenced her ideals of life.


Activities:

Viewing the rustic life and negotiating a number of slender yet charming countryside pathways you reach the Vembanad House at Muhamma.

From Nedumbassery International Airport in Kochi a 60 km drive will take you to the Vembanad House. And from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city, Muhamma is at a distance of 175 km.

To reach the Vembanad House one has to take a left deviation from Kanjhikuzy along the Kochi-Alappuzha National Highway 47 and its just 7 km from Kanjhikuzy to Muhamma.

From the Vembanad House one can view the much popular Kumarakom and the renowned Pathiramanal , at a distance. Needless to say, the Vembanad House is located at such a place which is clearly the hub of back water tourism in Kerala. As one approaches the entrance of the Vembanad House, one can effortlessly spot the grazing cows and white cranes patiently waiting for the small fishes to surface. The mood of the place is bound to make you obsessed.


Facilities:

  • 3 air-conditioned rooms. 1 without air-conditioning
  • Ensuite bathrooms with hot and cold running water and European WCs
  • Two large communal areas and a spacious dining room
  • One conference hall
  • Small library
  • Internet
  • Laundry
  • On-call private cabs
  • Mosquito-repellents in rooms

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    Location                                                Distance
 
    Alappuzha, Kerala                                    Cochin Airport - 60 km
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