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Akkara Homestay ( gold )

Akkara – a homestay across the river

Classification – Gold House

Akkara House, near Kottayam town, Kerala, is a large, secluded and comfortable property set on the river-bend of the Meenachil River. It has quaint rooms, with terracotta floors, period furniture, and a large open courtyard with steps leading to the river. Each guest is personally attended by your host Mrs. Shanta Kurian.

Akkara is an ideal place to spend some quite moments, savour some traditional Syrian Christian cuisine, explore the myriad rivulets, backwaters and lakes in ‘Kettuvallams’- house boats or just simply laze. Akkara House is also an ideal location to stay in if you want to undergo Ayurvedic therapy at a close by facility.

We invite you to an experience that packs the true essence of rustic Kerala with the traditional flavours of the Travancore Syrian Christian hospitality.


Getting to Kottayam

Kottayam is connected by rail and road to all the major cities in South India. The nearest airport is at Kochi, 91 Km. from here. The main ferry station at Kottayam operates ferry services to various places through scenic backwaters.

Getting to Akkara

Akkara is about 5 kms from Kottayam Town. Ask for Chungom Bridge and just before you reach the bridge take a deviation towards the Old Seminary of the Orthodox Syrian Christians sect. As you face the gate of the Seminary take the road to your left. Go 50 metres onto the narrow path take a right turn and there’s the boat Jetty. Then yell- Cooooo eeeeee -for transport! A vallam will appear to ferry you to Akkara.

Closest Airport: Cochin International – 91 km

Closest Railway Station: Kottayam – 4 km

Closest Bus Station: Kottayam – 5 km



 Rs 3750 per night double occupancy Rs 2750 per night double occupancy

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