Lake Palace is a luxury resort located in Alleppey at the banks
of Vembanadu Lake, adjacent to the venue of the legendary Nehru
Trophy boat race. It is managed by Water World Tourism Company
Pvt. Ltd. - a pioneer in backwater tourism. Over the years Water
World has been in the forefront of making Alleppey a hot spot
in the Asian travel map.
The services of Water World is primarily in backwater tours
offering a host of Houseboat cruises, speed boat rides and motor
boat (small ship) cruises. With the launch of Lake Palace, one
of the finest luxury backwater resorts in Kerala, Water World
has entered a new domain in hospitality with a keen eye on detail
and a mind to greet every guest with the warm hospitality synonymous
with Kerala's vibrant heritage.
Set amidst green vistas, vast blue skies, fresh breeze, towering
palms and ever flowing water streams, Lake Palace captures every
mood and nuances of a perfect backwater experience.
Alleppey is one of the most important tourist centers in Kerala,
with a large network of inland canals earning it the sobriquet
'Venice of the east'. These large network of canals provide
Alleppey its lifeline. Alleppey was one of the busiest centers
of trade in the past with one of the best known ports along
the malabar coast.
The boat cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey give one first
hand experience of the life style; toddy tapping, fishing for
small fry, Coir-making, prawn farming etc., which remains more
or less unchanged over the years.
With the Arabian Sea on the west and a vast network of lakes,
lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alappuzha is
a district of immense natural beauty. Referred to as the Venice
of the East by travelers from across the world, this backwater
country is also home to diverse animal and bird life. By virtue
of its proximity to the sea, the town has always enjoyed a unique
place in the maritime history of Kerala.
The Cochin International Airport is (2 hours) 85 kms and Trivandrum
(3 1/2 hours) 165 kms away from the Lake Palace Boat Jetty.
From here, the exhilarating boat ride to the resort will take
around 5 minutes.
The nearest rail head Alleppey is 4 kms from the Lake Palace
Alleppey is connected with NH 47 to Cochin (1 1/2 Hr) 64 kms
(3 1/2 hours) 150 kms.
Alleppey is connected by water with Cochin (5 1/2 Hr), Quilon
(8 Hrs) and Kottayam (2 1/2 Hr).