Hotel Info: Kerala, is known for its culture and tradition which is mixed with the natural beauty. Staying true to this aspect is the resort of CGH Earth Group Enterprise (the former Casino Group) Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom. This is a resort built by an old local family in the palm groves beside Vembanad Lake. The colonial style houses of white stucco and dark Keralan teak represent the kind of architecturally and aesthetically sound tourism now rare elsewhere in India. The Vembanad backwaters act as the watery highway for the resort. From the jetty, the Great Vembanad Coach Transfer (boat) takes you to the resort.
The unique aspect of Coconut Lagoon is that it is very eco friendly. Whether it is the structures or the gardens, the touch of nature is very much visible. The smallest cow in the world, the Darter bird, butterfly garden, the wooden work, doors with the Manichithrathazhu locks, Panorama: reception canal, mystic sacred groves and many more, brings in the traditional aspect of the resort.The other aspect of this resort is that more than 8 acres of their 30 acres land is given out for rice cultivation.
Yoga and Meditation, Kalarippayattu practice, Bird watching, Butterfly garden and Dragon Fly watching, Talk on Ayurveda, Games like table tennis, badminton and carom, Library, Cooking Demonstration, Sunset Cuisine, Vembanad Biosphere, Sari and Dhoti demonstation, Cultural programmes etc are some of the interesting things that you can do here.