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A Boutique Island Vacay In The Rustic Keralan Backwaters at Kayal Island Retreat

  • Kayal Island Retreat -

    Alleppey, Kerala, India
  • within 24-hours confirmation
Travel by 30th September, 2020
per room starting@ ₹ 16,299
Prices for Two Adults with Taxes
save upto 35%
actual value ₹ 25,000

Disengage yourself from the routine urban hubbub of the cities by immersing yourself in the secluded serenity of a picturesque island set amidst the pristine waters of Lake Vembanad with a boutique stay at Kayal Island Retreat.

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within 24-hours Confirmation: Please note that the rooms are subject to availability of the pre-reserved room.

2 Nights Small Room - 20 sq.m
  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary candle-lit dinner on the boat, once during the stay
  • Complimentary massage for two, once during the stay
  • Village walk and canoe ride
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2 Nights Large Room - 37 sq.m
  • Daily breakfast
  • Complimentary candle-lit dinner on the boat, once during the stay
  • Complimentary massage for two, once during the stay
  • Village walk and canoe ride
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Escape into the rural tranquil ambience of an isolated island in the Keralan backwaters with a boutique getaway, featuring a traditional yet opulent stay, ethnic gastronomy, fascinating curated experiences and, more at Kayal Island Retreat.

Your Inclusions:

  • Begin your serene mornings wholesomely by the backwaters with daily breakfast
  • Revel in a romantic culinary experience with a complimentary candle-lit dinner on the boat, once during the stay
  • Reenergize yourself in traditional Keralan style with a massage for two, once during the stay
  • Engage in an unrivalled rustic backwater experience with a village walk and canoe ride

The Location – A Secluded Island in the Backwaters

Known as the longest lake in India and one of the largest lakes in Kerala, the Vembanad Lake allures hordes of leisure travellers every year to seek refuge in its blissful ambience. Sequestered amidst the aquamarine waters of the Vembanad Lake is the incredible island of Kakkathuruthu that secured a place in National Geographic’s magazine - ‘Around the World in 24 Hours’ due to its heavenly natural charm. Also known as the ‘Island of Crows’, Kakkathuruthu is immersed in calming serenity and preserves the age-old Keralan traditions and lifestyle to provide one with an authentic rustic outlook of God’s own country.


The Property – A Boutique Keralan Island Retreat

Engulfed in the unblemished beauty of the captivating Kakkathuruthu island, Kayal Island Retreat is a boutique hideout that lets you escape away from your monotonous urban routine into a laid-back rustic experience fused with modern luxury. While secluding you from the stressful hubbub of the cities, the endearing hosts at Kayal ensure that you never experience even an iota of boredom, by engaging you in an array of enthralling activities. As you take a break from your extensive schedule of fascinating experiences, indulge yourself in some delightful traditional Keralan gastronomy to ensure that your tastebuds are also tantalised along with your soul.


Your Room – Rustic Keralan Stay with Modern Luxe

Small Room Cottage- 20 sq.m: Overlooking the immaculate waters of the Vembanad Lake, the Small Room Cottage is built using reclaimed and recycled resources in local architectural style to provide you with an authentic Keralan stay. The rustic cottage is adorned with a cosy double bed, a tranquil air-conditioned ambience, and an in-house bath garden to let you completely relax as you get lost in the mesmerising views of the garden.

Large Room Cottage- 37 sq.m: With more space than the small room, the Large Room Cottage provides you with a more airy experience while retaining the rustic ambience through its traditional architecture and sustainable use of resources. Ornated with artwork depicting local history, the spacious cottage features a comfy double bed, a lush bath garden, and a tranquil reading room for your leisure and relaxation while also offering you serene views of the garden to please your soul.

Valid for travel from 01/05/2020 to 30/09/2020

Surcharge: A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night applies payable directly to FABgetaways at time of booking. Dates and prices have been identified in the Booking Calendar.

Blackout Dates: There will be dates on which this deal will be unavailable. Dates for these have been marked on the booking calendar under blackout dates.

Availability: Bookings are subject to availability. To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Book Now' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select the available dates. Dates with a surcharge and blackout dates are identified.

7-day Change of Heart Refund Policy: We always have one deal better than the other. So, we understand your change of heart. Within 7 days of purchase, we’ll happily give you an option to cancel your booking, with a full refund, as long as the cancellation date is at least 30 days before the arrival date. For cancellations after 7 days of purchase, the hotel’s cancellation policy and penalty apply.

Change of Date: 1 change in dates is permissible at no additional charge, provided that the change is made at least 30 days before the original arrival date and provided that the hotel has availability on the newly requested dates. The final decision regarding date changes is at the sole discretion of the Hotel and the Hotel reserves the right to decline a change in dates, should availability not exist on newly requested dates.

Partial Prepayment: Partial prepayment options are available for certain deals. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact our Travel Concierge team, by Email (travelconcierge@fabgetaways.com) or by phone (+919099061000).

Hotel Cancellation Policy: Any cancellation will incur a full payment. A no-show on the day of arrival will also incur charges equivalent to a full stay.

Validity: Each package is valid for two adults.

Maximum Guest Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults and one child (aged below 12 years) or 3 adults. See the ‘Extra Guest Policy’ and ‘Child Policy’ for more details.

Extra Guest Policy: Where applicable, an extra adult can stay at a surcharge of INR 2500 per night, with an extra bed and breakfast, payable directly at the resort.

Child Policy: Where applicable, a child aged between 0 - 5 years may stay free of charge, a child aged between 6 - 12 years may stay at a surcharge of INR 2500 per night, these charges include an extra bed and breakfast, payable directly to the resort.

Check-in: 1:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM

The package cannot be split.

No connecting rooms available.

Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated).

Menus are subject to change without notice.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer to https://www.fabgetaways.com/terms-and-conditions


Yoga and Meditation: Experience nirvanic transcendence through the ancient art of yoga and meditation amidst the tranquil environs of the island hideout to reinvigorate your soul.

Ayurveda Massage: Reawaken your senses and soothe your soul with a relaxing massage based on the primordial art of Ayurvedic healing offered by a proficient masseur at the retreat.

Canoe Ride: Explore the magnificent nature and life of the Keralan backwaters by hopping on a traditional canoe for a ride along the Vembanad Lake, offered by the hosts.

Village Walk: Discover the centuries-old lifestyle of the people inhabiting the island for ages, with a village walk arranged by the retreat to let you experience the art of simplistic living.

Toddy Tapping: Witness the preparation process of toddy, a local alcoholic beverage, by indulging in an enthralling guided experience of toddy tapping, arranged by the resort on request.

Stargazing: Get on a boat to cruise away and stare at the star-lit skies with an unrivalled stargazing experience offered by the resort on request.

Cycling: Hop on a comfy bicycle offered by the hosts on a chargeable basis and pedal around the island to explore its enchanting beauty on your own.

Film Screening: Take a break from the urban multiplexes by going out to watch a movie at a local cinema hall in the village.



Reading Space: Sheltered by a traditionally tiled roof, the retreat’s alfresco reading space provides you with a tranquil breezy ambience, quintessential to indulge you in reading your favourite books.

Dining: Savour a repertoire of traditional Keralan delicacies, prepared with the freshest ingredients, under the shelter of the sky and lush serenity of the environs at the retreat’s alfresco dining area.


By Air

The nearest airport from the resort is Cochin International Airport, located 48 km (approx. 1 hour) away. The airport receives regular non-stop flights from major cities of India, including Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad. Once you arrive at the shores of Lake Vembanad from the airport, a host from Kayal would accompany you to the retreat via a boat ride through the backwaters.

By Road

You can also drive to the resort via a 9.5-hour (403 km) route from Mysore or via an 11-hour (576 km) route from Bangalore. Once you arrive at the shores of Lake Vembanad, a host from Kayal would accompany you to the retreat via a boat ride through the backwaters.

By Rail

Ernakulam Junction, located 23 km (approx. 45 minutes) away from the resort, is the nearest railhead and is well-connected to some of the major Indian cities, such as Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai, and Trivandrum. Once you arrive at the shores of Lake Vembanad from the railway station, a host from Kayal would accompany you to the retreat via a boat ride through the backwaters.

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