Stylish lakeside retreat
Sitting on the water’s edge with sweeping views across Lake Vembanad is the exquisite boutique hotel, Malabar Purity with its beautiful artworks and vibrant furniture this is a place where relaxation and indulgence go hand in hand. Perfect for couples – romance is the word! Every one of the six Joerg Drechsel designed bedrooms has terraces and verandahs overlooking Lake Vembanad. The palatial Vembanad Suite occupies the entire first floor whilst the Garden Cottage, with a double bedroom and sitting room as well as a bathroom with a deep bathtub, nestles in the grounds. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has beautifully carved beds, a very spacious contemporary bathroom with shower and all modern amenities.
Dining here is a delightful experience with local Keralan and western dishes, all using organic produce, and lovingly prepared lakeside, overlooking the pool or within a sheltered courtyard. The wine list showcases the very best of local Indian, and more familiar vintages.
A peaceful retreat, Malabar Purity has a state-of-the-art Ayurvedic spa offering a range of beauty treatments, complimentary yoga sessions and a stunning pool where lazing on sunbeds under the palms is an ideal way to relax. For those seeking to explore the Keralan backwaters the highly attentive staff with oodles of local knowledge can arrange boat trips, temple visits and a variety of excursions.
Why we like it
- Stunning & chic boutique hotel
- Beautifully tranquil
- State-of-the-art ayurvedic spa (with ayurvedic doctor)
- Perfect location for exploring Kerala’s backwaters
- Warm & attentive staff