Coconut Island, Thrissur, Kerala
From $125 / night
- 1 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 4
Description from the owner
An exclusive small private island just for one family in the backwaters of Thrissur, Kerala. The island has just one spacious cottage built in traditional style, with tile roof and verandas at all sides.
There is a separate house in the island which has a kitchen, dining space and staff room. There are two staff to look after the guests. A private cook and a boatman cum security. The price includes all meals especially backwater delicacies like pearl spotted fish, prawns, crabs etc.
There are so many activities like
Spend a day with elephant
Walk in the fishermen village
Visit a secluded beach (5 kms).
The island ...Read more
Coconut Island, Thrissur, Kerala
Additional Location Information
Coconut Island is a private and exclusive island guest house in the backwaters of Kerala, South India. The island is 150 meters from the shore in Canoli canal - a man made canal built for navigation in 1848. There are no inhabitants in the island other than Brahminy Kites, Pond herons, King fishers, Owls and crabs. The island is a coconut plantation. Other than Coconut trees, there are mango trees, Gooseberry, Neem and a natural garden. The south end of the island is kept as a wild garden for birds. It has mango trees and some medicinal plants.
The island is meant for one family. There is only one large cottage in the island. This can accommodate 2 adults + 1 extra bed for an adult or 2 adults + 2 extra beds for 2 children. The cottage consists of one spacious bedroom of 180 square foot and 320 square foot verandah.
The house is designed and built according to Vasthu - an ancient Indian knowledge of Architecture promising peace, prosperity and happiness to the inhabitants. It is in traditional kerala design with open verandah at all sides. The wooden pillars collected from old wooden houses supports the roof around the verandah. The sealing is done with Mahogany wood in traditional fashion.
The bedroom has two cozy beds on beautifully carved wooden coats. The room is well equipped with large wooden almiraha, writing desk, dressing table, tea-poy and chairs etc. The room has enough privacy and the beautiful views through six large windows and two doors. The island always has good breeze and very fine climate. The bedroom has sealing fan. No AC.
Large - 150 square foot - open roof bath garden with granite floor has cold / hot water showers and all the modern fittings.
There are families living 200 meters away on both side of the river. The local people are very friendly and welcoming. Being a remote village, every body knows each other. And we are also known to each other. The staff comes from the village itself. There are 3 staff in the island and two of them sleeps there. At night, there would be fishermen (known to our staff) fishing near the island as well. There are mobile phones in the island. There is no battery backup incase of power failure.
There is another house in the island serves as a complete kitchen. The kitchen is spacious and open to guests at any time. The varandha of this house also commands a good view to the backwaters and serves as a choice of dining place. A fishermen's family from the neighborhood cooks for the guests. They are experts in preparing all kerala dishes. The guests are also welcome in the kitchen to prepare any dishes of their taste
The breakfast is like
Puttu (steamed rice cake), Blackgram curry, Pappadam, Bananas, Pineapple Juice, Tea / coffee.
Iddaly, Chutni, Samabar, Pappaya, Pineapple Juice, Tea / coffee.
Ada (rice + coconut + jagerry), Pappaya, Pineapple Juice, Tea / coffee.
Idiyappam, vegitable stew, Bananas, Pineapple Juice, Tea / coffee.
Dosa, Chutni, Samabar, Bananas, Pineapple Juice, Tea / coffee.
The Lunch is like Rice, Sambar, Aviyal, curd, Pappadam, Fried fish, Fish curry / fish molly, Spinage, Pinapple / desert.
Dinner is like Chappathi, rice, fried fish, Vegitable Kuruma, Vegitable dry curry etc.
More About This Location
Rural retreats, Waterfront
Nearest train station: Thrissur
Nearest airport: Kochi
Car is not necessary
Last updated on December 16, 2014
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- Ceiling Fans
- A/C or climate control
- Towels Provided
- Long term rentals allowed (over 1 month)
- Bachelor or bachelorette parties allowed
- Housekeeping Optional
- Ocean or water views
- Stove or Oven
- Paper Towels Provided
- Boat available
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - ask
- Suitable for children - ask
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask