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Kayal Island Retreat

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Kayal a few times now, but I'll never forget the first time I went there. There was a row boat waiting for us at the jetty - now that's an unusual way to get somewhere. The first thing that you notice when...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Kakkathuruttu , When my friend mentioned this place I was curious to know about it. Though I am from God’s own country I never had a chance to see all these places. Google gave me a good view about this place and I landed up...More

Thank Laxy40
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Arriving at Kayal Island Retreat by small boat (with life jackets) across the backwater is pretty special. We were met by the manager and a couple of other staff and shown to our lovely spacious rooms. Loved the outside bathroom facilities in your own little...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

As Kerala is a tourist hot-spot especially in the months of Jan/Feb, particularly Alleppey and Cochin, it is always difficult to pick a place for a holiday especially if you are from this state. Kayal Island Retreat was a perfect choice as it is located...More

Thank weboflifeDelhi
Reviewed 5 February 2018

When I was attending an event near Kochi and was looking to have a mini vacation near Kochi, I chanced upon an article on Kayal Island Retreat in the island village of Kakkathiruthu just an hour off Kochi airport. It is dubbed by Nat Geo...More

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Tucked away on the secluded shores of Kakkathuruthu, the Island of Crows, Kayal mirrors the undiscovered, unspoiled natural beauty of Kerala. The only way to get here is by traditional rowboats. And when you're ...More here, all you've got to do is give in to the moment. Take a pause. Put your dizzying routine on hold. And experience life as it were a hundred years ago. Less
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Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Breakfast included
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Family Rooms, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Though it is said it is lake facing, you have to step out of the room to see the lake."
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"The larger rooms at the back are more spacious"
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"Any room is fine..larger is better"
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"All rooms are good."
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