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Aqua Jumbo Houseboat

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
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Our houseboat `Aqua Jumbo` is a floating palace which is a modified form of traditional Kettuvallams. It contains 2 luxurious well furnished & bath attached bed rooms, sun bath-deck, lounge cum dining room and a hygienic kitchen. In the royal kitchen, we prepare delicious Kerala food. Two boats-men and an expert cook will retinue your trip , for making your trip more comfortable, we have provided modern facilities like A/C,electric lights, fans, European style bathroom and showers etc in the boat. When this palace glide along the vast green expanse of back waters you can experience the most exciting spectacle of the world.The quality provided to our guests is excellent. We offer night trip and day cruises based on the guest preference. ITINERARY » Guests can check in at 12:00 hrs, will w...Our houseboat `Aqua Jumbo` is a floating palace which is a modified form of traditional Kettuvallams. It contains 2 luxurious well furnished & bath attached bed rooms, sun bath-deck, lounge cum dining room and a hygienic kitchen. In the royal kitchen, we prepare delicious Kerala food. Two boats-men and an expert cook will retinue your trip , for making your trip more comfortable, we have provided modern facilities like A/C,electric lights, fans, European style bathroom and showers etc in the boat. When this palace glide along the vast green expanse of back waters you can experience the most exciting spectacle of the world.The quality provided to our guests is excellent. We offer night trip and day cruises based on the guest preference. ITINERARY » Guests can check in at 12:00 hrs, will welcome you with welcome drink and the cruise starts. You can relax and enjoy the canals, rivers and backwater. » 13:00 hrs houseboat will stop for lunch, with menu of traditional Kerala cuisine (see the menu below ). If you have preferences in food menu ( like less spicy or pure veg. or different dishes ) do let me know 2 or 3 days before the trip starts. » 14:00 hrs The boat will continue its cruise covering beautiful rivers and canals with palm trees and small houses near to it, villages paddy fields, churches etc. » 17:30 hrs The houseboat will be docked in (till next day morning 08: 00) most of the time it will be stopped near the land because, you can also get a chance to go out and walk along the riverside or villages and come back. At night, enjoy your Dinner and have a great sleep on the boat. » At 08:30 hrs Breakfast and Coffee/Tea will be given. » 09.00 hrs is the time to check out. AQUA JUMBO HOUSEBOAT EXCLUSIVE FEATURES.! 1. Eco-Friendly houseboats: Only natural materials such as bamboos, palm leaves etc. are used for the construction of our boats. Apart from that, sewage and other wastes are not discharged directly into the lake. Special bio synthetic tanks are used in the boat where treatment of these wastes takes place. Our main aim is environmental conservation as well as well-being of local people. 2. Government licensed houseboat and we strictly adhere to various norms of Dept. of Tourism, Govt. of Kerala for eco-friendly houseboat cruise. 3. Well-furnished interiors with all the modern facilities and amenities that help you relax as you glide along. 4. Well trained and disciplined staff: The two captains cum guide and a professional chef provides the guest with excellent service. 5. Safety of guests ensured: Our boats are equipped with life buoys, air tubes and fire fighting equipment as a safety precaution. 7. The entire boat is exclusive for the guests without sharing. Terms and Conditions 1. Check in : 12 Noon and Check out : 9:00 AM 2. A/C will be provided in bedrooms from 9:00 PM to 6:00 AM for deluxe category 3. All meals which includes lunch, dinner, evening snacks and breakfast will be provided. 4. In case of A/C failure, Non A/C deluxe houseboat tariff will be charged. 5. Children below 5 yrs is complimentary and children from 5 yrs and above are charged with extra mattress. Deluxe Non-Veg Food menu Welcome Drink: Tender Coconut LUNCH 1. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice 2. Fish Fry (Pearl Spot / Seer Fish) 3. Green Salad 4. Mixed Vegetables Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans) 5. Kerala Style Vegetable curries 6. Sambar 7. Pappad 8. Pickle 9. Tropical seasonal fruits TEA 1. Coffee / Tea 2. Banana Fritters DINNER 1. Chappati 2. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice 3. Chicken Curry 4. Dal Curry or Mixed Vegetable curries 5. Pappad BREAK FAST 1. Dosa/Idly ,Sambar, Chutney OR Idiappam,Egg curry (Kerala Style) 2. Bread,Butter,Jam 3. Coffee/Tea Premium Non-Veg Food Menu Welcome Drink: Tender Coconut LUNCH 1. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice 2. Fish Fry (Pearl Spot / Seer Fish) 3. Chicken Curry 4. Green Salad 5. Mixed Vegetables Thoran (Carrot, Cabbage, Beans) 6. Kerala Style Vegetable curries 7. Sambar 8. Pappad 9. Pickle 10. Tropical seasonal fruits TEA 1. Coffee / Tea 2. Banana Fritters DINNER 1. Chappati 2. Basmati Rice/ Kerala Red Rice 3. Prawns 4. Fish /Chicken Roast 5. Dal Curry or Mixed Vegetable curries 6. Pappad BREAK FAST 1. Dosa/Idly ,Sambar, Chutney OR Idiappam,Egg curry (Kerala style) 2. Bread,Butter,Jam 3. Fruit Juice 4. Eggs 5. Coffee/Tea More
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About the Owner
Pothen Varghese / Vinob M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2014
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

The houseboat, food and service on the houseboat was excellent. Unfortunately I had paid extra for a houseboat to take us from Kumarakom to Alleppy. I only received a houseboat from Alleppy back to Alleppy.

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank maj1261
Akhil V, VR Owner at Aqua Jumbo Houseboat, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2019

Many thanks Madam for your kind cooperation and supports during your stay with Aqua Jumbo.We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay in a very pleasant manner. Guest Relations Manager Aqua Jumbo

Reviewed 19 December 2018

I spent a night on the backwaters. Boarding at 12 noon, sailing 4-5 hours with possibly a stop over for an ayurveda massage. Lunch was good with a veg. possibility if required. Staff were nice. My room was quite big and clean, with even a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Akhil V, VR Owner at Aqua Jumbo Houseboat, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2018

Madam, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with Aqua Jumbo - The Hospitality Legend of Back waters. Our sincere thanks for your Kind cooperation provided during your stay. Customer care Desk Aqua Jumbo

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Reviewed 15 December 2018

We were two families and checked in on 8th December 2018. The location at its first glance appears not so impressive but don't worry; it has much more to offer. We were welcomed well by the House Boat staff. The Houseboat was spacious with all...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Akhil V, VR Owner at Aqua Jumbo Houseboat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Dear sir, Many thanks for your good words on our cruise arrangement.We are so thankful to you and others members for your kind cooperation and supports provided during the entire stay with us. Thank you so much Management & Staff Aqua Jumbo Group

Reviewed 14 October 2018

Booking - 5/5 Access and parking 4/5 Boat and decor - 3/5 Crew - 5/5 Food 4.5/5 Experience 4/5 Enjoy tranquility in Vembanadu Lake away from the hussle and bussle, away from roads and motor cars. Time seem to have stood still for generations as...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Akhil V, VR Owner at Aqua Jumbo Houseboat, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Dear Sir, Many thanks for your Good Words.We are so glad to hear that your group enjoyed your stay with Aqua Jumbo.See you next time. Customer Relations Desk Aqua Jumbo Group

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. Really lovely crew and epic food. Sad to see tourism down after the flood. Def go and visit and don't be put off! Everything is still beautiful and we had no troubles at all. Would recommend houseboat. All clean and...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Akhil V, VR Owner at Aqua Jumbo Houseboat, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2018

Many thanks Madam. We are so glad to hear that you are all enjoyed the cruise arrangements of Aqua Jumbo. Customer care desk, Aqua Jumbo

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Staffed Property
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Water Views
Safe
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Waterfront
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Boat Available
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
VCR
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