1) Vivanta by Taj Kumarakom is located in the backwaters of Kerala, on the banks of the Vembanad Lake. The 130 year old colonial bungalow houses charming heritage rooms while the luxury villas and cottages are spread across the retreat. 2) The hotel is 95 KMS OR 2HRS drive from the Cochin airport and 20 KMS or 30 MINS from the Kottayam railway station. Kumarakom is right in the middle of the famous spice route: Cochin-Munnar-Thekaddy-Kumarakom-Trivandrum. 3) The resort offers a multi cuisine alfresco dining experience and an elegant bar overlooking the Lagoon.