facilities & activities

Romantic Hideaway

Whether it's a honey moon, anniversary or just a special treat for the one you love, Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa offers the perfect setting for a holiday to remember. The beautiful, natural and secluded location of the resort with its exclusive facilities and services makes for a truly romantic and memorable hideaway.

Let nature touch your soul.

Allow us to welcome you and take you on a personal tour of our resort and its facilities.


For your comfort and enjoyment:

  • Airport pickups and car services
  • Car parking area
  • Reception with guest information and travel desk
  • Credit card payment facility
  • Room service during restaurant opening hours
  • Bicycle hire and fishing rod hire
  • Guest Laundry
  • Doctor on call
  • 24 hour security
  • Internet browsing facility
  • Shop for you - if required
  • Driver's accommodation facility
  • Baby sitting
  • Currency exchange
  • Car hire services & travel assistance


World class facilities await our guests to make their stay truly comfortable and relaxing.

1. Restaurants and Coffee Shops

Mesmerize your taste buds with the flavors of Kerala or of the continent, at our restaurants. Anna Rasa - is our air conditioned restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal with the beautiful lake as the back drop.

Sandhya - Our roof top restaurant with its exceptional ambience and view will make times stand still as you enjoy a memorable dinner. Ritulahari - Our lake side coffee shop is the place where nature will capture your soul. Watch the birds winging the evening sky towards home. Listen to the oars beat the rhythm where the lake meets the river. And as you sip your coffee...capture the sunset and make a memory.

2. Swimming pool, kids pool and Jacuzzi

Take a plunge into our clean and sparkling swimming pool. Feel the freshness of a deep bath, relax in the Jacuzzi, lie back at the pool side and let the sun spread a glow in your soul...

And for the little ones, splash and enjoy in our colorful bubble pool- watch their delight!

3. Prana-Our Wellness Spa

Our wellness spa offers excellent service highly experienced professionals and wide range of rejuvenating and relaxing therapies in harmony with nature. Treat yourself to an experience that will leave you rejuvenated and revitalized.

4. Conference Facility and Party Area

If you want guaranteed privacy for a business meeting or want to impress your client with an exceptional venue for your meeting, Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa is the perfect destination for out-of-city stays. Meetings, conference or very special parties- are all welcome.

The conference hall offers space for 40 people and also has an exclusive board room facility. The roof top restaurant and the party lawn offer large area of indoor and outdoor space for very special events.

5. Gymnasium & Recreation facility

Our gymnasium & recreation facility provides you with the opportunity to maintain your fitness routines even while you holiday. A host of indoor recreational activities which includes Snooker, Table Tennis, Carroms, Chess etc. are available for you. Special designated children's play area is also available to keep the children entertained.

6. Kala Kendra - Our amphitheatre

For the artistically inclined, enjoy live performances of the colorful ancient art forms of keralean dance and music. Take back a colorful memory that will be imprinted in your soul for a long long time.

7. Our Traditional Cruise Boat

Take a boat trip around the village in our traditional boat or in a punt boat and let the enchanting beauty of the lake and its sounding landscape cast its spell.

8. Library

Pick up a book from our library... Lie back in a hammock surrounded by the fragrance of nature... Dream away. Our library also offers internet browsing facility.

9. Fishing Spots

Try your hand at fishing!! Seat yourself comfortably on our fishing spots by the lake side and feel the excitement of that tug at the end of the line!

10. Nidhi - Our souvenir shop

Take back something special - Cherish an unforgettable holiday experience.

activities, day trips and local events

Your stay at Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa is in a village backwater setting amongst authentic keralean culture and the Resort provides a tranquil haven to retreat to each day. While in the resort, you can relax undisturbed in your own private garden or rest under the shade of coconut trees with gentle breeze from the lake. You can take the cruise boat or a punt boat trip from our jetty at the end of the day and meditate peacefully as you watch the sun go down over the lake. You can also choose from our range of activities or day trips and make your holiday an adventure to remember.

Kerala offers a colorful palette of activities, festivals and day outs for all seasons. Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa will help you put together a program to your tastes and interest so that you make the most of your stay with us.


A complimentary information pack is provided in each room which includes resources to help you know more about the local area and plan your holiday. This includes;

  • Introduction to Kerala
  • Travels Code
  • Sketch maps of the local shopping area at Nedungolam and Paravur
  • Kerala tourism leaflets on Kollam district and places to visit

We also have a library of guide books and maps and our staff can help you with additional research. For those who would like to research by themselves, they can use the internet browsing facility at the library. We are happy to help you with advice on the local area and sight-seeing or any other assistance you may need with the information and bookings.

You can choose from a range of daytrip programs or activities and we can help organize them as you require.


For activities, Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa arranges cultural shows and visits in the local area to see Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, Kalaripayattu and Classical Music. We can also arrange visits to see local small scale industries such as coconut processing and coir production, cashew processing and local hand-weaving. You can learn how to cook keralean food from our local house wife, (guide/interpreter provided) or go fishing on the lake with a local fisherman. Bicycles are available for hire if you want to explore the local area at close quarters.

If you want to see elephants, we are near Parippally and Bhoothakulam where there are many temple elephants and during the festival season there are opportunities to see full dress processions. It is also easy to arrange elephant rides and feeding elephants locally throughout the year.

Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa provides the following activities:*

  • Boat trips from the resort jetty (Cruise boat, punt boat, speed boat & pedal boat)
  • Sunset boat trip
  • Fishing from the fishing spot or from the boat
  • Bird watching on the lake and river
  • Village cookery demonstration
  • Local industry visits
  • Bicycles hire to explore the village
  • Sunbathing and swimming at Varkala
  • Walking the scenic coastline at Kappil
  • Picnics
  • Cultural Programs such as Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, Kalaripayattu, Classical Music etc
  • Elephant riding and feeding

These activities are chargeable.*


Suggestions: The following are some suggested day out trips and visits.

  • Escorted shopping trips to Paravur or Kollam
  • Temple visits with local guides
  • Shrine of Sree Narayana Gurudev at Sivagiri, Varkala
  • Kollam town and Thankassery fishing village
  • Monroe Island backwater trip
  • Kottukal Rock Cut Cave Temple
  • Thenmala Ecotourism project
  • Palaruvi waterfalls

Events during your stay

Numerous festivals and events are held throughout the year across Kerala. For information on events in Kerala, visit the Kerala Tourism website; www.keralatourism.org

For information about local events being held during your stay, ask our reception staff. They will be happy to help.


Tel:0091 474 251 4000 0091 474 251 4000

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