|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
Bedrooms: two double bedrooms, double beds, bedside tables and reading lamps. air-conditioning and ceiling fans in both bedrooms. Built-in lockable wardrobes. Each bedroom has a private, furnished balcony with ceiling fan, outside lighting and an unobstructed lake view. Bathrooms: en-suite tiled bathrooms to both bedrooms with shower, wash basin and WC. Bathroom of master bedroom contains both shower and separate bath tub. 24 hour hot water in shower and bath provided by solar panel, water from private well. Electrical outlets in all bathrooms. Kitchen: fully equipped kitchen with granite work surfaces. Fitted cupboards with ample storage space. 24 hour hot water in kitchen sink. Gas hob, fridge freezer, electric kettle, toaster, blender/juicer, all necessary crockery, pans and utensils. Living room/dining area: comfortably furnished living room space,WiFi internet connection,Cable TV with English channels. Dining table seats 4, extra chairs available on request. 2 ceiling fans.
Lake Velliyani, waterfront apartments. Experience traditional Kerala life in this beautiful setting. Tranquil, unspoilt village location with easy access to beaches and all local amenities. Set on private road which ends at lake. As Ganesh Holiday Home is the last house on the road, there is no traffic other than vehicles used by our guests. No buildings obstruct the spectacular view of the lake, the surrounding lush tropical foliage, or the refreshing breeze. The ground floor apartment contains 2 large double bedrooms, with en-suite bathrooms, a living/ dining area and kitchen. The first floor apartment includes 2 spacious double bedroms, with ensuite bathrooms, a living/dining area and kitchen. extra rooms are available at additional charges.All rooms have private balconies. The property can be rented as 2 separate units, with private entrances, or as one property for larger groups or families. The property can be rented for long periods, if wanted. One time Airport transfers included in price. On site driver with air-conditioned car.
Murugan.M, the owner/managing director.
Marketing Manager, Maria Vittoria
An ideal location for Ornithologists, so many water & tropical birds, right on your door step
you will be over looking the lake, Kerala has 15 species of residential & breeding water birds, as well as many varieties
of humming birds, kingfishers, eagles, owls, bee eaters, to name yet a few, Kerala has about 497 species within its boundary.
All prices are in UK Pounds.
we will require a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the cost with booking.
Balance payable 8 weeks prior to holiday date.
Discounts are available for stays exceeding 3 weeks, especially during low season.
we have just arrived home from an amazing 3wk stay at this beautiful property with our 2 children. We all had a fabulous time..all the staff were so lovely and helpful and if you need anything at all the lovely Maria and Murugan are always happy to help. The property has the most amazing views over looking the lake which is so relaxing and only a short ride away to the local town/beach makes this a perfect location!
After a week in the guests rooms we transferred to the 1st floor apartment. This is our third stay in this apartment. The apartment is very spacious and spotlessly clean, comfortable beds, well fitted bedrooms, spacious and clean en suite bathrooms. The master en suite even has a bath. Two large balconies provide views of the lake and local village life, friendly local people wave and smile and you are made to feel part of this special community. The owner Murugan and all his staff are lovely and if you are lucky enough to visit when the Marketing Manager Maria Victoria is there it is an added bonus, a gracious and friendly lady with abundant knowledge on the locality. The owner Murugan goes out of his way to ensure that you have a lovely stay and he can arrange all kinds of sightseeing trips as well as local transport. We were tempted to have a few days 'at home' enjoying the pristine swimming pool, the lovely balconies and the amazing ambiance. The whole property is kept spotlessly clean. The local area and further afield is worth exploring, our favourite place for lunch or dinner was at nearby Samundra Beach. Rickshaws will take you here there and everywhere for just a few pounds and Murugan can arrange a taxi for longer trips. The setting besides the lake is amazing and the apartment and its environs a lovely retreat where nature abounds. Its worthwhile to take binoculars with you and while away time watching the lake with its wild life. For us it is somewhere very special, thoughtfully designed with love and care it has everything we could want on holiday plus extra touches such as the roof terrace. It is close to all the action that Kovalam can offer but is a peaceful retreat to return to. We look forward to our 5th visit
Recommended for: Age 55+, sightseeing, families with teenagers, families with young children and romantic getaway
Special interest holidays:
Traditional Ayurvedic medicine is also excellent in Ganesh holiday home. A house call by a certified Ayurvedic doctor for consultation and/or massage can be arranged on request. . The peaceful environment is a perfect place for a healing experience of both body and mind.
Ayurveda, which literally means the science of life (Ayur = Life, Veda = Science), ayurveda is an ancient medical science which was developed in India thousands of years ago. Believed to have been passed on to humans from the Gods themselves, Ayurveda developed and evolved into what it is today from several ancient treatises, most notably Adharva Veda which dates back to five thousand years. The ancient Vedic literature by sages has clearly laid out instructions to maintain health as well as fighting illness through therapies, massages, herbal medicines, diet control and exercise.
On site yoga is also available, mats provided.
Services Offered:- Herbal Facials, Manicure, Pedicure, Waxing, Reflexology, Aroma Therapy, Skin Polishing (Weight Loss Programme), Oil Massage & Yoga Training. Our Specialities:- Using only fresh and first quality herbal products, Most hygenic centre, Specialized and experienced hands etc.
South Indian tour packages can be arranged. Medical and dental care are a fraction of the price in Western countries. Hospitals, clinics, and dental offices are state of the art and all doctors are highly trained. Easy access to Trivandrum where dentistry, laser eye treatment and other surgical procedures can be obtained.
Kovalam beaches are easily accessible by auto rickshaw or car.
Trivandrum airport is 15 km away. Airport pickup is included in price and you will be driven in an air conditioned car.An on call driver with an air conditioned car will be happy to drive you. On site jeep rental also available. Royal Enfield motorcycles and a wide variety of cars can be rented on request.
Kerala state capital city, Trivandrum, 15kms.
Local Backwater cruises 5kms.
Ganesh Holiday Home. On site leisure activities include nature walking, swimming, and bird watching or just relaxing. Kovalam Junction has a supermarket with a variety of local and international foods. There are also several banks with ATM machines. The beaches of Kovalam have many restaurants and small shops. Trivandrum is a great place for serious shopping-from street markets to department stores. 22 carat gold can be purchased and is sold by weight. Trivandrum is also the place to buy silk, linen and cotton. Excellent tailoring services can be arranged to have whatever you desire custom made.