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Golden Waters Kumarakom

If you want to enjoy a laidback vacation and rejuvenate your body and mind then Golden Waters, Kumarakom is an ideal place for you. The Ayurvedic Facilities at Ayurtheeram, the healing center in Golden Waters, Kumarakom is one of the best that you can expect and attracts a large clientele. Their innovative and age old techniques restore your inner senses and balance the body fluid.

Located amidst 17 acres of verdant green and interlinked, Golden Waters, Kumarakom provides you an ideal respite from the din and bustle of town life. With the paddy fields in the background and the charm of the backwaters you are sure to experience a slice of life that spells of peace, serenity and with the best elements of nature.  The plush accommodation with traditional Keralite bearing, the fine dining experience and the wide array of recreational facilities makes it a perfect getaway for luxury living.


  • Languages- Malayalam, English
  • Best Season- September - March
  • Weather- Summer 20°C to 37°C, Winter 18°C to 32°C

How to Reach:

  • Air- As there is no airport in Kumarakom, this destination is accessible through the Cochin International Airport, just 70 km away. Another nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport that is around 171 km away. Both of these airports receive regular flights and are well- connected with the important cities of the country.
  • Rail- Kumarakom, a beautiful small place, does not have a railway station of its own and the nearest railway link is Kottayam railway station, around 16 km away, which receives both local and express trains. It is connected with the prime cities in and around Kerala.
  • Road- Reaching Kumarakom by road is quite easy with the main road junction of Kottayam being just 14 km. State and National Highways pass through the city connecting it with every important city of India. There are regular bus and taxi services available.

Ayurtheeram, the healing centre at Golden Waters, is one of the largest ayurveda centers in the Kumarakom backwater region with a total of 10 therapy rooms. Each room is extremely well-appointed to carry out a treatment or a massage individually. The gracefully carved hall of the center is a depiction of different treatment methodologies that are found in the holistic approach of healing.

Some of the ayurvedic facilities are mentioned below:

  • Pizhichil- Treatment for arthritis, nervous disorders, paralysis, sexual weakness etc. The duration is generally decided by the ayurveda doctor as per your requirements.
  • Nasyam- Herbal juices and curative oils are applied through nose for a period of 7 to 14 days. It cures headaches, mental disorders and paralysis.
  • Sirovasthi- This is an Ayurvedic treatment where medicated oils are poured into your hear for about 15 minutes to 60 minutes as per the requirements of the patients. It cures dryness of nostrils, mouth and throat and facial paralysis.
  • Kativasthi and Urovasthi: In these two programs where herbal oils are massaged in different areas of the body to renew your senses and improve your blood circulation.

Other therapies that are practiced are:

  • Njavarakizhi
  • Udvarthanam
  • Snehapanam
  • Sandhi Vatha Chikilsa : arthiritis treatment
  • Swasa Kasa Chikilsa
  • Kizhi
  • Rejuvenation treatment
  • Shodhan Chikilsa or Body Purification Therapy

The team of doctors in Golden Waters, Kumarakom follow a most systematic and scientific approach to heal your body and mind. The Panchkarma Package is a favorite with the clients. Herbal massage oil made from curative and rare herbs found in Kerala and Himalaya is used all over the body which helps to soothe the nerve end.

The therapeutic effects of Ayurveda work wonders to the tired nerves and aching bones. You could well try massaging treatment once in a fortnight for best results.

Apart from Ayurvedic Facilities in Golden Waters you can also practice Yoga programs and feast on their ayurveda diet.

Room Types

There are a total of 28 old-fashioned serene cottages, each one of them on the banks of the canals. Interestingly, some of the cottages are erected on stilts in the water. Enjoy a comfortable stay in these spacious cottages, offering a great view of the canal. You can reach these cottages in two ways- either by boat or on-foot by crossing rustic bridges and cobbled paths. A great thing about staying in these cottages is that you can indulge in fishing from your windows. Avail every modern amenity during your stay in these air-conditioned cottages with an amazing décor.


Following are the dining options at golden Waters:

Meenukulam – Hook n Cook restaurant -An air-conditioned seafood restaurant where along with enjoying relishing sea-food delicacies, you can also indulge in cooking a freshly-caught fish. The décor of this restaurant is modeled on an ancient Kerala architectural style- Nallukettu. Enjoy meals while being close to the nature.

Natakshala –The Restaurant of Performing Arts-A multi-cuisine restaurant, built along the canals, offers a selection of delicacies of various regions of Kerala along with other cuisines. Relishing meals here is altogether a different experience as you also enjoy classical dance performances in this open-air restaurant. The interior is traditional and attractive. 


  • Conference hall
  • Ayurveda center
  • Restaurants
  • Water sports (Skiing/Rowing country boats)
  • Country Boat
  • Backwater/ Sunset Cruise
  • Houseboat Cruise
  • Pottery making
  • Curio shop
  • Cycling
  • Cultural tour
  • Nature walk
  • Bird Sanctuary trek
  • Driver’s accommodation
  • Banquet facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Shopping arcade
  • Travel counter
  • In-house canal cursing
  • Children's playground
  • Lobby lounge/Bar
  • Car park  
  • Sauna/Steam room/Spa
  • Back-up Power Generator
  • Library/Reading Room/Area