Quiet By The River
A serene backwater island experience by the Periyar river
@ Malayattoor, Kerala

Enveloped in the lush forests of Malayattoor, this place offers a way to get closer to the nature and the beauty it has to offer. With lodging right by the river, this stay offers tranquillity with a sense of living away from the teeming and mundane cities. Experience calm and learn a little something about the Indian roots through this serene stay.

Curator's Note

Sandwiched between backwaters and lush green forests, this place is a paradise for water babies and nature lovers.

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The Grand View Riverside Lodge

Cottage Max 2 guests

This cottage is a Kerala style cottage right next to the river with undercurrents of luxury. The cottage comes with a bedroom with a king-sized bed, which is simplistic yet comfortable with a truly luxurious ensuite washroom. The room opens up to the verandah with a cozy seating area with a direct view of the flowing water and the lush greenery all around.


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Bedroom Details:
Master Bedroom: 1 x King Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom
Smoking Allowed
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Riverside Lodge 1

Cottage Max 2 guests

Placed in the middle of lush greenery of the forests of Kerala, this cottage is a one-bedroom cottage with the tranquil waters flowing close by. The bedroom is a vintage style bedroom with a double bed and an ensuite washroom with a glass shower. The cottage opens up to a tiny staircase leading to the beautiful surroundings.


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Bedroom Details:
Master Bedroom: 1 x King Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom
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Riverside Lodge 2

Cottage Max 2 adults 1 children

This is a cavernous and austere cottage at the shore of the river. The cottage features a bedroom with a double bed with a luxurious ensuite washroom. The cottage has a verandah with a seating for you to enjoy the peaceful view the place offers.


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Bedroom Details:
Master Bedroom: 1 x King Size Bed with an ensuite bathroom

Other Details

  • Located amidst 47 acres of forests and backwaters of Malayattoor
  • Enjoy the areas flora and fauna ( This is elephant territory )
  • Stay along the fringes of the Periyar
  • Indulge in Canoe rides and harmless fishing
  • Join the chef to get a whiff of Kerala's cuisine
  • Reach the property by a canoe
  • Go fishing on a canoe by the Periyar river ( No motorised boats )
  • Explore the guided organic farming tour. Check out how spices like nutmeg, cardamom are grown.
  • Watch local rubber tappers harvest rubber
  • Take a dip in the natural pools formed naturally owing to the landscape
  • Spot a raptor, a brahminy, a lesser fish eagle and more than 250 species of birds on the island
  • Watch the forest come alive with its nocturnal inhabitants like the Civet , Cats and owls.
  • Go on Guided nature walks into the untamed wild of the surrounding forest.
  • Indulge in the night sky, Enjoy star gazing as all the lights in the property are turned off for a truly immersive experience
  • Enjoy a dip in the infinity pool by the river.
  • Dive into a cooking demo as the Master Chef reveals the secrets of the Keralite cuisine

23km from Kochi International Airport

10km from Perumbavoor Bus Station

35km from Aluva Railway Station

No pickup from station available

  • Accommodation in your choice of lodge category
  • Full Board- Breakfast, Lunch. Dinner
  • Access to all In-house facilities
  • Guided nature walk
  • Transport to and from the lodge till the main pick up and drop point

  • Pets are not allowed on the property
  • There is no internet access on the property
  • Extra bed can be availed at extra costs
From 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Minimum age for checkin is 12
From 07:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Smoking allowed in designated areas
Cancellation & Payments

Cancellation of a reservation received less than 07 days prior to arrival will incur a cancellation charge for the entire length of stay (Except for the period 21 December 2020 to 10 January 2021, where it would be 14 days instead of 7).

Children & Beds
  • For children between the age of 0-5, cot can be availed free of cost
  • For children above the age of 6, extra bed is available upon request for 6000 per person per night (subject to availability)
  • Carry your walking shoes, wind-cheater (during monsoon), sunglasses, hat and a camera.
  • Carry Govt. Ids
  • The forest reserve gates close at 5 pm and open 6 am, hence, we request you to plan your trip to the reserve in coordination with ecohunters

  • The entry is closed between 1700 hours to 0700 hours
  • No internet access
  • No loud music

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