Lake Palace Resort

Lake Palace resort Offering solitude and ultimate comfort, the Lake Palace resort in Thekkady is a lovely place for vacationing which will impress you with its conventional hospitality. Explore the exquisite resort where a unique experience is waiting for you.


The Lake Palace in Thekkady, Kerala is an elegant resort with splendid location. Built in traditional Kerala architecture with long and elaborated corridors, the resort was once the summer retreat of the erstwhile kings of Travancore which also served many British Viceroys and Governor-Generals. Beautifully poised in the midst of the Periyar Lake and surrounded by lush jungles, the resort is an ideal place to experience the best of luxury and comfort. The charming old-world ambience, outstanding tranquillity and spectacular views of natural beauty in and around the resort are completely spellbinding.


The resort is majestically situated in the middle of the Periyar Lake in Thekkady, Kerala. From the mainland, a boat can be hired which takes around 20 minutes to reach the resort. The tourist spots near the resort include the plantation town of Kumily at 2 km, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary at approx 3 km, Kadathanadan Kalari Centre at 1.3 km and Mudra Cultural Centre at 1.2 km.

Airport: Madurai International Airport is about 140 km away from the resort.

Railway station: At 114 km from the resort, Kottayam is the nearest railway station.


The lakeside jungle resort offers six well-designed premium rooms, of which Room No. 44 is exclusive. The peaceful environs around the rooms are true delight for the senses. The rooms present a perfect blend of tradition as well as modernity. Equipped with modern facilities, the rooms are adorned with antique interiors. Guests get the amazing sights of wildlife from the rooms. Stupendous views of the lake and the dense forest can be enjoyed from the windows of the rooms. The wooden beds are comfortable and many of them have carvings on them.

All rooms come with an attached bathroom. The resort also provides complimentary boat cruises to the guests.


Nature-based activities

Tourists can go for various activities in and around the resort such as - wildlife boat cruises on the Periyar Lake, nature walk and green walk, bamboo rafting, border hiking, elephant rides, jungle patrol, cloud’s walk, windy walk and range scan. Bullock cart discovery, plantation tours, shopping for spices and minor forest produce at Kumily are some popular activities outside the resort. 


The Dining Room, resort’s multi-cuisine restaurant, pleases the guests with palatable food comprising traditional Kerala dishes, local seafood, Indian, Continental and Chinese delicacies. Typical Kerala food items contain coconut oil and various herbs. Savour the sumptuous meals with your family and friends enjoying the magical ambience of the restaurant.


Head to the resort’s ayurvedic centre to refresh your mind, body and soul. There are numbers of ayurvedic therapies and treatments available in the centre. The natural healing process is helpful in shedding all toxins from the body.

Lake Palace - inviting and graceful

Feel the old charm and regal opulence at the Lake Palace resort, an appealing heritage property taking you back to a bygone era.
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