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Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
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Back Water Farm House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, this is a quiet, yet astounding, farmhouse between Kochi and Alappuzha, guaranteed to take away your breath at your first sight of the view. getting there is not easy, but once you do, neither is leaving it after your stay. basically, if you walk with your eyes closed for about 5-10 meters from the threshold of your room, you'll... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I friend I met travelling suggested we visit this place and I am so glad we did. It has been one of the highlights of my trip. We arrived and walked into the property where the whole vista of the backwaters opened up to us. The room was large and the outdoor bathroom was beautiful. There were two lounge chairs... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(Sorry Manu that this took so long). This place tucked in amongst local fish farms right on the water and is developing I'm sure even as I write this review. The rooms are huge, the bathrooms clean. Our room had air conditioning although perversely I prefer the beautiful humid breeze from the water, so I didn't use it. The verandah... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I can't say enough good things about The Backwater Farmhouse. I stayed here follow R&R following a rather gruelling 5 weeks Panchakarma treatment. It was idyllic, so relaxing in charming and peacefully setting right on the Kerala backwaters in a small fishing village and away from any hustle and bustle. I was here for over a week and sadly had... More

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Roma
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16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

This place is in a jungle surrounded by water. It's a good place where you can relax after weeks in chaotic Indian cities. Manu speaks perfect English and is very friendly. Rooms are large, bathroom is in an open space so if you are afraid of ants or insects don't be surprised to make friendship with them :) Air conditioning... More

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Washington DC
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We loved our overnight boat tour. It was such a fantastic break from the cities, noise and people. The food was absolutely superb (some of the best we had in the south). The service was wonderful - our punters / guides were so nice, helpful and provided good insight to the culture. The boat was...tired. It's seen finer days. Carpet... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

We were here for 3 nights in March and it was wonderful!! So peaceful and quiet, food was amazing and there was so much of it!!! Rooms were big and clean, water is complimentary. There is a small shop about 10 min walk back the road where you can buy juice, snacks and fruit. Take a few books with you... More

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tel aviv
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

We got the address of this Back Water Farm House from a couple who told us that we are going to a place which is paradise.And the truth, it is paradise.We stayed one day in a homestay and the second on the boat.Everything there was perfect.We were welcomed by the manager s wife,then we were served with food and in... More

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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

It's hard to find the superlatives to describe this experience. A boat of your own, no motor just manpower, quiet backwaters full of wild life and local people going about their daily lives. Manu, our chief boatman was so knowledgeable, and was able to spot the wild life long before we did, and the food.....the food! You will not get... More

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London, United Kingdom
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

Wow! We had such an incredible time on this back waters trip. The trip included staying on a houseboat for 24 hours. Although the boat was simple, it had everything we needed. There wasn't nothing more idyllic than sitting at the front of the boat while our two boatmen punted along silently through the tranquil backwaters without a motor in... More

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Address: Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Back Water Farm House Hotel Alappuzha
Back Water Farm House Kerala/Alappuzha, India

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Cheruvally Back Water Farm House. This waterfront resort is located 23km south of Cochin. You can experience the beauty of the village by cruising in a country boat. The village-born crewmen will take you to explore the hidden beauty of the zig-zag remote venues, the sightseeing at the village neighbourhood, watching the traditional fishing of the villagers, peculiarity of Chines method of fishing trapping, visiting local market, rope making from coconut fibre and all the more a noise-free calm surroundings with A/C and Non A/C guest house will no doubt bring to you an entirely different but palatable taste. We are serving traditional Keralan dishes, accompanied by seafood specialty, bottled water and transfer by car to the resort are free of charge. ... more   less 
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