We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 77 Alappuzha accommodations

Back Water Farm House

Save
You added Back Water Farm House to your Saves list
Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
Hotel amenities
Back Water Farm House
Certificate of Excellence 2014
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Alappuzha
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

78 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    61
    13
    4
    0
    0
See reviews for
7
51
5
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (78)
  • Mar-May only
    (16)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (9)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (17)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (36)
All months
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the 3 nights we stayed at the backwaters. The owners are really sweet and helpful and very flexible. We had a nice boat ride first in a little boat and on the other day in one of the house boats including a lovely lunch. The food here is really good - true Kerala taste! The rooms are... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The moment we got to back water farm house we were stunned by the peace and quiet, the wonderful wild birds and the lovely family running it. It makes quite a change from the noisier, more hectic boat house places in Alleppey. Here you can really escape everything and relax. Bring a book and get lost in it as the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Derbyshire
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A stop here is a must for anyone wanting to get off the beaten path a little and enjoy the most authentic back water boat trip. We stayed 1 night in the lovely cottages right on the water and 1 day and night on one of the traditional rice barges. Both include 3 meals a day and they were all... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

One of the absolute highlights of our time in South India and Sri Lanka. Worth venturing away from the more touristy Alleppey for. The current photo on the front cover of the South India & Kerala Lonely Planet was taken here (thought Lonely Planet doesn’t credit them, or have them in the guidebook!), that pretty much sums this place up... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

When we went there in our rickshaw we thought we would up on the wrong place, we did not realize how far it was. Bumpy small roads in yhe middle of nothing and then suddenly we were there. The location was very beautiful with a view of the backwaters. It was so relaxing and calming to be at this place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We stayed here for 3 nights with our kids (12 & 14) between Christmas and NY. We chose this place because we didn't want to go to the much more touristy areas. And v pleased we made that choice. Front rooms have a lovely feel. All rooms are very basic but you need nothing more. I had been v concrperned... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beijing
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stayed at the backwater farm house for three nights over the Christmas period. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit there and we would highly recommend the place to anybody else who is looking to escape the hustle and bustle of India. Shortly after arriving we retreated to a enjoyable hand-punted boat ride along the beautiful backwaters, by a wonderful guide.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I spent 3 days with a friend at the Backwater Farm House. It was the best 3 days we spent in India. Having organised the trip with Eby via e-mail, I was in constant communication with him before arrival he was very helpful whilst I was planning so I knew we would be in good hands. Upon arrival to Kochi... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Our stay at BWFH was the highlight of our time in South India. It's location is far superior to those further south and allows you to experience the true, uninterrupted beauty of the Kerala backwaters. Unlike Alleppey, the backwaters here offer complete tranquility with no motorised boats - a real village experience. Aside from its location, the warmth, generosity and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Stuttgart, Germany
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed at farmhouse for 4 days in December 2013. We spent one night on one of their houseboats and 3 nights in a beautiful detached bungalow right by the water. It is very difficult to express this experience with words. Located right at the intersection of 2 canals this place is really magic, quiet and authentic. We used the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Back Water Farm House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Back Water Farm House

Address: Thazhuppu Cherthala, Alappuzha 688540, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Back Water Farm House Hotel Alappuzha
Back Water Farm House Kerala/Alappuzha, India

89 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (83)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Room/suite (10)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (55)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (6)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay