The SpaceNalukettu homestay is as special as those traditions you keep as assets. Here we offer you a packet of breeze, a bunch of peace and bottled nature. if you've ever been in Kerala you would be much more likely to see it's culture , and here it is.
Nalukettu is a typical Kerala homestead especially built for large families. The architecture of such houses are simple while the construction is unique. The whole structure is one rectangle which has another rectangle or square inside it. The larger or the outer rectangle consists of the rooms and verandah; And the inner shape for yard only. The rooms of this exclusive traditional construction is further divided into four like Vadakini(North) Thekkini(South) Kizhakkini(East) and Padinjattini(West). Guest AccessGuest can access to the confirmed room & common hall, corridor, dining space, & Kitchen if necessary. Interaction with GuestsWe are staying in the ground floor and hence we will be available throughout your stay. The NeighborhoodOur homestay is situated in a small village named Udayanapuram in Vaikom Taluk. In front of our house is a canal with high tide and low tide and do boating & fishing. Back side of the house is with paddy field and indoor and outdoor area for leisure.
Here we have so many village activities that is available for the tourist.
22 small houses in and around our homestay with village activities like coir making, straw mat weaving, copra processing, handloom weaving, coir carpet weaving, cattle farm, fishing, oil extraction, toddy taping, pottery etc..
Vaikom is in fact on the oldest townships in Kerala and has many beautiful and must-visit spots which are still untouched by modernity. This attractive township on the western side of Kottayam district is bounded by the enchanting Vembanad Lake.
The centre of attraction of Vaikom is the ancient Mahadeva temple. This Shiva temple in Vaikom is one of the divine places in Kerala. The spellbound architecture of Vaikom Mahadeva temple allures a lot of visitors with its divine charm. The present structure of the temple dates back to the 16th century. Vaikom Mahadeva temple also has deluding epic architecture & murals of 18th century.
The traditional economy has been based on coconut, rice crops, and fishing; more recently, crops like nutmeg, black pepper, and latex have also been introduced. Tourism and traditional industries are also pursued as means to livelihood.
Coir making and mat weaving are the traditional day to day activity of the locals here. Apart from toddy tapping, sand mining and fishing are the main earnings for living.
The food delicacies of the Vaikom is very synonymous in Kerala. Especially, the fish prepared in Syrian Christian style is very popular amoung visitors. And the Brahmin community here making use of the rich variety of vegetables and fruits to turn them to a healthy, delicious and nutritious living. Getting AroundVaikom is a tranquil and serene village located on the banks of the famous backwaters that lies 30km from ERNAKULAM railway station/50km from Cochin airport en-route to Kumarakom (18km) / Alleppey (40km) / Thekkady (140km) / Munnar (125km). Other Things to NoteWe provide :
Village backwater cruise through narrow canal on country boat.
Houseboat ride through river and lake.
Fishing in day and night
Experience the Kalari (Martial art of Kerala), Yoga, Meditation, & Ayurveda (Rejuvenation & Treatment)
Swimming facility in the natural Canal with flowing water (4 ft. depth)
Indoor Badminton Court
Playing area for children