Taj Taj Kumarakom Resort and Spa Kerala

Taj Kumarakom Resort & Spa, Kerala

Taj Kumarakom Resort & Spa is a slice of history, a part of nature and a family estate converted into a resort where staying in one of only 28 exclusive villas or cottages amidst almost 15 acres of natural green cover is quite a unique experience in itself.

The resort takes you back to 1881 when the Baker’s family who are considered the founders of modern Kumarakom set up their residence here. The original bungalow still stands gracefully on the shore of a beautiful lagoon welcoming guests on its historical corridors while the rest of the facilities are distributed across the sprawling grounds most of which are interspersed with century old trees, water bodies and home to many rare species of animals with the Kumarakom bird sanctuary being only next door.

As a homage to its origins, the resort retains its colonial character in its design, styling and other appointments including artefacts, attire and décor. The cuisine is a generous mix of Taj signature dishes, comfort food and location inspired farm and backwaters cuisine. As a resort that is relatively small in size, guests get a feel of understated luxury, a soothing opulence and personalized attention from the team.

While the overwhelming impression of the “estate-resort” is that of a calm and relaxing holiday, professionally managed activities from a zip line or a kayaking lesson or a conducted village cycling tour to options of moonlight rafting or houseboats for overnight stays and lunch cruises are carefully interspersed into the stay so that those who seek a little bit of thrill are not going back disappointed.

No Taj holiday is complete without a spa sojourn and at Kumarakom it’s no different. The Jiva Spa here has its root as a half century old Ayurveda centre that has played host to several statesmen and managed by a qualified Ayurveda doctors even today in the role of the Wellness Manager.


Hotel Highlights
Located alongside the Kumarakom bird sanctuary which gives the resort a strong wildlife connect
Built on the shores of India’s longest – Vembanad lake
Resort has professionally managed activities
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Hotel Policies
  • Check-in from 2:00 PM
  • Check-out till 12:00 PM
  • Early arrivals and late departures at hotel discretion and on chargeable basis
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Pet friendly resort - pet policy applies
  • Rights of Admission reserved
  • The resort has a wine and beer selling licence
Hotel Essentials

Guest Rooms


*Rates Exclusive of taxes


Guest Speak

Location 4.7
Service 4.6
Amenities 4.1
Food 4.1
Room 3.8
Wellness 3.5
Breakfast 3.0
Cleanliness 2.8
WiFi 1.9
Suniti G.
5 days ago
Impeccable Service
Taj Kumarakom had serene location. The no. of activities available is also very good. As expected from Taj service quality never let you down.
Tarun T.
5 days ago
Great place to rewind and relax
I'd like to draw attention to the services requested to rooms. Be it housekeeping or asking for a charger, the personnel are expected to turn up only an hour after the request and this by no means is an exaggeration. I would also like to appreciate the services rendered by Devi, Anulu and Rithesh during our stay.
Priyanka K.
6 days ago
It was a beautiful experience
I had booked Taj Kumarakom to surprise my husband for his birthday and we had an amazing stay. I booked the special dining experience on raft and near the lagoon, and the staff made sure to make our experience most memorable. We spent three nights at the beautiful property and each day was extremely relaxing and fulfilling. The staff is very courteous, warm and extremely welcoming.
6 days ago
Brilliant and the staff was amazingly helpful
Nabaran dutta and Priya were extremely helpful and polite. They were very help ful in helping us plan our vacation. Looking forward to go back if nothong else then the food.