Lakelands christened the "Pioneers in back water tourism" and the first ever Super Luxury House Boat Operators offers a contemporary & exciting customary flotilla starting from Superior, Deluxe, Luxury and Super Luxury houseboat stays incorporated with a Kerala cuisine or multi-cuisine, with exhilarating destinations and a widespread choice of itineraries, well-trained staff, genuine hospitality committed to eminent service, efficient infrastructure, premier safety principles and a spacious parking area at our nerve center and embarkation point at pallathuruthy –Alleppy(also known as the "Venice of the East" its was here that traders from across the seven seas came in search of black gold and souvenirs)
The Kettuvallams or 'boat with knots'- was so called because the entire boat was held together with coir knots only - not even a single nail is used during the construction. Houseboats or Kettuvallams were large barges used to carry goods .The original Kettuvallams were used to carry tonnes of rice and spices - standard Kettuvallam could hold up to 30 tonnes.
The backwaters, which consist of an intricate network of lagoons, lakes & canals one can choose from the wide selections of beautiful routes are available for the cruises and you can choose one that suits your resources and time frame. Each route is comprehensive, unruffled and enjoyable in itself, extending to you an absolute experience of Kuttanad. (also known as' The rice bowl of Kerala' one of the very few places in the world where farming is done below sea level.)