A Warm Welcome….
A stay at Vembanad House will give you a taste of heaven, for this place is indeed an exquisite Piece of property in God’s own country..Kerala . Besides providing you with an utterly comfortable stay, it will give you a chance to go through the beauty, the authentic Kerala lifestyle, ethnic food and of course the natural Kerala village life. It is indeed a special place and a perfect holiday spot.
The house itself is eight decades old and a typical traditional house built as per ancient Kerala architecture. It has been renovated time and again over the years but its essence has been kept intact.
The Vembanad Green Earth Initiation
Is a social initiative from Vembanad House. Its main focus and purpose is Sustainable Development. Responsible Tourism that can support the preservation of wet lands, bio-diversity and the development of communities around is the main focus
The lake itself is one of the largest Kol or wetlands systems in Kerala, and is an estuarine system . It is a complex aquatic system of 95km long coastal backwaters which includes lagoons, mangroves estuaries sand banks,marshes, and reclaimed lands,with intricate network of natural channels and man-made canals extending from Kuttanad in the south to the the kol lands of Trissur in the north.The total area of the wetland system is 1521.5 sq.km –approximately 4% of the states geographic area.Vembanad is renowned for its clam resources and sub-fossil deposits. It has a high biological diversity, produces hydrological and ecological services, and supports the livelihood of the local population.
Fauna of the region requires special mention and during the winter months its supports the third largest population of more than 20000 water fowls. It is also a habitat for a wide variety of birdsand sea animals.