Minar de Lake welcomes you on-board its fleet of luxurious houseboats that have the proud reputation of contributing tons and tons of happiness into countless vacations and pleasure trips over the last eight years.
Let your holidays in Kerala be complete with a delighting cruise through the gentle waves of backwaters, enjoying the sweet warbling of birds, lushness of green paddy, never ending ripples of lake. The gentle breeze that caress you all along……These and what more, through the decks of a lavishly decorated Kettuvallam, the age long heritage of the land of Kerala.
The Kettuvallams are the cargo ships of erstwhile kingdom of Tracvancore . Today the total structure of the Kettuvallams underwent drastic changes to suit the luxury of the modern globe trotters. It’s now christened as House Boats. Spacious bed rooms, clean toilets, hygienic kitchen, open deck add to your taste and comforts.Made of traditional Anjily planks, bamboos, bamboomats, natural coir, and wooden nails. Minar de lake, a synonym of eco- friendliness
Lounge and Boarding Facility
Attached to our office we have a lounge and boarding facility facing the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey. The Minar de Lake Management team spends some time here with our guests before taking you on a tour of the houseboat and familiarising you with the facilities on the boat. If you have travelled in a private vehicle to our boarding point, our facility also has a large parking area that is guarded 24 x 7 by security personnel.
ON BOARD ART PERFORMING ITEMS IN MINAR DE LAKE
Kathakali is the most famous classical art form of Kerala. Several unique features distinguish this dance-drama, which is a marvelous blend of ‘Tandava'(masculine) and ‘Lasya'(exotic) elements of dance
The traditional classical dance form of Thamilnadu, the Sothern state of India .
The traditional classical dance form of Andhra, the Sothern state of India
‘Mohiniyattam’ is the typical dance form of Kerala that exudes enchantment, grace and passion. It is a fusion of ‘Bharathanatyam’ and ‘Kathakali’ and is performed only by women.
‘Koodiyattam’ originated under the Aryan influence, who brought with them Sanskrit language and also their culture.
‘Ottamthullal’ is an ethnic classical performing art of Kerala. It is a solo dance performance in which the dancer himself sings the lead to the accompaniment of instruments
Minar de lake offers onboard music performance like Karnatic and Hindustani(Vocal and Instrumental) with renowned artists.
OTHER FECILITIES IN MINAR DE LAKE
“Reading meketh full man” Books on the heritage of Kerala.
Chosen piece of rare paintings photographs depicting the glorious part of kerala
- ON BOARD INTERNET FECILITY
- STD ISD TELEPHONE
- MUSIC SYSTEM
- DVD PLAYER
Minar de lake
Minar de Lake S N Junction, Punnamada, Avalookkunnu P.O., Alleppey, Kerala, India – 688006