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Berlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unforgettable: the sun rising on the palm-fringed landscape, perfectly calm except for riotous birdsong and a few riverboats. Well-designed bungalows (or a treehouse!) to relax in, delicious food, (plentiful, fresh and locally sourced), good coffee, guided birdwatching walks and canoe trips, and a new open hall for yoga groups. This environmentally-aware project embedded for the last twenty years in the...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As by my title you would come to know that we had booked our houseboat, it was for one night stay and specially it was for my birthday I wanted to be spend the whole day over here. It was a wonderful experience the boat, green water, blooming sky, shady sunset, all over coconut trees, lushgreen rice fields, ripples in...

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Thank 582binalg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice stay where the beauty of the backwaters mesmerized us. The houseboat was very clean and the staff were also very courteous. We travelled in a one room houseboat where the complete boat was to ourselves only. Before we entered the houseboat we had a notion that the houseboat can be boring and irritating due to insects but...

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Thank Sandeep r
Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 19 January 2017

To sum it up...the stay gives you quality family time with its enchanting views of nature & backwaters, fantastic service, clean rooms , delicious food ( absolutely home made taste) , ayurvedic massage & absence of tv,& wifi makes it all the more perfect to make your holiday rejuvenating...A special word of appreciation to the entire team for their prompt...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Ourland was by far one of the best places I have stayed in, in recent times. Do not go here with the expectation of polished Italian marble floors, manicured lawns, Butlers in shiny suits or Infinity pools with Jacuzzis. We were happy to experience better things such as being close to beautiful mother nature without disturbances of Wifi networks and...

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Liphook, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Booked last minute to get away from another hotel and so glad I did! Getting a canoe to the island is a great way to start your stay! Room was lovely and clean, bathroom huge and a super verandah to laze away the day watching the Houseboats chug up and down. For me, the food was some of the best...

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Brussels
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Not knowing what to expect - we arrive at the docking pick-up point with a twinge of apprehensive anticipation. A motorised gondola manoeuvred by a friendly older man picks us up - us and our luggage - to bring us to "our island". The island is small. Some will feel it is too isolated and too confined as there is...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 21 November 2016

3 nights on houseboat, 3rd night docked at Ourland Overall: Hospitality at its finest, would stay here again Airport transfer: - Seamless pick up at airport just between baggage claim and exit - Expect sign with your name Houseboat: - Tranquil and relaxing - Service was personable and reliable - Food was phenomenal - Expect 3 big meals a day...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We stayed here for two days in the tree house.Initially we were little apprehensive as this place is isolated from the outer world.But as the day passed ,we grew comfortable.The tree house/room is small but cozy.It has a balcony which has a nice view of backwaters.I enjoyed sunset canoeing to the core.Special mention here ,we are vegetarians and the staff...

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London
Reviewed 23 September 2016

I had a wonderful stay at Our Land over a few days in August. The staff were friendly and super helpful and the food was some of the best I had in Kerala. Crossing the water by canoe to reach it makes it feel very special – like a real get away. I was travelling alone but its small size...

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Ourland Island Backwater Resort is the Winner of First ever Kerala State Tourism Award (announced AUG 2015) for the Best Practices in the field of Responsible Tourism.. Every once in a while, when the hectic pace of city life overwhelms you and the chaos of the urban crush threatens to consume you, it's always wise to retreat into some much-needed solitude. Tucked away in the backwaters of Kerala is Our Land, a panacea for the soul. An island getaway from the rigmarole of daily life, Our Land sits in an island of tranquility to the south of Alappuzha, surrounded by green paddy fields fringed with coconut palm, bamboos and banana trees that stretch as far as the eye can see. In the lap of nature, Our Land has stayed true to its roots and blends in perfectly with the rustic landscape that surrounds it for miles. The resort's modern amenities unobtrusively attend to the comforts of guests and do not compromise on the hotel's natural ambiance and pursuit to ensure that its carbon footprint on the environment is minimized. Our Land invites guests and divulges secrets - this hideaway island was a one-time den of a fierce bandit immortalized by the locals as a Robin Hood! During your stay here you can unravel the secrets of this one-time bandit hideaway and ensconce yourself in its warm and welcoming world.Hearty welcome to Our Land... ... more   less 

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Address: Chempupuram | Punnapra, Alappuzha 688004, India
Region: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
Price Range: $136 - $192 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Pack light. Bring mosquito repellent. Book massage in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles PrashMV, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for tree house”
 of 5 bubbles dodo122522, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stayed in the bungalow nearest to the dining area, room on the left as you face the verandas with back to the river!”
 of 5 bubbles YellowSun_London, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Tree house in the property has a good view of the backwaters”
 of 5 bubbles harizme, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All Rooms have the best views to the backwaters”
 of 5 bubbles ShinuRoy, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
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