Kayal Island Retreat

Kayal Island Retreat is a resort located at the mesmerizing island of Kakkathuruthu offers comfortable accommodation to travelers. Choose one of the cottages of this island retreat to escape from the chaos and worries of modern life. Spending a few days hidden in a serene island on Vembanad Lake shall be an unforgettable experience. Known as the Island of Crows, Kakkathuruthu is set at Eramallor, a serene backwater village almost 18 kilometers away from Cochin. Book your accommodation with Kayal Island Retreat with a few easy steps through our website www.taxikochi.com.


Surrounded by large coconut trees, Kayal Island Retreat can be a fantastic choice for travelers who search for a holiday hideaway that offers complete privacy. It has 4 eco-friendly cottages built by using recycled and reclaimed materials to offer comfortable staying facilities to travelers. Guests can conveniently enjoy lake-front and water-front views from their rooms.

The cottages of Kayal Island Retreat appear like local dwellings from the outside. But guests can find beautiful furnishings and modern amenities inside each cottage. In fact, they can enjoy five-star holiday experience with this island retreat. Each of the cottages also has a desk and a reading area. You will just love the open-air en suite bath garden of the resort.

A Unique Concept

Kakkathuruthu was inhabited only by crows centuries ago and that is why this island got this name.  Today there are around 300 families live in this island. Kayal Island Retreat is keen in participate the locals in every way. In fact, they are a part of the day-to-day functioning of this resort. The fishermen and local farmers at Kakkathuruthu help the resort for preparing authentic recipes.


Guests can enjoy fresh and yummy food during their stay in Kayal Island retreat.  The cuisine of the resort is healthy enough to replenish and nurture your body. The resort follows local sources and procedures to prepare food. It shall be a beautiful culinary experience to enjoy freshly caught and prepare seafood items during your stay in it. Besides, they serve nutritious and delicious concoctions of fruit, aloe vera, wheatgrass and other super foods. Each guest of Kayal Island retreat love to enjoy a wide range of local dishes in the outdoor dining area while watching the tranquil waters of Lake Vembanad.


Kayal Island Retreat offers an array of exciting activities for their guests. The resort is a great place for relaxation and revitalization. Guests love to indulge in different activities like massages, yoga and meditation during their stay in this resort. It must be exciting to go for a canoe ride on the lake in order to enjoy the beauty of the destination. There are many eye-catching vistas to enjoy during the canoe ride such as charming coconut groves, small villages and fisherman doing fishing.

Kakkathuruthu is a beautiful backwater destination in Kerala famous for its spectacular sunsets. The destination even listed in the ‘‘Around the World in 24 Hours’ of the world famous National Geographic Magazine. The island is accessible only by traditional boats from the main land. Plan a trip to this island paradise to escape from your busy life. Make your accommodation with Kayal Island Retrea through the website of www.ksu.in.

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