Welcome to Global Backwater Resorts
Dear Valued Guest,
Welcome to Kerala – God’s Own Country. Most of all, Welcome to Global Backwater Resorts – “Heaven” in God’s Own Country.
Global Backwater Resorts is situated in the heart of Kollam city an ancient port town, trumpets nothing but the ancient grandeur and warmth of erstwhile Deshinganadu province.
At Global Backwater Resorts you will indulge in nature’s luxurious surroundings and tranquil waters, while you are swept away and enchanted by its beauty. The serene Ashtamudi Backwaters exude stillness and calm, while its exotic beauty, freshness and purity welcomes you. Caparisoned elephants radiating the golden warmth of rustic festive Kerala join in unrolling a red-carpet welcome to the very special guest!
Kollam District which is a veritable Kerala in miniature is gifted with unique representative features – sea, lakes, plains, mountains, rivers, streams, backwaters, forest, vast green fields and tropical crop of every variety both food crop and cash crop, so called ‘The Gods Own Capital’.
The splendid town of Kollam on the Ashtamudi Lake is renowned for being the gateway to the beautiful backwaters of Kerala. One may opt for the backwater tour and cruise that starts from Kollam. The Houseboat Kerala and backwater tour from Kollam to Alappuzha is the longest cruise… This boat ride from Kollam to Alappuzha takes 8 hours and is a delightful ride, passes through lakes, canals water-bound villages. The famous “Cheenavala” or Chinese fishing nets can also be seen along the backwaters with lotuses and water lilies growing in the water, water birds calling from the banks and otters splashing and playing in the water.
This historic coastline district known for its marine and cashew industries was one of the oldest ports on the Malabar coast and a major international trading point. Alarge proportion of this town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake,famed for its boat building yard. It is here that the gigantic Kettuvallams (cargo boats of rural Kerala) were built. Today the Kettuvallams which were long replaced by modern means of transport, have been converted into houseboats.. This backwater is the home of the skilled artisans who crafted the enormous Kettuvallams in yester years.
The district also has some interesting historic remains and a number of temples built in the traditional ornate architectural style. Majority percentage of this historic town is covered by the renowned Ashtamudi Lake, making it the gateway to the magnificent Backwaters of Kerala.
Some important must see destinations on the banks of the Kollam backwaters includes the Sasthamkotta fresh water lake, Thirumullavaram beach, Subramanya temple, Rameshwara temple and other tour sites.
- A/C, non-A/C rooms.
- 24-Hours concierge services.
- pick up and drop service.
- Reception with guest information.
- Laundry service.
- High Speed Wi-Fi Internet.
- Travel assistance.
- Chauffeured cars on hire.
- Ayurvedic care. Homely Food.
- Lakeside Buffet Area.
- Boating and site seeing Packages.
- Health Club. Cafeteria. Meeting Hall..