The cottage is on the water in 40 cents of land. It had its own gate to the lake. So we could take a boat to Pathiramannal island. Had soft appam and egg curry in the morning in the backwater facing patio. Kids loved the private pool, and my mom loved the garden with its lotus pond. Staff was thoughtful and attentive to our needs. CP chettan even got us some lotus plants to take home. Mr Joby explained everything very well and Chithra made us some excellent breakfast.
The only negative I can think of, is that their houseboat is parked on the water to the right side of the property, giving them a direct view to our house. But they were respectful and we really didn't mind. Also, the speedboat was not in use and wifi was not working due to lightning. Plus