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We stayed for 4 nights in the cottage. This was a fantastic place to stay at the end of our 6 week trip ti India. We were there to relax in the backwaters of Kerala. There were plenty of interesting local walks and a wonderful...More
We were 5 people in 4 rooms and we all totally enjoyed ourselves. The hosts were so gracious and the accommodations wonderful. Historic old rooms. My old room had a heavy dutch door and it was difficult to close and padlock it but that was...More
We had wonderful food 3 times a day and were given every attention by Vinod and Vijo Job, Tom, Sam and Kannan, including help in exploring the local area. It is hard to beat arriving by canoe from their pick-up point and for value for...More
Indeed, we were very pleased to stay in this house where our room was confortable, well furnished, clean. The big surpise was the bathroom: on one hand it was completerly enclosed, and on the other, the shower on the open air (whitout a roof)! All...More
Our friends had the suite which was spacious though our room was the unusual one being the old granary, we had to climb up 3 big steps to get into bed! The bathrooms were fun as they were outside, certainly a first for us! It...More
Hi, we are doing a tour of India, and will finish at the Abad Turtle for a relaxing end to our trip, and would like to enjoy a few beers, I know the hotel is "dry" but is it possible/easy to buy drinks?
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We also stayed at the Abad Turtle Beach for our final week and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel restaurant does carry a limited supply of Kingfisher that can be purchased with the evening buffet (200r) but have no objection... More
We also stayed at the Abad Turtle Beach for our final week and thoroughly enjoyed it. The hotel restaurant does carry a limited supply of Kingfisher that can be purchased with the evening buffet (200r) but have no objection to taking your own in. It's virtually impossible to buy alcohol anywhere on a Sunday, so it's best to queue up at one of the drink outlets (Kingfisher large bottle 70r). It's a bit of a free for all and best to go with a taxi driver who knows his way around. Abad rooms have a small refrigerator to keep a few bottle cold. Nearest alcohol outlet on the main Kochi - Alleppey highway about 400yds south of the crossroads on the inland side. P.S. a half bottle of local gin, perfectly acceptable, was about 450r. Hope this helps