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.