Holiday review by Mrs. Pauline Leys

Name: Mrs. Pauline Leys

Date of trip: 01/04/2017

Number of people: 2

  • Brunton Boatyard facade


  • Brunton Boatyard from the water


  • Fishing nets near Brunton Boatyard


  • Brunton Boatyard dining terrace


  • Kerala Houseboat


  • Piloting the houseboat in the Kerala backwaters


  • Watch passing traffic from your Kerala houseboat


  • See shrines and temples as you cruise the Kerala backwaters


  • Spice Village standard cottage


  • Dining at Spice Village


  • The pool at Spice Village


  • See wildlife n Periyar National Park


  • Marari Beach Resort main building


  • Marari Beach Resort bedroom


  • Marari Beach Resort pool


  • Marari Beach Resort beach


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Tribes Overall:

The cycle trip to Tamil Nadu was an incredible experience. Very well organized. The Kerala boat trip was amazing. Lovely staff and food.


All very good and competent. Very willing to help.

Social & Environmental Responsibility:

We are sure the local people benefited from our custom.

The places you stayed

Brunton Boatyard facade

Brunton Boatyard


Nice hotel. Comfy beds. A bit loud in the early morning when the ferry started operation.

Kerala Houseboat

Kerala Houseboat


This was fantastic. The food was great. We were very comfortable on board. Two nights was definitely worth it.

Spice Village standard cottage

Spice Village


The rooms were very comfortable, the staff were lovely, food excellent.

Marari Beach Resort main building

Marari Beach Resort


Excellent rooms-we shared a connecting door with our friends which was useful.
The food was good, but the lunchtime menu had very few Indian options. We really had to ask the chef specially for authentic spices Keralan food.
The grounds were beautiful and very peaceful at that time of year.