Enjoying the serenity and beauty of The Backwaters can be done in no better way than staying at Olavipe. Olavipe is a heritage home built in the 1880s by a prominent and well-connected Syrian Christian family- The Parayil Thakarans. This property has been beautifully built amidst the lovely tropical greenery of the Olavipe Island.
Offering you some traditional ideas to make your stay fun, this place connects you with your roots. Here you may stroll through the village or explore the 40 acre huge organic farms of nutmeg, vanilla and coconut owned by the estate, unwind in a hammock or watch prawn farming. You also may take the family boatman for a slow ride along the local backwaters or row a canoe yourself on the lagoon.
To comply with the idea this place has been established upon, the furnishing is also done in a simple and traditional manner. The rooms have fans hung from the high ceilings, cooling the rooms, with no air-conditioning required. All the guest rooms are located in the main house or in a more private gate house. The hosts are well-travelled and very entertaining and they serve you traditional Kerala meals with other guests on a huge dining table.