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Water Sports in Kumarakom

Kumarakom, a picturesque village tucked in the heart of Kerala's backwaters, provides more than just relaxing boat trips and bird watching. It's also a haven for water sports aficionados wishing to add some excitement to their relaxing trip. Let's look at some of the exciting water sports in Kumarakom, each of which provides a unique way to appreciate the splendour of this aquatic paradise.


A perspective capturing individuals kayaking in the direction of the viewer - Kumarakom kayaking


Kayaking in Kumarakom is a must if you want to be calm and exciting at the same time! Let's just ride on the tranquil backwater, surrounded by lush vegetation and a strange sound of wild birds. The best place for this peaceful excursion is the large Vembanad lake, which provides an ideal kayaking experience due to its quiet waters. The best time to visit is between September to March when the weather's nice and the waters are perfect. So, grab a paddle, hop into a kayak, and get ready to explore the hidden beauty of Kumarakom in the most intimate way possible!


Canoeing in Kumarakom is like going back in time, drifting through the backwaters in a traditional wooden canoe. It is a relaxing way to explore, ideal for early mornings or late afternoons when the sun just rises and it gives off a golden glow on the ocean. You will be kayaking with your local guide so that you can relax, enjoy the amazing sights, and even start a conversation with your guide to find out more about the local way of life. It's all about going slow, soaking in the peace, and enjoying the simple pleasures of being on the water.

A person in a hat and life jacket is canoeing on a glacial lake, with majestic snow-capped mountains in the background - Kumarakom
A serene river scene with people boating in the foreground and a backdrop of lush, mist-covered limestone mountains under a soft, dusky sky - Kumarakom

Banana Boat Ride

Take a thrilling banana boat ride on the beach in Kumarakom! For a group of friends or family looking for some good laughs, it's an excellent activity. It's best to go between October to May when the weather is perfect for some water adventures. You'd have to hold onto a huge Inflatable Banana while the speedboat drags you around the waves. It's all about trying to stay on while the boat does its best to shake you off. So, gather the team and slap on some sunscreen before you ride a banana wave!

Jet Skiing

Jet skiing in Kumarakom is an absolute must for those who live for speed and excitement! Visit Kumarakom Beach, the main place where this high-velocity activity is taking place. The best time to hit the waves is from November to April when the weather is perfect for some aquatic fun. As you zoom across the vast expanse of Vembanad Lake on a powerful jet ski, you'll feel the rush of the wind and the cool spray on your face. It's a thrilling experience, sure.to get your heart racing. So, if you're looking to add some excitement to your Kumarakom water sports adventure, don't miss out on jet skiing!



A person in a life jacket is riding a jet ski at speed on a body of water, creating a spray of water, with dense green foliage in the background - Kumarakom

Rhythm Kumarakom offers the perfect accommodation for those who wish to take part in the water sports of Kumarakom. The resort is a haven with the biggest swimming pool in any of the Indian resorts, situated along the quiet waters of Lake Vembanad. Your taste buds will be on a journey with a wide variety of menu, from authentic South Indian to classic Italian. Kumarakom is more than just a place to stay; it's an experience of luxury with spectacular views, a soothingAyurvedic spa and an inviting boathouse, setting the stage for a wealth of water-based adventures. Here, your stay is infused with the essence of Kumarakom's vibrant aquatic lifestyle.

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