About Kochi

Kochi, also known as Cochin, is one of the most picturesque destinations on the southwest coast line of Kerala. An all-weather harbour and a grand seascape mark it as the “Queen of the Arabian Sea”.

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amã Stays & Trails Sherly’s Ente Kumbalanghi, Kochi

amã Stays & Trails Sherly’s Ente Kumbalanghi, Kochi

Situated on a secluded island that is surrounded by the famed and calming backwaters of Kerala is Sherly’s Ente Kumbalangi, a beautiful 6-bedroom bungalow that boasts of everything a picture-perfect stay can offer. With a vast garden that houses a pond, and a swimming pool, it offers as much to do outdoors, as indoors. The unending views of the backwaters and the sound of wind and trees rustling make for one’s companion as they take a dip in the pool or a stroll in the garden. The interiors are beautifully yet minimally furnished, and offer a peek into the outside world through the many windows that also allow ample sunshine and breeze to pour in.

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Activities To Do In Kochi

Kochi Broom Making

Broom making

While the modern world continues to use much evolved ways of cleaning, in Kumbalangi traditional brooms are still made by hand using the midribs of coconut leaves. Seeing the locals create broom with passion and care, allows one to appreciate the blessings of nature’s bounty. Guests can also carry back a handmade broom, for their use back home.

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Broom making
Kochi Broom Making

While the modern world continues to use much evolved ways of cleaning, in Kumbalangi traditional brooms are still made by hand using the midribs of coconut leaves. Seeing the locals create broom with passion and care, allows one to appreciate the blessings of nature’s bounty. Guests can also carry back a handmade broom, for their use back home.

Kochi Weaving Coconut Leaves

Weaving Coconut Leaves

The inhabitants of Kumbalangi weave coconut leaves with much passion and talent. The weaved leaves are used as thatches and fences in village houses or to create traditional mats, hats or small vessels which are used locally. Engaging in this craft while staying at the bungalow is truly one of a kind experience.

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Weaving Coconut Leaves
Kochi Weaving Coconut Leaves

The inhabitants of Kumbalangi weave coconut leaves with much passion and talent. The weaved leaves are used as thatches and fences in village houses or to create traditional mats, hats or small vessels which are used locally. Engaging in this craft while staying at the bungalow is truly one of a kind experience.

Best Outdoor Activities in Chikmagalur at Arabidacool Bungalow

Games and Sightseeing

From leisurely cycling around the village to a game of carrom, badminton, tug of war in the gardens, the activities and adventures available to our guests are both relaxing and joyful.

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Games and Sightseeing
Best Outdoor Activities in Chikmagalur at Arabidacool Bungalow

From leisurely cycling around the village to a game of carrom, badminton, tug of war in the gardens, the activities and adventures available to our guests are both relaxing and joyful.

Kochi Country Boat Crusie

Country Boat Cruise

A cruise on the traditionally built country boat is one of the must-do activities while one is in Kerala. Relaxing and adventurous at the same time, the cruise allows one to enjoy a meal aboard or engage in fishing, music, reading at one’s own pace. Seeing a multitude of boats in the backwaters being used for travel and trade is an experience by itself.

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Country Boat Cruise
Kochi Country Boat Crusie

A cruise on the traditionally built country boat is one of the must-do activities while one is in Kerala. Relaxing and adventurous at the same time, the cruise allows one to enjoy a meal aboard or engage in fishing, music, reading at one’s own pace. Seeing a multitude of boats in the backwaters being used for travel and trade is an experience by itself.

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Traditional Fishing

Fishing is a popular sport and hobby in Kumbalanghi. A variety of traditional methods of fishing are used by the locals, including angling, electric lighting, chinese nets, groping and conical nets. Given these different techniques, one can truly spend days learning how to fish. Seeing the locals catch fish at night, and sometimes with their bare hands, is a mesmerizing experience. Guests can also engage in light-hearted conversations and carry back a hoard of memories along with their very own catch of fish!

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Traditional Fishing
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Fishing is a popular sport and hobby in Kumbalanghi. A variety of traditional methods of fishing are used by the locals, including angling, electric lighting, chinese nets, groping and conical nets. Given these different techniques, one can truly spend days learning how to fish. Seeing the locals catch fish at night, and sometimes with their bare hands, is a mesmerizing experience. Guests can also engage in light-hearted conversations and carry back a hoard of memories along with their very own catch of fish!

Kochi Clam Meat Processing

Clam Meat Processing

Clams are a type of shellfish that are found in abundance in the salty backwaters of Kumbalangi. Clam meat processing is an important part of local livelihoods, where men collect the clams and women steam them to separate the shell from the meat, the traditional way. Witnessing this entire activity, with an option to carry back some clams to relish at home makes for a wonderful experience.

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Clam Meat Processing
Kochi Clam Meat Processing

Clams are a type of shellfish that are found in abundance in the salty backwaters of Kumbalangi. Clam meat processing is an important part of local livelihoods, where men collect the clams and women steam them to separate the shell from the meat, the traditional way. Witnessing this entire activity, with an option to carry back some clams to relish at home makes for a wonderful experience.

Kochi Outdoor Dining

Outdoor Dining

Our team would be pleased to set up special outdoor dining experiences, complete with music and lights, for the guests in the lush lawns of the bungalow or by the pool. From intimate candle-lit dinner with someone special, a soiree with loved ones or an outdoor lunch with friends, these experiences leave one with memories to be cherished for a lifetime.

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Outdoor Dining
Kochi Outdoor Dining

Our team would be pleased to set up special outdoor dining experiences, complete with music and lights, for the guests in the lush lawns of the bungalow or by the pool. From intimate candle-lit dinner with someone special, a soiree with loved ones or an outdoor lunch with friends, these experiences leave one with memories to be cherished for a lifetime.

Kochi Coir Making

Coir Making

Apart from its backwaters and natural beauty, Kumbalangi is also famous for its Coir making industry that has been passed down generations. Traditional methods are used for all the activites involved in coir making, right from harvest the coconut husk to giving the coir its final shape in the looms. Guests can get a first-hand experience and partake in these traditions while staying with us.

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Coir Making
Kochi Coir Making

Apart from its backwaters and natural beauty, Kumbalangi is also famous for its Coir making industry that has been passed down generations. Traditional methods are used for all the activites involved in coir making, right from harvest the coconut husk to giving the coir its final shape in the looms. Guests can get a first-hand experience and partake in these traditions while staying with us.

Kochi Toddy Tapping

Toddy Tapping

Toddy, an intoxicating drink made by fermenting flower sap from coconut palm, is a traditional drink unique to Kerala. Kumbalangi, is one of the important centres where this drink is made. Our guests can join a local toddy tapper to witness this drink being made and to take sip of freshly prepared toddy from their jugs. The traditional combination of toddy served with fried fish and boiled tapioca can also be enjoyed.

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Toddy Tapping
Kochi Toddy Tapping

Toddy, an intoxicating drink made by fermenting flower sap from coconut palm, is a traditional drink unique to Kerala. Kumbalangi, is one of the important centres where this drink is made. Our guests can join a local toddy tapper to witness this drink being made and to take sip of freshly prepared toddy from their jugs. The traditional combination of toddy served with fried fish and boiled tapioca can also be enjoyed.

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