Beena – Kochi Homestay
- Type : Cottage
- Kerala / kerala homestay kochi
Contact :Email: email@example.com Ph: 0484 221 5458
WHAT TO EXPECT
Beena homestay is located at the heart of Fort Cochin, and is walkable distance from Chinese fishing nets, naval maritime museum, Jewish synagogue, Spice Market, Dutch palace, St. Frances and Santacruz Basilica. It is accessible by road, ferry, aerodrome and railway station.
Tariff ranges from Rs. 1200-2000 per night per couple. This includes complimentary breakfast.
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Rooms Cottage style
The cottage gas AC/Non-AC rooms that have attached bathrooms. There is a spacious open roof, from which provides a good view of the sunset. A lawn and a garden pond with a variety of ornamental fishes are also there. Free Wi-Fi internet is another facility provided.
Food South Indian cuisine
Homely south Indian food is cooked in the house and both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are available.
Hosts Beena & Sudish
Sudish has served in the Indian Navy and currently works in Life Insurance Corporation as an Assistant. Beena is a Health Inspector at Corporation of Cochin. They strive to make the homestay experience, memorable for their guests.
Suggested Activity #1 Chinese Fishing Nets
While strolling along Vasco da Gama Square, pause for a moment and witness the gallant Chinese fishing nets being operated by fishermen on a daily basis. Called Cheenavala in Malayalam, they work on the principle of balance. Fort Kochi is the only place in India that uses them. Get there around sunset for an unparalleled view of the nets bearing a cloak of stunning colours.
Suggested Activity #2 St. Francis Church
Known to be India’s first European church, it curiously transformed from a Roman Catholic Church during Portuguese rule (in 1503) to a Dutch Reformist Church (in 1664) to, finally, an Anglican Church (in 1804). Popular as the resting ground of Vasco da Gama, who was buried here in 1524, it attracts hundreds of tourists from all over the world; even though his remains were sent to Lisbon 14 years later
Suggested Activity #3 Mattancherry & Jew Town
In Mattancherry, the Palace Museum is worth a visit. It features murals, art and royal paraphernalia of the Rajas of Kochi. Jew Town houses the oldest Jewish Synagogue in India. It is said that even though Jews arrived in Kerala in 700 BC and built a prosperous community in this little town, there are now less than 13 Jewish residents, due to the majority’s migration to Israel.
Suggested Activity #3 Ayurvedic Spa
Ayurvedic treatment in Kerala is legendary and so make sure you don’t leave without trying one. Since the practice originated here, the options are endless, but one of the most popular treatments is Shirodhara, a gentle pouring of herbal oils over the forehead to treat a variety of conditions.