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Heritage Homestay Alleppey  

Monkompu. P.O., Alleppey 688 502, Kerala, India. Phone: +91 487 2420556,  Mobile: +91 98471 78455, +44 70 3183 6701 (UK) Send us an inquiry
Nelpura Heritage Homestay is located at the epicenter of Alleppey backwaters, popularly known as Kuttanad. This fabulous outskirt of Alappuzha town is a haven of peace and tranquility. Turn wheresoever, you see the resplendent glory of a pristine countryside. Vast stretches of paddy fields, and intricate network of navigable lake, lagoons, canals, and rivers fringed by coconut groves lend an ambience of unmatched freshness and serenity to this region.
We, Chackochan and Salimma would like to invite you and your family to visit our humble home called Nelpura which is located at Allapuzha district in Kerala. Nelpura means granary where paddy is stored and grains for the next season are preserved. The Nelpura Heritage Homestay is a renovated structure adjoining the ancestral house of Mr. Chacko and family. The building showcases the fine features of traditional Kerala architecture and woodcarving.
Dates back around 150 years, the Homestay rooms made mostly with seasoned timber, still retain their original grandeur. What makes Nelpura Heritage Homestay special and unique is the serene dignity it gains from the proximity of a happy home. It is an ideal long-stay retreat for writers and artists. It also makes for unforgettable holidaying in communion with a rustic world.

The Nelpura Heritage Homestay has 3 Executive Deluxe rooms (Air Conditioned and Non Air conditioned), each with en-suite modernized bathrooms. Please use our Feedback Form to know more details regarding Tariff and other arrangements.

Telephone (Land phone and Mobile) and the Internet facilities are available at Nelpura Heritage homestay.


Providing the very best that a homestay in Kerala can offer, Nelpura Heritage Homestay stands calm and serene on the bank of a canal leading to river Pampa. The latest attraction of tourists in the backwaters of Alappuzha (Alleppey), the idyllic premises of Nelpura is an ideal retreat into the soothing lap of nature and a prefect getaway from the din and bustle of everyday life.
Fully furnished, modernized rooms featuring traditional Kerala architecture and woodcarving make the stay at Nelpura a unique experience. With its well-mown lawns, landscaped premises and the delightful mood of a family atmosphere and delicious food, Nelpura Heritage Homestay is what any quiet loving tourist dreams for.

I am pleased to introduce our family you. We belong to Syrian Christian community and are based at Moncompu for five generations now. The local Catholic Church was built by my grandparents in the year1958. My ancestors were basically farmers mostly cultivating paddy, coconuts, rubber etc. Though I still continue growing these, I have chosen teaching as my major activity.
I am a post graduate in Pharmacy presently working as a professor in the Department of Pharmceutical Sciences of the Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. My wife Salimma is a teacher in chemistry at the Higher Secondary level in Pulincunnoo, near to our house. We are blessed with three children, two daughters Anjaly Raisa & Amitha Eliza and the youngest a son Arun Joseph. All are students at the school level.

Homely Kerala cuisine. Guests join the family for dinner at the main dining hall or have meals at their convenient timings. Meal Plan: AP - Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Guests can make and serve themselves tea/coffee at the kitchenette in the heritage home.

Traditional Kerala dance forms like Kathakali, Ottan Thullal, Mohiniyattam etc and Classical Indian Musical Performances can be arranged at the homestay on prior request from the guests.
Mehandi: Women guests, on request, get a chance to learn Henna designs on palms.
Kerala Dress: Opportunity to purchase and try traditional Kerala clothing.
The fishpond adjoining the homestay is ideal for angling.
Tariff on AP basis (Valid till 31st March 2015)
One double room: Rs 7000 / night
Peak season hike 15 Dec to 15 Jan: Rs 1000
Extra person above 5 yrs: Rs 1500

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