Kerala is a destination of a lifetime. The timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches, the majesty of the undulating hills, the serenity of the pristine backwaters and the enchanting woods and forests of bowl you over. Its small terrain holds diverse geographical features and cultures, and is a wonder in itself. Like the rest of Kerala, Onam is a special time here.


Ashtamudi is one of the most popular places in Kerala is. Ashtamudi, the palm shaped eight armed lake, is considered the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. The banks of the lake are flanked by coconut trees and palm groves, lending a beautiful backdrop to the already beautiful lake.  Ashtamudi is one of the major centres of tourism of Kerala, with tourists flocking here to experience the famous houseboats. Onam in Ashtamudi is an exciting time to visit, given that the famous snake boat races happen here.  Kollam, the nearest town, is a shopper’s paradise for tourists looking for something local to take home.  Just a boat ride around the lake is a spectacular experience, soaking in the greenery that defines Kerala. If you happen to there around Onam, you are in for a visual treat.

Club Mahindra Ashtamudi:

A stay at Club Mahindra Ashtamudi is a serene experience due to its proximity to the elements while retaining modern amenities. All the rooms are lake facing rooms with wonderful views over the lake.  The resort caters to all types of tastes with a variety of rooms, and floating cottages,. The experience of living in a floating cottage is a once in a lifetime experience. Whether you are looking at a relaxing holiday or to get into the festive spirit by getting out and about, this resort has options for everybody.  Enjoy Kerala your pace and style.

Club Mahindra has several membership plans to suit everyone, 12 different plans to choose from and 3 different types of accommodation. Club Mahindra Memberships ensure pre-booked holidays for you for 25 years.

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Reaching Ashtamudi:

By Air: The nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram which is 71 km away. Taxis are easily available from the airport to reach Kollam.

By Rail: Kollam is the nearest railway station. Ashtamudi lies on the Ernakulam-Thiruvananthapuram route and is well connected to Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, Mangalore and Hyderabad.

By Bus: Kollam is connected to the major cities of South India through regular bus services. Buses ply from all major cities like, Bengaluru, Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Kochi and Thrissur.