The Oberoi Vrinda - Luxury Backwater Cruise in Kerala, India


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(Maximum 2 adults per room)

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala

A self supporting eco-system vibrant with aquatic, plant and bird life, the backwaters of Kerala is a totally unique network that meanders past palm tree-fringed rice paddies and villages, before flowing into the Arabian Sea.

The two and three night itineraries on the luxurious Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda take guests through the largest backwater stretch: Vembanad Lake, the vibrant waterways of Allepey: "Venice of the East", and include nightly, traditional, cultural performances.


Two and three night itinerary options, with the flexibility of daily check-in.

Only motor vessel offering international and regional cuisine from an on-board kitchen.

Luxurious cabins offer a complimentary 24-hour butler service and WiFi.

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Deluxe Cabins, Luxurious & Private Accommodation - The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, Kerala
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Testimonials from our guests

  • " We would like to thank each and every person for the most amazing four days we had. To say that we felt like royalty would be an understatement. Your genuine, perfect service was truly the best experience we had in the world so far. The food was just amazing, really worth a Michelin star. The fabulous excursion with the most interesting explanation and wonderful, enchanting cultural performances were the icing on a very big and delicious cake. "

  • " No words can describe the excellent care and spoiling that they bestowed on us. Your staff is excellent and it speaks for the high standard of training the group gives them. This is what 'The Oberoi' stands for. "

  • " The whole trip to India has been just amazing and being at the vessel was very relaxed and contended. The staff are wonderful. They are always there for us. It is like I think and ask for something and when I turn around, my wish is completed. "

  • " Each and every member of the team were exceptional in warmth and hospitality. The crew and team has been incredible, just what we expect from the Oberoi hotels and you didn't disappoint. Thank you all for making our first trip to Kerala so special. -

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Hotel Address: The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, C - 46 / 452 (II), Bristow Road, Willingdon Island, Cochin - 682 003 Kerala, India