VOYE HOMES Mundro Greenland is a private and peaceful holiday home is on the banks of Kallada River “Nestled in the lap of the spectacular Ashtamudi Lake backwaters in Kerala. This Munroe island backwater Homestay offers basic modern comforts at easily affordable rates. The villa is ideally located in proximity to the azure Kallada River and also offers the exclusive privilege of canoeing boats where you can have loads of fun all day long. This is one of the best Homestays in Kollam. We offer private parking space, free Wifi, complimentary breakfast, personal hygienic kit, safe and secure atmosphere managed by our local host Sethu and his awesome family. Each room is equipped with a cable flat-screen TV, a small dining area, a well-fitted and a private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.
Mundro Greenland - Munroe island homestay is a newly built 03 bedroom heritage style cottage with air conditioned and non-air conditioned rooms, kitchen and well-equipped dining space situated in acres of natural greenery. The island can be accessed through road, rail and inland water navigation. Munroe Island is a major tourism attraction and one of the major tourist places in Kollam and Kerala’s first community based tourism spot, where one can experience canoe trips, house boating and also watch coir retting process, fishing, prawns feeding, migratory bird watch, narrow canals and waterways, coconut farms on the lake shore, lagoons and mangroves plants.
Are you ready to explore this island? Munroe Island is the convergence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River is a cluster of eight tiny islands. Munroe Island is a hidden pearl in the backwaters which is located 27 km from Kollam and is named after Colonel John Munroe, the British Resident of erstwhile Travancore State. He is said to have integrated several backwater regions by digging canals. The Munroe Island is also known as Mundrothuruthu, magnificent island which shows the true life of Kerala villagers.
This is the typical backwater island villages located at the junction of two water bodies. The main attractions of this island are the narrow waterways, canal cruise and the famous Kallada Boat Race held here. This Boat Race draws the attraction of thousands of tourists from all over the world. Kallada Boat race is organized every year after 28 days of Onam festival. If you want to enjoy the boat race, plan your trip accordingly in advance. During this season, it is very difficult to get the good accommodation. Munroe island Kerala can be visited throughout the year, though summer should be avoided. Munroe Islands are well accessible and have a moderate climate, so there is nothing to worry. Houseboats are available here to explore the beauty of tourist places in Kollam. Boating - Trip operates twice a day. There are many tourist places in Kollam District, but Munroe Island Kollam is the best tourist spot in Kollam.
Staying at our Homestays in Kollam, Munroe Island is a great opportunity to explore the panoramic village life and of course with a lovely family to take care of you.What to Eat and Drink? Fresh coconut water, fishes, Prawns, Kerala Delicacies are awesome. Sea food is the main highlight here. The homely food with the combination of seafood is mouth-watering. It is a unique location, as it provides something different to everyone. Especially for those who prefer village life and it is the perfect hideaway for people trying to take break from busy city life. It’s truly a magical place to live, work and stay in and this is our promise to you.
We are undertaking every possible preventive measure to ensure the safety of our guests. All our holiday homes are integrating into a COVID FREE environment by implementing hospital kind security systems and sanitation methods.
Our holiday homes are the better options for social distancing instead of jam-packed hotels.
✓ Contactless Check-in
✓ Temperature Screening
✓ Sanitization and Disinfection after every checkout
✓ Sufficient Gap between 2 Bookings
✓ Trained Caretakers on COVID 19 SOP
✓ Emergency Medical Kit
Our priority is safety for all. As a mandate, we request all guests to submit an RT-PCR negative certificate taken within 72 hours of Check-in or the First dose COVID vaccination certificate download from the COWIN website.
• Cycling • Island Hiking • Village walk • Clam processing • Folk music • Local Shop • Traditional home • Traditional lunch • Wonderful Clam shell Craft • Milking of cow • Evening snacks • Tuk-tuk • Coconut leaf weaving • Traditional mixing and Grinding Equipment’s • Toddy tapping • Traditional Kerala Cuisines • Sweets.
• Canoeing • Boating • Kayaking • Non-Motorised boat building units • Mangrove Forest • Go with the fishermen to see how they pluck oysters • Go with the fishermen to see how they pluck oysters • Peruman Jangar journey • Fishing with traditional methods • Ashtamudi lake visit.
• Fish • Crab •Prawns • Karimeen (Pearl spot fish) • Squid • Oyster • Mussels • Chicken • Mutton, etc.
Activities may cost additional charges and are subject to availability.
A lot of you will be searching for Tourist places in Kollam, let’s make this easier for you with our amazing list of Tourist places in Kollam District. Kollam has many peaceful and scenic places to offer. Since it is located on the banks of Ashtamudi Lake, it is also one of the best places to go cruising in the backwaters. Here are some places to visit in Kollam that you can’t skip on your trip. Check out here- Palaruvi Waterfalls, Ashtamudi Lake, Munroe Island- convergence of Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River, Kulathupuzha Sastha Temple, Jatayu’s Earth Centre, Asramam Adventure Park, Rameshwara Temple, Thenmala Deer Park, Thirumullavaram Beach, Kollam Beach, Thangassery Beach, Kollam Adventure Park, Paravur Lake, Anandavalleeswaram Temple, Thevally Palace, Mahatma Gandhi Beach And Park, Shenduruny Wildlife Sanctuary, Punalur-oldest motorable Bridge in Kerala, Amritapuri-Ashram of Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Boat Rides in Kollam, Aryankavu Sastha Temple, Pattazhi Devi Temple, Pullichira Church, Alumkadavu- the place where first houseboat was built, Maha Vishnu Temple, Oachira ancient temple, Sasthamcotta Lake, Kottukkal Cave Temple, Thangassery Lighthouse, Panmana Ashram, Kumbhavurutty Waterfalls, Achankovil River, Kayamkulam Kayal, Azheekal Beach and Sivagiri matt.
Thinking of things to do in Ashttamudi Lake? Here you find few Suggestions- Amritapuri Visit, Churches in and around Kollam, Lake and Backwater Experience in Kerala, Temples in and around Kollam. The Festival linked to Ashtamudi Lake is Parippally Gajamela.
✔ Normal check-in and check-out time is 01.00 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should be informed to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an additional charge.
✔ VOYE HOMES is a branded holiday home network. These are someone's second home, hence do not expect any hotel kind luxury and services in our holiday homes.
✔ Please read our Terms and Conditions page in our portal before reservation.
✔ Mentioned price is for 02 people in a room. However, 02 more extra persons can be allowed in a cottage with an additional charge of INR 650.00 per person with additional mattresses.
✔ Please be informed that guests should be adhered to meal timings displayed in the room. We should not serve any meals or coffee/tea to any guests outside meal timings.
✔ We do not confirm any booking without receiving 50% advance payment. VOYE HOMES has all rights to refuse check-in if there is any due.
✔ All guests should submit an e-check in form before arrival. We do not allow any guests to check-in without submitting their check-in form.
✔ Inform us your food preferences prior to arrival.
✔ Gambling, Contraband, Prostitution, Weapons, Explosives, Flammable objects, Poisons, Drugs, Dangerous Animals, and Loud music are strictly prohibited on villa/resort premises.
✔ Mobile networks and internet networks are very poor in this region, hence please consider this in mind before booking this holiday home.
Can I book only one or two rooms, or do I need to book the entire Home?
Yes, you can book just one room also.
Is Driver and/or House-Help accommodation available?
No, Driver and/or House-Help accommodation is not available
Is parking available onsite or nearby?
Yes, Secured Parking is available on site.
Is this home couple-friendly?
Yes, we allow adult couples with local ID proof.
Can I reserve your place for special functions such as engagement ceremony, a small wedding ceremony or a birthday party, etc?
Yes, we do allow small events/ photo shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email firstname.lastname@example.org
Is this home senior citizen friendly?
Yes, it is a senior citizen friendly home.
Is outside food allowed? Are we allowed to cook ourselves?
Guests are allowed to access the kitchenette with an additional service charge of Rs. 600. Outside food is not allowed.
Do you allow us to stock things in your fridge?
Yes, you can use the fridge in the kitchen to store food/beverages.
Is there an aquaguard for drinking water supply? Do we need to carry our Mineral Water bottles or are these readily available at your villa?
We provide mineral water bottles with additional charges.
Is Alcohol allowed?
Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ice stocked in the fridge. For extra ice required, guests may need to pay charges to procure ice from outside.
Are meals provided onsite? What are the charges?
Breakfast is complimentary; Meals are provided onsite at extra cost. For your convenience, please pre-book your meals. Please be mindful of the meal timings, so that our staff has adequate time to prepare. Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and afternoon tea time. If you would like tea/coffee during the day, this will be arranged at an additional charge.
What is the type of cuisine served?
We provide traditional kerala style cuisines. Fish • Crab •Prawns • Karimeen (Pearl spot fish) • Squid • Oyster • Mussels etc.
Can I pay the caretaker some extra money and request the Cook to prepare fish or chicken dishes for us?
Yes, but charged extra at cost. Please do inform the caretaker in advance to make , arrangements.
What is the cancellation policy?
Days before check-in date when we receive your notice to cancel
30 days prior to check-in date
20% of the booking amount
20 days prior to check-in date
30% of the booking amount
10 days prior to check-in date
50% of the booking amount
05 days prior to check-in date
70% of the booking amount
Below 05 days prior to check in date
GST at applicable rates will be charged on these cancellation fee.
Can I pay 50% now and pay the remaining 50% closer to the date?
Yes, you can pay 50% now and the next 50% before 02 days of check-in
How can I make a payment?
Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.
How can I make payments onsite, at the home?
Meals have to be pre-booked for your convenience. Other items procured extra, like extra ice, meals, or cold drinks etc have to settled at the site in cash.
What can we do for fun around the property?
Canoeing, boating activities are available with additional charges. We offer free cycles. village walk, sunset boating are also available.
Are there water bodies nearby (such as a pond/ river/ lake etc)?
Yes, There are so many waterways nearby.
Do you allow loud music?
We do not provide a music system however, given the location of our home, guests are requested not to play loud music but rather enjoy the quiet and peace of the estate.
Is smoking / alcohol consumption permitted?
Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the room. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.
What are the Check-in & Check-out timings? May I request for late check-outs or early check-in?
Normal check in and check out time is 01.00 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should be informed to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an additional charge.
What formalities are needed during check-in and check-out?
As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.
Are we allowed to access all areas?
Depends, if you book a single room, you cannot access other rooms, and common areas can be accessed. But if you book the entire villa you can use all areas inside the property.
Is there a security guard/watchman?
There is a caretaker at the Home.
Is the property properly fenced? Is there a boundary wall?
Yes, our home has a wall surrounding the premises.
Is there a First-aid kit available at your Home?
Yes, we do have a first-aid kit (free), sanitary pads (with additional charge) onsite.
Is there Internet/ 3G/ WiFi connection available onsite?
We offer Free wifi, there is adequate network connectivity.
Does the villa face frequent power outages? Are there any invertors or gensets to address this issue?
Yes, we have a power backup in case of rare occasions of power failure. Guests are requested to switch off the ACs during power outages as it consumes more power.
Do you provide toiletries and bath towels?
Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo and toilet paper. We also provide towels.
Is the Home air-conditioned?
We haven 02 AC Rooms and 01 Non AC Room
Nearest airport is Trivandrum International airport which is 75 kms away from Munroe Island. Nearest railway station is Munroe Island railway station which is just 1 kms away from this holiday home. Nearest bus station is Chittumala bus station and which is just 5.00 kms from Munroe Island. Private taxi's, tuk tuk's can be hired from Kollam city as well.
Nearest town is Kundara.
Landmark: Boat Race Finishing Point