Built in traditional style but with modern comforts Ameya is your perfect spot to explore and enjoy the best of the backwaters. An eco friendly boutique property with a lovely pool offering stay in four tastefully done spacious and airy suites Ameya is perhaps the best boutique villa in Alleppey. With an eye for detail and thought given to all aspects of the property, Ameya was created by Istvan and Veronique d`Eliassy the French owners and one of the best known architects of Kerala, Ramesh Tharakan..A tropical garden, spacious lawns, poolside seating and pavilions in the grounds will all make your stay at Ameya a magical experience. Fully serviced by our team of experienced staff you will be pampered as you should be on your holiday!

Located in the picturesque backwater village of Varanad in Alleppey, on the banks of the famed Vembanad backwaters Ameya is ideally located to explore the backwaters, village life and a short drive to town of Alleppey and historic port city of Cochin. The rural setting and the natural beauty of the backwaters with its palm fringed waterfront will greatly enhance your experience of village life and the backwaters of Kerala. We have some great local experiences and tours for guests including canoe cruises, tuk-tuk rides through the countryside and much more.

Ameya has always been about Responsible tourism, conservation, working with the local community and offering an eco-friendly experience on the backwaters. Ameya is probably the only resort that is totally off-grid and produces its own electricity harnessing solar energy of which we are fortunately blessed with. All the staff at Ameya are from the local village, trained to proving the excellent service you will experience at Ameya. We have more ladies at Ameya in keeping with the policy of women empowerment and providing equal opportunity. All the food served at Ameya is either grown in our organic garden or sourced from families in the village or local markets. 

When you stay at Ameya you can rest assured that you are contributing to the betterment of the local community. We, Veronique and Istvan would like to invite you to our home, what has been our little slice of paradise in "Gods Own Country". We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.