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Bolgatty Palace in Kochi

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Oct - Feb
Ideal Duration
4-5 Days
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Rs. 2,500
  • Ideal for families
  • Honeymoon
  • Beach

About Bolgatty Palace in Kochi

The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) operates a luxurious island resort in Kochi that is the oldest Dutch palace outside of Holland, known as Bolgatty Palace in Kochi. The palace is known for its remarkable architecture and is located in the backdrop of Kerala’s scenic landscapes. The Bolgatty Palace in Kochi is surrounded by a well-manicured garden which is a perfect spot for evening walks. Read more about Bolgatty Palace timings and history below.

History of Bolgatty Palace

The lavish Bolgatty Palace in Kochi on a fascinating island was constructed in 1744 by the Dutch to serve as the Governor's residence for the commander of the Dutch colony. The picturesque island of Bolgatty provides travelers world-class amenities and wonderful entertaining experiences like no other destination in Kerala. Located near the town of Fort Kochi, the Bolgatty Island Resort features a nine-hole golf course and idyllic cottages facing the marina and the backwaters. The lavish resort combines leisure and business.

Attractions in Bolgatty Palace

Popularly renowned as the honeymooners' paradise, the resort is neatly hidden among large umbrellas of soothing green. The Bolgatty Palace in Kochi has all the ingredients to give an exotic experience to honeymooners and families coming to Kerala. The resort comprises three blocks: Main block, marina block which overlooks the marina, and a mansion block. The latter houses the palace suites and a marina block which faces the marina. Bolgatty Palace Cochin now also has a swimming pool, ayurvedic center, and daily Kathakali performances for Indian and overseas tourists. Nearby attractions around this resort are the Bolgatty Palace Event Centre and the Kochi International Marina. The Marina in Bolgatty Palace Cochin provides berthing facilities for yachts throughout the year. During a visit to this palace, people can also visit other nearby attractions, such as Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Cherai Beach, Francis Church, and more.

Activities and Tours in Bolgatty Palace

Another attraction located near the palace, Bolgatty Palace Event Centre is an ideal venue to host international conferences, exhibitions, wedding receptions, and dinners. With a romantic ambiance and lush greenery, this event center offers a charismatic view with a backdrop of breathtaking backwaters.

Facts about Bolgatty Palace

Built-in full swing, the Bolgatty Palace was erected in the year 1744 under the direction of the Dutch traders.

Intricately designed, the architecture of this palace is influenced by the European style.

Built atop the Bolgatty Island, this palace is blessed with scenic beauty and geographical advantages.

The palace was used as a place for stay and a headquarter during the British Raj.

The palace is currently served as a luxurious heritage hotel in Kochi.

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    Hi Dawn, The Honeymoon trip was amazing! The travel was very beautiful. The hotel was beautiful. Everyone there was so friendly. Kovalam beach and boat house were absolutely amazing! The best time we had on Kovalam and house boat.mhmmar is very beautiful and full of greenery wonderland tea museum all were so good It was awesome. We liked that one the best. We will definilty be using you in the future. We would love to do another trip in a year for our one year anniversary, just don;t know where yet! :) Thanks for all your traveling tips and suggestions. We felt very safe and it was very nice. Jungle saffari In thekkady , mattupatty dam and most beautiful house boat in Kerala backwaters Marari beach more peaceful than Kovalam

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    For people not actually staying at the Bolgatty Palace, some areas would be off limits, which are open only to the residents.

     

    The Bolgatty Palace in Kochi was built by Dutch Merchant in the year 1744. 

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