SaffronStays SaffronStays RiverSong - Villa in Kollam, Kerala

SaffronStays RiverSong - Villa in Kollam, Kerala

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Quick Takeaways


  • Privacy, thy name is SaffronStays Riversong! Set on a 2-acre private island in Kollam, this is an ideal couple’s getaway

  • Located 2 hours 40 minutes from Trivandrum, the home is surrounded by the Kallada river and overlooks the Ashtamudi Lake

  • Riversong is a picturesque villa, housing a spacious living area and two bedrooms with ensuite bathrooms. Well-furnished, this waterfront home offers spectacular views.

  • Ever wanted to go fishing, kayaking and canoeing only to return to your private island? Live your imagination here as you engage in more activities like swimming, sunrise and sunset cruise, crab hunting
    and more while here. Disconnect from the city life and surrender to nature. 

  • The island’s lawns, swings and seating areas provide for wonderful spots to relax and unwind, where you can organise barbeques or click the perfect vacation photos with your loved ones. 

  • Savour traditional Kerala-style dishes and barbeque prepared by the in-house cook. The on-site staff will ensure you have a smooth stay, while you enjoy a stress-free getaway.

General
  • Television
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Air Conditioner
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
Food and Drinks
  • Breakfast included
  • Only Vegetarian or Jain Meals
  • Meals provided at extra cost
  • Meals included in Tariff
  • Self Catered
  • Meals not provided
Social
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
Other
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
Occasions
  • Pre Wedding Photoshoots 43
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Corporate Offsites 52
  • Strategic Meetings
  • Day Events and Kitty Parties 57
  • Birthdays and Celebrations 59
  • Clubbing
  • Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Theatre Or Films
  • Historical monuments
  • Street food
  • Geographical wonders
  • Beach
  • Places of worship
  • Amusement park
  • Museums and Art
  • Business District
  • Transit
  • AVAILABLE
  • BOOKED
  • SPECIAL RATES
  • UNAVAILABLE
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
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SaffronStays Recommends

- Choose from a variety of activities including fishing, swimming, kayaking and cruise riding or visit the Munroe View Point for that perfect sunset click
- Organise a barbecue-n-chill get-together
- Rummage through your wardrobe, pick out your best summer slip dress and pose in the lawns here with the greens as your backdrop for that perfect Instagram click

About the Home

SaffronStays Riversong is a 2-bedroom villa on a private island in Kollam. Set on the Munroe Island, the villa is ideal for a family getaway in South. Just an hour from the city, the villa is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway near Kolam. The villa is just 2 and a half hour from Thiruvananthapuram. It houses one spacious living area and two bedrooms. The home is well furnished with queen size beds, air-conditioners, refrigerators and fans. You can take a stroll in the lawns or relax in one of the multiple seating areas around the island, which offers spectacular views.
Indulge in some fun outdoor activities like fishing, swimming, kayaking, village tour, sunset and sunrise cruise in a canoe and crab hunting. Set out exploring the town and visit the famous tourist spots in Kerala. Hop, skip and jump to the Ashtamudi Lake, which is right next to the villa. The Kollam Beach is just an hour from the villa. The famous Thirumullavaram Beach is also an hour away from the villa.

Please Note

In case of disruption due to fluctuation, we have a genset which burns out beyond 6 hours of usage. So, it will be turned off after every 2 hours for 30 minutes in order for it to be used throughout the day.

Meal arrangements

Meals are provided onsite. Meals will be charged at an additional cost of Rs. 1500 (Veg/Non-veg) for adults and Rs 750 (Veg/Non-veg) for children.
Fish and mutton dishes (subject to availability) can be served at an additional cost which is payable at actuals onsite.

Stay and accessibility

1. Once you get down at Kollam station take a taxi/auto. The fare will be around Rs 950 or Rs 500 respectively. 2. You can hire a taxi and reach the home which is located at a distance of 78 kms from Trivandrum airport.

Yes, our Home is child friendly.

Yes, our home is senior citizen/elderly friendly. Although one has to climb 12-15 stairs to access the rooms.

No, our home isn't wheelchair accessible.

No, this isn't a pet-friendly villa.

Accommodation

Yes, driver/house help accomodation is available. Although, you need to inform the homeowner in advance.

Free parking is available onsite. You can park upto 2-3 cars.

Yes, this villa has indoor games and outdoor activities. It is suitable for a day picnic.

Yes, we do allow events at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 6 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. If you wish to book our home for functions, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

Others

Yes, we do allow shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. Meals can be arranged at an additional cost (per person, per day). Please note that a maximum of 6 people can be accommodated in the villa for an overnight stay. If you wish to book our home for shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email at [email protected]

There is a caretaker onsite.

Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Absolutely, but all guests have to be adults and government-approved Photo IDs that clearly show the address must be provided to the caretaker during Check-in.

Room specifics

4 extra mattresses can be arranged onsite. Our home has adequate bed sheets, blankets and pillows for extra bedding.

Our bedrooms have lovely queen sized beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, towels etc.

Yes, all of our bedrooms are air-conditioned.

Yes, we have a genset in case of rare occasions of power failure. The genset burns out beyond 6 hours of usage. So, it will be turned off after every 2 hours for 30 minutes in order for it to be used throughout the day

All of the rooms have been furnished with All-out machines. If needed, the caretaker has Odomos on site.

Food and Beverages

Meals are provided onsite. Meals will be charged at an additional cost of Rs. 1500 (Veg/Non-veg) for adults and Rs 750 (Veg/Non-veg) for children.

We provide healthy home-cooked meals prepared using locally sourced fresh ingredients. We recommend trying out our chef's specialty in Kerala delicacies. Fish and mutton dishes (subject to availability) can be served at an additional cost which is payable at actuals onsite. There is also a facility for barbecues onsite (both veg/non-veg).

Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen. However, mothers of infants or small children will have limited access to boil milk or prepare their kids meals.

Yes, you can use the fridge to store food/beverages.

Yes. In case you would like the caretaker to cook a special dish, you can pay him for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.

You can consume sealed bottled water, please inform the caretaker of the same and pay him for the actuals on site, in cash.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. No corkage charges applicable.

Payments

A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.

Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.

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.

All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.

Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.

Things to do

This is an island villa engulfed by the Ashtamudi Lake on one side and the Kallada River on the other. You can indulge in activities such as Fishing, Swimming, Kayaking , Village tour, Sunset cruise, Sunrise cruise or Crab hunting.

Yes, this is an island home. It is engulfed by the Ashtamudi Lake on one side and the Kallada River on the other.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours. We have a deck and music system available.

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. 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.

Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied. Late check-out charges includes meals (lunch).

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.

Yes, guests can access all the areas.

Safety

Yes, there is a security guard/watchman.

No, there are no CCTV cameras installed.

No, stray dogs cannot enter the premises. However, should a stray dog enter, inform the caretaker and he will address the issue.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kit onsite, stocked with Dettol, band-aids and over-the-counter medicines like Metacin, Crocin etc.

The villa is well lit up. There is enough lighting even in the surrounding areas i.e lawns, greenery.

How to get there

While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. You are also requested to contact the homeowner for further details.

If you would like to travel by public transport, the best route would be: 1. Get down at Kollam station. The home is located at a distance of 14 kms. You can take a Taxi/Auto. the fare would be about Rs 950 or auto Rs 500 respectively. 2. You can hire a taxi and reach the home which is located at a distance of 78 kms from Trivandrum airport.

Yes. Please note that toll charges are subject to change, depending on the authorities and the type of vehicle. Guests are requested to carry sufficient cash to cover the toll charge.


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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 2
Num of Rooms 2
MAXIMUM CAPACITY 8
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 2000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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