The Experience

The picturesque backwaters of Kerala are one of India’s most enchanting holiday destinations – and The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda, is the perfect way to experience it. The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda takes guests on a two night or a three night journey through the tranquil waterways of ‘God’s own country’ – Kerala. Discover its rich heritage and fascinating backwaters.

Soak in the beautiful scenery and the local sights as the cruiser meanders through a series of picturesque canals and lakes. The luxurious interiors, gentle lapping of water and balmy breeze make this a perfectly relaxing retreat.

Motor Vessel Vrinda sails on a two night and a three night itinerary, allowing guests the opportunity to leisurely discover the backwaters.


Deluxe Cabins

The Oberoi Motor Vessel Vrinda is an exclusive Backwater Vessel with eight tastefully appointed Deluxe Cabins, all with king size beds and large picture windows overlooking the lake.

Wake up to the backwaters almost at level with your view and feel the calmness while the world floats by.

The Cabins are elegantly designed with timber flooring. Each has its own private and well-appointed bathroom with shower. Each cabin is also provided with comfortable furniture, TV and DVD player and an electronic safe for guests’ peace of mind.


The upper deck houses a lounge and bar with panoramic views of the backwaters.

The breakfast served at the restaurant at sunrise creates a magical ambience of peace and serenity. Enjoy a cup of traditional cardamom tea sitting on cushions or wicker chairs watching the tropical world float by.

Motor Vessel Vrinda can proudly boast of her International and South Indian cuisine. At each meal, the well-trained crew works with you to create a unique menu.

The area is rich with coconuts, bananas, rice, local freshwater fish like pearlspot and small red prawns called Chemmen, which make for innovative recipes like Meen Moily and Malabar fish curry.

Indulge in this boat’s other signature dishes like Crab and orange salad, Masala prawns and Espresso cheese mouse.

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