Kottayam - A dream destination to settle down

Kerala is the leading state in India when it comes to education, healthcare and overall quality of life. Making it one of the best states in India to settle down. Kottayam, located 150 kms north of Trivandrum and 62 kms south of Kochi, is known as the land of letters. Kottayam is surrounded by the majestic Western Ghats on the east and ever crackling Vembanad Lake on the west and because of these natural formations Kottayam is blessed with a pleasant climate.

Why is kottayam the ideal city for settling down?

The calm and quiet nature of Kottayam makes it well suited for quality life. Kottayam is a preferred location for HNIs and NRIs. The place is famous for natural beauty and is known as trekkers’ heaven. It has excellent rail and road connectivity between cities. Education and healthcare facilities in Kottayam are exceptional. Reflecting the religious culture of Kottayam, residents have fast access to churches, temples and mosques.


One of the main artery roads in Kerala, MC Road is directly connected to Kottayam making travel time to Kochi international airport (CIAL) in under two hours. Well connected city roads help residents get fast access to all essential amenities. Kottayam lies on one of the busiest rail routes in Kerala. It has direct connectivity between Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and other major cities in India.


Kottayam is one of the prime educational hubs in the state Kerala. It has 900+ schools, 3 major engineering colleges and 24 arts and science colleges. Access to modern educational institutions helped kottayam to gain full literacy rate in India. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, one of the elite educational institutes in the country is located in Kottayam along with the likes of Mahatma Gandhi University and CMS College. Access to premier schools like Navodaya Vidyalaya, Lourdes Public School, and Pallikoodam School makes Kottayam an ideal place for families to settle down.


Kottayam has a better health standard with low death rate, high level of acceptance of family planning methods and increased life expectancy. Kottayam has a total of 200+ hospitals, which enables grass root level access to the public health system. Kottayam is well known for excellent healthcare facilities like Govt Medical College, KIMS hospital, District Ayurveda Hospital and Indo American Hospital.

Resorts, Hotels & Clubs

Kottyam has access to some of the best hotels, resorts and clubs, where you can enjoy a great time with your dear ones. Rotary Club, Ramavarma Union Club, The Windsor Castle Leisure Hotel, Hotel Indraprastha, Hotel Arcadia are some of the major ones. Kumarakom is a crowning tourist destination in Kottayam. It has many luxury resorts lined up on the shores of Vembanad Lake. There are a wide variety of houseboats available in Kumarakom and the majority of them are premium or luxury houseboats.

Tourist Destinations

Kottayam is a beautiful tourist destination in Kerala. There are many adorable places in Kottayam. Well-known for its scenic backwaters, hills, interesting sights and stunning beauty. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Marmala Waterfalls, Nadukani, Vaikom, Poonjar Palace are some of the major tourist destinations in Kottayam. Kumarakom Is one of the first tourist destinations in India to adopt Responsible Tourism practices.