Set amidst the historic splendour of Fort Kochi, is the gracious and welcoming edifice of Fort Heritage .A Dutch Palace built in the 17th century and converted into a heritage Hotel in 1997.Built with laterite, limestone, wood and tiles, Fort Heritage is beautifully restored ,retaining every feature of the original structure.
A stone's throw away from the sparkling Fort Kochi beach, dotted with the gossamer silhouettes of the Chinese fishing nets, the historic church of St.Francis, the Indo Portuguese museum and several other monuments from the past, Fort Heritage represents a perfect blend of old world elegance charmingly commingled with modern day comforts .Fort Heritage has ten spacious , air conditioned rooms and two deluxe suites exquisitely furnished with period furniture and bedecked with paintings that date as far back as the 17th century world. Here's where you'll find the work of the great masters as well as the pride of Indian art, Raja Ravi Varma. Every room comes with a luxuriously fitted ensuite bathrooms with round the clock hot and cold water, bathtub and shower facilities. At the "Heritage Zone", the gracious dining area at Fort Heritage, a variety of cuisine including Continental, Chinese, Syrian Christian, exotic local fare and traditional Indian barbeque. Breakfast and dinner can also be savoured in the fresh ambience of the lush lawn and garden outside.
An Ayurvedic centre complete with a massage room and steam bath facility have been set up providing healing and rejuvenation to the weary traveler. Meandering through the maze of lanes that criss-cross the quaint town of Fort Kochi, you are sure to come across snippets of history at virtually every nook and corner.
Fort Heritage, a unique Holiday experience set in an ambience redolent with history and yet warm and welcoming with the plush hospitality of an elegant retreat.
Places of interest in Fort Kochi and Suburbs
Church of St.Francis Xavier, Chinese Fishing Nets, The Bishop's House, Fort Immanuel, Baston Bungalow, Thakur House, David Hall, Parade Ground, The Dutch Cemetery, Santa Cruz Basilica, Princess Street, Indo-Portuguese Museum, Jewish Synagogue, Dutch Palace, Bolgatty Palace, Museum of Kerala History, Jew Town, Cherai Beach, Willingdon Island, Hill Palace Museum.