The Malakkarethu House is the best homestay for visitors to the Maramon Convention. Located at Aranmula, it is a short ride away from the convention center at Maramon in Pathanamthitta. The convention usually happens around February, every year. It is reputed to be the largest Christian convention in Asia. During this time the world’s leading religious thinkers and Christian scholars come to Maramon.
The convention happens on the banks of the sands of the Pampa River and close to the Kozhencherry Bridge. The event is organized by the Mar Thoma Evangelistic Association which is the missionary wing of the Mar Thoma Church in Kerala.
Staying at the Malakkarethu House provides a heavenly experience of being one with nature for the visitors to the convention. Here the environment is cool with the walls made of mud. The floors are of traditional clay tiles.
The rooms are spacious and windy. The windows are large and allow the smooth flow of cool breeze from the Pampa River nearby. The rooms have elegant traditional furniture. The courtyard has numerous trees that provide it shade. You can see coconut trees, nutmeg trees, mango and jackfruit trees. You can also enjoy the fruits when they are in season.
The garden outside has numerous potted flowering plants including hibiscus, jasmine, crepe jasmine etc. A Butterfly Garden is being set up at the Malakkarethu House to invite the beauteous guests.
The Malakkarethu House is the best homestay for a homely atmosphere especially when you are on a pilgrimage. Even when you are visiting for business or leisure, it is a great place to stay with friends or family.
Whether it’s a pleasure trip with friends, an escape from the daily tensions of the business world, a family get-together or a pilgrimage we host you with the warmth and care of a family. A home away from home, we promise endearing memories for the rest of your life.