Why Kottayam is a peaceful and tranquil location to live

29 AUG 2022

Nestled between the majestic green cover of the Western Ghats and the jewel blue stream of Vembanad Lake is the tranquil city of Kottayam, an ancient commercial capital and currently the second-largest revenue-earning corporation in the State of Kerala. The abundance of rubber plantations, lush backwaters, and being the first completely literate district in the state, earned the area the epithet of “Land of Lakes, Letters, and Latex”. The city has grown from being dependent on agriculture and small-scale industries to a modern industrial hub comprising metals, chemicals, rubber, and automobiles as well as textile companies. 

With this industrialization has come an influx of people from all parts of the nation, who now call the city their home. Due to growing job opportunities and the popularity of Kottayam as a peaceful and serene district, there has been a massive demand for housing. Confident Group, one of the top builders in Kottayam, is bringing to people two projects in the heart of the city, that combine all amenities of modern luxury intertwined with the serenity and calmness Kottayam has to offer. Before that let us look at why Kottayam is your ideal option if in search of a calm and serene location to settle in Kerala:

Health Care and Education

Health Care and Education

Health and Education are the prime factors that contribute to the overall peace, well-being, and growth in a person’s life. The residents of Kottayam have the access to the finest institutions, which ensures that these basics are taken care of. It is home to 900+ schools and 3 major engineering colleges and 20+ arts and science colleges. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, MG University, and CMS Colleges are some of these. Lourdes Public School, Pallikoodam School, and Navodaya School are some of the major schools to which the residents can send their children. The area also ensures a good public health system with 200+ hospitals and healthcare facilities such as KIMS Hospital, Indo-American Hospital, Govt Medical College, etc. 

Proximity to Tourist Destinations

Kottayam is ideally situated between the mighty mountains of the Western Ghats and the lush green backwaters of Vembanad. This offers proximity to various prominent tourist destinations and recreation facilities. The area is known for its scenic backwaters, hills, and interesting sights. Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Illikkal Kallu, Elaveezhapoonchira, Kattikkayam Waterfalls, etc. The region is also an important religious destination with temples like Vaikom Mahadeva Temple, Thirunakkara Temple, Malliyoor Ganapathi Temple, and Churches such as Tomb of Saint Alphonsa, Kottayam Cheriapally. With various weekend getaway spots, Kottayam is the ideal place for those looking for an ideal work-life balance.


The district is well connected to all major transportation facilities via road, rail, and air. The District Bus Terminal and Railway Station are situated within a 2km radius. The nearby locations of Vaikom and Changanassery taluks are connected through excellent road networks and railway lines. There is a regular express train operation between the city and neighboring cities of Ernakulam, Kollam, and Thiruvananthapuram. The Cochin International Airport is the nearest airport, which is 92 km away. The area has good traffic control ensuring that there are no major congestions or traffic chokes ensuring peaceful travel. 

Climate and Disaster Management

Climate is an important factor that contributes to the overall tranquillity of an area. An ideal place for settlement that is neither very hot nor cold while having seasonal showers and short winters. Kottayam offers a tropical climate, with a year-round temperature varying from 70-85 degrees Fahrenheit, making it ideal for settlement. It receives an abundance of rain throughout the year, ensuring a cool climate and availability of groundwater around the year. 

Clean and Green City

Public Garden

Along with effective enforcement of the Eco-friendly policies of the Government the Sanitation and Health department of the Kottayam Corporation along with various Private Bodies and Pro-bono Institutions are involved in maintaining the city as clean, green, and pollution free.The area is covered with abundant greenery acting as the lungs of the state. The government has also built parks in the area with trees and has employed sweepers and Garbage disposal workers for effective management of waste. There are facilities like public restrooms and others that maintain a high level of public sanitation.

A person achieves Peace and tranquility when offered possibilities for growth combined with joyous living conditions. You can find this peace and tranquility in life in the city of Kottayam. Confident Group, one of the prominent builders in Kottayam is bringing to its people Confident Cygnus and Confident Blueberry. Both projects are ideal for working individuals and families looking for apartments in Kottayam. Schedule a visit to the property today and take the first step in securing your dream home in the ‘Akshara Nagari’ of Kerala.

Author - Confident Group

As the most trusted real estate brand in the nation, we at Confident Group strive to create a positive, smooth and transparent medium for potential home buyers with anything and everything related to home purchase. We provide informative and engaging articles which cover useful details across many verticals from the real estate sector. Our 2-decade long expertise in building infrastructure projects across Kerala and abroad backed by the trust of over 10,000 customers earned us the reputation of being the best as a real estate brand in Asia. We hope that our blogs will help in translating our experience for the prospective buyers who are looking for their dream home.



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