Welcome to Oysteropera
Tinged with the blush of sun, sand and blue sky merging with blue water to provide a spectacular view is the germ green island which houses “OYSTER OPERA” a theme village in northern part of Kerala, God’s own country. At this sanctuary of natural beauty comprised of mangrove, palm fringed islands and coastal stretches caressed by back waters, Oyster Opera promises unique care and comfort on the country side. The resort is noted not only for its attention to detail and trained hospitable staff but also various other experiences on the brackish waters away from urbanity. It will be an unforgettable experience while enjoying a deep sense of serenity and contemplating the majesty of nature.
Inaugurated in the year of 2007 “Oyster Opera” is done and run by G.S Gul who was honoured national award by the Government of India to his effort for uplifting poor coastal folk by applying innovative ideas. He is the first Indian who farmed mussel on coir and parted this technology to the poor locals and now there are 6000 farmer’s majority of them are women. The total production of the mussel for the year 2008-2009 was 20,000 Metric Tones.
The remarkable enterprise of G.S Gul with oyster as his theme, also identified the tourism potential of the region and for the course of uplifting the socio-economic standards of village folk. He transformed to give the villagers an opportunity to break the shackles of unemployment and at the same time contributing this theme to the world of tourism, where mussel farming on coir, collection of abundant natural backwater resources as oysters and clams are done on daily basis identified by the Tourism Department of Kerala and appreciated by the visitors. He took a step further to include the cruising experience for the guests in mechanized and country boats to visit the island around. The resort is also blessed with some historical places nearby like Bekal Fort and Parassinikadavu Temple. Ayurvedic treatments, Coracle boat ride, canoeing, peddle boat, Indoor and outdoor games and fun fishing gears were added to make this place a complete holiday getaway.
"Very good location. Best varieties of pure veg
food enjoyed very cooperative and caring staff.
Must visit if going to north Kerala. Floating
cottage is very nice. Enjoyed boating. If get
chance will definitely visit again."
. - Vivek S, Banglore
"This is a great place for a holiday. Our cottage was a few feet from the water. There were easy chairs and a hammock, just outside, to laze and take in the view. The coconut trees leaning towards the water were a pretty sight. " - Grece Beliker, Banglore