Home Stays in Kerala
At Home : Nimmy Paul - Cochin
Guests stay with Nimmy and Paul to experience and learn the traditional flavors and preparations of Homestays in Kerala in a comfortable and informal manner. A guest might just want to spend a few leisurely and unhurried days, just enjoying their hospitality. Nimmy and Paul take great care toensure that their guests are satisfied.
Vanilla County : Teekoy
Vanilla County is an enchanting Plantation Homestays in Kerala, near the origin of the Meenachil River at Vagamon, set amidst plantations of vanilla, pepper, coffee and rubber. It is two hours by car from the Kochi International Airport and its unique destination helps travelers understand the true meaning of Eco Tourism.
Homestays in Kerala is the ideal takeoff point for visits to periyar wild life sanctuary, munnar hill station and alleppey backwaters.
Things to do :
Spices Garden Visit
Visit to nearby Ashram (a meditation centre)
Trekking through the nearby mountains
Bathing in the mountain streams
Taking part in the farming activities
Birds & butterfly watching
See Vermiculture & rain water harvesting
Possibility of seeing elephants at work
Cycling through the villages around Vanilla County
Anns Homestay - Kurumannu : Kottayam
Ann's Home Stay has got 50 acres of plantation including a fruit orchard and dairy farm and provides daily supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Fruit trees of various species collected from different parts of the globe are grown with painstaking attention. Some guests describe this as Eden garden.
Various Things to Do & See in Plantation :
Trekking in the plantation / Climbing the rocks
Rubber processing / Rubber tapping (How the natural extract of rubber tree/latex is processed and converted into rubber sheet )
Coconut tree climbing : Climbing a coconut tree of 30-60 ft height.
Vanila pollination / Procesing
Elephant ride (on prior request)
Bath in the natural glacier / river
Visiting the dairy farm / milking the cows
Olive Brook Homestead - Munnar : Pothamedu Munnar
Far from the hustles and bustles of Munnar, Olive Brook unleashes a whole new world of sunshine, fresh air, pure mountain spring water, varieties of birds, trees, mountains, streams, caves, flowers, acres of cardamom and tea plantations. Stunning views from the rooms, highly personalized services, excellent food and spick and span interiors; any which way you look at it, Olive Brook stands out in the clutter. Olive Brook, it is all about rediscovering "Mother Nature". And how little big things can make all the difference in the world.
Facilities & services :
Home made food
Evening dinner with bar-be-que and bonfire
The Windermere Estate - Munnar : Poathamedu Munnar
WINDERMERE is where the manicured Tea Garden merges with lush green Forests of Munnar. Hallmarked for its exclusiveness and hygiene, five double rooms, 2 units Coffee Cottages, an interacting room and a dining room serving table d'hote is Windermere. On the Rocks" is a telescope providing 360° uninterrupted breath-taking view of Munnar.
130 kms from Cochin airport
142 kms from Madurai
Facilities & Services :
Home made food