You get breakfast, lunch and dinner cooked by the caretaker here, so ensure that you order in advance. Everything is prepared fresh and in accordance with what is available and what the guest wants. Try out the local delicacies cooked in coconut oil and also the poultry options. Each meal is priced at Rs 350 per person. The barbecue dinner is for Rs 450 where a special grill is set up for you to enjoy. Highly recommended for cold nights.
Depending on the season, the rates are anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 4,500 for double occupancy rooms that include breakfast.
Best time to go
Monsoons are the least favourable time of the year, yet a writer’s season to find solace in such warm properties. It starts getting chilly with temperatures really dropping in December and January. Summers are hot but for those who want to go on hikes, this would be the time. October and November are ideal months for a good vacation here in every sense but it can get a little crowded so book in advance.
Oh, don’t forget to carry enough woollens when here.
Things to do:
In the property
• Walk around the gardens and plantations
• Pack a picnic and sit in the jungle to enjoy a break
• Go on a hike nearby
• Take over the barbecue and try out your own recipes
Around the property
Forget Darjeeling, try tea tasting in Munnar at the many plantations and take back home ample of samples to not completely miss your mornings here!
This gorgeous dam is bordered by mountain ranges that make it an aesthetically pleasing place both for the soul and the photos. Go boating on the reservoir and watch the sunset change the hues of the sky. Make sure you don’t litter.
Nearest metro city is Cochin.
Kochi airport is about four hours away and the drive till the property is soothingly scenic. Cabs can be hired for the same or you can opt for self-drive cars too.
Aluva railway station is the closest but the Madurai one is the most accessible for outstation journeys. From there a bus ride or a car ride of three to four hours will help you reach Munnar.
Kerala state road transport corporation has regular buses to Munnar from across the state. KPN travels had overnight buses from Bangalore for your convenience.
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