Our first visit to Sandeep and his fine Farmstay was in 2013 to partake in his wonderfully instructive and knowledgable tea tasting session . We learnt more genuine facts about tea than we ever knew before . So enjoyable was the visit, the setting in the tea hills, the decor, the warmth of the welcome , that the following year we ventured to stay for a couple of nights . It was all we could have wished for , comfortable rooms, a simply splendid all round elevated view of the plantation , exquisite gardens , breakfast, lunch and dinner carefully thought about and deliciously delivered, with proper thought that not everyone would like curry at every meal.
One afternoon Sandeep took us to his home village for a religious celebration , what a welcome from all the villagers , tea, food whatever you dreamed of , Sandeep and his wider family partook with us solitary Europeans. Nothing was too much trouble during our stay. Yes indeed we would thoroughly recommend at Least 2 nights stay, especially if a trip on the Ooty toy train is on your schedule, But that's another wonderful story to tell ,
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in the midst of our tea estate on the slopes of the highest mountain in Coonoor, Tranquilitea farm stay offers guests two fully furnished rooms which open out to their own individual gardens with unmatched privacy and a spectacular view of the surrounding hills. We tailor make our tours to suit individual guest requirements be it a round of golf, a walk in the estate, gourmet tea tasting tours or whatever else you may fancy. ... more less