This is situated on a beautiful cardamon plantation about 20kms from Munnar. The staff were very friendly and the excellent manager was always in hand to give advice or talk about the area and the plantation.
There are 8 cottages, all set up as semi-detached pairs. The room had high ceilings and was light and airy. They are modern rooms with a separate seating area, good bathroom and comfortable bed, with doors to a small garden area for watching the amazing bird life.
As the resort was full, they prepared a buffet menu each evening - but don't misinterpret that. This was not buffet food that would re-presented at lunch or dinner, it was freshly cooked and the menu changed each evening. The food was delicious using ingredients from the small vegetable garden and of course local spices, which you could taste in the careful preparation. It was really good food.
There is plenty to do in the forest behind the main area and you will be guaranteed to see wonderful bird life - amazing vibrant colours and different varieties. The walk takes you uphill through the cool forest and we were fortunate to see the Indian Giant squirrels in the tall canopies.
While many people had a car and took a day trip to Munnar, etc, we walked from the resort to the local village, which is surrounded by tea plantations. We walked through the rows of tea, and then enjoyed a fantastic Ayurvedic massage at one of the establishments in the village (just 2000 for a 90 min session!). There is also a Fun Forest adventure park for walking amongst the tree canopies etc.
It is a place to relax and unwind, and enjoy nature in such a wonderful setting. We were sad to leave after 2 days and we will certainly return on our next trip to Kerala.
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