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The Spice Circuit-Palamoottil Pandakasala Homestay

For a captivating village tourism experience along with authentic Keralan food in a homely setting
1 of 5For a captivating village tourism experience along with authentic Keralan food in a homely setting
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Kollam, Kollam District, Kerala
Palamoottil Pandakasala is a place to experience village life upfront.
Slow travelers have a great opportunity to just seep into the place; work in the kitchen garden; watch the cattle and poultry in the backyard; take a cycle or bike to ride through the village by lanes, across paddy fields and tiny shops. Get invited in the neighbourood for a tea or attend the evening ritual at the nearby temple or church.
Get to cook with the mother of the house, learn the use of spices and pick up a few recipes. Get to take home premium spices, coconut oil, cashews, home-made masalas, chutneys and pickles.
While this Home Stay offers a great natural setting and village atmosphere, there are a host of local and major tourist destinations located within 2 hours of travel time, these include; Sasthamcottah Temple & Lake, Munroe Islands, Kollam, Ja...
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Listing #FKN9269428
About the Owner
wilson r
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

The stay at Palamoottil Pandakasala surpassed all my expectations. We were greeted with fresh coconut and a home-cooked meal that was the best curry meen I'd tasted. Mrs. Rajan is the mother I wish I had (we cried when leaving her) - and it was...More

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Wilson R, VR Owner at The Spice Circuit-Palamoottil Pandakasala Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Thank you so much for your touching words and appreciation...we wish you had stayed longer with us and hope you get the India calling soon again. Till such time we will cherish the memories you have left behind. Regards! Ponnamma Rajan & Team The Spice...More

Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is undoubtedly the BEST Homestay experience I have ever had. And I have been to quite a few of them in my travels. Host Wilson and her mother - Ponnamma Rajan treated us like family. Wilson went to the local fish market at the...More

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Wilson R, VR Owner at The Spice Circuit-Palamoottil Pandakasala Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks a lot Manish, it was such a pleasure to have you and your family with us...we thoroughly enjoyed serving you all and look forward to having you visit us soon again. Regards to Shilpi and love to Neo. Thanks again! Ponnamma Rajan & Wilson...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Of all the food I had in India nothing compares to eating Ponnamma's food at my homestay with The Spice Circuit She grows and produces all her own organic spices, has chickens that call to her when they've laid an egg, and is one of...More

Thank Ayngelina B
Wilson R, VR Owner at The Spice Circuit-Palamoottil Pandakasala Homestay, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2018

Dear Ayngelina...it was indeed our privilege to have you stay with us and we are delighted to know that you liked the homestay and the Keralan food served to you. I really felt proud in taking you around our tiny village to showcase its culture,...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (4)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (18)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 11:00 AM
No smoking inside the house, however you can some outside. No guests other than those registered will be allowed to stay All guests should be retire to their rooms by 10:00...
    1 Full bath
    4 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Kings
    1 Queen
    1 Twin
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  • Lunch/Dinner: $20 / stay - Fee
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