Best Resorts In Wayanad That Will Amaze You
We have all heard about Kerala’s backwaters , but a trip to God’s own country is incomplete without visiting the hilly district of Wayanad. Waterfalls, caves, plants, birds, wildlife , trekking trails, camping – it has all the makings of a fun-filled vacation. All you need is accommodation. Book any of these resorts in Wayanad this year to enjoy a fantastic stay on your relaxing holiday amidst the lush greenery and tranquillity.
1. The Four Seasons Homestay
The Four Seasons is one of the cheap homestays in Wayanad and one of the best too. Run by Aunty Mary and her husband, you are treated like family members when you stay here. You’ll be greeted with warmth, fed delicious home-cooked food, and you can even ask for help with your itinerary. It’s also a pet-friendly space, in case you want to travel with your pup. Nearby attractions include Chembra Peak, Pookod Lake and the Wayanad Tea Museum. This Wayanad homestay is bound to win you over.
Address: Mahatma Nagar Market Road, Kalpetta
Cost: Prices can start as low as Rs 2000 a night (depending on how much in advance you book)
2. Tranquil Resort
If you are travelling in a large group or with kids, Tranquil is a good homestay at Wayanad. Part of a 400-acre coffee and spice plantation estate, the resort ensures everyone stays entertained. There are a pool and plenty of kids’ activities. It is a good resort, but you also benefit from the personal touch since a family runs it. Staying here is a vacation in itself, but it would be a good idea to step out to the nearby Edakkal Caves, Wayanad Heritage Museum and the Jain Temples.
PS: The resort also has two treehouse stays in case that’s more your jam.
Address: Kuppamudi Coffee Estate, Kolagappara
Cost: Starting at Rs 9,000 per night
3. Enteveedu Homestay
Enteveedu translated means, my house, and that’s precisely how you’ll feel at this Wayanad homestay. It is one of the best resorts in Wayanad. Set in a 150-year-old estate comprised of paddy fields and coffee plantations, it is run by the welcoming Mrs Rajagopal. You can go for plenty of day trips in the area: Kuruvadweep Island, Kurumbalakotta Mountains, and a couple of temples.
You can also choose to stay within the premises and use the hiking trails, badminton court and children’s playground.
Address: Punchavayal, Kayakkunnu, Panamaram
Cost: Starting at Rs 3000 per night (approx.)
4. Rocky Nest Homestay
Run by a couple, Rocky Nest is a perfect and cheap homestay in Wayanad. They will welcome you with warmth and make sure all your requirements are met, even if you have specific food requests. We hear the biryani at this place is incredibly delicious. The Wayanad homestay is situated close to attractions like Chembra Peak, Kuruvadweep, Lakkiddi Viewpoint and the Wayanad Tea Museum.
It might also be worth your while to visit the nearby Coffee Grove Restaurant and Udupi Restaurant for a taste of local cuisine.
Address: A.K.G. Road, Kalpatta, Kalpetta
Cost: Contact property directly for quotes
5. Lakerose Wayanad Resort
Kids stay free at this Wayanad homestay! Moreover, the Lakerose Wayanad Resort has a pool, a badminton court and a space for archery. There’s a plethora of cottages and rooms to choose from. You can even opt for a lake-view room or a Jacuzzi suite room. Are you travelling with kids? Watch them have the time of their life at the playground and the children’s library as you indulge in some nostalgia with a game of carrom. They also do campfires if the weather permits.
You won’t feel the need to step out of this oasis, but if it’s your first time in Wayanad, you can visit the Edakkal Caves, the Heritage Museum and Lakkidi viewpoint for the best scenery.
Address: Near Karapuzha Dam, near St Sabastians Church, Vazhavatta, Kalpetta
Cost: Starting at Rs 6000 per night (approx.)
6. Kudajadri Drizzle Homestay
Run by the Kudajadri family, this Wayanad homestay is for those looking for a chill and laidback time with their family. Surrounded by paddy fields and tea, coffee and spice plantations, you’ll feel like you’re living in the heart of nature. They have set up an excellent game room and also have an indoor play area for children. Moreover, if you don’t want to eat out all the time while travelling, you’ll find that delicious, nutritious traditional Jain food here.
Visit the Pazhassi Raja Tomb, Puliyarmala Jain Temple, Kuruvadweep and Lakkidi Viewpoint. They also offer high-speed internet if you want to take your laptop along for work (or Netflix!)
Address: MR School Road, Kayakkandy House, Kaniyambetta
Cost: Starting at Rs 1500 per night (approx.)
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