Planters Kerala Home Stay

Places to visit

Kumarakom: Nestling among languid coconut palms, gentle breezes and the torpid waters of the Vembanad Lake is the backwater paradise. Another attraction of this area is the Kumarakom bird sanctuary.

Ayyampara:Commands a spectacular view of the rugged spurs of the Sadyadri ranges.

Vagamon: The renowned hill town from where the River Meenachil leads down towards the plains is hardly 25 km. Away. Atop the hills surround by tea gardens and tea factories, you can visit Benedictine ashram founded jointly by a Belgian monk Acharya Francis and an English counterpart Fr.Bede Griffiths. Both have left for their heavenly abode but their legacy is being carried forward by a few dozen of their disciples..A visit to their monastery and dairy farm will be a rare experience in observing how to live in harmony with nature. These ascetics bake brown bread out of their own organic farm produce and collect about 2000 litres of milk from the local community every day to be pasteurized and distributed in the town through their refrigerated vans The ashram lies perched atop undulating hills and dales.

Poonjar Palace: Poonjar Palace is situated 7 km.away from Planters Home Stay.Within the palace is an extraordinary royal collection of antiques and exquisite furniture, Also, near the palace is an amazing replica of the Madurai Meenakshi Temple.

Illickal Peak: A mystical peak worth hiking up to.

Ramapuram Forane Church: It is 15 km. Away from Planter Home Stay. The ancient Church was built in 1450.

St. George Church Aruvithura: Millione throng the site in season to attend the fabulous fete if the Warrior Saint. This church is only 4 km.from Planters Home Stay.

Bharananganam Church: Blessed Sister Alphonsa`s tomb; pilgrim centre. It is only 4 km. Away from Planters Home Stay.

Marmala Water Falls: The sight of the cascading waterfalls will haunt your memories long after you have left.

Peringulam Streams: Refreshment for the soul.

Meenachil River: Celebrated by Kerala’s Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy in her autobiographical novel “God of Small Things,” this river meanders through our plantation. There is a bathing ghat where you can take a leisurely swim or swim across the current if you feel adventurous. You will see the village boatman paddling his country craft back land forth for the benefit of the village folk on their shopping outing to and from the nearest town Romantic and rejuvenating!