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:: About Home stay ?

Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as improve their language ability. While homestays can occur in any destination worldwide, some countries do more to encourage

Elephant Hills Homestay
Our homestay offers you what ever you expect away from home, where you can spent a vacation enjoying the mesmerizing beauty of Periyar Wild life sanctuary and many other nearby tourist spots. Privacy, cleanliness and homely food are our motto.
Mundakal Paradise
We invite you to retreat to mundakal paradise and to surrender to the restorative powers of nature. This is one of the most idyllic and inspirational homestays in 'God's own Country' Kerala, South India.
Blue Mangoes Home
Blue Mangoes Home is a quiet, beautiful and pristine homestay. It is situvated in the boundary of Periyar Tiger Reserve, welcome home stay for those wanting to explore the mysteries of the tropical rain forests and the animal kingdom. Set in the heart of Thekkady, it is a convenient and affordable option, while offering the very best of hospitality.
Ammu's Homestay
Surrounded by the mesmeric beauty of meditative mountains, brilliant skies, whispering winds, inviting hikes and healing waters, Ammu homestay retreat in Kerala is a place to unwind, reflect and rejuvenate...
SN Homestay
SN Homestay is a Plantation Resort set amidst a beautiful Cardamom farm situated in Thekkady, adjacent to the Periyar wild life sanctuary in Idukki, Kerala, India. It is surrounded by about 15 acres of lush green forests and offers a great view from its heights. It also provides opportunities for many adventure sports such as trekking, rock climbing, fishing and angling.
Deer Villa Palace
Deer Villa Palace homestay nestled in the midst of the enticing beauty of mist clad mountains, luminous skies and healing waters, offers a serene place to unwind from the hustle and bustle of day to day life! A place for memorable vacations with long walks in nature, enchanting views and wonderful wildlife...
Rainbow Cottage
Home stay helps you come across land, people, culture and cuisine of any place in its perfect aspect unlike hotel accommodation. Different types of houses are converted to home-stay like heritage homes, farm houses, estate bungalows, ancestral homes like mana, illam, naalukettu, etc. that gives a pleasant stay away from busy towns and cities but near to places of tourist attractions.
Dolphin Residency
Have you ever experienced the pleasure of watching Sunrise from your bed? Our Wooden paneled natural A/c rooms with one side mirror glass gives a fabulous view of the Sunrise in the Mangaladevi & Thekkady Hills.Enjoy the scenic beauty of Kumily town from our Watch Tower.Hurry!!! Book your room at Dolphin Residency,We provide booking facility for Kathakali, Martial Arts,Plantation Tour & Elephant Ride.Tariff Rnging from Rs 350/- to Rs 1,450/- only.Enjoy 10% discount for advance payments.
Dream View Cottage
Dreamview - A tranquil homestay true to its name. Dreamview is located at a beautiful countryside away from crowds and hurry burry of cities... where air&water is as pure as dew drops. Our homestay offers you what ever you expect away from home, where you can spent a vacation enjoying the mesmerizing beauty of Periyar Wild life sanctuary and many other nearby tourist spots. Privacy, cleanliness and homely food are our motto.
Meadow View Inn Homestay
Meadow View Inn is owned by Mr.V.C.Satheesh Kumar and his wife Ms.Indhulekha.They live with their children in the property, and looks after the needs of the visitors at all times. Mr. Satheesh Kumar has a very long association with the famous periyar wildlife sanctuary. He was a boat driver of the Kerala Forests and wildlife department for more than 15 years. His father Mr.G.Chellappan Pillai, served the TamilNadu Public Works Department for about 40 years at Thekkady.His maternal grand father,
Kerala House
Enjoy a soothing retreat holiday at Kerala Homestay located in the heart of Periyar close to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The homestay has comfortable, spacious rooms with individual balconies facing the Periyar national park, and attached bathrooms with hot and cold water running twenty four hours, satellite television facility…
Misty Green
The people of Kerala are known for their hospitality and warmth. Visitors to Kerala quite often look for lodging such that they can experience this generosity. In a safe neighbourhood, with a friendly home atmosphere at affordable prices and centrally located, The Misty Green is the definition of a homestay in Thekkady. Drive into The Misty green home Stay for an endearing experience with few of Kerala’s people
Mickey homestay
Mickey homestay is the pleasant and well-appointed home stay of Murali and Sujatha, Murali is the grand son of Mr. Appu, who was the first boat driver of Periyar Lake. Mickey homestay is situated very near to the main Street of Kumily, the gateway to Periyar Tiger Reserve and Thekkady.
Dreamland Homestay
Welcome to Dreamland Home stay, situated in the heart of Thekkady, the wild life destination of Kerala. We are located in a serene and quiet part of Thekkady on the By-pass road near the Taj Garden Retreat. Every room has a private balcony view of the Periyar Tiger Reserve Mountains. Stay with us and experience warm Kerala hospitality along with unmatched convenience and comforts.
Bougainvilla Homestay
Enjoy a soothing retreat holiday at Bougainvilla Homestay located in the heart of Periyar close to the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The Bougainvilla Homestay is an ideal location for families or friends who are looking for comfortable and affordable accommodation in the midst of nature. The Homestay offers a peaceful place for holidaying, trekking, adventure activities and more.
Thekkady Inn,
Thekkady Inn Home stay is situated right in the middle of forests , outside the Periyar Wild life sanctuary. It is barely 2 km away form Kumili a centre of spice trade. The Periyar wild life sanctuary is home to a rich bio diversity of flora and fauna. At its centre is an artificial Periyar lake. Above it rises the high ranges of the Western Ghats clothed in green- a mix of semi evergreen and moist deciduous forests.
Periyar Seven Hills
A home stays for holidays, started by Mr. M.S Raja in the year 2008 located by the distance of only 500 Meter from the town, has large number of customers list who got their holiday much joyful and memorable one.
Sahya Cottage
Welcome to Sahya Home stay to escape to the tranquil arms of nature. This home stay is right in the midst of nature at its best-in Thekkady in Kerala near Periyar wild life sanctuary and Tiger reserve, Thekkady and Pamba biological garden, Gavi. Sahya Home stay ahs become popular for its communion with nature and the sheer beauty and its warm hospitality.
Periyar Heven
Hospitality has always remained one of the most valued traditions of Indian culture in general and Kerala in particular. The centuries old age, ‘Athiti Devo Bavah” – the guest is always considered to be a representative of god, is practiced in Kerala to the core. Hospitality becomes more homely stay arrangements and opportunities Kerala is the pioneer state in India. The Periyar Heaven Homestay is a premium accommodation alternative which is a representation of Indian hospitality at its best.
EL-PARADISO
Welcome to El-Paradiso, a family run homestay situated at the heart of Periyar (Thekkady), the Wildlife Destination of Kerala. We are ideally located in aquiet and peacefull part of Periyar on the bye-pass road, near Taj Gerden Retreat.
Jungle View Homestay
Situated right at the Tamil Nadu border and besides the Thekkady Tiger Reserve, Jungle View Home stay is the result of the hard work of Mr. Ramachandran. He used to be a farmer before he got into the home stay business. However monkeys, squirrels, elephants and birds used to destroy his pepper and fruit plantation year after year. When elephants vested his plantation, it was the last straw. He lodged a complaint with the forest department but was scolded in return, "Tourists pay so much to see e
Chill Cast Cottage
It is the best place with spectacular view of the periyar wildlife sancturary, exclusievely built for nature lovers.
Panthalams Homestay
Panthalams is a large and welcoming family home, is at 2min. nature reserve of Periyar. The rooms are large with bathroom, large windows and terrace with a hanging chair, are very clean and tidy, have a closet to put things that you bear in your suitcase.
Oasis Homestay
When you are atThekkady, the beautiful hill station of Kerala, untamed at every area with its vast expanse of greenery, spice scented breeze,mist capped hills, salubrious climate & the hypnotic scenic beauty, it is very natural that if the tourist share above feeling.When the tourists are at Oasis, anybody will feel that they are at their own home. We are ideally located in a quiet and peaceful part of Thekkady on the by-pass road Side
Jungle Paradiso
Welcome to Jungle Paradiso Home stay to escape to the tranquil arms of nature. This home stay is right in the midst of nature at its best-in Thekkady in Kerala near Periyar wild life sanctuary and Tiger reserve, Thekkady and Pamba biological garden, Gavi. Haritha Home stay ahs become popular for its communion with nature and the sheer beauty and its warm hospitality,the homestay is just 50 mtrs away from the Periyar wild life sanctuary
Thara Garden
Thaara Gardens Mone's Family Cottage opened its doors to the public in the early 1970's and was freshly renewed in 2000 by it´s German buisness-partner. Mone's family was one of the first families of Kumily to receive regularly international visitors in the 70's. The guesthouse is located between Kumily-Town and Thekkady and 2km to the entrance of Perylar Wildlife Sanctuary, in the Idukki district of Kerala, South India.
ABC Residency
ABC residency is situated amidst a cardamom plantation. The building is built and sustained without disturbing the natural ambience of the plantation. It is the ideal place for those who want to spend a few days detached from the humdrums of the routine life .One of the most striking feature of the area is the spectacular views of the surroundings hills and plantations.
Chithrasala Homestay
Experience a home stay with a difference. Nestled in the back drop of the mighty western ghats in the cool confines of the Periyar hill ranges lies Chithrasala Home Stay offering you an experience in home stay like never before. Ideally positioned with a cool and serene ambiance and offering you a scenic view of the majestic surroundings
The Winter Wind homestay
This eco friendly homestay set in the most idyllic tourist destination in God's own country, is located amidst an unending expanse of cardamom, rubber and tea plantations, providing a sweet aroma of the spice scented cool air and overlooking pristine valleys and mountains that are home to exotic species of flora and fauna! Picture book towns, winding lanes, gurgling streams besides trekking and holiday facilities make your stay here a once-in-a-lifetime experience with evergreen memories to cherish
Spicevilla Guest House
We proudly present Spice Villa Guest House (Home Stay)- an enchanting Guest House in Thekkady, Kerala, near the Famous Periyar Tiger Reserve. The Guest House offers peace, privacy and pure relaxation. There are only a handful of rooms for guests and each has its own en-suite bathroom with all modern facilities.
Manayath Heritage
A long shoreline with serene beaches, tranquil stretches of emerald backwaters, lush hill stations and exotic wild life, waterfalls, sprawling plantations, palm and paddy fields, ayurvedic health holidays, enchanting art forms, magical festivals, historic and cultural monuments, an exotic cuisine... all of which offer you a unique experience. So, whatever be the kind of holiday you prefer is preserved in every sense in this land. Located on the south west tip of India, Kerala with its unmatched natural attractions is a holidayer’s delight. All of Kerala's charming destinations i.e., beaches, backwaters, hill stations, wild life sanctuaries etc. are only a few hours drive from each other. The hill stations in Idukky district of Kerala are rich in bio-diversity for its flora and fauna, spice
Arjuna Homestay
Welcome to Arjuna homestay, Thekkady on the outskirts of the Periyar Wild life Reserve, Thekkady. It is half k.m. away from Kumili, a spice trade village. The Periyar wildlife sanctuary is situated by the Periyar Lake, an artificial lake at Thekkady. Here the high ranges of the Western Ghats are clothed in dense forests and savannah grasslands. Below this green canopy exists a rich bio-diversity of fauna and flora.
Konark Homestay
Welcome to Konark Homestay to escape to the tranquil arms of nature. This home stay is right in the midst of nature at its best-in Thekkady in Kerala near Periyar wild life sanctuary and Tiger reserve, Thekkady and Pamba biological garden, Gavi. Konark Home stay ahs become popular for its communion with nature and the sheer beauty and its warm hospitality.
Serenity Homestay
Our home (Department Of Tourism, Govt of Kerala Approved) is located at the heart of Fort Cochin, which is walkable distance from Chinese fishing nets, naval maritime museum, Jewish synagogue, Spice Market, Dutch palace, and St. Frances and Santacruz Basilica. We have accessible roads, to ferry, aerodrome and railway station. We serve homely south indian food, both veg and non veg, which we cook with our heart and serve with pleasure. We have spacious open roof, from which the sunset is visible. We have a lawn and a garden pond with a variety of ornamental fish.
Tranquilou Homestay
Hospitality has always remained one of the most valued traditions of Indian culture in general and Kerala in particular. The centuries old age, ‘Athiti Devo Bavah” – the guest is always considered to be a representative of god, is practiced in Kerala to the core. Hospitality becomes more homely stay arrangements and opportunities Kerala is the pioneer state in India. The Tranquilou is a premium accommodation alternative which is a representation of Indian hospitality at its best.
Tranquilou Homestay
Hospitality has always remained one of the most valued traditions of Indian culture in general and Kerala in particular. The centuries old age, ‘Athiti Devo Bavah” – the guest is always considered to be a representative of god, is practiced in Kerala to the core. Hospitality becomes more homely stay arrangements and opportunities Kerala is the pioneer state in India. The Tranquilou Homestay is a premium accommodation alternative which is a representation of Indian hospitality at its best.
Blessdale Homestay
Experience a home stay with a difference. Nestled in the back drop of the mighty western ghats in the cool confines of the Periyar hill ranges lies Blessdale Homestay offering you an experience in home stay like never before. Ideally positioned with a cool and serene ambiance and offering you a scenic view of the majestic surroundings.
Green Tree Homestay
Green Tree Homestay is a Goldenr class accommodation that represents Indian Hospitality at its best. A visit to India as a destination would remain incomplete, without experiencing the warmth of a family in a typical home. Whether you are looking for a personalized, experience based holiday or a place to relax and be at peace during your hectic business travel, without compromising on the comforts of a hotel, our home stay give you the best of both worlds.
Puthenparambil Cottage
The people of Kerala are known for their hospitality and warmth. Visitors to Kerala quite often look for lodging such that they can experience this generosity. In a safe neighbourhood, with a friendly home atmosphere at affordable prices and centrally located, The Misty Green is the definition of a homestay in Thekkady. Drive into The Puthenparambil Cottage for an endearing experience with few of Kerala’s people
Vagamon Holiday Home
A very beautiful landscape situated in the borders of Kottayam and Idukki district. As a part of the western ghat, hill belt. It lies 1100 meters high from the sea level. The romantic meados, Tea gardens, Green valleys,Hills,Bush forest,the murmeriug pine forest and laughing streams are a unique experience for the visitors. This wonderful hilly land is known as “scotland of Asia.”It is a paradise for paraglidersand those who are interested in trucking.
Rest on Rock
A very beautiful landscape situated in the borders of Kottayam and Idukki district. As a part of the western ghat, hill belt. It lies 1100 meters high from the sea level. The romantic meados, Tea gardens, Green valleys,Hills,Bush forest,the murmeriug pine forest and laughing streams are a unique experience for the visitors. This wonderful hilly land is known as “scotland of Asia.”It is a paradise for paraglidersand those who are interested in trucking.
Vagamon Tea County
Located in the heart of Vagamon, Vagamon Tea County Homestay is the ideal place to relax as you spend your vacation savouring all that this celebrated destination has to offer. The Pine with the world-famous
Welcome To Pulickeel Green Mount Villa Vagamon, The hill station is comprised of a beautiful series of hillocks, valleys and cascading waterfalls That make it the ideal getaway for tourist. Take a walk along the narrow, mist covered zigzag Roads that wind up the hills and experience true
Amala Villa
Welcome to Amala Upland Villa vagamon, Kerala, India From the Signeted vagamon narratives. Above sea level dream flows drastic changes, ones our thought became a unique we realize, "Be loving and the love in your life will increase" Amala upland villas welcomes you for the heavenly ride for future perfect living. Trenchant luxury make your life dream delineable.
Periyar Quadiriya Palace
Periyar Quadiriya Palace in a walkable distance from the Periyar Tiger Reserve and directly accessible from Thekkady - Munnar highway is your perfect place to spend a few memorable moments. The home stays come with all comforts and modern day amenities and is specially designed to cater to the demands of families or groups etc.
Hide and Seek
Hospitality has always remained one of the most valued traditions of Indian culture in general and Kerala in particular. The centuries old age, ‘Athiti Devo Bavah” – the guest is always considered to be a representative of god, is practiced in Kerala to the core. Hospitality becomes more homely stay arrangements and opportunities Kerala is the pioneer state in India. The Hide and Seek is a premium accommodation alternative which is a representation of Indian hospitality at its best.
Deandale Cottage
Deandale Cottage, Kumily was founded in 2009 based on our first hand experience as a tourism promoter for one of the less explored holiday location’s in Kumily, Thekkady. The last few years, has given us a better understading of the needs of tourism sector, enabling us to respond to the market demands. This website is one of the key initiatives, amongst many others we are working on.
Pappachans Castle Homestay
Certified by the Tourism Promotion Council, Pappachans Castle offers a first of its kind single cottage ethnic design. Nestled among the peaks of Gods Own Country our Home Stay is a perfect place for the family looking for quality holiday time. Come, Discover and be Charmed