During colonial rule, the hill station of Munnar in Kerala was popularized by the British government elites as a summer getaway. Today, it is one of the most popular places to visit in south India. It is home to some of the highest tea-growing estates worldwide. In fact, tourists can learn all about tea’s impact on the town’s history at museums like KDHP Tea Museum. Blessed with breathtaking nature, the town has wild Neelakurinchi orchids which bloom only once every 12 years. It also has a handful of protected lands, like Eravikulam National Park, where people can spot rare species and walk through mazes of flora. Besides that, the town is also perfect for adventurers. Camping, trekking, mountain biking, and other outdoor activities are possible here. Looking for a unique place to stay? Read on to find out the top homestays in Munnar, India.
1. White Clouds Cottage Munnar (from USD 90)
Able to sleep 19 adults, White Clouds Cottage Munnar is a deluxe villa with 4 bedrooms that house 8 full beds and 3 sofa beds. Besides that, the villa comes with free wifi, four bathrooms, a spacious kitchen, and a seating area with a flat-screen television. It also has a terrace from where you can soak up the mountain views.
If you want to explore the town, sign up for the walking tours offered by the homestay at an additional cost. After sightseeing, treat yourself to a relaxing spa treatment available on site. The homestay also provide guests with paid airport shuttle service and car rental services to make their stay more convenient.
White Clouds Cottage Munnar
Address: Munnar Near Wondervalley Adventure Park Anachal
Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services Soundproof rooms
2. Spice Valley Home Stay Munnar (from USD 44)
Featuring accommodations with daily continental and American breakfast, Spice Valley Home Stay Munnar provides rooms that can sleep two to eight guests. Each room comes with either a patio or balcony, free wireless internet access, a flat-screen television, a private bathroom, and laundry services for an additional fee.
The homestay also offers plenty of activities like cooking classes, bike tours, wellness packages, and hiking for a small additional fee. Besides that, guests can also take advantage of the homestay’s grocery delivery and airport shuffle service throughout their stay.
Spice Valley Home Stay & Tree House Munnar
Address: Munnar Road , Anachal , Rose Medicals , Amakandam Street
Parking 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Family rooms
3. Mangalappillil Homestay (from USD 18)
Mangalappillil Homestay has well-furnished rooms that are perfect for solo travelers, as well as a small family or group of three. There’s also a garden, free private parking, and a shared lounge on site. Guests can enjoy massages, walking tours, and hiking trips for an extra charge. The homestay also provides Asian or à la carte breakfast, as well as car rental services.
Address: Mangalappillil Homestay, Anachal, Munnar Near Dreamland Park
Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking
4. Anna Homestay (from USD 30)
About 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Chenkulam Dam, Anna Homestay has everything guests may need during their stay and even offers impressive mountain views from each room. Ideal for families of four, each room comes with a dining table, a private bathroom with a shower, free wifi, and a flat-screen television. In addition to that, guests can appreciate perks like on-site laundry facilities, car rental services, free parking, and an Asian breakfast every morning.
Address: Thattathimukku, Chithrapuram PO
Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Laundry Family rooms Ironing service
5. The Shade (from USD 30)
The Shade is nestled in the hills of Chithirapuram, and provide rooms ideal for three adults and one child. Fitted with contemporary decor, every room at the homestay includes a private bathroom, a balcony, free wifi, and a satellite television. There’s also a restaurant on site, serving delicious Kerala cuisine. Besides that, The Shade also offers hiking trips, walking tours, laundry services, and airport shuttle service for an additional fee.
Address: Chithirapuram, Powerhouse - Kunjithanny Road
Restaurant Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry
6. Linn View Home Stay Munnar (from USD 26)
Situated 11 mi (17.7 km) from Mattupetty Dam, Linn View Home Stay Munnar boasts river views and daily continental breakfast. This homestay offer family rooms and double rooms, featuring a private bathroom and a balcony. On top of that, each room comes with a double bed, a seating area, a television, and a wardrobe. While the homestay lacks wifi, guests can appreciate the relaxing view, or visit nearby attractions like Munnar Tea Museum and Anamudi Peak.
Linn View Home Stay Munnar
Address: Aluva - Munnar Road
7. Grace Inn Munnar (from USD 24)
Planning a trip to Munnar with your pooch? Check into Grace Inn Munnar as it welcome pets. It offer rooms with a view of the mountains or the lake. Plus, each room includes a flat-screen television, free wifi, a clothes rack, and a private bathroom with complimentary toiletries.
Guests can relax on the terrace while soaking up the vistas. You can also enjoy south Indian cuisine for breakfast at the property. In addition to that, guests can hire a car to visit local attractions, or go for a hike nearby.
Grace Inn Munnar Homestay
Address: Vinu Villa, Chithrapuram, X/330
Parking Pets allowed Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Free parking Internet services
8. Beyond Eco Living (from USD 98)
Nestled in an area perfect for hiking, cycling, and fishing, Beyond Eco Living comes with a shared kitchen, an indoor play area, an on-site restaurant, and car rental services. All rooms are pet-friendly, and kitted out with a coffee maker, a private bathroom, a balcony, and a flat-screen television.
In addition to that, guests can choose between Asian cuisine, Halal-friendly meals, and vegetarian options every morning at Beyond Eco Living’s buffet breakfast. The homestay provides cooking classes, cultural tours, themed dinners, and more for a small fee, so guests can appreciate more of Munnar.
Beyond Eco Living
Address: Deviyar Colony,Near thottiyar Dam Valara, 10th Mile, Adimali, Munnar
Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Garden Airport shuttle Fishing
9. Flower Valley Plantation Homestay (from USD 66)
Flower Valley Plantation Homestay is nestled in Kurisupara. Rooms here come with a cable television and free wireless internet access to keep the younger ones entertained as parents relax on the balcony while taking in the mountain or garden views. Each room also has en-suite bathroom with a shower.
Guests are also greeted with a vegetarian breakfast every morning, and are welcome to park their cars out front for free. There’s a river nearby, so you can go fishing, or take advantage of the car rental service and explore the area.
Flower Valley Plantation Homestay
Address: Kallar - Mankulam Road Kurisupara
Parking Room service 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry
10. Wild Mist Homestay (from USD 30)
Less than an hour drive from Munnar Tea Museum, Wild Mist Homestay offer rooms with garden view, air conditioning, a flat-screen television, a cozy cooking area, an en-suite bathroom, and a patio. Free private parking is also available on the premises.
In addition to that, guests can choose to have a continental or à la carte breakfast with vegetarian options. During their spare time, guests can enjoy tea on the terrace while taking in the outstanding views of the mountains surrounding the property, or visit the nearby attractions like Viripara waterfalls.
Wild Mist Homestay
Address: Wild Mist Homestay, Kurisupara, Vattayar PO, Munnar, Idukki,Pin 685565 Kallar
Parking Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Family rooms Free parking Internet services Tour desk
Enjoy the best of nature in Munnar
Munnar is known for its tea plantations and lush hills. To soak in all this Keralan hill town has to offer, book one of the above mentioned homestays in Munnar, India. Kitted out with modern conveniences, these homestays ensure an absolutely relaxing stay.
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