9 Best Homestays In Thekkady, India - Updated 2024

Menchie Mendoza
Menchie Mendoza 
Contributing Writer
Updated
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Thekkady is a town in the Idukki district of the Indian state of Kerala. Known for being a sanctuary, Thekkady boasts rich flora and fauna, pristine forests, rich plantations, serene countryside, and a pleasant climate all year round. Here, you can also find a number of Indian wildlife, such as elephants, Nilgiri langurs, lion-tailed macaques, gaurs, tigers, and sambars. It offers a huge lineup of popular tourist attractions, including Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, the Pattumalay tea factory, the Mangala Devi Kannagi temple, and the artificial lake known as Periyar Lake. Various activities such as bamboo rafting, jeep safaris, rafting, and trekking are also available here. After exploring all these places and trying out fun activities, find an affordable place where you can re-energize for another day filled with adventure. Check out the best homestays in Thekkady, India.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 07, 2024.

1. Coffee and Pepper Plantation Homestay

Coffee and Pepper Plantation Homestay has a beautiful hillside location, offering guests a serene and relaxing experience. It features spacious rooms, massive balconies, stunning wooden furniture, modern bathrooms, and an outdoor dining area. It is only around 5 km (3.1 mi) from downtown Thekkady, which can be reached by riding a tuk-tuk. In the morning, you can start your day by having a breakfast consisting of home-cooked meals with fresh juice, coffee, and filtered drinking water.

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Coffee and Pepper Plantation Homestay

9.6 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: NH183 CHOTTUPARA
12.41 km (7.8 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Green View (from USD 24)

Enjoy calm living in the middle of nature at Green View where rooms are immaculately clean and the atmosphere is crisp. Located in a quiet and private street, Green View is only a few steps away from the Kumily Bus Station, Thekkady Park, and the Periyar Reservoir. It is also close to a number of good restaurants, cafes, and shops.

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Green View

9.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Hotel Ambadi Junction, Thekkady Bypass Rod, Thekkady P.O, Kerala.
16.55 km (10.3 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry

3. Oriole Homestay (from USD 20)

Oriole Homestay is only a short walk away from the eco-tourism center, making it a great place to stay for those who are interested in doing a nature tour. Several amenities are also nearby, such as cafes, restaurants, shops, as well as the town proper. After an exhilarating outdoor adventure, relax and recuperate in your room, which boasts a relaxing ambiance, a spacious interior, and a scenic balcony.

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Oriole Homestay

9.2 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Thekkady By Pass Road Thamarakadam
16.64 km (10.4 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Pets allowed Room service Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

4. Spice Cottage Homestay (from USD 10)

Spice Cottage Homestay offers budget-friendly accommodation that comes with free WiFi, a shared kitchen, room service, and free private parking. It boasts clean and comfortable rooms and offers a buffet breakfast, as well. What’s more, shops, restaurants, ATMs, and a bus stop are only a few steps away from the property.

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Spice Cottage Homestay

9.4 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Rosapookandam Road Kumilu
16.41 km (10.2 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Ironing service

5. Kairali Palace Homestay (from USD 14)

Kairali Palace Homestay boasts a superb location near the popular places in the town, including a national park that is only 10 minutes away on foot. It features new, spacious rooms with private bathrooms, lovely balconies, and a spectacular view of the garden. Release your inner adventurer when you go out and explore the various activities available in the area. These include bamboo rafting, cultural outing, visiting a spice plantation, and witnessing a martial arts show.

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Kairali Palace Home Stay

9.0 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Kumily,Bypass Road Thekkady 714
16.6 km (10.4 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Laundry Dry cleaning Ironing service

6. Dream View Homestay (from USD 13)

Dream View Homestay has pristine, luxurious rooms with comfortable beds, a seating area, and a private bathroom. Guests staying here will be served breakfast in their rooms, or they can prepare their own meals in the communal kitchen. Make your stay truly unforgettable when you visit Vagamon, which is only 29 km (18 mi) from Dream View Homestay. While on your way, stop by at a viewpoint and relish the experience by capturing great photos in your camera. Notable places that are perfect for photo enthusiasts include a small nature park that requires a minimal fee and a small but beautiful lake.

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Dream View Homestay

7.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Palakkattil House, Valiyakandam P.O Kumily
15.93 km (9.9 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services Soundproof rooms

7. Periyar Inn (from USD 15)

Away from busy roads, Periyar Inn offers clean rooms, each one with a terrace that features breathtaking garden views. Enjoy tasty meals such as breakfast at the beautifully decorated terrace while you feel the cool, refreshing breeze of the surrounding nature. There are also restaurants nearby. Spend at least one day exploring the area on a bicycle, which is available for rent at the property.

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Periyar Inn

9.3 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Bypass Road,Thekkady.P.O,Kumily,Iduki District. 685509
16.57 km (10.3 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Pets allowed Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Breakfast in the room Ironing service

8. Jungleparadiso Homestay (from USD 6)

Jungleparadiso Homestay is located right next to the jungle, offering views of greenery and wildlife. It offers various units that can accommodate two to three people. From here, you can explore other places nearby, such as Kumily, since the bus stop is only 800 m (2,625 ft) away. You can also ask for assistance in arranging tours, shows, and activities, such as visiting Periyar Tiger Reserve or going on a full-day trek tour in Periyar.

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Jungleparadiso Homestay

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: By Pass road Thekkady
17.24 km (10.8 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Breakfast in the room

9. Indraprastham Homestay (from USD 31)

Enjoy a relaxing experience at Indraprastham Homestay. The property offers free WiFi service and a buffet breakfast, which is available every morning. You can also borrow a car through its rental service. It has a variety of rooms that are perfect for a small family. Apart from comfortable rooms, Indraprastham Homestay also features a common lounge and a garden. To top it all off, Periyar National Park is only 12.5 km (7.8 mi) away from the property.

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Indraprastham Homestay

Wifi Available

Address: Indraprastham,Kumily P.O,Idukki Dt,Kerela
19.39 km (12.1 mi) from Parunthumpara Hill View Point

Parking Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Ironing service Free parking

Experience wildlife and natural surroundings in Thekkady

Staying in any of the homestays above allows you to get to know interesting animals and experience being serenaded by the birds when you wake up in the morning. While here, don’t miss out on a gastronomic adventure. Most of all, cherish the hospitality of the locals and hosts who are committed to make your stay as comfortable and as unforgettable as possible.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Menchie loves to travel solo and has been to some countries around Asia. These include Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cambodia, and India. She is interested in learning new...Read more

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