Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Wayanad, India - Updated 2024

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Wayanad is a picturesque hill station in Kerala, which is located on the southern end of the Deccan Plateau in India. This destination is a must-visit among outdoor adventurers, as it comes packed with beautiful natural attractions such as the Eddakal Caves, Meenmutty Waterfalls; and Pookode Lake, a freshwater lake in the middle of a forest. Also plentiful in the area are hiking trails that will challenge your skills. While you may enjoy falling under its spell of nature, you can still have some comfort during nighttime, as there are plenty of amazing family resorts in Wayanad. There is the allure of the stunning hotels in Wayanad but if you’d like a homier stay, consider hiking in one of these vacation rentals. Here is a list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Wayanad, 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 May 14, 2024.

1. Swastha Heritage Homestay (from USD 63)

Located in the very heart of Wayanad in Kaniyambetta, this Airbnb homestay is a century-old Tharavadu house with a classic and ancient feel to it. The spacious home can comfortably accommodate as many as 13 people. Cozy beds ensure a full night’s rest.

Guests can enjoy web shows on a high-definition TV. This baby-friendly rental has a cot, high chair, books, toys, and tableware for toddlers. Complimentary WiFi is available for both work and leisure. An equipped kitchen lets you fix meals for the family. If you are not up for cooking, you can order meals as well that will be delivered to your doorstep with the added convenience of breakfast and coffee every morning.

Food can be savored on the patio under the starry skies or around the campfire. Guests can relax on the hammock and read or stargaze. The outdoor grill can be used for roasting barbeques.

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Wayanad, Kerala, India
11.32 km (7.1 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
46 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 8 Beds 13 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has got spacious rooms with good amenities
they made full efforts to make us comfortable
food is good clean rooms great nature view etc
+ the bathrooms are well equipped and clean
thanks to pranav for arranging very nice clean and tasty homely food
the rooms are clean and well maintained even though the property is over 100 years old
clean accommodation and friendly staff
the rooms were clean and neat we enjoyed our stay
the host and caretakers are excellent
shakeer the caretaker was amazing
pranave was a wonderful host
pranave was a wonderful host
thanks to the hosts
ideal location for folks who wish to spend time with group of friends or family
it's a nice place located in the midst of nature
a centre place for many tourist spot good atmosphere and people
perfect stay for people who want to be close to nature quiet
swastha is located amidst plantations and you will love the surrounding of the place
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2. Stylish holiday apartment with a kitchen (from USD 59)

Situated in a scenic neighborhood in the district of Wayanad, this beautiful Airbnb is surrounded by paddy fields and picturesque churches. Exquisitely designed interiors will appeal to those who have an eye for aesthetics. The rooms are bathed in sunlight during the day. Plant lovers will be delighted to find numerous indoor plants blooming and thriving in their green glory.

Hearty meals can be prepared in the kitchen that comes equipped with a stove amongst other appliances. The host greets you and shows you around upon arrival. Long-term stays can be arranged should you want to extend your trip. Free car parking facilities are available on the premises.

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Kaniyambetta, Kerala, India
12.83 km (8.0 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
63 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i was traveling for workation and the wifi was very good
nice interior design and lots of amenities such as washing machine great kitchen two bathrooms etc
it’s a beautifully furnished home with all amenities required for a comfortable stay
the house is well-equipped very spacious and comfortable in a lovely area not too noisy and crowded
i was travelling with my parents it was a very comfortable and a beautiful place
house winterfell is so beautiful the place is extremely neat and clean and all the places are close-by
amazing host and well equipped house
the host was very kind and helpful
the host is very friendly and reachable
the host was always able to help us out for anything we needed
beautiful place the owner and caretaker both were super helpful
location is about 30kms away from tourist attractions
very pretty house with a good quite location
but also some nice places to walk and explore near by
his house has a very good feel to it and it located in a quiet area
i love the idea of having the clear roof in certain places in thr house
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3. George's Arabica and cottage (from USD 42)

Of the many places to stay in Wayanad, this Airbnb is a good choice for couples and groups of three who want to spend some time close to nature. Located in the middle of a farm in Bavali, this property allows guests to enjoy the fresh air. Guests can do some cooking while staying at the cottage, as its kitchen comes with a stove and a refrigerator. Alternatively, they can also request to be prepared by the caretaker for them for a small fee. Do note that given the secluded location of the cottage, you will need to have your own car to get to and from here.

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Bavali, Kerala, India
26.57 km (16.6 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
104 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
adding an ac or atleast a ceiling fan in bedroom can add value to the cottage as others mentioned
the cottage was new with a fridge and really comfortable bed
he arranged delicious dinner and breakfast
the cottages - the way it is built cleanliness and amenities available made the stay very comfortable
the cook makes good breakfast as well
was a neat and clean place
rooms were comfortable and clean
rooms were very neat and clean
the cottage is spotlessly clean
were served amazing home cooked authentic food and the living space was clean airy and well furnished
staff are very kind and helpful
very friendly host and innkeeper
the staff are amazing and are always available
mathai is a kind host
the care take binu was really helpful with the directions and whenever we needed support
one of the best location if you want to have a weekend stay near nature
but quite far away from popular places
otherwise a wonderful location
good location with natural surroundings
the place was amazing perfectly located and very private
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4. Wayanad stay-plantation homestay (from USD 23)

A common issue that guests often face when booking homestays in the Airbnbs in Wayanad is the lack of WiFi access. This is not a problem with this property, which is located on a coffee plantation. Besides WiFi, guests also are provided breakfast, toiletries, linens, and towels throughout the course of their stay, and they also have kitchen access should they wish to prepare their own food. While the host’s family also lives on the property, guests have their own bathroom.

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Wayanad, Kerala,, India
6.29 km (4.0 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
78 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was perfect with a little balcony and hammock in it
overall we had a very comfortable stay
the place was super clean and well maintained
the room is clean and very comfortable
the room was clean and bed was comfy
our room was well maintained and clean
exceptional hospitality clean beautiful surroundings and a great room
kind and friendly host
paul & susan were great host
very nice home lovely host excellent food
the hosts were very polite and helpful
paul and susan were amazing hosts
good restaurant at walkable distance
the homestay was located amidst plantations and provided a calm environment close to nature
the place is easily accessible so location wise its really good
paul’s house is located near sulthanbathery it is quiet and peaceful
)easy accessible to the shops and restaurants as it was middle of sulthan bathery and kalpetta
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5. Tharavadu Royal Farm (from USD 18)

Staying at Tharavadu Royal Farm might make you forget that you visited this area to explore the sights of Wayanad and Cherambadi, as the property itself offers many activities for guests. For instance, guests can explore the farm’s grounds and even try their hand at fishing. Each cottage comes furnished with a kitchen and an LCD TV. WiFi is also available here.

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Cherambadi, Tamil Nadu, India
17.12 km (10.7 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
86 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
madhu is definitely a super host
mr & mrs madhu are great & generous host
great hosts and amazing hospitality
madhu uncle and his wife were sooo helpful throughout
she is awesomely friendly
the location is just wow
awesome location homely food and peaceful stay
i would suggest all to try this place if you are looking good place near to waynaad
great place to come relax
i did a ride from bangalore to this place and it was pure bliss
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6. A holiday home and fully funished villa called Mellow Shack (from USD 46)

A stay in this Airbnb in Wayanad promises a gala time. Located in Chundale, a town that is approximately a 13-minute drive from Kalpetta Wayanad, this two-bedroom villa can accommodate as many as six people. The property comes with its own kitchen and even a barbecue area for guests who want to prepare their own food, although visitors have the option to order lunch and dinner for themselves, besides getting complimentary breakfast. This villa in Wayanad also comes with its own camping grounds for those who want to stay outdoors. Finally, you will find internet access here.

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Chundale, Kerala, India
13.28 km (8.3 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
70 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 2 Beds 4 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the food must be tried here for sure we had dinner and breakfast which was wow-some
very clean house
sparkling clean and spacious rooms
place is very clean and breakfast delicious
a great stay in a clean and peaceful environment
the place is clean and the cozy rooms make you feel warm
amazing response from the host
the host was really amazing
excellent hospitality and a wonderful host
the host is very helpful
great host and really helpful
location also very good
nice place to stay good location
if you're looking for a stylish and peaceful stay near wayanad then this place needs to be chosen
the place is located on the main road of chundale village and is easily accessible
really nice place and very convenient as it is right next to the sh
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7. A lakeside holiday home inspired by Spanish and Portuguese homes (from USD 84)

This one-bedroom, one-bath Airbnb with a pool in Wayanad is known as Vista Del Lago and is a luxury amidst nature. There are three separate cottages with balconies that offer beautiful views of the nearby lake and mountains. There is also a private room which has three single beds. While you are here, take a swim in the rooftop infinity pool. Complimentary breakfast is provided and guests can order lunch and dinner for a fee if they wish. A barbecue grill is also available should you wish to do some outdoor cooking. Last, but not least, a washer is available on the property as well as wireless internet, tv, and free on-site parking.

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Manjapaara, Kerala, India
2.48 km (1.6 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very comfortable and wifi worked really well
*the rooms have a terrific view and the room itself is very well designed
*another major highlight was the small pool with the lovely view it's very well maintained
the villa was super clean and as shown in the pictures
the room was very thoughtfully done and very clean
the property is very clean and well maintained and the villas are beautifully designed
*the entire property is spotlessly clean
the room itself is spotlessly clean with a beautiful view
sai sir was an amazing host
sai is an wonderful host
sai made sure we were given the best of services and he truly deserves the super host status
staff is courteous and its always great to chat with mr
sai an amazing host
not upset with a thing and i truly recommend this place
the location at the edge of a beautiful lake is quiet and peaceful
the location of the property just beside the lake made the evenings and mornings really beautiful
a perfect place for a relaxing vacation amidst nature with only the birds to wake you up
the private villas are very luxurious and have excellent modern walk in showers (no jug needed)
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8. Mellow Shack - the guest suite (from USD 18)

This fully furnished guest suite can accommodate a maximum of four people. Please note this is the same place as listing #7, so you can rent out both if you have a big group, Offering visitors a view of the Chembra Peak, it is nonetheless near the town proper of Chundale, and just a few steps away from the public market and some restaurants. If you don’t feel like dining out, don’t worry, because arrangements can be made to have lunch and dinner served to you for an additional fee. Also, complimentary breakfast is provided during your visit. Finally, WiFi is available here.

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13.2 km (8.2 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
15 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
the room size was good neat and clean
hosts are friendly provided lunch and dinner for minimal extra cost
thank you siddiq for being such a wonderful host we had a great time at your lovely place
siddiq is a good and humble host and we got prompt response to all our queries
the location is pretty central just near chundale main market close to restaurants
this place is good and safe for staying with family
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9. White house with a green view villa in Wayanad

This two-bedroom villa is a great option for nature lovers who want to explore the beautiful natural surroundings of Wayanad. Situated near Chembra Peak, this property is a good place to stay, especially for guests who plan to check out the best things to do in Wayanad. A maximum of 8 guests can be accommodated at this property, although smaller groups and even solo travelers can make arrangements with the host if they wish to stay here. Complimentary breakfast is provided to guests, and they can also make arrangements should they wish to have lunch and dinner on the property.

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Kottappadi part, Kerala, India
8.84 km (5.5 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the villa was clean and well maintained
the 2 bedroom villa was absolutely clean when we checked in
the beds and blankets are very clean and the host has given extra sheets as per our needs
vinod is a great host
the host vinod is friendly and helpful
the host vinod is a great guy
now coming to the place and host:vinod as a host is excellent
the host vinod was very helpful and nice
the best thing about this property is its location
the place is easy to find if u follow the gps location
the bungalow is strategically located at a beautiful location with direct view of the chembra peak
it's a perfect getaway place
this house is located in a place where nature is at its best
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10. Hillview homestay villa in Kalpetta, Wayanad

This is a three-bedroom villa in Kalpetta. Guests can enjoy exceptional breakfast here courtesy of the caretaker and cook of the property. Besides the great food, the villa also has a great location. It is close to the Kalpetta bus stop as well as the town.Its proximity to the center of activities, however, will not prevent guests from enjoying the peace and quiet offered by this property.

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Kalpetta, Kerala, India
9.29 km (5.8 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
53 reviews  
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we were impressed by the photos of the rooms and the reviews
apart from the breakfast it is dinner where sharat truly shines
the room was adequate and the property was very comfortable and beautiful
we stayed just the one night but were immediately comfortable
thanks a lot to joseph for making my stay such a comfortable experience
beautiful sparkling clean scenic and full of love
place is really nice and clean and quite
the house is super clean and big
the room was spacious and really clean
the bunglow is nice and clean with lots and lots of greenery in the garden area
wonderful hospitality from the caretaker
joseph is an amazing host
the caretaker is very helpful and attentive
other staff is also very nice welcoming
he and host were very considerate of kids and was making sure we are comfortable
great location central yet away from the bustle
the location of the homestay is perfect so peaceful yet so close to market and transit
wayanad offers some interesting sight-seeing places within a 45 min driving distance of this homestay
location is beautiful right off the main road
beautiful location peaceful great food helpful no complaints
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11. The Jackfruit Tree at Hamlet

The Jackfruit Tree is a great choice for large groups traveling together while enjoying a beautiful view. It can accommodate as many as 12 people, and even pets are welcome here. Each of its four bedrooms comes with its own bathroom, balcony, and sitting area. Besides the ample space, the villa provides visitors with a breathtaking view of the Chembra Peak, as well as a peek at some nearby tea gardens and even a small forest. Guests are served breakfast daily, and they can also request lunch and dinner from the hosts if needed. Free parking and WiFi are also available to them.

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Meppadi, Kerala, India
8.87 km (5.6 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
132 reviews  
Entire villa 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the stay was very comfortable the view from our room was fantastic
on the other hand wi-fi could have been a bit faster
the villas have a small kitchen with refrigerator/microwave/electric kettle which we found was very useful
we thank her for making our stay at the jack fruit tree so comfortable and memorable
we had our breakfast and dinner there itself every day and both were quite delicious
very clean 2 bed-room villas
it was clean and very peaceful
wash rooms were clean
the bungalow is really beautiful and extremely well maintained and clean
the space is sparkling clean and well designed along with car park facility
she made a wonderful host
prasad and aparna were wonderful hosts
highly impressed by the kind of service and hospitality provided by aparna and prasad
the hosts were very welcoming and hospitable
our host manoj was awesome
the location of the property is an absolute bliss
the location is gorgeous
a quiet and cosy place situated in a picturesque location
close to kalpetta and other attractions
loved our stay here awesome location and scenery
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12. A private room in a hostel known as Hibernest Kalpetta

Hibernest Kapetta is the place to stay at for guests who want to meet fellow travelers and swap stories with them in an open-air lounge. Relax and enjoy a good night’s sleep at this wonderful place. What you will find here are comfortable mattresses and linens, clean rooms with their own private bathrooms, cooking facilities, and best of all, closeness to mother nature. Please be aware that children and pets are not allowed in this place. Lastly, there is free parking available here.

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Kalpetta, Kerala, India
9.75 km (6.1 mi) from Karapuzha Dam, Adventure Park & Garden
7 reviews  
Shared room in hostel 22 Beds 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
most comfortable for senior citizens and worth visit with warm welcome
spacious and clean rooms
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Comfort while embracing nature

Wayanad might be known for its beautiful natural surroundings, but it doesn’t mean that guests have to rough it out during their stay here. Whether you are planning a staycation in Wayanad with the family or a romantic getaway with your sweetheart, choose from these Airbnb rentals to ensure a comfortable night’s rest during your visit.

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