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Aranyakam

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very relaxed Homestay type experience but with your own space to relax. Rajesh and Neema will look after you graciously and reveal the wealth of local attractions available nearby. Here you feel suspended in time amid lush landscapes and endless horizon. Meals are delicious unique home cooked local dishes prepared by Neema and her team, that epitomise Keralas world...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for room service, wifi, tv, and all the modern amenities, stop right there. If you want to spend time on the border seperating a coffee estate and a forest overlooking beautiful western ghats, have lovely conversations with your hosts, have awesome Kerala cuisine , of which most of the items are cooked from their plantation. The...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay in Aranyakam has been over my expectations! This homestay is located in a peacfull area, this is a jewel. We feel like at home! Also, rooms are very confortable. Neema and Rajesh are very warm welcome and Neema's food is just the best food I had during my stay in South India. I have enjoyed to walk around...

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london
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We can’t say enough about Neema’s cooking and conversation. We stayed at this delightful Homestay for five nights in March. After a morning walk or a full day of exploring their farm, her special Kerelan meals were mouth watering delights. We were happy to walk locally, enjoy the views and watch the harvesting of peppercorns, turmeric and coffee beans. The...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2017

2 types of accomodations are available: 6 rooms in an old house with a great veranda, and 2 tree huts , offering basic comfort but overlooking a valley and in the middle of the plantation. The owners are very attentive to their guests' needs and more than happy to show the various trees and plants growing on their grounds. Breakfast...

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Large rooms in huge wooden house, with coffee and spices growing all around. Lovely organic food served by friendly owners and staff. Great place to be quiet away from the internet. Lots of things to see around, tea, pineapples, coffee, spices etc etc

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We have just spent 6 days in one of the tree houses on this estate and I have to say it was divine . The views are magnificent ,the hospitality 1st rate and food out of this world . Over the mountains one hears Hindu music playing that drifts across the valley and the call to prayer from another ....

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Dunster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Rajesh and Neema are delightful hosts. We stayed in the main house, and though there were a few oddities, like a mouse in one room, and a hornet in another, our hosts couldn't have been nicer. The bird life was spectacular and another time I would have liked to stay in one of the 'tree houses' overlooking the valley.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We visited Aranyakam as part of a motorcycle tour of Kerala. Our host could not have been more helpful. He came out himself to guide us in, provided a jeep for the pillion passengers when we found the entry road a little bumpy and accompanied us on excursions to guide and inform us. The breakfasts and evening meals were home...

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Devizes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

A lovely place with charming proprietors. We had an interesting cookery demonstration the day we arrived. There is an internet quirk, which allows some people to get online, but not others. Of the 6 people staying, 2 iPads resolutely refused to play, and Rajesh went to enormous trouble trying to make it work, and also offered the use of his...

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  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Aranyakam

Address: Valathoor,Rippon, Kalpetta 673577, India
Region: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Kalpetta
Price Range: $83 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Aranyakam Hotel Kalpetta
Aranyakam Kalpetta, India - Kerala
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“the tree house are the loveliest .”
casschneider, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the tree houses- there is no great climb to them - just a few steps, and well worth it.”
dwilbraham, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The tree house en suite rooms are amazing but all the other rooms are great too”
  • The view from the tree house
  • Our comfortable room
  • One side of the large balcony surrounding our rooms
margaretmY8366QS, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All Rooms but suit is wonderful”
arunlikes79, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay here”
Gebdawes, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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