The cottages are made of brick and log with some thatched roof and elephant grass and are made in traditional tribal techniques. Though it is designed in tribal way, but contains all the modern amenities that are needed to make the stay of the guests comfortable. The amenities available are plush beds, attached bathroom with hot/cold water, shower cubicle, 24 hrs room service, housekeeping, laundry/dry cleaning, telephone with direct dialing, safe deposit lockers, doctor on call, parking and many other facilities. However, the rooms are not provided with air conditioner and television. This is being the mountain climate prevailing in the region makes air conditioner unnecessary and staying in the natural surrounding makes television unnecessary. These rooms are ideal for those who wish to stay in natural or in village setting. They are divided into Spice garden cottages and Private garden cottages.
Spice Village-Nature Habitat Periyar
Periyar, Periyar, India View Map
- Periyar, Periyar
Spice Village Nature Habitat Periyar is situated amidst the spice plantations in Thekkady which is quite famous for the Periyar Wildlife Reserve. The hotel is just around the corner from the wildlife reserve. It offers 52 individual cottages set in 8 acres of land to its guests. It also has a multi-cuisine restaurant to serve its guests. Apart from that, the hotel also has a swimming pool, game facilities and ayurvedic treatment. The hotel also has a conference hall to serve the needs of the corporate clients. The highlight of the hotel is the garden that is full of spice trees. There is a botanist available in the hotel to explain about each and every tree in the garden. Each cottage is designed based on the huts of native tribesmen and one of the huts is being used as an office. The hotel arranges for trekking, river rafting, fishing and sightseeing trips around Periyar. Thus, the hotel is ideal for both business and leisure traveler.
- Sun Deck
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis courts
- Games Room
- Restaurant/ Coffe Shop
- Room Service
- Laundry Service
- Dry cleaning
- Business center
- Doctor on Call
On Site Restaurant
The hotel has 24 hours on site restaurant that serves delectable Indian, South Indian, Chinese and Continental Cuisines. Also, don’t forget to try some Kerala and Chettinad cuisines that are specialties of the region. Of course, for every meal is prepared to try something exotic as our chef keeps experimenting. Also, the foods that are made of fresh spices as ingredient will make the taste linger in your mouth. The restaurant also offers in room dining as well as dine in facilities. The restaurant also serves the outside guests as well.
At this well-stocked bar of the hotel, the guests can savor their drink from an extensive menu of alcoholic as well as non-alcoholic beverages.
Distance from Airport
- Kochi International Airport-147 km
Distance from Railway Station
- Kottayam Railway Station-96.5 km
Distance from Top Attractions in the Area
- Thekkady-11.7 km
- Periyar Lake-22.8 km
- Mullaperiyar Dam-15.7 km
- Number of restaurants-1
The Green Leaf Certified in-house Ayurveda centre in Spice Village Thekkady is known for its authentic Ayurveda Treatments. The knowledge of the 5000-year old holistic science is practiced in the luxurious resort spa. The Ayurveda practioners after detailed consultation, decides on diets and treatments for guests. Treatments include massages with herbal oils and powders to tone up the body, improve circulation and restore energy and strength. Apart from this, steam baths and herbal preparations are offered to erase toxins, reduce fat tissue and skin disorders and cleanse the nasal passage.
Treatments comprising of authentic Ayurveda therapies,revitalizing massages and yoga lessons are available in packages of 7,9,11 and 14 days duration. There are treatments for complex ailments, beauty enhancement, rejuvenation and wellness. Regain your true form, glow and vitality, and achieve the peak of mental and physical well-being without compromising on side effects of modern medicine and cosmetics.
The expert consultants at the Ayurveda Center will work with you through the course of your stay offering therapies like:
Dhara:This process ensures mental relief, with herbal oils and medicated butter milk which is poured on the forehead and body. They cure the problems of insomnia, mental tension and skin disease.
Sirovasthi: The therapies includes a special kind of herbal oil anointment that remove headache and Vatha ailments.
Pizhichil: This therapy offers relief from rheumatic ailments and nervous disorders, with a special kind of massage with herbal oils.
Njavarakizhy: Ideal for those suffering from joint pains, arthritic conditions and certain skin diseases, in this treatment, perspiration is caused through the application of medicated rice concoctions.
Udvarthanam: This therapy includes herbal powder massages to treat for obesity, paralysis and certain rheumatic disorders.
Yoga is also a vital part of the healing treatment at The Spice Village. A Yoga Master guides you through the divine procedure of wellness. In the resort premises you will be taught sessions that you can practice lifelong.
- No pets are allowed
- Minimum check-in age of guest is 18 years
- Government-issued photo id is needed during check-in