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Spice Village

Spice Village

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

Spice Village is categorised as Experiential Plantation Resort

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
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(Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
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(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 April 2004)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
Spice Trails (Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
Organic Vegetable Garden (Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)
Traditional dance performance (Nivalink Trip Dated - 6 June 2011)

Spice Village is a renowned experience resort in Kumily town centre at Thekkady Kerala.

Reasons to Visit
  • Experiential plantation resort located at Kumily, Thekkady
  • Located close to the Periyar Tiger Reserve and surrounded by cardamom hills, a resort where you can watch elephants drinking at the water's edge
  • Cottages are designed with thatched roof made of elephant grass identical to those on the tribal huts of the region, coir mats, bare stone floors, natural materials, local woodcraft and modern baths
  • Larger cottages have a garden attached with benches
  • Buffet restaurant, serves a wide range of traditional Indian and international meals. Kerala Cuisine flavored with fresh spices is prepared. Bar is available
  • Recreational facilities include swimming pool, badminton, tennis, yoga and meditation centre, library , tennis and volley ball courts, indoor games, evening entertainment
  • Tiger Club features pictures, maps, books, periodicals and videos on wildlife
  • Ayurvedic clinic, offers treatments and therapies under the guidance of Physician
  • Activities offered include Boat safari in Lake Periyar, Trekking, and Spice plantation visit and learn to cook with spices, bullock cart ride, learning to make hand made stationery, cooking demonstrations, forest treks and water safari
  • Internet facility is available
  • Other facilities include souvenir shop and laundry
  • Recommended for wildlife enthusiasts, wellness and experiential travellers
Know It
  • It is a property of the CGH Earth (Casino) Group of Resorts that provide the most authentic experience-based stays in South India
  • Options for excursions to Periyar Reserve are available
  • Located 2 kms from Kumily, which is a base point for visiting Periyar wildlife sanctuary
Recommendations
  • Plantation Retreats and Experiential Stays around Thekkady
    "Experiential retreat from CGH group offering travellers a plantation experience right in heart of Kumily town. Spice Village offer cottages right within a regenerated spice plantation and created many experiences around it. It is a pioneer who created a destination out of Thekkady and remains one of the most sought after getaway for experiential travellers looking for best of ethnic Cuisine, eco friendly living, spice plantation experiences and Periyar forest explorations. "
  • Premium Hotels and Resorts in Thekkady
    "CGH experiential retreat offering independent cottages with ethnic styling spread over a large spice plantation offering travellers a stylish stay experience around eco friendly living, plantation experiences and standout ethnic Kerala cuisine."
  • Wellness Getaways in Thekkady
    "CGH wellness is build around authentic Ayurveda alongwith Yoga and Meditation, combining together to offer holistic healing solution. The experiential character of the resort makes it a compelling choice for wellness getaway for any experiential traveller. Spice Village is also where guests arrive for 1 week or 2 week stays for serious ayurveda centric stay."
About Thekkady

Thekkady (2500 ft asl) is a stopover on the South India Itinerary on Madurai - Kottayam route known for nature centric experiences connected with Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.  more

Things to do in Thekkady
  • Places to Visit

    Popular Kadathanadan Kalari Centre, Periyar Boat Ride
    Special Interest Spice farm visit
  • Activity

    Elephant Junction (Elephant Experience), Bird Watching in Periyar (Bird Watching), Walking in Periyar (Walking), Bamboo Rafting in Periyar (Walking, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting), Gavi Ecotourism (Walking, Jeep Safaris, Kayaking or Canoening or Bamboo Rafting)
  • Excursion

    Idukki Dam (45 kms), Cheruthony Dam (47 kms), Calvary Mount (40 kms)
Access

Spice Village

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala
Rooms
RoomRooms per UnitNo. of UnitsNo. Rooms
155
14747
Total Rooms52
Total Occupancy104

Facilities

General
  • Doctor-on-call
Food and Beverages
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
Recreation or Indoor - Outdoor Games
  • Swimming pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Carrom
  • Library
  • Chess
Health, Fitness, Beauty and Wellness
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Ayurveda Facility

Spice Village

Kumily | Thekkady | Kerala

Getting There

Air :
Madurai (140 kms), Cochin (Ernakulam) (180 kms), Trivandrum (200 kms)
Rail :
Kottayam (107 kms), Kodai Road (123 kms), Alleppey (138 kms)

Spice Village is located in Kumily

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For
Kumily Situated right on Kottayam - Madurai highway and 5 kms from Periyar lake, Kumily area is home to a wide range of hotels and homestays. Holiday/Getaway

Overall Ratings

4.5/5

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 986 reviews
Summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
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Good
By FaborFad on 03th Jun 2018
4/5

Excellent Indian food and drinks. Service very slow and poor. Quality of food in Kenya is excellent so in the restaurant too. Large table seating with plastic chairs, struggle to get waiters...

Had a superb stay at cgh spice village thekkady
By Sand2ep on 30th May 2018
5/5

We visited spice village in the month of may for our honeymoon,and it was really nice. We had a really nice time there. They had arranged for surprises which really astonished us. Staff's were really...

Batch get together , Kottayam Medical college 99 Alumini
By Joekokkat on 27th May 2018
2/5

We stayed in this property on 19 and 29 the of May. Ours was a group booking of 22 cottages .We had a pilot trip to the property in early March .We had a warm reception then with great hospitality...

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  • Child To: 12
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  • Pet Friend: False
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