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Spice Village

from Rs.16011/ night

Spice Village is categorised as Experiential Plantation Resort

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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


  • 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)


Contact Us

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Hotel Address

Spice Village
Periyar Road, Kumily
Thekkady, Kerala

For Reservations Contact NIVALINK or send an enquiry using above form

+91-22-6150 6363 (100 lines)

For Group Reservations

Service Timings

Mon - Sat
- 9:30 AM to 11 PM
- 10:30 AM to 7 PM

Room Rooms per Unit No. of Units No. Rooms
Total Rooms52
Total Occupancy104



  • 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

Getting There


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

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable For


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


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 611 reviews

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We want to come backBy Mike R on 24th Nov 2015

Our first experience of a CGH Earth resort and what a first impression. Reception gave us a very warm welcome and we were escorted by a member of staff to our villa where everything was explained to...

Waiting Waiting WaitingBy harish g on 24th Nov 2015

First things first, I ve not visited this property yet. Then why a review? Please read on. I booked a deluxe villa for 2 nights to visit this property on Oct 16th 2015. The visit was planned sometime...

Highlights of kerelaBy j m on 23th Nov 2015

Another brilliant hotel. Again made to feel like royalty. Lots of wild life all around. The rooms have lovely veranders all around and are all old buildings preserved and saved by the hotel...

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  • Check in: 1
  • Check in HR: 2:0:2
  • Check out HR: 11:0:1
  • Child From: 5
  • Child To: 12
  • Only Veg: False
  • Pet Friend: False
  • Resort: False
  • FDate: 0
  • TDate: 0

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