When the pressures of modern-day existence pile up, we look to escape to the lap of nature to revitalise our senses and nourish our souls. Tucked away in the north-east corner of God’s Own Country, Kerala, is tranquil Wayanad. Mist laden mountains, lush paddy fields stretching to the horizon and an excellent range of resorts in Wayanad make it the ideal destination to spend a few relaxed days. Whether you’re looking for five-star grandeur or budget resorts in Wayanad, you won’t be disappointed.

The forests of Kerala have some of the best-kept secrets, and Wayanad is one of them. The region boasts of untouched luscious green landscapes, rice paddies, coffee plantations and majestic mountains, leading us to hotels with some of the most gorgeous scenery. Here are our top picks from different cities in Wayanad:

 

Vythiri

Famously known for its green spice plantations, lush forests and the tribal communities living in this area for centuries, Vythiri is considered to be very rich in culture and tradition and is one of the most visited hill stations in the country. Travelers will be situated close to attractions such as Pookode Lake, the Soochipara falls, Chain Tree and others. Vythiri is also home to some of the most extravagant resorts like Windflower Resort and Spa Vythiri, Vythiri Village Resort, Wayanad Silverwoods Hotel, etc. 

Windflower Resort and Spa Vythiri - For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Wayanad, The Windflower Resort & Spa Vythiri is the perfect choice. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests. Guests can choose from 38 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as fitness center, sauna, outdoor pool, spa, massage. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at The Windflower Resort & Spa Vythiri.

Vythiri Village Resort - A five star luxury resort harmoniously set in the heart of Wayanad,thirty acres of refreshing greenery, the tantalizing aroma of fresh spices, coffee and tea. The tone of sparkling water from majestic Chembra peak and Karanchi stream. The perfect escape from the tediousness of hectic city life. Vythiri Village, ‘Nature's best kept secret,’ is the ideal place of luxury, romance and wellness. The serenity of the resort is perfectly matched by the uncompromising luxury of its cottages and pool villas perched on a hillside.

Wayanad Silverwoods Hotel - Elegant, exclusive and exquisite, the Wayanad silverwoods resort has been ranked as the finest luxury resort in Wayanad, Kerala. Amidst the lush green woods experience mesmerizing traditional hospitality inspired by the rich Keralite culture. Experience the timeless beauty of the God’ Land in the most luxurious and charming resorts of Wayanad in utmost customer satisfaction and extravagance.

 

Sulthan Bathery

Sulthan Bathery is known for its magnificent beauty along with its own unique spice plantations. One of the major attractions of this location is the Jain Temple, built by Tipu Sultan in the 13th century, during his invasion of Kerala. Other attractions like the Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, Bathery Cathedral, etc. are also easily accessible from here.

Sterling Wayanad - Sterling Wayanad is surrounded by scenic landscapes in all corners. The verdant rice paddies, spiky ginger fields, and the picturesque plantations make for a refreshing experience. Situated near Sultan Bathery, the drive to the resort is through beautiful landscapes in Bandipur Forest. Sterling Wayanad is just 15 km away from Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can see exotic birds like the Malabar hornbill on an early morning walk. Wayanad has many trails for hiking enthusiasts and nature lovers. 

Sterling Wayanad with its 61 well-appointed rooms, is the place to unwind and gorge on scrumptious local delicacies. Each room is inspired by the three legacy trees of the region - bamboo, neem, and peepal. Take a stroll in the green lanes, take a dip in the beautifully designed swimming pool, visit the waterfalls in the area and walk through lush paddy fields. Go on the house special birdwatch trail or experience pottery within the resort itself. The discoveries at Wayanad are endless.

 

Other Places to Stay In Wayanad

  1. Banasura Hill Resort, Vellamunda - Banasura Hill Resort is a nature resort in Wayanad District of North Kerala, India; located 37 kilometres away from Kalpetta, the district headquarters. It stands at an altitude of 3,200 feet above sea level on a 35 acres plot amidst the mountains of the Western Ghats. From all the 4 Star hotels in Wayanad, Banasura Hill Resort is very much popular among tourists. A smooth check-in/check-out process, flexible policies and friendly management garner great customer satisfaction for this property. The resort's architectural design follows a construction based on rammed earth. The main building has an area of nearly 20,000 square feet spread over two floors, and is made entirely out of mud, with a roof of bamboo and coconut palm fronds.
  2. After The Rains, Meppadi - It is set on a 16-acre spice garden in the western ghat mountain ranges of the Nilgiri biosphere, and offers ethnic, chic accommodation options with earthy and local experiences. After the rains is one of those resorts in Wayanad where attention to all details are taken care of, to give you one of the most memorable holidays in Wayanad, without compromising the environment. Inspired by the rainforest, trek into the villages, have a cup of steaming coffee in your private garden overlooking the Nilgiris, learn more about our estate, go fishing in our own fresh water pond, experience the surrounding wildlife, walk with nature and rediscover the art of rejuvenating yourself.

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