Carmelia Haven is a stylish, eco friendly resort set amidst a tea and cardamom plantation where guests will be in communion with many of natures many splendored charms. Situated close to the village of Vandanmedu, a half hour drive from Thekkady along the Thekkady - Munnar road, the area is the worlds largest producer of premium quality cardamom.
The evocative name of the Cardamom Hills is home to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, a reserve on the Kerala/Tamil Nadu border which is surrounded by tea and spice plantations. Lush forest, with a vast lake at its heart, is home to many indigenous animals.
VISIT TO AN ELEPHANT CAMP, you could help the mahout to wash the elephant; see how much the Elephant likes to be bathed. Enjoy a short ride on an elephant to get the best view of the stunning scenery.More
Tree houses that are built with wood on solid stilts and soar into the canopy of trees around them. Guests with an adventurous streak will find much to enjoy in the novelty of residing high above the ground, in the embrace of the foliage and the spectacular views of the plantation below from the wrap around balcony. The tree houses also offer elegant ethnic themed furnishings and the state of the art in amenities.
Villas that are the very definition of luxury, exclusive, serene - equipped with a Jacuzzi, the best in amenities and tastefully furnished. Outside a private garden and verandah are surrounded by picturesque views of the surrounding plantation.
Cave Those who want to be all by themselves, stay in our Cave, an underground cellar where they can shut out the world and give free run to their imagination.
Elegantly furnished multi cuisine restaurant. The restaurant is named after a chieftain of the Malaya Araya tribe Kolumban who first showed a couple of British officials on a hunting trip the site of the present arch dam in 1922.