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Cardamom County, Periyar

Discover Cardamom County Periyar

Cardamom County is a nature retreat set in beautifully landscaped gardens against the green clad mountains of the Periyar Forests. It borders the highlight of the region, the Periyar Tiger Reserve and offers glorious views plus the wonderful scents of the surrounding spice plantations,

The accommodation is made up of cottages offering private en-suite rooms and a verandah, built on different levels following the natural curves of the hillside. With an open air restaurant, terrace, gym, swimming pool and spa facilities, Cardamom County offers a truly relaxing break.

Things to do:

  • Take a 4-5km hike through the various habitats of the reserve and get the opportunity to see the birds and other wildlife roaming free.
  • Visit the elephant park and understand more about the lives of these wonderful animals
  • Be at one with nature by taking a jeep safari
  • Discover Gavi filled with tea plantations as far as the eye can see
  • Enjoy a tour of the local plantations where you can buy fresh spices and understand about the process of making tea, harvesting spices and even making herbal medicine
  • Go on a boat trip across the lake to see the local wildlife drinking and bathing in the water. Great for taking photographs
  • Spend the day relaxing in the green leaf certified Ayura Spa and finally feel the worries of life slipping away

Cardamom County Resort Facilities:

  • Pool
  • Board games and pool table
  • Wi-Fi
  • Activities such as paper bag making sessions
  • Gym
  • Indoor and outdoor dining options
  • Multi cuisine buffet breakfast
  • Yoga centre and Ayura spa
  • Cultural shows

Room Facilities:

  • En-suite bathroom
  • Complimentary fruit basket
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Slippers
  • Shaving and dental kit