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Chidambaram Vilas, Chettinad

Lovingly restored to offer visitors a real taste of indulgent Chettinad lifestyle and culture, Chidambaram Vilas has 25 heritage rooms where traditional design is merged with the modern features travellers now expect. Decorated with intricate designs, wood carvings and exquisite chandeliers this is opulence at its best. With dining experiences showcasing local ingredients and cuisine, a swimming pool and lounge area guests can really savour Chettinad in all its glory.

Things to do:
  • Take a sightseeing trip to marvel at the wonderful Chettinad mansions
  • Enjoy a bullock and cart or cycle ride around the village and see the sights of Chettinad
  • Chettinad is known for its arts and crafts so you could visit  the Athangudi man made tile industry or the Chettinad cotton and fabric weaving centre
  • Learn the art of garland making which is an important aspect of Southern Indian culture
  • Get your game face on and play some of the variety of games provided by the hotel including Thayam which is quite similar to Snakes and Ladders
  • Try learning the art form of Mehendi which is the creation of temporary tattoos using henna to make various patterns and designs
  • Acquire new recipes to cook back home by taking a cookery lesson with some local chefs who will teach you about traditional Chettinad cooking
  • Get competitive and take on your friends and family on the badminton or volley ball court
Resort Facilities:
  • Swimming pool
  • Banquet and conference hall
  • A courtyard
  • Visiri hall
  • 3 dining experiences
  • Volley ball court
  • Badminton court
  • Bar
Room Facilities:
  • Beautifully decorated heritage rooms
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Tea/coffee making facilities
  • Minibar
  • Complementary toiletries
  • Air conditioning
  • TV with cable channels