What to know before you go?
- It is a 7 bedroom eco-friendly boutique homestay perched on top of a hillock in Wayanad and the best part is you can bring your pets along too
- If you are lucky, you can invariably hear Sambhar deer calls in the wild and sometimes that of elephants also
- Sip cocktails by the natural pool with continuous running water which is chemical/chlorine free and overlooking the gorgeous mountains
About the property :
Once in a while, we all need a getaway that’s all about unwinding and breathing in the sublime mountain air. A getaway to Annapara Homestay is exactly about that! It is perched on top of a hillock and is snuggled amidst the lush greens of Wayanad. This place is perfect for a digital detox. Wake up to the sounds of the birds singing, breathe in the fresh aroma of the surrounding flora and fauna and bathe in the mild sunshine at our favourite spot on the verandahs - which is also perfect for that morning cuppa curled up with your favourite book.
The Annapara homestay is an intimate 7- bedroom homestay. It comprises of 5 Heritage rooms built with stone which gives it a rustic look and feel. The rooms are spacious and the verandahs open up to a view of Chembra peak. There 2 Family suites with a courtyard built on a cliff and overlooking a coffee plantation below, just right for a family of 4. The walks and treks around the property are highly recommended. The picturesque trails take you past sprawling plantations of tea and coffee, waterfalls and rainforests. There are over 200 species of birds and 20-30 species of butterflies. The naturalist and guide will help you identify birds, butterflies, insects and animals by sight and sound. The guide will also explain to you the intricacies of tea, coffee, cardamom and pepper cultivation. The property follows the concept of sustainable tourism, so there is no refrigerator nor any TV in the room at the property. Relish scrumptious dishes cooked in traditional Kerala style, which are wholesome because it retains the natural flavours and nutrients. As the spices and condiments are crushed manually on the stone like it was done in the olden times, everything is freshly cooked, no frozen food or leftover is served. They also take special care in understanding each guest’s tastes.
Afternoons are best spent lazing in the hammocks or hanging machan while soaking up sunshine and breathing in the sublime mountain air. Evening are best spent in the Amphitheatre where tea/coffee and snacks are served and where Chembra peak forms a gorgeous back drop. Get-together around the cosy dining table for a delectable meal or huddle around the roaring bonfire and enjoy delicious freshly made local Kerala cuisine. The villa is fully serviced with residential staff and a cook. There are indoor games and a badminton court for the children to enjoy. It is a perfect place to pause, let loose and indulge in slow living.
Each room has a private verandah overlooking the coffee plantation and the Chembra peak beyond, The rooms are spacious and it has a a king-size bed and en suite cwashroom.
Upto 2 Adults breakfast included
They are almost on a cliff with an aerial view of a coffee plantation and mesmerizing views of the forest-covered hills, valleys and the Chembra peak. The suites are spacious rooms and have a light and airy ambience with natural light flowing in from the skylights.
Enjoy 600 sq. ft. with a verandah, living room, 2 queen size beds on the ground level, 2 single beds in the Attic and en suite closet and washroom.
Upto 4 Adults breakfast included