Saturday, March 28, 2009
In Nature’s Company – Hill country Resort, Kodaikanal
How to Reach:
Nearest airport Madurai, 130 km. The Kodaikanal Road Junction Railway Station is 75 km and is three hours drive to the resort. By road from Dindigul, reach Batlagundu and take the immediate right to reach the Kodai Hill Road. From Kodai lake, turn right to Villpatti and then Attuvampatti..
Things to do:
Activities such as picnic tours, treks, hikes, bonfire evenings, theme nights, boating, horse riding and cycling are organized by the hotel. Go sightseeing or shopping. Or simply cuddle up in your room for the perfect romantic getaway. Look out at the sunset. Relax your body and soul with a wonderful Ayurvedic spa at the well equipped health club. Or try your hand at billiards, snooker or putt-putt golf. Watch a film at the resort’s amphitheatre or shake a leg at the discotheque.
There are 20 Deluxe Rooms Rs. 5,300/-
16 Regular Suites Rs. 5,700/-
4 Deluxe Suites Rs. 6,300/-
8 Regular Cottages Rs. 8,000/- and
13 Deluxe Cottages Rs. 9,000/-
Extra adult Rs. 2,100/- Rates are on MAP (Modified American Plan) basis which includes breakfast and dinner, plus 12.5% Luxury Tax applicable.
For reservations and enquiries contact: 0452-240953/54/58
This information is collected from a daily news paper.
Sunday, March 15, 2009
THE WOODS ARE LOVELY
DUKE’ FOREST LODGE- Nedumangadu, Near Thiruvananthapuram
How to get there:
The resort is 48 km from Thiruvananthapuram on the Ponmudi Road.
Things to do:
Go trekking in the reserve forest adjacent to the property; get a guided tour of a working plantation. Ayurveda treatments at the spa; indulge in rafting, fishing and swimming in the Kallar river. Visit the hill station of Ponmudi less than 18 km away and the Upper Golden Valley waterfalls. The Peppara Wildlife sanctuary and Bonakkad tea estate are also nearby. Arippa-Sankhili is a great place for bird-watching and Chittippara for rock-climbing.
Independent pool villa Rs. 6500/-
Pool side villa Rs. 4500/-
Standard Rooms Rs. 4500/-
Single Occupancy 10% less on tariff.
For reservations: Phone: 0472-2859272/73/74
The news gathered from a daily news paper.
Saturday, March 7, 2009
2.VILLA RETREAT- HOLIDAY IN THE HILLS – KODAIKANAL
Kodaikanal is 145 km by road from Madurai. “VILLA RETREAT” is located on the cliff side just next to the famous Coaker’s Walk.
The hotel arranges local half-day and full day sightseeing trips. Or, go walking in the salubrious forested hills and valleys. Go boating on Kodaikanal lake or gorge on home-made chocolates. Else, simply stay in the room and enjoy the valley view from 6000 ft. Sip on tea in the well-manicured hotel garden.
Cottage: Rs. 3375/-
Classic Room: Rs. 2813/-
Deluxe Room: Rs. 1688/-
Standard Room: Rs. 1350/-
The tariff covers only accommodation. There are also special honeymoon and economy packages available for “two days and three nights”, including free sightseeing, pick up and drop and meals.
Contact: Ph: 04542-240940, 243557
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1.LYMOND HOUSE, OOTY
Lymond House is on Sylks Road, near Hotel Savoy.
Ooty has a host of tourist destinations as well as trekking and walking options. Sight-seeing can be arranged by Lymond House on request.
The rooms depending on their size vary in tariff from Rs. 2500/- and Rs. 3500/- plus taxes. This includes breakfast. The restaurant could provide other meals on request. For reservations and other details,
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pick up and drop from Coimbatore and Mysore are available.