Wayanad has been one of the most visited tourist spots from Bangalore in the recent years. Like I mentioned in my previous blog post, Wayanad has everything. Mountains, lakes, rivers, forests, wild life sanctuaries, dams and the list goes on. One more you could add for this list is the ample amount of great resorts amidst nature that could put a city life to shame! So today, I bring you 10 resorts near Wayanad that surely will make you forget your city life if you decide to head to these for even a weekend.
10 Resorts Near Wayanad That Will Make You Forget City Life
Located 10 km from Sulthan Bathery of Wayanad, The Woods Resorts is one of a kind. This surely will be a “woody” getaway. Its aptly named as its located amidst the green and the woods. With a pool and many other facilities, one cannot wait for the vacation time to arrive. With great user reviews for this resort, no wonder it is one of the should-visit resorts near Wayanad for the experience alone.
A 5-star resort usually comes with a price tag but it also comes with an experience. The very widely known resort chains in India, The Windflower Resort has a great view since its located in a great location! This could be explicitly visited for a resort and spa stay because sometimes even travel too gets tedious and tiring. If you have the budget, you can consider this for your next visit to Wayanad.
Oh the pictures, I can’t get enough of the views that this resort offers. Situated on the hill overlooking the beautiful Banasura Sagar Hills is a private property that offers luxury and a memorable stay. The villas offer view of the Banasura Sagar Hills (which has one of the most beautiful sunsets). The view of the Banasura Sagar Hills from the pool are too good to believe. The location is perfect too, visiting Banasura Sagar Dam is not only easy, driving to other locations makes it a wonderful trip, making this resort one of the best resorts near Wayanad. Don’t believe me? Check the pictures!
The Willow Resorts is located in Ambalavayal, Wayanad. It is very close to Edakkal Caves (approx 6 km) and Karapuzha Dam which are two of the famous tourist locations in Wayanad. Edakkal has a history of its own, making it a gem of a place to visit. It is nearer to other tourist locations such as Soochipara Falls (approx 25 km) and Pookottu Lake (35 km). Coming to the resort, set amidst 25 acres of coffee estate, this beautiful resorts have villas that are independent. And there is a garden right in front, making it a view that anyone would remember waking up to!
Located in Ambalavayal, a prime location in Wayanad is one of the popular resorts near Wayanad. Situated right in between an array of palm trees gives a nice “being in the nature” feel for the stay. A wide pool only adds a cherry on the top. This would be one of the most decent stays for sure.
Why not a homestay instead? That’s why I added this to the list even though it didn’t quite fit with the others. This stay here would be in a 95 year old house with an authentic old-Kerala feel to it. With the coffee, tea plantations and paddy fields surrounding this home, it would be a modern yet a pristine and peaceful village stay experience.
This may not be a luxury stay but it offers a stay amidst nature, overlooking palm trees, paddy feilds and enough greenery to forget other colors. The stay here is in cottages with all the facilities with a free Wi-Fi access! Whispering Woods is 23 km from Soochipara Waterfall and 26 km from Edakkal Caves. This resort makes a best option if you are traveling with a bunch of buddies.
Situated in Kalpetta, a primary location making it easier to visit Edakkal Caves and Soochipara Falls, this resort offers a great view. It is located on one of the highest peaks of Wayanad (and hence the views!). The resort is surrounded by 100 acres of plantations, which would definitely make anyone tempt to revisit this resort.
A good, budget-friendly stay amidst greenery, with all the basic amenities, ayurvedic spa and a swimming pool, sums up the entire stay in Green Gates. It is located on a hillock in Kalpetta, a primary location in Wayanad making it easier to visit other tourist locations in Wayanad. The cottages are good offering a comfortable stay. This is a good option if you are looking for resorts near Wayanad.
Located in Vythiri, this resort is very near by to Pookot Lake (approx 3.5 km) and Chembra Peak (6 km). This resort offers a homely stay with all the basic amenities and a pool. The rooms overlooks the pool and the garden. The resort is located amidst the mountains and tea plantations, promising a lovely weekend away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
If you have seen all the pictures of these resorts of Wayanad till now, I’m sure you are already tempted to visit those! In fact, I’m tempted to go there at least once a month!
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