Vanilla County is an enchanting Plantation Homestay in Kerala, near the origin of the Meenachil River at Vagamon, set amidst plantations of vanilla, pepper, coffee and rubber. It is two hours by car from the Kochi International Airport and its unique destination helps travelers understand the true meaning of Eco Tourism.
Vanilla County is the ideal takeoff point for visits to Periyar wild life sanctuary, Munnar hill station and Alleppey backwaters.
Vanilla County in Kottayam District of Kerala, 90 Kms from the new International Airport at Kochi. If arriving by train, the nearest rail station is Kottayam, 55 Kms away.
The road route from Kottayam: Kottayam-Palai-Erattupetta-Teekoy-Mavady estate-Vanilla County.
The road route from Kochi: Kochi-Muvattupuzha-Thodupuzha-Erattupetta-Teekoy-Mavady estate-Vanilla County.
Vanilla County is an enchanting farmstead, approved by the Kerala Department of Tourism, situated at the source of the Meenachil River. This Estate Bungalow is set amidst sylvan surroundings and lush greenery where one can wander around spice gardens, mountain streams, rubber plantations and unpolluted and eco-friendly country side, far removed from the cities. This is also a great opportunity to stay with a Keralan family – Baby & Rani – and enjoy home cooked food, opportunities to see organic spice, fruit and vegetable farms, swim in a series of natural pools, trekking, elephant rides and plantation visits.
Vanilla County Estate bungalow is over 55 years old and is spacious with its 5000 square feet interiors. The Estate Bungalow is set amidst 150 acres of rubber and other spices gardens. Needless to say, it is furnished tastefully and has spacious interiors. A variety of Keralite delicacies and other Indian dishes are served. The spices and vegetables used are grown within the grounds of the estate and organically grown. The fresh filter coffee and tea served are the offerings of the estate’s own plantations. While bottled mineral water is available, guests also have an option to drink genuine mineral water from natural springs of the mountains, boiled and filtered.
Includes of food and accommodation for a night (A.P)
Double Occupancy -115 US$
Single Occupancy -95 US$
Extra Person -45 US$
For Children Below 5 Years, it is Free