Wayanad is a picturesque district in Kerala known for its diverse flora and fauna, as well as spice plantations and trekking trails dotted with narrow streams. The location is a popular choice for honeymooners, family vacations, and scenic getaways. Here is a list of resorts to consider for your next trip to the cosy hill station.
Wayanad Wild- CGH Earth, Lakkidi
The luxury resort is set in the heart of a rainforest and offers three categories of spacious rooms, one of which has a jacuzzi. Enjoy the beautiful views of the treelines from the balcony. Among their many curated experiences, choose ziplining for an adrenaline rush or take a guided tour through the greens on a leisure walk.
Address: Lakkidi, Kunnathidavaka, Kerala
Sterling Wayanad, Kidanganad
The 61 well-appointed rooms at the property are inspired by three legacy trees of the region - peepal, neem, and bamboo with rooms offering views of the garden, the forest or the resort’s natural pond. There is also a special room category for pets at the resort. Dine at their multi-cuisine restaurant and engage in one of the many indoor and outdoor activities available.
Address: Valluvar Road, Sulthan Bathery, Kidanganad, Kerala
Taj Wayanad Resort & Spa, Padinjarathara
The luxurious property is surrounded by tropical trees, areca palms, and tender coconut groves. Locally sourced materials such as bamboo, timber, and Kannur terracotta have been used to build the beautiful resort. Stay in one of their waterfront villas or cottages, relax in the infinity pool, and sip a cocktail from their marine-themed bar.
Address: 1/72-A, Ward-1, Manjoora East Crescent Road Thariyode, North, Padinjarathara, Kerala
Vythiri Village Resort, Vythiri
The resort has 300+ rooms divided into six categories, ranging from standard rooms to cottages with a jacuzzi. Among their various dining options, a highlight is the traditional Kerala houseboat, which serves hot beverages with local bites. They also have six conference rooms, curated experiences, and two swimming pools, one of which is an infinity pool.
Address: H25R+854, NH 212, PO, near VYTHIRI TOWN, Vythiri, Kerala
Kuruva Island Resort & Spa, Mananthavady
Kuruva Island is the place to be if you want a luxurious honeymoon stay in Wayanad. It has five types of plush rooms, some of which have a jacuzzi while others have a private pool or plunge pool. The multi-cuisine restaurant serves global cuisine with a focus on Kerala food. You can also have a candlelight dinner or a BBQ under the stars.
Address: Palvelicham, Bavali, Post, Mananthavady, Kerala
Marmalade Springs Resort, Kalpetta
The boutique resort is tucked away on a coffee plantation in Wayanad's second-highest peak. It has seven different room types made of teak and red cedar wood, including a treehouse with a lovely verandah. Read a book by their natural stream, listen to music around the campfire, and dine at their open-air restaurant.
Address: Vivekananda Road, Muttil North, Po, Kalpetta, Kerala
Wayanad Silverwoods Resorts, Vythiri-Tharuvana Rd
The resort's amenities include a clubhouse, an elegant convention centre, and a porter facility, making it an ideal resort stay for friends, families, and business travellers. Choose from seven villa-style accommodations, some of which are pet-friendly, and dine at their multi-cuisine restaurant, which serves Indian and continental fare.
Address: Manjoora P.O, Vythiri -Tharuvana Rd, Kerala
Jungle Beats Resort, Meppadi
The Jungle Beats offers one-of-a-kind accommodations, including a capsule-shaped gipsy cottage, an A-frame hut with chic decor, and the Sultan's cottage with a balcony overlooking the stream. The property includes a natural stream where you trek down for a swim. With a daily changing menu available at the restaurant, you will have something new to sample throughout your stay.
Address: Thanjilod, Via Soojipara Waterfalls, Meppadi P.O, Meppadi, Kerala
Arayal Luxury Resort, Manjoora
The family-friendly resort offers four types of lodging, one of which is a villa cottage. The rooms come with a work desk, a mini refrigerator, a built-in safe, and a spacious bathroom. A multi-cuisine restaurant, an infinity pool with views of the Banasura reservoir, fishing, and other curated experiences are also available to keep you engaged.
Address: Bible Land P.O, Manjoora, Kerala
Olives the Boutique Resort, Kalpetta
Olives resort is situated in Kalpetta, a mere 13 kilometres from Wayanad. The stay is a budget-friendly alternative with two accommodation categories to choose from - a premium suite and a luxury suite. The resort also has open-air dining, indoor and outdoor activities, and a pool area with greenery. During your stay, enjoy traditional home-cooked meals.
Address: J37F+F42 Carolina Gardens, Pinangode Rd, near Warehouse, Subhash Nagar, Kalpetta, Kerala
Windflower Resort & Spa Vythiri, Vythiri Taluk
The resort is situated on a hilltop, with tea, rubber, and cardamom plantations lining the foothills. The suites, studios, and villas all have a sitting area with stunning views of the rainforest. Eat at the multi-cuisine restaurant, and relax in the sauna or award-winning spa.
Address: Annapoorna Estate, Survey No. 40/ 2B, Resurvey No. 330/1, Vythiri Taluk, Achoornam, Kerala
Banasura Hill Resort, Vellamunda
The eco-resort has rustic decor, with suites, huts, suites, and rooms built from mud excavated from the same location. They have thatched roofs, simple interiors, and basic amenities to make your stay comfortable. The restaurant serves Kerala cuisine and overlooks lush greenery. If the culture of a town piques your interest, book a history and tribal tour with the property.
Address: Vellamunda, Wayanad, Kerala
LakeRose Wayanad Resort, Kalpetta
The luxury boutique resort is located on the picturesque shores of Karapuzha reservoir, with views of the lake. The resort has seven different types of rooms, each with a balcony to soak in the sunrise and the views of the western ghats. Take a dip in the glass-walled infinity pool or go fishing to unwind.
Address: Karapuzha Dam, Kalpetta, Kerala