Best Homestays In Vagamon For The Perfect Mini Vacay

We’ve got you covered if you have decided that 2023 will be your year of traveling and exploring places. In this article, we’re heading toward the misty hills and a quiet town called Vagamon. This place overlooks echoing green landscapes with surreal views. Vagamon will have your soul rejuvenated. We have handpicked the best homestays in Vagamon that you might like. After all, there’s nothing like exploring a place through the local’s eyes.

Pilgrims Retreat

Best Homestays In Vagamon

Located in Uluppuni, Pilgrims Retreat is a host-run homestay that provides a personal, intimate experience to visitors. The hosts work with the local community to make sure each visitor feels safe and comfortable. In fact, they intentionally take efforts in employing, training, and enabling local village women to get financially independent. For now, they have a food processing unit with the women from their community that sell fruit preserves, jams, pickles, and honey sourced from the local communities. Another interesting aspect of the place is that there are no mobile networks or televisions, and Wifi is available only on a need basis. The aim is to ensure an immersive environment where guests explore nature and their surroundings closely without any distractions.

There are a few scenic movie locations nearby, private waterfalls, and a tunnel. The hosts even organize customized hikes and treks, outbound training for corporates, and adventure camps for teenagers and young adults.

To book, contact Arpan Roy – 9368013404

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Mountain Villa – Planters Cottage

Best Homestays In Vagamon

If you are dying hard for a getaway to relax in the lap of nature, this place is ideal for you. Situated in a completely off-grid location, this place is in a remote mountaintop area amidst five acres of private forest land and is one among the three cottages situated on the property. In fact, this 60-year-old labour shed is renovated with the theme of a Planter’s Cottage while preserving all its legacy. Of the other available cottage, this one buys the visitor more privacy. 

The host Sunitha is a warm and welcoming person. The other staff at the locality also caters to the needs of visitors with much attention and hospitality. The building runs on solar and wind power only. There is very weak network connectivity but WiFi is available. You will be served a variety of options from their traditional Kerala home cuisines to customized meals. One night’s stay here would cost you around Rs.8000. It is ideal for solo travelers and couples.

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Mountain Villa – Stone Cottage

Vagamon is home to some of the best homestays and Mountain villa is one of them. This stone cottage is adjacent to the above-mentioned planter’s cottage and is located on the same property. This is another 50+-year-old labour shed renovated in the form of an English Cottage with picturesque beauty. The mountaintop views and trekking in the wood trails around the cottages and to the valley long below the woods are an added advantage to the explorer souls (which is applicable to both cottages). One night’s stay here would cost you around Rs.9000.

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Pinedale Cottage 

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Situated in the middle of a five-acre tea and cardamom plantation, this simple cottage offers a unique view of the pine valleys and Palozhukumpara waterfall from above. All facilities needed for a decent stay are available except for food. Visitors need to bring their food or order from restaurants. The nearest hotel is about 7km away. Guests can access Kurisumala echo point, Vagamon meadows, and the above-mentioned pine valley and waterfalls from the cottage within walkable distance (ideal for trekking). You need to carry all the necessary items, snacks, and medicines with you as the nearest shop is about three km away from the property. The host Joe is helpful and will guide you with anything if needed. One night here would cost you around Rs.7500.

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Aura TreeHouse Villa Farm

This villa is situated around 8 km from Vagamon Hills. It is located amidst tea and cardamom plantations which makes the place even more interesting. The farm adjacent to the villa is also worth the visit for guests for leisure activities with pets. The glass doors and walls provide a pleasant view of the acreage outside the villa. Guests have the facility to order from a partnered catering company to try authentic Kerala dishes. The host Biju is friendly along with other staff who will help to make your stay comfortable and memorable. One night stay in this villa with five-star hotel facilities will cost you around Rs.9000.

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Varkeys Villas – Heritage Home

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This is a 100+-year-old heritage home that is situated on the way to Vagamon hills station. Guests will be provided with all the needed amenities and delicious food. The green and calm atmosphere around creates a sense of tranquility for the visitors who crave to take their minds off their busy lives. Small waterfalls near the property are bliss to play in. The host Renjith is also a kind and pleasing person. This place can accommodate up to 10 people at a time. So, next time when you make plans with your besties, tick off this place for an amazing weekend getaway. One night here would cost you and your group around Rs.7000.

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Stylish Cabin

Best Homestays In Vagamon

This is a simple cottage with one bedroom, bathroom, and kitchen hosted by a well-experienced host named Shanu. It’s definitely one of the cutest homestays in Vagamon. There is a sit-out outside each cottage overlooking the mountains. This is a highly stylized, yet humble cottage structured to accommodate up to three people during a stay. One night here would cost you an affordable rate of about Rs.2500.

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We hope you loved our curated list of the best homestays in Vagamon. Let us know if you have visited any.


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