Serene Homestays In Thekkady To Work From The Hills

Thekkady, a beautiful town near Periyar National Park, Idukki, is home to serene, secluded homestays that give you a reason to travel all the way there. Away from the maddening crowd, this iconic place attracts tourists from afar for its beauty. Needless to say, it is a place to chill, relax, and rejuvenate yourself. Here are a couple of really beautiful homestays in Thekkady where you can work and vacation at the same time.

Kerala House Periyar

If you really want to explore the beauty of Thekkady, you have to stay at the Kerala House. This paradise of a place is nothing short of a slice of heaven as it borders the Periyar Tiger Reserve. You can also access activities like bamboo rafting, boating at the Periyar river, a jeep tour through the forest, cooking classes, and elephant rides.

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Hotel Ambadi

Ambadi is Thekkady’s first heritage hotel built by the architect Laurie Baker. The history of this place dates back to 1982. Fun fact:  Filmmaker G. Aravindan named this place Ambadi. One of the unique aspects of Ambadi is that they follow sustainable practices to keep their place and surroundings cognisant with nature. Right from using newspapers instead of plastic to having an efficient waste and recycling management system, this hotel swears by eco-friendly practices.


Looking for a cosy place to work from Thekkady? Wildernest should be on your list. A 7 seven-minute walk from the property will take you to the Thekkady Junction wildlife sanctuary and the Mudra Cultural Centre. The staff is super friendly, and they will make sure that you have a great time under their hospitality.

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Morley’s Place

Imagine living in a place located atop a hill and surrounded by stunning tea estates right in the heart of Periyar. That’s what you will experience if you stay at Morley’s Place. The homestay has two bedrooms and bathrooms and can accommodate four people.

Canarywoods Resort

This gorgeous rock-built farm stay is located two km away from Periyar National Park. There are three rooms with all the basic facilities you need. Canarywoods not only offers stunning views but also a peaceful environment to work in without any hassle.

Bamboo Nest

If you’re travelling to Thekkady in a group, we recommend you stay at this exclusive forest retreat surrounded by thick bamboo groves. You can see a beautiful aerial view of Tamil Nadu, and that itself is a sight for sore eyes. Guests also have access to a home chef who can cook anything upon request. It is a beautiful place that will make you forget all the worries for some time.


There cannot be a better place than Bonfire to spend your workcation in Thekkady. Located in Kumily, this property comes with aesthetic interiors and a quiet outdoor seating area.  Cut yourself off from the hustle-bustle of the city vibe, and embrace the nature around you.

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Here are some of the homestays In Thekkady you must check out when you visit the place.

Aishwarya Gopinath
A foodie at heart, an aspiring novelist, and an enthusiastic writer by nature, I love to dig deep into culture and lifestyle of the place and people around me. I hope to make people cry, laugh, smile, angry, and satisfied with my writing.

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