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An Eco-friendly Homestay Munnar  

Karadipara 685 611, Munnar, Kerala, India. Phone: +91 487 2420556,  Mobile: +91 98471 78455, +44 70 3183 6701 (UK) Send us an inquiry
A true homestay experience in Karadippara 10 kms before Munnar on the Cochin - Munnar road.

Rose Gardens consists of two acres of land in the midst of cardamom plantations and is nestled in a perfectly calm and cool environment, surrounded by hills and dales, rivers and waterfalls. It is covered with spices and agricultural crops like cardamom, vanilla and all varieties of fruit trees including Lichi, Rumbutan, Strawberry and Amla and an equally large variety of flowering plants. Rose gardens is almost a century old building erected with fine stones, tiled roof and wooden ceiling. The twin Ensuite rooms can accommodate two families. The rooms are clean and comfortable, with verandahs built in the traditional style and overlooking the lush native forest.

  • Eco friendly environment.
  • Garden fresh vegetables & fruits like cabbage, beans, potato, cauliflower and bananas from the plantation farm.
  • Seasonal tropical fruits available round the year.
  • Delicious honey served fresh from the bee keeping unit.
  • Farm grown, fresh coffee.
  • Cool & clear potable water from the natural spring

The farmhouse is owned and managed by Tomy Joseph and Rajee Tomy who belong to a traditional agricultural family in Kerala. They reside in the farmhouse along with their three children. Mr. Tomy Joseph is a post graduate in Botany who provides assistance in maintaining and developing various gardens in Munnar. He also maintains a variety of nurseries of flowering plants, herbal plants, fruits, etc. Mrs. Rajee Tomy is a graduate in Home Science.

The grasslands at Munnar provide great trekking routes to the nature lover. During these treks you come face to face with the spectacular beauty of the wilderness. The Home arranges for short & long trekking trips of different durations as per the convenience of the visitors.

What to expect

No room service - No air-conditioning - No Television - Family ambience - Local food - Home kitchen - Meals with family - Personal attention - Children welcome - Local culture and experience - Nature - Solitude and safety - Privacy - Eco-sensitive tourism.

They conduct complimentary Cooking classes for the guests. Mrs. Rajee Tomy will introduce you to the nuances of Kerala cooking. You get to do it along with others who share your passion for food, in a relaxing environment. All of the recipes of the food prepared during the classes are provided alongside. Catering classes are offered in basic, popular Kerala dishes with special focus on the non vegetarian items and include a wide variety of traditional Kerala cuisine such as Chappathy, Appam, Rice noodles, fish curry, chicken dishes, cutlets, etc. The course duration and timings are flexible to suit the comfort and convenience of the guests. Their preference for vegetarian, non vegetarian are also considered in Cooking classes.

Tariff on CP basis

Off Season (1st April 2013 - 30th September 2013)

Double Room (Twin Beds): Rs 4500 includes breakfast and taxes.

Season (1st October 2013 - 31st March 2014)

Double Room (Twin Beds): Rs 5000 includes breakfast and taxes.

Trekking - Rs 1500 (For Two with a guided tour)


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