What is your dream in India? Is to stay in somewhere fabulous and five star, or in a village home in a remote region of the countryside and truly understand what live in the heart of the country is like? Would you like to stay at a luxury tented camp with rescued elephants or in a chic boutique stay in a tea plantation? Is staying in a plantation home and learning about coffee and the life of planters something that appeals to you or discovering temples and wildlife in an area just a short drive from the Taj Mahal but a million miles away from the bustle of that city? Our preferred hotels are a selection of experiences and that is what they all have in common. They are not all luxurious, they vary from the very basic to the ultra-luxurious but what they all have in common, is their passion of the hosts in ensuring that your stay encompasses some truly wonderful Indian Experiences.

Imagine a luxurious tented camp in the heart of the countryside, exclusively yours and your very own elephant to have breakfast with.  It is a fact that we have domesticated elephants in India, they can’t be released into the wild and so they need to be looked after as well as possible…

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Set amidst the serenity and timeless beauty of Wayanad’s famed mist shrouded mountains, is our new home “Amaryllis”. We look down on the backwaters of the Karapuzha Reservoir, and with the Western Ghats in the background, the views are truly spectacular…

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The Lodge is located within a 35-acre plantation of the original woodland, with many old growth trees surrounded by extensive farmland, refuge to over 200 species of birds, reptiles and small mammals. It is a calm, gentle space, off birdsong and al-fresco meals…

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