Located in the Wayanad district in North Kerala, Vythiri Resort is an escape into nature. 70 kms from Calicut, this place is accessible for quick vacation.
Spread over 150 acres, located amidst tropical forest, you dwell with the music made by the sounds of nature. Wrapped in the cool embrace of a rainforest, you have stone lined pathways canopied by majestic trees, that lead to brick coloured cottages built in the style native to the region.
Days begin with the rousing melody of a Malabar Whistling Thrush and the orchestration of sounds and bands of foraging monkeys. And the day ahead has then has numerous possibitlies. A hanging bridge connecting the reception and the dinning area gives you the best view of the flowing stream. You can spend hours listening to this gushing stream flow.
There are no televisions in the rooms that allow you to completely disconnect with the urban life.
Stay based on your preference
With a huge number of configurations right from tree houses to cottages facing the stream, you can choose the experience you wish to have.
If you are a water lover, you can stay at the Vythiri Heaven. It directly faces the stream and is secluded from the general areas providing you some privacy. The sound of the stream is so pleasant that you would just want to sit in the sitout area of your room and hear it through the day.
The Honeymoon villa, overlooking the gurgling stream, having a sunken living room with a plunge pool, and a sperate bedroom offering total privacy and hot water Jacuzzi fitted bath is the perfect getaway for couples.
For the more adventurous ones, the Tree houses offer a good experience. Perched 60 ft above ground level, amidst the trees, these canopies are made by the local tribes with the locally available material. It gives the most authentic experience of staying in the forest.
For the families, you have the Pool Villa, which has a Private Pool, Bedroom, sunken living area and children’s bedroom with attached balcony on the top floor.
Rejuvenation through Ayurveda
The Vythri Spa combines the finest traditions of Ayurveda with Aroma Therapy and modern rejuvenation techniques to heal the body and soul. The menu includes an array of classic and new age treatments with massages, scrubs, wraps, facials, various baths, foot and hand care, toning and firming. The spa also offers fitness programs and a range of spa products in its boutique.
Start your day with a walk amidst the chirping birds, or rejuvenate yourself with some Yoga and Meditation.
Yoga & Meditation: Yoga is held every morning at the resort by the experts.
Morning trek: If you are a more active person, a morning trek to the tropical rainforests surrounding the resort conducted by their in house naturalist is a good way to start your day. One can see Nilagiri Langur, the Malabar Giant Squirrel, Malabar Grey Hornbill, Yellow Browed Bulbul besides a wide range of other species endemic to the Western Ghats.
Indoor games: Games like table tennis, carrom and chess can keep you or your kids entertained.
Rustic themed cottages in indigenous architecture beside a frolicking jungle stream, splendid tropical birds on overhanging branches, colorful butterflies and the insistent chatter of cicadas, the powerful throb of nature is the only clock you will need at Vythiri Resorts in Wayanad.
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