Planning a summer vacation? Here are 10 Best Budget Homestays in Beautiful Wayanad
OWith its winding paths and forests that are home to many wildlife species, Wayanad in Kerala is a paradise for those who love to bask in nature. Whether you are here to visit Banasura Sagar Dam which is the largest earth dam in India or to explore the pine forests, you will be mesmerized at every stop. While you are in this natural paradise, a homestay gives you the opportunity to sit back, relax, unwind and explore the beauty of the place in all its authenticity.
Here is a list of top 10 homestays in Wayanad, Kerala for your next expedition.
1. Point of view and
A homestay that has stood the test of time, the Viewpointwayanad space will add to your trip in many ways. The heritage property is now looked after by Johncy who will greet you and if you have a moment tell you all about the place and the nature trails in and around.
The three-tiered Meenmutty Falls are 6 km from the property and are known for their spectacular views.
Location: vellamunda, mananthavady, india, kerala
Contact: 083049 15214
Price: From Rs 2,027/night (excluding taxes)
Review: A review on the Booking.com site states: “great experience, great view and great memories”.
2. Kailasa Homestay
The property is located on the beautiful Kuruva Islands which are teeming with exotic flora and fauna. A serene ambience and multiple species of insects and birds welcome travelers to this place. For the adventurous, there are rafting and boat rides they can take part in. A caretaker is present for anything you may need during your stay.
Location: Kuruva Dweep Road, Palvelicham, Payyambally, Palvelicham, Kerala – 670646
Price: From Rs 1,500/night (excluding taxes)
3. Kudajadri Drizzle
For any tourist who visits Kerala for its tea plantations and paddy fields, this homestay is a paradise. The heritage property is maintained by Vinoop who likes to receive people in the middle of nature. When you’ve had your stomach full of the delicious Southern dishes, step out for a stroll in the lush greenery that stretches around the plaza.
Location: MR School Road, Kayakkandy, Kaniyambetta, Kalpetta, Kerala – 673122
Contact: 099463 54511
Price: From Rs 2500/night (excluding taxes)
Review: A review on the Booking.com site said: “A great experience indeed to stay in a traditional house away from the normal hustle and bustle. Highly recommended, the owners make you feel at home.”
4. Cliff Hanger by Avay
If you bypass the usual routes in Wayanad, you’ll find yourself in a landscaped spot in a scenic location away from the hustle and bustle of the city. This farm stay not only gives you the chance to recuperate from the noise and buzz of everyday life, but gives you a taste of what Wayanad is, a space within nature. While you enjoy a continental breakfast prepared for you, immerse yourself in the sounds of the surrounding nature.
Location: Cliff Hanger Rippon PO Valathur, Meppadi, Wayanad, Kerala 673577 Valathur, Kerala – 673577
Contact: Cliffhanger by Avay
Price: From Rs 3,400/night (excluding taxes)
5. Koomankolly Heritage Retreat
Surrounded by woodland, the Koomankolly Heritage Retreat offers you the perfect escape from city life. It’s a quiet space in the middle of nowhere, and the woods stretch for miles around. The place is located in the middle of Brahmagiri hills and will give you a calm feeling.
Location: Thirunelly Road, Thirunelly, Kerala – 670646
Contact: 080896 86698
Price: From Rs 1,617/night (excluding taxes)
6. Small resort town
Surrounded by nature, you will have your own secure space at the Little Home Resort. There is also a fireplace if the weather gets a little chilly. Whether it’s waking up to the sound of birds or falling asleep to the sound of crickets, you become one with nature at Homestay.
Location: Olivumala, Vythiri, Kerala – 673123
Contact: 099167 55055
Price: From Rs 1,617/night (excluding taxes)
7. Hornbill Vacation Home
The homestay is 24 km from the very famous Thirunelli Temple. This ancient temple dedicated to Lord Maha Vishnu is frequented by tourists. It is said to be the only temple where devotees can perform all life-related rituals. Relax at Hornbill Holiday Home and visit these acclaimed sites!
Location: Mananthavady-Koyileri-Panamaram Road Thannikkal, near Arattuthara, Payyampalli Post, Mananthavady, India, 670645
Contact: +91 9713318152
Price: From Rs 6,000/night (excluding taxes)
8. Himadri Retreat Homestay
In the morning, you can walk through the cardamom plantations or simply observe nature when you wake up. In the evening there are bonfires to enjoy. Himadri Retreat Homestay is a place where you can enjoy heart-pounding South Asian cuisine and explore the mysteries around you.
Location: Kumbalad Madakkimala, po, Kalpetta, Kerala – 673122
Price: From Rs 2,264/night (excluding taxes)
Review: A review on MakeMyTrip read, “Want to visit again and again.”
9. Homestay and Sahyadri cabins
In the heart of Wayanad, you will find a homestay surrounded by paddy fields and plantations and serving the most delicious plant-based cuisine. The Sahyadri Homestay is not to be missed for anyone who wants the true Wayanad experience.
Location: Sahyadri Homestay, Chembakapetta (H), Puthoor, Kariyambady PO, Kalpetta, Wayanad, Kerala – 673591
Price: From Rs 1,209/night (excluding taxes)
10. VMJ Wild Stay
An avid nature lover will find his thrill here as there are regular sightings of various wildlife species. Sit back in the comfort of your room and watch these animals come closer. Wayanad’s biodiversity is one of the best, and at VMJ Wildstay you see it all.
Location: Mookuthi Kunnu (PO), Forest Quarters, Mundakolly Sulthan Bathery Wayanad, Kerala – 673595
Contact: +91 7598080555
Price: From Rs 1,800/night (excluding taxes)
Edited by Yoshita Rao