Wake Up To The Views Of Cardamom Plantations At Elakai Munnar Set Amid Green Mountains

by Suchismita Pal
Wake Up To The Views Of Cardamom Plantations At Elakai Munnar Set Amid Green Mountains

‘Elakai’ translates to cardamom in Malayalam. True to its name, this tranquil abode in Munnar sits in the heart of lush green cardamom plantations. While towering mountains surround the property, walking down a few steps will lead you to the gurgling Anayirangal lake. You can take out your binocular and end up spotting some rarest birds in the pristine, secluded landscapes. Far from the maddening crowd, Elakai Munnar is the ideal place to bask in the view of the mountains, trek through the cardamom plantations or enjoy a boat ride in the lake.

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Soak In The Aroma Of Cardamom & Sip On Cups Of Cocoa

Elakai Munnar is a two-bedroom property and is just around an hour drive from Munnar via the NH85 road. The glass sliding doors of the rooms offer magnificent views of the beautiful surroundings with the mountains, the plantation and the lake. The villa is built from locally sourced materials, adhering to sustainability. At Elakai, you can soak in the aroma of the cardamom plants, sip on innumerable cups of cocoa and even get firsthand knowledge of how cardamom gets dried, graded and finally reaches the kitchen.

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The Rooms Are Coupled With A Spacious Lounge

The two luxurious bedrooms at Elakai are coupled with a spacious lounge. The tariff for one bedroom per night here is ₹20,000 for two people. But you’re visiting the place in a group of four, you can have a better deal. Two bedrooms for a maximum of four people at Elakai would cost ₹30,000/night. The rates are inclusive of room, breakfast and either lunch or dinner. The best part is, even if you book one room out here, the villa owners will block the other room, to ensure you have the entire property to yourself. To book your stay, click here.