This homestay is located amidst coffee plantation, about 1.5 kms away from the main town- Kalpetta, headquarters of Wayanad district. Mr. Biju Thomas along with his wife Raji, two daughters and parents are the residents of this Homestaty. Biju's 15 years of experience in hospitality industry and Raji's professional background in agriculture plus her knowledge on traditional Kerala cuisine make them ideal hosts for tourists who want to experience Wayanad culture and hospitality. They will sit and enjoy a hot cup of coffee with you in the extended verandah as you gaze at the hazy heights facing the main entrance of the house. Few of the favorite dishes amongst the guests served during meals include chicken stew, chicken biryani and kappa (sweet dish which contains rich proteins and other vitamins) served with fish curry for non-vegetarians. On the other hand, Palappam (A dish made with rice flour and coconut milk) in combination with local vegetables is prepared for veg eaters.
Despite its proximity to the town, the homestay retains a sense of peace and charm of countryside. On the first floor, it has three spacious and comfortable bedrooms, each attached with modernly equipped bathrooms for guests giving them their personal space. The décor of the house is inspired from both European and traditional Kerala architecture. The extended open verandah makes an interesting place for morning yoga exercises, cup of tea or long evening chats. The house has an extra kitchen where the guests can learn how to cook traditional Kerala cooking or even share their cooking style with the hosts.This Homestay has a well maintained garden and those interested can do some gardening, in the process learning more about the local flora. Locally celebrated tribal festivals and homestay's proximity to over 3000 years old Edakkal caves inhabited by men at various stages in history make it an attractive option for those wanting to explore wildlife, flora, culture and relics in Wayanad district.
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