Connect with nature and disconnect from the digital world. Make new furry friends without the need of social media. See the beauty in nature without the help of a TV. Wake up to the singsong of wild birds than an alarm. Let nature discover you at this wilderness paradise.
Live in elephant-grass roof cottages thatched by the Mannan tribe, in a reimagined tribal village high up in the Periyar wilderness.
Surround yourself with nature in either Spice Garden Cottages or Deluxe Cottages with private gardens.
Taste the best of the region at The 50 Mile Diet, which only uses produce farmed within 50 miles.
Experience earth-to-table dining at the multi-cuisine Tamarind Restaurant, with spices from organic farms and seafood fresh from rivers nearby.
Play on a 150-year-old billiards table and enjoy the best of international and Indian spirits at The Woodhouse Bar, formerly the home of A. W. Woods, the first ranger.
Cool off in the chlorine-free swimming pool after an exciting day exploring this wild wonderland.
Master the local spices and learn to conjure up authentic Kerala flavours with the help of our culinary magicians at the interactive spice demo.
Go on a Spice Plantation Visit and walk amidst rows of pepper vines to discover the starting point of the spice trade.
Visit our organic garden with the chef and handpick your ingredients for your next meal, in a unique dining experience that produces flavoursome dishes and sustainable food practices.
Take the Pepper Vine Trail with our naturalist and explore the natural biosphere of Spice Village, discovering the many tropical spices and fruits grown at the resort.
Discover a treasure trove of knowledge on the wildlife of the region at The Tiger Club, a part botanical library and part wildlife photography gallery.
Go on a trek with the Park Ranger to Periyar Tiger Reserve, which has 62 species of mammals, 320 species of birds, 27 species of amphibians, 45 species of reptiles and 38 species of fish.
Discover holistic wellness at our Ayurveda Centre with a range of herbal massages and therapies personalised to you and prescribed by experienced practitioners.
Regain inner health and harmony, and bring back balance to your mind with Yoga and Meditation in the midst of natural healing spaces.
Spice Village was awarded Best Responsible Hotel in the Outlook Traveller Boutique Hotel Awards 2018 for over 25 years of pioneering sustainable practices.
Handmade Paper Making
Herbal Welcome Drink
70% Solar Energy
Bamboo Raft Ride
Best for Creating Local Economic Benefit Spice Village
Rural ACCOMMODATION Category
From Cochin International Airport:
About 143 km or 4 hr 28 mins
From Kottayam Railway Station:
About 107 km or 3 hr 8 mins
Spice Village is naturally cooled without the need for air-conditioning, and with beautiful views, you don’t need a TV. This makes it the perfect holiday for a digital detox. Even though we do provide wi-fi, we hope you disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with nature.