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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a discovery. Situated high in the Western Ghats, Tranquil was a welcome break from the sticky heat of the coastal areas. We were so warmly welcomed by Sammy and the manager/owner Ajay and this set the tone for our stay. Our room was vast, cool (no need for a/c at this altitude) looked out on the pool area and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Welcomed by the owner and his wife with great charm and interest in our trip and experiences which continued throughout our stay of 3 nights. Set in the coffee plantations with wonderful walks along good tracks that either took you high for spectacular views or through the coffee bushes where the crop was being gathered for the last days of...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Due to an earlier recommendation on our trip we decided to increase our stay at Tranquil form 2 to 4 nights, the best decision we made during our month stay in India Feb 2017. We were upgraded from a garden room to the deluxe room on the first floor - wonderful, even had his and hers bathroom which we have...

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tranquil really lives up to its name, so peaceful and relaxing. Our room had 2 double beds and was spotlessly clean. The bathroom was large and well appointed with plenty of hot water. During our stay we had laundry done. It arrived back the same day beautifully clean and ironed. All meals were taken in a large outside area and...

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superlatives are insufficient, the beauty of Tranquil is that you can travel several thousand miles and instantly feel that you have come home. Ajay & Nisha welcome every visitor as they would a close family member and then transport you back to a bygone age of luxury and relaxation - brilliant. The food is wonderful (they even cater for unadventurous...

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Thank GibBob
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is an experience beyond words! A wonderful place to enjoy your honey-moon. We booked tree house for one night. After experiencing the stay and hospitality, we extended for one more night. A new definition for Honey-moon package that we experienced. Really a fabulous experience. a place to unwind and relax from the stress and noise of everyday life...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a break from the hustle and bustle of your monotonous life and want to be amidst nature, this place is the best. Amidst the scenic beauty of Wayanad and the coffee plantations, this place serves you all the purpose for a perfect holiday. If you're looking out for a pet friendly resort, again this place is highly...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My visit to this place like home away from home. Hospitality is stunning. The staff like Venkatesh, Sami, and the rest are all dedicated and they know the region very well. Ask them anything around and what to do When in Tranquil they will guide you. The best guide in Tranquil would be Sunshine. Who is she? Head there and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing. We stayed for only one night in the most beautiful tree house but I wish we could have stayed for a week! The bed is SO GOOD, I had the best sleep of my life! The room is incredible with a large balcony to sit and relax and take in the view. We walked around the...

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Set on a coffee plantation which also is home to many other fruits and spices this is a quiet and beautifully laid out cross between a hotel and a homestay. Within minutes of our arrival we were walking two of the owner's dogs through plantation and forest alive with birdsong. We had a chance to view the working side of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"RELIVE THE LIFE OF YESTERDAY"S PLANTER" Tucked away in the middle of a green expanse that makes up the 400 acre Coffee & Spices plantation of Kuppamudi Estate, is the stand alone home stay "Tranquil". The hideaway is a sprawling, fully refurbished planter's bungalow with an old world charm. A large annexe attached to the bungalow houses the guestrooms which have been subtly furnished to reflect the colonial past. The genesis of Tranquil was to offer discerning guests an opportunity to relive the life of yesterday's planters, in the exclusivity of a private estate. Your hosts, Victor & Ranjini Dey have lived the planter's life for 40 years and the homestay was started in 2000. They are now ably assisted by their son-in-law & daughter, Ajay & Nisha Mathulla. Tranquil' s uniqueness lies in the ambience created to make guests feel that they are at the home of a friend. To quote a guest's comment in the visitor's Book - "It is rare to cross the border from seclusion to inclusion - you have achieved that with grace and style." Much of the experience of Tranquil is to enjoy its serene unpolluted surrounds - be it lazing around the pool, lounging in a hammock, walking around the beautiful tropical garden, or venturing out on the numerous well marked out walking trails, with the excitement of seeing the Malabar hornbill - one of the 125 species of birds identified till date. The walks range in elevation from 2600 to 3500 Ft above MSL, the toughest being the "Braveheart Walk" which winds its way through the coffee fields to the very top of the hill to "lookout Rock", which offers spectacular views of the Wayanad. Being a working plantation, guest have the opportunity of joining Ajay for a plantation tour, during which you realize the efforts put into getting you that cup of coffee. After you get back, a relaxing therapeutic Ayurvedic massage is available for those who require it. Meal time at Tranquil is full of bonhomie with the family joining the guest for all meals. There are 4 large dining tables and guests intermingle, and conversation flows. The buffet table - a long single plank of Mango Wood measuring around 20 ft - is laden with food, ranging from continental to ethnic cuisine. The guest rooms - Deluxe, Suite and Standard - are very well appointed and one cannot help but notice the attention to detail, from the toiletries provided, right down to magazines in the bathrooms. Needless to say, housekeeping is impeccable. TRANQUILITREE - TREEHOUSE Nestled under the beauty of a Gul Mohr Tree, the structure rests on three trees, the largest of which is a Gul Mohr (Poinciana Regina). At a height of 45 ft from the ground level and overlooking a valley facing north, the entire structure measures 517 sq.ft, comprising of a bedroom, bathroom and verandah. Hot water is on tap , as also all other modern amenities, including a fridge & electronic safe. Adequate light and ventilation has been provided with insect screens on all openings. Approach is from an inclined gangway with railings, ensuring easy access for even the elderly. "TranquiliTree" is a stone's throw from the main house and is connected by intercom. Back up generator power has also been provided. SERENETREE - TREEVILLA The TreeVilla is 1080 sq.ft bedroom with a double bed and 02 single beds and a dressing area. It features 02 bathrooms - one with a panoramic view. The verandahs are 8 feet wide and offer beautiful views of the plantation. The TreeVilla features a TV, DVD, Satellite receiver, Tea/Coffee maker, electronic safe and is connected to electric main line. It is child friendly. Victor and Ranjini Dey have been married for 42 years, all of which have been spent on various plantations. They have always been house proud and have, over the years, had the unique opportunity of renovating / rebuilding 3 dilapidated plantation houses for their present employer, Aswati Plantations Ltd., with whom they been for 36 years. Being a hospitable and gregarious couple, the transition from Planters to Hoteliers came naturally. Ajay and Nisha also have a plantation background having worked in a large corporation for 8 years, and were employed by Aswati Plantations Ltd. for their new ventures in hospitality. AWARDS & RECOGNITION 1. Awarded the Best Approved Home Stay by the Kerala Tourism Department for three consecutive years - 2003 / 2004 / 2005. 2. Rated as 101 Best Hideaways by Tatler Field Guide in 2011 and again in 2010. 3. Rated as Five Best Hideaways by the Saturday Guardian 4. Rated as Four of the Best TreeHouses by the Sunday Telegraph 5. Rated amongst Indian Best Hotel Bets by Frommers. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tranquil Resort

Address: Kuppamudi Coffee Estate | Wayanad, Sultan Bathery 673591, India
Region: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Sultan Bathery
Price Range: RM647 - RM1,622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Tranquil Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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