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Shalimar Spice Garden
Thekkady Kerala

Welcome to Shalimar Spice Garden, on the side of the Western Ghat mountain ranges of Kerala, the nature retreat nonpareil, where you can relax and rejuvenate completely. Shalimar Spice Garden is a perfect blend of European and Indian living without diluting the rich heritage of Kerala. The resort merges with the spice gardens that encompass it, is the verdant landscape bordering the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. The architecture of the cottages is a fusion of Indian concepts and Western comfort. With its natural environment and ambience, Shalimar is the perfect place to be, for you to get closer to nature. The pace of life here is so easy and peaceful that even the birds and the butterflies do not seem to be in a hurry. The in-house restaurant provides a cosy atmosphere. The swimming pool and surrounds transport you into another world seemingly untouched by man. The excellent Ayurveda and Yoga center with accent on hygiene completes the facilities. There is even a library with a fireplace where one can curl up with a book during the chilly evenings.

Shalimar Spice Garden is located in a village called Murikkady, 6 kms from Thekkady on the fringes of the world- famous Periyar Tiger Reserve. At an altitude of 800 meters above sea level, the climate here is both temperate and salubrious. Shalimar is easily accessible from Trivandrum/ Kovalam (255 kms- 6 hours), Cochin (185 kms- 4 1/2 hrs) and Madurai (140 kms kms- 3 hrs). The nearest railway station is Kottayam (100 kms- 3 1/2 hrs). The journey by road itself is an experience, passing through bustling towns in the plains, rubber plantations on the foothills and undulating tea gardens on the mountains.


18 rooms and cottages with sit – out areas, each unique in its own way, spread out across the property. Interior design of each room & cottage are tastefully furnished. .


“Falling Leaves” is laid out with antique Kerala wooden furniture. The décor imparts a homely air to the place. The staff, easily accessible, works hard to please your palate. The chef conjures up excellent Italian, Continental, Indian and Kerala cuisine. Cover – 54 Timing – 6 AM to 10:30 PM

The Red Lounge is an ideal place to kick back and relax with a drink, while watching the crackling fire in the fire place. Cover – 10 Timing- 11 am to 10:30 pm.

Swimming pool
The swimming pool is set amidst trees at the back of the property with imposing mountains as the backdrop. Lying in the pool, one might just feel that he or she is in a pond in the jungle, amidst the mountains and lush vegetation completely at peace with nature.
Ayurveda and yoga
The peaceful environment at the resort is ideal for nature cures. There is a speclialised ayurvedic and yoga centre in the resort that provides all the treatments like massages pizhichil etc. Female masseurs do the massaging for ladies.


1st Apr’16 to 15th Oct’16

16th Oct to 18th Dec’16
& 09th Jan to 31st Jan’17
01st March to 31st Mar’17

19th Dec’16 to 08th Jan’17
01st February to 28th February’17

Elegant Room

INR 7000

INR 11000

INR 13500

Elegant Cottage

INR 9000

INR 13500

INR 16000

Honeymoon Cottage

INR 11000

INR 15000

INR 17500

NOTE: Extra Bed only in Elegant Cottage

Extra Adult (Above 10yrs): INR 2000 Inclusive of Breakfast (Buffet/ Set-Menu) & Taxes.
Extra Child (05–10yrs): INR 1500 Inclusive of Breakfast (Buffet/ Set-Menu) & Taxes.

  • Check-in Time- 1200 hours
  • Check-out Time- 1000 hours

Tariff includes: 

  • Accommodation and continental breakfast in the restaurant for two persons.
  • Room rates are exclusive of 12.5% Luxury Tax & 8.7% service tax on accommodation.
  • Taxes are subject to change as per law.
  • Room Tariff is subject to change without prior notice.
  • *CP: Accommodation with Breakfast (Buffet/ Set - Menu)



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