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Reviewed 27 October 2014

This was a truly remarkable experience which combined 5 star service with genuine hospitality from Victor, Ajay and their families. The rooms are comfortable and cozy, the veranda a pleasure to sit and relax on and mealtimes an opportunity to get to know the family and other guests. Their are a series of well mapped out walks around the coffee...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2014

What a beautiful homestay! My accommodation in the bungalow was first class. The hospitality shown by the owners was exceptional and the food to die for. A special mention for the care given to me when I had a migraine. Loved having the dogs for company on the walks. The trip up and down the mountain was tough going but...

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Reviewed 4 September 2014

A place to visit if you enjoy the peace and calm of greenery 360 degrees... Coupled with fantastic food (healthy and super yum) and a gorgeous pool if you dare to dive into when it's raining and cold :) The treks are a great way to work up an appetite (you will want to for sure!) and the dogs add...

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1Thank Menaka S
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We spent three wonderful days at tranquil. This was our first experience with a home stay and it surpassed all of our expectations. The family is very welcoming and it really felt as if we were eating at their table. The setting is beautiful and provided the perfect environment for three relaxing days after our hectic week in India. The...

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Thank Rogier v
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 1 September 2014

This is a must visit place for all nature lovers. Frankly speaking other than the entrance road everything are to the mark for a really beautiful time anyone can spend either alone or with family. Thank you to all the people in Tranquil for the lovely time we spent.

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The tree house at tranquil was one of our highlights for our trip in India, we highly recommend it off-season, when the price is apse very reasonable! The service is impeccable and the place is gorgeous...what else can you ask for? Meeting Ajay, ambassador of the Indian hospitality. The only issue we saw with Tranquil was the fact that you...

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3Thank Carlos G
Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I was planning a family holiday during my trip to India on vacation. My son was very fond of tree houses and a great fan of tree house masters on National Geograhic. So we planned a secret holiday for him in the Tree "Villa" at Tranquil. Booking was done over email and phone and the process went very well. We...

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5Thank TravelBugSharjah
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We had planned to stay at the tree villa for 3N, had to leave after 2N, courtesy to terrible hospitality displayed and total dis-regard to traveler's request. Somehow I had overlooked an earlier feedback on the tripadviser about the arrogant attitude of the hosts. Spare you all with my freak experience, here's my suggestion to the traveler's to this place....

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tranquilresort, General Manager at Tranquil Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Whilst we appreciate and welcome feedback from our guests, we regret that we cannot agree with the views expressed, in this particular instance. It is unfortunate that we did not see eye to eye on certain issues, and wish you pleasant experiences in your future travels. May the many other testimonials speak for themselves. Best regards, The Management...

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Reviewed 18 August 2014

We decided to visit Wayanad on the long weekend [15th Aug 2014] sometime during the week of 4th August. We were not sure if we would get couple of rooms with only a week left. One of my friends [who had visited Wayanad a week back] suggested to have a look at the Tranquil resorts web site, where they had...

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We were at the tree villa for 3 nights...in the peak monsoon season 20 to 23 july'14...the place is gorgeous...the staff amazing...the food fantastic...and the management is better than most of the 5 stars....tranquil is just simply breathtaking...must must must stay at the tree villa....:)

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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 

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Address: Kuppamudi Coffee Estate | Wayanad, Sultan Bathery 673591, India
Region: India > Kerala > Wayanad District > Sultan Bathery
Price Range: $191 - $426 (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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