The Tall Trees, Munnar

 

India

The Tall Trees, Munnar

26 cottages under the canopy of 600 tall trees through which the sun rays peek through, The Tall Trees, Munnar is undoubtedly a drop of heaven on earth. Experience life in the virgin countryside and get closer to nature like never before. The cottages built on stilts are beautiful and offer utmost comfort to its guests. The views from the balcony is so alluring that you might end up watching it for hours. Breathe in all the fresh air and enjoy some once-in-a-lifetime opportunities at this luxurious hotel that offers all the modern facilities that you can think of.

Top 5 tips that you must know-


1.     Head to O2, the Green Gym, which lets you work out under the open skies.

2.     Try the on-site ‘Nature-view point’ to enjoy scintillating views of tall trees on the blue hills. 

3.   Experience the tea-tasting session organized at the property every evening to explore the wide range of tea available in Munnar.  

4.     Try a self-guided trek through of the Shola forest, inside the property.

5.     Take your kids to the Play-Yard, an open play area with modern installations. 

 

Location

 

Set amidst verdant woodlands and splendid cardamom plantations, The Tall Trees is located 8kms away from Munnar town, Kerala.

It is a quintessential nature hideaway, nestled in the majestic Western Ghats in one of the world’s eight biodiversity hotspots. The property is 72kms away from the Kochi International Airport and takes a couple of hours to reach.

The Tall Trees resort is close to many places of interest like Echo Point (famous for its natural echo phenomenon and an ideal spot for a picnic), Lakkam Waterfall, and Munnar Tea Museum.

 

Property

Spread over 66 acres of virgin land, experience countryside life at The Tall Trees, Munnar, which comprises 26 luxury cottages. The property is a piece of heaven on earth where light finds its way through a high canopy of 600 tall trees.

The property is a perfect getaway for nature lovers and adventure lovers. Natural springs provide clean water that is rich in minerals and also has a number of medicinal properties.

The delicate ecosystem has been painstakingly preserved and supports innumerable endemic wild varieties of plants, colorful birds, and other small animals. The guests staying at the hotel can rejoice in the lush forest surrounds right from their private balconies.

However, many visitors have complained about the poor road leading to the property. This seems like the only drawback of the esteemed hotel, but you will be able to reach it without much difficulty.

 

Design

The hotel has beautifully designed exteriors that blend in with nature, and the interiors are quite soothing. Each of these cottages is a fusion of rustic local décor and modern amenities.

The well-appointed cottages are perfect, and some of them are built on stilts to preserve the environment in its authentic state.

The cottages are well furnished, well-lit, and have marble flooring. Each cottage is located at a proper distance from the other to ensure the privacy of the guests.

The attractions will make you step out of your cozy cottage and immerse yourself in nature’s lap to come across pleasant surprises all the way.

 

Rooms

The cottages at this stunning property are surrounded by greenery. All 26 cottages come with a private balcony with breath-taking views. Rustic Keralan themes have been blended with modern elements of interior designing and furnishing.

The Cinnamon cottage is the epitome of luxury. It comes with a spacious bedroom, a squeaky clean bathroom, hairdryer, bathrobes and a balcony that opens to a great view of the lush greenery all around. Enjoy your evenings sipping hot beverages, with birds chirping all over the place and the cool breeze making the atmosphere pleasant.


The Saffron Suite is an ideal honeymoon suite and comes with a spacious living room, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a balcony that provides a picturesque view of the sky-scraping trees.


A massive bedroom, an independent living room with all the basic amenities, a private bathroom, and a balcony opening to the beautiful Shola Forest, are all features of Saffron Grand cottage. 

The Mint Villa is dreamy and opulent. It comes with two spacious bedrooms and a top floor that is accessible through wooden stairs. It has a living room with a seating arrangement, three immaculate bathrooms with modern amenities, and a fantastic private balcony that showcases the tall trees and the distant blue hills. 

 

Facilities

The Tall Trees, Munnar is an incredible choice of place to enjoy your holidays, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The beauty of nature has enhanced the property’s image and the facilities provided by the resort are remarkable. The staff is warm and courteous.

The property houses a recreational center with well-furnished facilities for indoor games like carom, table tennis, cards, and chess. It also has a play yard with modern installations so that the children never come across a dull moment and enjoy their stay to the fullest.

Luxury amenities such as fresh flowers and hand-made chocolates are available on request. The hotel also offers a state-of-the-art home theatre.

The hotel offers luggage storage service, packed lunches, laundry, 24-hour desk, 24-hour room service and security, breakfast buffet, concierge service, hair dryer, fruit basket, nature based toiletries, spa services, fireplace, electric kettle, writing desk in rooms, Wi-Fi, secured parking space, and a gift shop.

The hotel offers BBQ facility to its guests at an additional charge.

Dining

At the Hill Spice Restaurant, dishes are made with fresh and organic ingredients. Savor traditional culinary delights of Kerala and popular South Indian, North Indian and continental dishes at this restaurant with the friendly staff to help you out with everything. Guests can enjoy buffet-style breakfast and dinners along with effervescent views from their table.

 

The Hall Spice restaurant has a gigantic, shiny glass roof hall with a long balcony from where you can enjoy the sight of tall trees and comfy chilly weather. The alluring entrance of the restaurant has been influenced by the traditional aristocratic architecture of ancient Kerala.

Café Elaichi is located a notch above the Hill Spice Restaurant and is purely mesmerizing. This roof-top restaurant gets your tasty dishes served in the huts whose sides are open to let the cool breeze enhance the charisma of the place.

The café also offers campfire and barbeque facilities under the moonlit skies to make your dining experience a memory that will never fade.

 

Activities

The Tall Trees, Munnar emits a homely vibe yet treats you like a very special guest. The hotel goes above and beyond when it comes to providing the guests with countless activities so that their stay is as exciting as possible.

Experience the fine difference in taste and flavor at the tea tasting session offered by the hotel every evening. Enjoy and get to know the wide variety of teas available in Munnar like- Premium leaf tea, Dust tea, Oolong tea, organic tea, and hand-rolled green tea.

You can enjoy soul-filling experiences at ‘The Nature View Point’ where you will see picture-perfect views of the distant blue hills with clouds hanging on the rocky cliffs.

The adventure lovers can go for a trek on ‘The Earth’ with bare feet as they have been designed in such a way that nothing can harm. Fitness conscious guests can visit ‘O2’, the green gym and carry out their exercises peacefully in the open air, under the shade of hundreds of tall trees.

You can venture out for interesting walks through the tea plantations in the company of a friendly and competent guide. Or you can take a self-guided trek through the Shola Forest inside the property.

If you want to indulge in a group activity then the property will be glad to arrange a performance by local dance troops, live music, and a live cookery demo in a campfire area. All of this adds up to the memories you will cherish forever.

 

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