Accommodation

The Rainforest Retreat features 3 different types of accommodation to suit different tastes and budgets. Each of our unique cottages have been specially designed with natural beauty and comfort in mind and, over the years adorned with some lovely paintings by various artist friends. They are all set in lush green natural surroundings and
powered by eco-friendly 12V solar lighting.

There is no 220V current, television or telephones in the rooms.
Charging points and Wi-Fi are available
at the common dining area. 

2 Deluxe Cottages

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Luna Cottage

Luna Cottage features a beautiful common living room space with 2 separate bedrooms
(with attached bathrooms).
It is next to the dining area and surrounded by a crystal clear stream.

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Atlas Cottage

Atlas Cottage has 2 independent bedroom units with attached western bathrooms. These are spacious family rooms with fireplace, and one features a cozy loft ideal for a couple of extra kids. It is about 50m on the other side of the stream from Luna cottage. 

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Drongo Cottage

The Plantation, or Drongo Cottage is a little more rustic and has two comfortable, independent rooms each with fireplace and attached western toilets. This secluded cottage is nestled 200m (walking) inside the plantation so it may not be suitable for seniors, toddlers or persons with walking difficulties.

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Tents

Two furnished tents, and a newly constructed mud hut (same size as tents) are set up near the Plantation Cottage overlooking a lush green cardamom valley. Each tent is furnished with beds and basic furniture and can accommodate 2 or 3 persons. Bathrooms with western (and one Indian) toilets are a few meters away.

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Looking for a simple long-term budget stay? Check out our  Faraway Cottage

Terms

  • Each cottage has 2 independent bedroom units. Price shown is for double occupancy for 1 room.
  • Extra persons sharing a room are charged at ₹1000/person per night. Children ages 5-10 are at ₹500/child per night.
  • Tariff includes bed and breakfast, half-day trek and/or plantation tour (depending on timing) and other in-house activities.
  • Lunch and dinner available at extra cost.
  • Booking confirmation requires full payment in advance.
  • International credit card payments possible through Paypal.
  • All booking is coordinated by email: rainforestours@gmail.com
  • There is a 25% surcharge on all bookings from Dec 15 to Jan 5.
  • There is an additional 10% service charge on all bookings.
  • We do not provide accommodation for drivers.

Check in by 12 noon.
Check out by 10 am.

Also read our FAQ section

Community Dining

Please note that meals are served buffet style in the common dining area.

Guests in the Drongo cottage have to walk 300m to the common dining area for all meals.

Our open dining area is set amongst dense greenery at the edge of a lovely stream near the deluxe cottages.

All our delicious and wholesome meals are prepared with mostly organic ingredients and moderately spiced, so the delicate flavors are enhanced. (we have a deadly habanera chilie sauce for those who like it hot!).

Some of the spices (cardamom, pepper, chilies, allspice, tumeric, ginger, and cinnamon), fruits and vegetables used in the cuisine are grown here and others sourced from local farms.

We prepare our own whole delicious wheat breads, cakes, condiments such as jam and pickles and cheeses.

Please let us know if you have a preference for vegetarian or non-veg foods. Beer, soda and juice are available for an extra charge.

Comments on the cuisine

Thank you for the food. It was very delicious and I loved the bread and cake.
Owen MacIntosh - Canada

The food is amazing and the hospitality is homely.
Rohan & Gargi - Bangalore

Thank you for the delicious organic food and the fact that you kept my allergies in mind and customised the meals for our vegan preferences. It's the best food I have eaten in India.
David & Laura - Berlin

The food ...god, the food was awesome!! Loved the food and the jam and the bamboo pickle. Never knew that fruits could taste this good.
Ishrat Gill - Delhi

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