||Five star hotel.
||Amalambika Road, Via Kumily, Thekkady - 685 536,
Kerala, India, Tel No.: (91-4869) 222401 to 222406 / 222273, Fax :
|Getting there :
||By air: The nearest airport is Cochin
International Airport (185 km) and Madurai Airport (135km).
By rail: Kottayam (110 km) and Maduari (135 km) are the nearest railway
||The total 32 cottages of Taj Garden
Retreat are built in traditional style and have rustic decor inside as
well as outside the hotel.
||Tea / Coffee maker, hair dryer, direct
dial telephone, colour television and bathrooms having bath tubs, mini
||Kerala, Indian, Chinese and Continental.
||Splendidly furnished with all modern facilities,
standard accommodation of the Five star hotel and its charming rustic
decor cast spell on guests. Moreover, several wildlife activities at
Periyar National Park are sheerly titilative for Eco lovers.
Taj Garden Retreat of Periyar, the five star jungle resort owned and
managed by Taj Hotel Resorts and Palaces, is one of the best place to dwell
while on tour to Periyar. Colliding the rustic charm of its natural
surroundings and standard accommodation, Taj Garden Retreat helps its guests
enjoying the wildlife discovery of Periyar National Park.
Surrounded by the wooded plantation of Coffee, Cardamom, Pepper, Teak and
Fruits, Taj Garden Retreat lies just 1 km far from the Periyar National
Park. Kumily, the border of Kerala-Tamilnadu is also merely 1 km far from
the hotel. The nearest airport is Madurai (135 km), but Cochin International
Airport (185 km) gets most of the air travelers coming to Periyar. Kottayam
(110 km) and Madurai (135 km) are nearest railhead from the Taj Garden
Retreat. Periyar as well as the hotel is well connected to all these places
The Periyar Room, the multi-cuisine restaurant of Taj Garden Jugle Retreat,
is an excellent place to dine with family and friends. The restaurant serves
special dishes of Kerala, and also diverse cuisine like Indian, Chinese and
Continental. The Horn Bill Bar is a colonial theme bar of the restaurant,
which has large range of beverages and liquor. Even the hotel has two
meeting rooms accommodating 50 and 60 guests in its theater style sitting.
Nestling in the Western Ghat, the world famous Periyar National Park and
Tiger Reserve lies just 1 kn from Taj Garden Retreat. Game viewing including
elephant safari and jeep safari tour are arranged by the hotel official. The
naturalist and wildlife expert of the hotel accompany guests on game viewing
to help them knowing the jungle ambiance better and enjoy the wild
Even when guests are at the hotel, there are many activities to indulge
into. One can laze in and around the swimming pool or can try hand at some
outdoor games like tennis and badminton. The hotel has also an ayurvedic
health spa, which offers the world famous Kerala ayurvedic treatment package
Birding is another Eco activities that guests are privileged to enjoy in
the company of hotel's birding experts. Boating in the famous Periyar
lake and spotting animals at its shore, and filming them in the early
morning form a great joy of wildlife exploration while being at Taj Garden