Located in Muttam in the region of Kerala, 48.3 km from Munnar, Melukavu Homestay is a perfect place to enjoy the solitude from the urban hustle. Melukavu Homestay is an 80-year-old ancestral property, located in a completely secluded area.
Surrounded by lush greenery, coconut, banana and pineapple trees Muttam is arguably the ideal starting point for exploring the unfathomable diversity and beauty of Kerala. The place has completely embraced the organic way of life from their own fish farm to growing all the vegetables in their own farm. You can spend your days here, enjoying the relaxing Ayurvedic massage or visiting the nearby Rubber plantation or just rejuvenate your soul in the lush green atmosphere.
Melukavu Homestay is a two-room cottage. Both the rooms are widely spacious with each having separate washrooms. The cottage is double storey with the upper portion dedicated to organic farming. In the backyard, they have a peaceful sitting area for enjoying the serene breeze coming from the nearby forests. Each room has two single beds and each room can comfortably accommodate 2-3 people.
To begin with, in the breakfast they offer typical South Indian cuisines, Dosa or Idli with Sambhar or western meals like bread butter or jam, omelet etc. The lunch is called Sadhya which means the food is served in traditional banana leaves. In Sadhya, there is variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. The vegetarian dishes may be Payasam, putt, avail, appam. The non vegetarian dishes may contain fish curry, chicken curry or any dish made of crabs etc. The dinner has Chapati with vegetarian or non-vegetarian curry.
As its Kerala, therefore the food is rich in coconut and coconut oil and spices which enhances the taste of each dish and gives a drooling thrill to taste buds.
You can laze around or spend your time while reading or writing or just observing the serenity in the atmosphere or just rejuvenate your tired body with the relaxing Ayurvedic treatment offered by the hosts.
The Yoga lessons are also something not to miss at Melukavu Homestay. For a better service feel free to book the services in advance.
Go for an escorted farm walk with one of the family or staff and experience organic farming of fruits and vegetables and rearing of Cows, Sheep, Rabbit, Love Birds, and Fish etc. While spending few days at this place you might get disconnected from your internet connection but we assure you that you will surely reconnect with your inner self with the nature around.
HOW TO REACH:
Coming by flight? Melukavu Homestay is just 70 km’s from Cochin Airport and you are welcomed to the beautiful rapture. As the house is a real not on Map gem, please call us before coming to Melukavu Homestay. Happy travelling!