South India is famous for numerous things – food, temples, and wildlife, for instance. But if there’s one thing that stands out, it has to be the scenic beauty of the hill stations.

South India is famous for numerous things – food, temples, and wildlife, for instance. But if there’s one thing that stands out, it has to be the scenic beauty of the hill stations. The most popular tourist places in Kerala – or for that matter anywhere – seem to be hill stations that are famed for their pleasant weather and stunning scenery.

With this brief guide, you can plan your next family vacation to explore some picturesque hill stations of southern India.


Also known as ‘Queen of Hill Stations’, Ooty or Udhagamandalam is situated in Tamil Nadu. Summer is when most people visit Ooty. Some of the things to see in Ooty include the Botanical Garden, the lake, Doddabetta peak, and tea plantations.

If you’re looking for luxurious accommodation while you’re here, check out Danish Villa and Derby Green resorts by Club Mahindra. They are quite close to popular tourist spots, making them the perfect choice if you and your family want to go sightseeing.

Ooty Kodaikanal


Kodaikanal is another famous hill station situated in Tamil Nadu. Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park, and the Silver Cascade falls are three places you should not miss when holidaying here. The Club Mahindra Kodaikanal resorts are very close to the tourist spots. 


Also known as the ‘Scotland of India’, Coorg is located in Karnataka. The district has a quaint old charm as Coorg has kept its historical roots intact. An ideal time to visit this hill station is from October to May. Abbey Falls, Nisargadhama, and Raja’s Seat are some places to visit in Coorg. If you’re looking for some of the best resorts in Coorg, consider Club Mahindra. You can select from two elite Club Mahindra resorts in Madikeri and Virajpet.


Yercaud is another hill station in Tamil Nadu. It is well-known for orange groves, coffee, fruit, and spice plantations. You can try hiking in the mountains or trek to the nearest waterfall if you are in the mood to be adventurous. You can also visit parks such as Kiliyur Falls, Anna Park, and Lady’s Seat.

Making your trip more enjoyable is the Club Mahindra Yercaud resort, where you can stroll through orange and pear orchards and bask in the beauty of these stunning emerald green forests. While staying here, you can also gorge on delicious, local delights to make it more memorable.

Coorg Yercaud


Situated in Kerala, Munnar is a hill station surrounded by huge tea plantations. Dams, wildlife, valleys, and mountains are a few things that contribute to the picturesque view the town provides. People visit Munnar all throughout the year. Eravikulam National park, Mattupetty Dam, and the Munnar Tea Museum are some places to visit in Munnar.

The Club Mahindra Munnar Resort was the first resort to be opened by the group; which is why when people discuss popular Munnar resorts, Club Mahindra always makes the list.

Club Mahindra resorts are present at some of the most popular family holiday destinations in India. All you need is a Club Mahindra membership to make family holidays memorable. While every resort is unique, you can enjoy a range of amenities, such as gyms, swimming pools, play areas for kids and other engaging activities such as gourmet and art and culture workshops.

A look at Club Mahindra reviews will show you how much the members appreciate the staff as well as the resort amenities. So become a Club Mahindra member and gift your family memorable holidays for 25 years.

About Club Mahindra

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.

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