When it comes to a family vacation, Kerala promises a complete package of adventure coupled with serene experiences. The state often referred to as ‘God’s Own Country’ has numerous attractions to offer to a tourist.
Wayanad is one such place in the state that is very popular with holidaymakers. An ideal family vacation spot, you are never short of things to do in Wayanad. Lakes, temples, wildlife sanctuaries, there are some incredible things to do and places to visit in Wayanad. Among the many attractions of Wayanad, the Banasura Sagar Dam is a must visit. Built on the Karamanathodu River, it is the largest earth dam in India and second largest in Asia. On the foothills of the Banasura Hill, the dam is named after the son of the legendary king of Kerala, Mahabali.
The dam is located in Padinjarathara and is less than 30 kilometres from Wayanad city. A road journey of less than an hour is the easiest way to reach Banasura Sagar Dam. The reservoir at the dam is sure to catch your attention with its scenic beauty. The best season to visit the dam is from November to May.
Enjoying at the Banasura Sagar Dam, Wayanad
The splendid view as you find yourself surrounded by the Banasura Hill is spellbinding. Not just the visual beauty, the place offers several fun activities for you to enjoy with your family. Visiting the Banasura Sagar Dam in Wayanad can be an enthralling experience. Here are some reasons why:
* Skimming through the clear waters in speedboats is a thrill. Pedal boats are also available here.
* Children can enjoy horse riding.
* Trekking through the mist-covered hills of Wayanad.
* Trekking through the forests of Banasura hills is also a fun thing to do here.
* A leisure walk through the nature park near the boating area adds to the charm.
* Children can enjoy the traditional tree swings in the park.
* A visit to temples like Shri Ayyappa Mandir, Shri Nath Mandir can also be planned from the Banasura Sagar Dam.
Staying in Wayanad
With a Club Mahindra membership, you can choose to stay with your family at the Vythiri Village Resort in Wayanad, which is a Club Mahindra affiliate resort.
Among the first to be listed when looking for the best resort in Wayanad, the Vythiri Village Resort is an ideal destination for families. The resort offers spacious rooms with all modern amenities that ensure your comfort.
Thinking of savouring the local cuisine? The in-house restaurant of Wayanad resort offers you a comprehensive menu that adds the touch of tradition to modern luxury. Further, the resort provides an array of indoor and outdoor activities including access to a state-of-the-art spa for a family to enjoy.
The Wayanad resort is rated high on the Club Mahindra reviews, which should give you an even better idea.
Experience Wayanad like never before with a Club Mahindra membership and a stay at the Vythiri Village Resort.