Club Mahindra Munnar: Local Food and Festivals - Club Mahindra

About the resort

Verdant and lush, Munnar is blessed with green hills, valleys, forests and of course, the famous tea plantations. The magic of Munnar in Kerala’s Western Ghats begins much before you reach the little hill town. The drive is exciting with the road winding around hillsides accompanied by sprawling tea estates and stunning views beyond. It is particularly fantastic in the morning with swirling mists and moving clouds, changing subtly at every turn. And when you wish to visit this heaven-like land, you need not see the time. Munnar is perfect for family holidays all through the year.Built amidst this beautiful ambiance is Club Mahindra Munnar resort in Kerala, the group’s first resort. The design of this Munnar resort is inspired by Indo-British architecture with 112 spacious apartments, suites and cottages scattered on the undulating land. Once here, visitors can engage in many exciting holiday activities right from strolling in tea gardens, enjoying a game of giant chess or Putt-Putt golf to going on a jeep safari or a wild Chinnar tour.

 

Only with us, can you relax and let the mountain air soothe and rejuvenate your mind while your palate enjoys scrumptious Keralite delicacies at the Tea Room restaurant of Munnar resort. As a result, we happen to be one of the most comfortable and picturesque resorts in Munnar. Kerala has a mountain of things to offer you. So, don’t miss out!

 

Rooms and Amenities

Considering the landscape of Munnar, accommodation suitable to everyone’s preferences can be difficult to find. But don’t worry. You have Club Mahindra Munnar resort! Its sprawling property inspired by the charming Indo-British architectural style, spoils you for choice with 112 spacious rooms - a mix of 1 and 2-bedroom units, studio apartments and hotel units. But no matter what you choose, all the rooms in Munnar resort will offer stunning views of the surrounding hills, valleys and forests.All the rooms in munnar resort are done tastefully and are well-furnished with cosy beds, a TV, kitchenette, microwave oven and tea/coffee maker. Wi-Fi is available at certain locations of the resort. So, when holidaying with us in Munnar resort, rooms should be the least of your worries.

 

Food in Munnar

To pamper your appetite, we give you Barbeque Bay and Tea Room, our 2 in-house restaurants. To ensure you stay in good health even on family vacation, we’ve set up a well-equipped gymnasium and to sooth your senses, we’ve created Svaastha Spa. We promise to provide you and your family comfortable accommodation in Munnar for a stress-free family holiday.In the evenings, it is a good idea to relax and unwind at the lounge bar. You can choose from a plethora of spirits and cocktails as well as delicious finger food to go with your drink.

Munnar is a nature lover’s paradise. However, it is the ultimate culinary paradise for foodies, too. The food in Kerala is wholesome and delicious due to the usage of fresh, natural produce ranging from fresh vegetables to exotic fruits and locally grown spices.Begin your day with the most famous food of Kerala – dosa! However, you must also try vada, idli and appam for breakfast. They are delicious on your palate and light on your stomach. For lunch, try rice-based dishes like puttu and palappam. On another day, keep your tummy empty and sit down for a traditional Sadhya (meaning ‘banquet’ in Malayalam) served on a banana leaf. Sadhya is an appetising assortment of Aviyal (vegetables cooked in coconut paste), Thoran (a dry curry made with raw jackfruit and yam), stew (a mild and soothing creamy curry), Injipuli (a sour side dish made with ginger), sambhar, rasam and other mixed veggies.You must also relish biryani, fish curries and prawn curries. For dessert, have Payasam (a kind of kheer), one of the yummiest dishes of Munnar, Kerala. Visit the local tea stalls called thattukadas to sip on a cup of tea made from fragrant tea leaves grown in Munnar.

 

Festival in Munnar

Keralites believe in preserving and celebrating their culture. The concept of coming together and rejoicing is very dear to them. Grand feasts are prepared on Onam – the harvest festival of Kerala – between August and September. Beautiful clothes are purchased and houses are decorated. Vishu, the Malayalam New Year, is celebrated by seeing auspicious things like rice, vegetables, flowers, beetle leaves, coins, a mirror and the likes on waking up in the morning. Lastly, the annual festival of MuruganKoil is held between October and November to honour the deity; locals believe that the deity of Murugan Temple has the power of curing diseases. All the festivals of Kerala include the firecrackers, flowers, colours and loads of happiness. And we assure you that at our Munnar resort, you shall enjoy these festivities to the fullest.

 

Activities in Munnar

Get a taste of living on the wild side by going for an overnight camp amidst the beautiful and verdant environs of Munnar. Pitch tents, cook on open fires, eat under the stars and get the experience of a lifetime.The best way to soak up the spectacular natural beauty of Munnar is to go on long walks on the winding roads. Or head towards the many tea gardens and plantations that carpet the hillsides and wander around. Amongst various activities in Munnar trekking is a must, ranging from one day treks to five days, passing through lush green jungles, tea plantations, pine forests and valleys of rhododendrons. Opt for whatever suits your comfort level and trudge on the wild side.With access to two reserved parks, Munnar is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife, especially birds. The advantage of birdwatching is that you don’t really have to enter the forests to spot these beautiful winged creatures. Pick up a pair of binoculars and start spotting.

 

Places to Visit

in Munnar Have a look at these popular tourist places to visit in Munnar during your family vacation at Club Mahindra Munnar resort in Kerala.Stroll through Blossom International Park, one of the most scenic locations of Munnar. Its sprawling variety of flowers and trees appear to be jewels on the tiara of Munnar! The Park even offers fun activities like cycling, roller skating and boating.Scream to your heart’s content at Munnar’s Echo Point and experience the cool breeze of Mattupetty at an altitude of 1,700 metres. Mattupetty Lake offers cruise and speed boat facilities.One of the most fascinating tourist places in Kerala is Eravikulam National Park. It possesses a great collection of the endangered NilgiriTahr. Every 12 years, the Park gives you the opportunity to witness the blooming of the Neelakurinji flower.The location to admire medicinal plants and sandalwood forests, and reptiles, giant grizzly squirrels and the white bison.One of the most picturesque places to see in Munnar is Devikulam Lake. It is garnished with verdant slopes and lush valleys. Tourists have even loved trekking around this lovely lake. Get a detailed information about Kerala tourism such as best time to visit, places to visit and things to do in Kerala. Plan a vacation with Club Mahindra to have a memorable family holiday. Don’t believe us? Go check out the Club Mahindra reviews by our happy members.

 

Club Mahindra Munnar Resort, Chinnakanal Village,

Suryanelli (via) Iddukki District, Munnar-685618.

Club Mahindra Holidays Review: Member Speak
Member Speak
Great place to spend our stress free days. Good hospitality.. Feel like to visit once again. Excellent location surrounded by lush of green and must. Must place to visit. Best place in Munnar to stay.
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