Best homestay in Wayanad – 1. Annapara home stay- Vythiri
#1 on our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Annapara.
Annapara is an eco-friendly homestay, located at Vythiri in Wayanad. It’s a green and appealing property located in the midst of 400-acre coffee plantation with a natural pool and waterfalls. The property is located in the foothills of Chempara peak. To keep the serenity and peace there is no TV facility available here.
The hosts Praveen and Shibu take very special care of the guest. Food is home-made, made fresh with local flavors. The property is away from the main town and the location is green, lush and unique. There is no electricity available during daytime at this place. Activities include Trekking, Birdwatching, butterfly watching, rope climbing, tribal village visits etc.
2. Orange Villa – Tholpetty
Orange Villa is located in Tholpetty forest Wayanad, an ideal place for wildlife enthusiasts and nature-lovers. The hosts Praveen and family are incredible in their services and hospitality.
Early morning is gorgeous with the amazing ambiance. The estate house is built with traditional Kodagu architecture and a 100-year old building, famous Thirunelli temple is close to Orange Villa. Activities include trekking, night jeep safari etc.
3. Aranyakam home stay Meppadi Wayanad
Aranyakam in an old ancestral home of 6 bedrooms and 2 suites located in the midst of a coffee plantation spread in 30 acres.
This estate is ideal for bird watching and nature trails. The food is served homely with a mix of veg and non-veg choices. Each bedroom is facing towards the beautiful Chempara Peak. Suites are spacious with balcony and living rooms.
4. Namaha homestay
#4 in our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Namaha, a boutique property located in a spectacular valley at Meppadi village Wayanad, the property has an excellent mountain view kissing the clouds and close to the waterfalls, ideal for unwinding with nature.
It’s run by the host family Mr.Balan and wife who shows great care for the guest, food is pure vegetarian cooked as per the preference of the guest’s. The rooms are modern and contemporary with beautiful interiors and gardens.
5. Four Seasons Homestay Wayanad
Four seasons is a lovely homestay operated by Mrs.Mary Abraham, the host. The host family stays on the ground floor of the building they serve typical Kerala food with homely recipes. The rooms are comfortable and well designed. The personal service by the host family is the highlight of Four Seasons.
6. Misty Meadows
#6 on our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Misty Meadows. It is a premium homestay located at Kalpetta in Wayanad.
Rooms are spacious with fine interiors the balcony is overlooking the lush green forest. Mr. Abhiskek is the host at Misty Meadows. The amenities and facilities of misty meadows are as comparable to a 3-star hotel. Multi cuisine restaurant and room service are available at Misty Meadows. Activities include jeep safari, trekking, village visits etc.
7. Cheeral Green homestay
Located in the beautiful village called Cheeral near Sulthan bathery town Wayanad. The host Mr. Soman and wife Sashiprabha are wonderful hosts. They both are retired. The property has a beautiful garden and in-house spice garden, 24 hours running hot / Cold water etc.
On request, the host will take care of the travel requirements of the guest.
8. Tea Route homestay
#8 on our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Tea Route homestay. It is located close to the tourist destinations such as Chempara peak and Sooji para.
The homestay is located within a spice garden. Food is home-cooked with open kitchen and clean and comfortable living spaces.
The property has a balcony facing the Chempara Peak and Manikunnu Hills. There is a beautiful viewpoint sunrise valley which is 2 km away from the property and the waterfalls Kathampara is just 4 km away.
9. Summer Villa Wayanad
It’s a 2-bedroom house nestled in the middle of an evergreen plantation with lush surroundings and clean rooms. Basic amenities hot water facility etc is available, in the bathrooms. Upon request, the management arranges sightseeing tours, pick up, drop etc. Homely food is served for the resident guests.
10. Ente Veedu homestay
#10 on our list is Ente Veedu. The name Ente Veedu in Malayalam means ‘My Home’ as the name says this homestay offers homely service to all resident guests.
Its located in the midst of a huge coffee plantation and paddy fields. The plantation is opened during British colonial era about 150 years ago. Most rooms face the plantation and few face the green paddy fields. It’s truly scenic. Each room has an attached washroom and western toilets. The property is located about 3 km from the bus stand.
11. Chandragiri bungalow
Chandragiri is an old British bungalow located in the midst of a coffee estate. The village Kollangode where the homestay is located at a distance of 2 km from the famous Meenmutty waterfalls.
The property is well designed in the midst of tall trees and the room size varies from 300 -450 square feet. Activities include guided trekking, bird watching spice garden visit bathing in the natural pool, tribal dance etc.
12. Spice garden Farmhouse
#12 on our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Spice garden. It is located in central Wayanad, within a 15 acres coffee plantation. They also grow cardamom, areca nut, rubber, ginger etc. There is a live stream which flows through the estate.
The property has 3 well-furnished rooms which are ideal for a family up to 12 passengers. Service is personalized, unlike the conventional hotels; food is cooked homely with great care. Activities include plantation tour, village walk, fishing, cooking demonstration etc.The host’s Mr. Sathosh and family take great care for the guest’s with their hospitality.
13. Kudajadri Holiday homes
Kudajadri is one among the best homestays in Wayanad. A 100-year old heritage farmhouse located in Kalpetta. They have got the prestigious Trip advisors travelers choice award in the year 2014. It is an old Jain heritage house, the food is delicious and in Jain-style. Activities include plantation tour, badminton, cricket, football, and campfire.
14. Sundara Mahal
Sundara Mahal is a family-friendly homestay located at Kalpetta in Wayanad. The food served is pure vegetarian and homely, the homestay has a lovely garden and kids play area. The host serves pure Jain food on request. The property is located in a lush green garden with exotic spice garden, ideal for birdwatching and butterfly-watching. Rooms are private with spacious indoors.
15.Rocky nest homestay
#15 on our list of best homestays in Wayanad is Rocky Nest Homestay. It is a private homestay owned by the host Mr. Abdul and his wife located at Kalpetta in Wayanad. The food is cooked homely and with care.
One who visits should try the tasty biriyani which is served in-house cooked by the host Abida. The rooms are neat and well maintained with a view towards the Mountains.
16. Atmost homestay
Atmost homestay is located in Vellaramkunnu at Kalpetta. It is located in the middle of a coffee estate and surrounded by lush greenery. Rooms are comfortable and best suited for nature lovers. The property owner Mr. Tibin is a lovely host and takes good care of the guests, ideal to stay for a short break.
17. Pranavam homestay
#17 in the best homestays in Wayanad list is Pranavam homestay. It is located in Pozhuthana village, Wayanadu. It’s run by the couple Ravindran and Rema.
The house is designed with Kerala decor and rooms are a duplex style in the middle of a coffee plantation. The service is personal and food served is pure vegetarian. The property is located in the middle of the lush green estate, activities include cycling, trekking, bamboo rafting etc. Rooms are facing towards the valley and ideal for reading books. Monkeys, butterflies, and birds are common in the premise
18. Alakananda homestay Wayanad
Alakananda is a plantation bungalow located at Wayanad
The 2-bedroom residence can accommodate maximum up to 10 passengers. The plantation, coffee, areca nut, bananas etc are aplenty. Activities include paddy-walk, trekking, fishing, barbeque etc.
19. Nalukettu homestay
Nalukettu homestay is located in Madikamala Wayanad. It’s situated in the middle of coffee plantations with 4 spacious guest rooms. Food is served homely and the location is very close to Chembara Peak. Activities include Ayurvedic massage, campfire etc.
20. The Jackfruit Tree at Hamlet
#20 on our list of 30 best homestays in Wayanad is a Villa. The Jackfruit Tree at Hamlet Villa is located near Chembara Peak. The valley overlooks the peak and tea estate. The view from the balcony is towards the tea gardens and the waterfalls and it is breath-taking. Food is homemade. It’s ideal as a hideout in the mountains. The rooms are well designed with boutique character.
21. Sahyadri homestay
Located at Kalpetta in Wayanadu, the property is run by Mr. Ajay, the host. Food is authentic vegetarian with great flavors. A silent area and close to paddy fields with greenery around. They are approved by the government of Kerala, department of tourism.
22. Vengachuvattil Homestay
One of the best homestays in Wayanad is Vegachuvattil homestay. It is located in a green valley at Wayanadu, the property offers unique accommodation with great care. The residence has 4 bedrooms all with attached washrooms. The property offers a scenic view of nature from the balcony and verandah. If someone wants to cook the food then they can use the kitchen facility also
23. Himadri Retreat
One of our personal favorites in this list of 30 best homestays in Wayanad is Himadri Retreat. It is Located at Kalpetta in Wayanad. The location is a quiet, peaceful place with forest ambiance. This place is highly recommended for someone who wants to be close to nature. The property is located closer to the coffee plantations. It is ideal for families, food is cooked homely with traditional flavors and vegetarian.
24. 3 Hills County
Location of 3 Hills County is very close to the Chempara Peak. This nature retreat is spread on 5 acres of land. The building is designed with the concept of traditional Kerala home, the property is ideal for Ayurvedic treatments.
25. Rainbow Holiday Homestay and Cottages
Rainbow homestay is located very close to Kalpetta town. It’s ideal for families. They have a 5-bedroom villa with lush green surroundings. Activities include plantation tour at its 8 acres spread coffee estate, trekking, etc. It’s a family run homestay and completely secured.
#26 on our list of Best Homestays in Wayanad is Pachyderm Palace
It is an experiential homestay, located at Tholpetty village in Wayanadu. It’s an ideal place to stay close to the forest and to spot wild animals, especially deer, elephants etc. The early morning treks in the wildlife sanctuary is an absolute delight. The hosts Venu and family are amazing with their care and love for the guests. Trekking to Brahmagiri mountain and the jeep safari are must-do activities.
27. Evergreen Villa
Best Homestays in Wayanad – Evergreen villa is a 4-bedroom homestay located at Naduvayal village in Wayanad. As the title says the property is located in the middle of a beautiful garden with tropical plants and coconut trees. The homestay is approved by the government of Kerala and department of tourism. Evening activities include the bonfire, night drive to Muthanga forest etc.
28 Angel homestay
Angel homestay is located at Vythiri in Wayanadu, Kerala’s incredible hospitality is served up in plenty here. The property is spread over 3 acres of plantation and blessed with nature and serenity. Rooms are clean and comfortable with modern bathrooms.
29. Dhanagiri homestay
Dhanagiri homestay is located in Dhanagiri farm, which is spread across 30 acres. The bungalow is facing the coffee plantations with mountain view. The property is ideal for soft trekking, birdwatching, camping etc. Rooms are built with all kinds of modern comforts.
30. Hibernest Chembara
Last, but not the least, in our list of 30 Best Homestays in Wayanad is Hibernest. Hibernest is an amazing boutique property located in Chembara valley with nice verandah, valley-facing room, and dormitory. Rooms are built with the colonial charm.
I hope this resourceful article helped you get an idea of some of the best homestays in Wayanad. Don’t miss visiting Wayanad. It truly is a great place to visit as a couple or with family. Nature at its very best.
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