Local Experiences

Forest

Illithodu Mahagony Thottam – Red Wood forest walks/ Forest Trails

Situated at a distance of about 2.25 km from Namami is a serene forest location ideal for forest walk to have an immersive experience. Mahogany Thottam, as the name suggests is a forest of huge, black Mahogany trees and tall wild jack trees, including the oldest one that dates back to 1820 (the display board says it approximately weights 25000 kg)

kodanad Elephant Camp – Elephant Bathing/ Elephant rides 

Located 12 km from Namami, The Kodanad Elephant Training Centre, which was moved to Abhayaranyam near Kaprikkad, is one of the largest elephant training centres in Kerala. It is flanked by the high ranges and is set near the southern banks of the Periyar River. Since the ban on capturing elephants was enforced, this place now serves as one of the premier elephant training centres in Kerala. It is surely every elephant lover’s paradise to view these magnificent beings up close.

Periyar Wildlife Safari

A early morning drive into dense forest un supervision of forest guards is the best way to explore the wild of Periyar Wildlife reserve.

Plantation Walks – Banana & Rubber

Rubber and Banana plantation are flourishing in several areas of the Ernakulam dist. A view near Neeleeswaram near Malayattoor

Bird Watching – Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary Thattekkad is located about 27 km from Namami with about 40 minutes ride. Constituted during 1983, Dr. Salim Ali, the world famous ornithologist, is directly responsible for the wonders on display at the Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary. His famous survey of Travancore in the 1930s led to the formation of this modern day paradise for avian

Water

Boat rides

Relaxed boat rides in the Malayatoor lake and the Periyar River

Aqua aerobics

We offer regular Aqua Aerobic classes under the guidance of qualified trainers. Aqua Aerobics classes are a great way to mix up a traditional gym workout with the wondrous benefits of water. It only takes a few aqua aerobics sessions and you’ll see a big difference in your overall fitness.

Treatments by the riverside

Bathe in the quietness of the forest while enjoying a deep relaxation therapy.

Dining by the water Side

Personalized dining options by the river side or the pool side with specially curated menu and personal server.

Spitituality

St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Church 

The St Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic International Shrine, Malayattoor is one of the eight international shrines in the world, situated in Malayattoor.

Kalady –  Birth Place of Adi Shankaracharya

Adi Shankara Janmabhoomi Ashram, Kalady, Welcome to the Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mahasamsthanam, Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham, Sringeri.The Peetham is the first and foremost of the four Peethams established by the renowned 8th century philosopher saint Sri Adi Shankara, the principal exponent of Advaita  (non-dualism)

Visit Oldest Synagogue

The Paradesi Synagogue aka Cochin Jewish Synagogue or the Mattancherry Synagogue is a synagogue located in Mattancherry Jew Town, a suburb of the city of Kochi, Kerala, in South India. It was built in 1568 A.D. by Samuel Castiel, David Belila, and Joseph Levi for the flourishing Paradesi Jewish community in Kochi.

Activities and Hobbies

Active Life
  • Cycling
  • Trekking
  • Mindful Walk
  • Dance Therapy 
  • Music Therapy
Local Art, Craft and Culture
Hobby
  • Painting
  • Music
Entertainment
  • Musical evenings
  • Dance Evenings