9 Best Tea Estates-Cum-Resorts In India You Must Visit For Your Next Detoxifying Vacay!
There’s nothing better than being in close contact with nature and capturing the haseen vaadiyaan and khula aasmaan with our eyes! If you love chai, some thandi taazi hawa and the chirping of birds, then you should defo check out these awesomesauce tea plantations that have their own homestays and resorts!
1. Talayar Valley Bungalow - Munnar
Also known as the Green Bungalow, this beautiful boutique hotel used to be an old tea planter’s residence and trust us, the vintage-style rooms, fire pits, washrooms, gardens and dining area are GORGEOUS! With a variety of four types of suites to choose from, we are totally booking the largest Royal Talayar Suite or maybe the Blue Jay Suite because it has an attached terrace (hello breathtaking views!). Head to the Tea Museum and the Lakkom Waterfalls or just sit by the barbeque and enjoy your freshly made chai!
Where | Talayar Valley Bungalow - V-363, Kannan Devan Hills Village, Talliar post, Idukki, Kerala
Tariff | Rs 9,600 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9442 202 001
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://goo.gl/Y4w9gA
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/briarteabungalows/
Here’s Their Website | http://teabungalows.com/munnar/
2. Wild Mahseer - Assam
This unique property offers a luxurious and green stay with a touch of heritage to its visitors. Situated in the Eastern Himalayas, this resort is defo going to mesmerise you with its vast varieties of flora and fauna and make you feel relaxed with activities like jungle bathing, nature walks and river rafting. Dive into the tasteful local dishes like an assortment of curries, stews and roasts or just sit back and experience the green living, fishing and farming at their homestays!
Where | Wild Mahseer - Balipara Division, Addabarie Tea Estate, P.O.Lokra, Sonitpur, Balipara, Assam
Tariff | Rs 9,400 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9833 631 377
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://wildmahseer.com/booking
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/WildMahseer/
Here’s Their Website | https://wildmahseer.com/
3. La Maison - Tamil Nadu
This heritage, beautiful French homestay is where you need to be at for your next visit to Tamil Nadu. La Maison is surrounded by tea plantations, waterfalls, streams and greenery which is perfect for your getaway from the polluted and busy city life. Book this place for an eco-friendly, cheap stay with picturesque views of the sunrise and sunsets. Did we tell you that they have an open-air hot water jacuzzi too (WHAAAAAT)?!
Where | La Maison - Hadathorai, Nihung Post Office, Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu
Tariff | Rs 7,450 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9585 857 732
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.lamaison.in/book-your-stay.html
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/lamaisonkotagiri/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.lamaison.in/index.html
4. Glenburn Tea Estate & Boutique Hotel - Darjeeling
With breathtaking and stunning views of the hills and plantations, this tea estate-cum-hotel is all set to take you a step closer to nature and make you feel relaxed AF. Book your stay at Glenburn to experience the art of tea plucking or make the most of your trip by staying at the Burra or Water Lily Bungalows which offer you a luxe stay. The lodgers can also enjoy sessions of yoga, meditation, spa or just sit back and look at the stars by the bonfire!
Where | Glenburn Tea Estate & Boutique Hotel - Near Singritam, Darjeeling, West Bengal
Tariff | Rs 25,850 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9830 070 213
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.glenburnteaestate.com/book-now.php
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/GlenburnTeaEstate/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.glenburnteaestate.com/
5. Banasura Hill Resort - Wayanad
This lush, green and eco-friendly resort surrounded by tea plants and eucalyptus trees is your hideaway for complete relaxation and peace. When at Banasura, you should go on treks and explore the lesser-known beauties like the Banasura Falls or adore the rippling water stream. This hill resort is an ideal stay-place as it offers luxury (hello spas and healing massages) as well as comfort for we love their spacious, homely rooms and amazing hospitality!
Where | Banasura Hill Resort - Vellamunda, Wayanad, Kerala
Tariff | Rs 6,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9539 701 354
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.banasura.com/luxury-resorts
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/banasurahillresort/
Here’s Their Website | http://www.banasura.com/
6. Sinna Dorai’s Bungalows - Nilgiris
This private property is situated in the middle of tea plantations and provides a beautiful lush green garden to take a stroll in. This tea estate focuses on maintaining its authenticity and promotes the local cuisine and food and trust us, your stay is gonna be relaxing and full of comfort. You can enjoy a day full of walking through the tea estates and visit the largest tea factory in the area. And if tea is too overrated for you, then you’re gonna enjoy the trek to the old gold mines. And if nothing of this sorts suits you, then just unwind by sipping on some wine and soaking the beauty of the place!
Where | Sinna Dorai’s Bungalows - Carolyn Estate, Pandalur, Gudalur, Tamil Nadu
Tariff | Rs 4,500 Onwards
Call Them | +91 4253 222 362
Book Your Stay Online Here | http://www.sinnadorai.com/book-now.aspx
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Sinna-Dorais-Bungalows
Here’s Their Website | http://www.sinnadorai.com/mango-range-experience
7. Darang Tea Estate- A Home Stay - Himachal
This homestay has cutesy cottages and offers you the perfect escape from the busy city life. You can get everything under one roof at this estate - fireplace to warm yourselves up, a library with more than 500 books, fresh home-grown veggies & fruits and farm-produced milk and juices and did we mention the huge verandahs for your walks? All our nature lovers out there- head over to the Darang Tea Estate to get some mountain air and for exploring the tea gardens, snow-clad mountains and water streams!
Where | Darang Tea Estate - A Home Stay - P.O. Darang, District Kangra
Tariff | Rs 3,800 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9816 312 333
Check Out Their FB Page | https://goo.gl/mkrsSu
Here’s Their Website | http://www.darangteaestate.com/
8. Tranquilitea - Coonoor
This is just the place you need to stay at for de-stressing yourselves and for the much-required me time. This lovely bungalow is situated amidst a vast tea estate and its teak and rosewood furniture adds up to the entire nature-like vibe. When in Tranquilitea, their gourmet tea tasting experience is A MUST because there’s no other place which offers such a luxurious and finest tea tasting. You can also go bird watching or maybe just binge on Indian, Oriental and Continental cuisines!
Where | Tranquilitea - 101 Grays Hill, Imperial Tea Company, Coonoor
Tariff | Rs 4,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9443 841 572
Book Your Stay Online Here | https://www.tranquilitea.in/tranquilitea
Here’s Their Website | https://www.tranquilitea.in/
9. Cherry Resort- Sikkim
Temi Tea Garden is Sikkim’s only tea garden, the product of which is in great demand across the world. Located on the slopes of Temi Tea Gardens, this resort is well-designed, pretty affordable and is full of local, hand-crafted decor. We love the stunning views of mystic mountains, Teesta river and blush-pink cherry blossoms which makes it perfect for all you romantic peeps. You can cycle around the resort, play badminton, go trekking or just sit in their garden and soak up some sun!
Where | Cherry Resort - Temi Tea Garden, Namchi, South Sikkim
Tariff | Rs 2,700 Onwards
Call Them For Reservations | +91 9800 013 66
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/www.CherryResort.in/
Here’s Their Website | www.cherryresort.com
P.S. - Tariffs as recorded on 7th January, 2019.
So, all you travel junkies and nature lovers, pack your bags and book your relaxing stays in the lap of nature now!