A million shades of green; the colour associated with balance and relaxation, await you at ‘Jade Munnar’. It’s the kind of place that quietly stirs up sentiments and strengthens your connection to the harmony of nature. As hosts, we do our very best to ensure your stay is carefree and comfortable in hopes that every visitor will desire additional helpings of ‘jade’ hospitality. more »
Jade Munnar offers three comfortable, private, upstairs bedrooms with dedicated bathrooms and private sit out areas. We also offer a ground floor suite which includes a bedroom, bathroom, coffee kitchen, dining/living room (with pull out couch) that is suitable for a couple or up to a maximum of five guests. The shared areas – coffee kitchen/ dining room in the main house and front patio – are designed for informal small gatherings. If you need to be connected…we also have internet access.
There are also many locations within the landscaped property to just sit quietly and take in a few deep breaths, cuddle up with a good book, or do some bird watching. We also have a natural swimming pool (no chemicals) for taking a refreshing plunge or simply soak up some afternoon sun from the poolside.
We always look forward to enjoying first-rate food and invite you to join us in this great pleasure! Two meals are included in the price of your stay with us – dinner every evening from the day you check in and breakfast following your evenings stay. Our menus change daily and are a bit like us…fusion. We eat plenty of classic Kerala cuisine but are also quite good at adding a bit of western influence to our diets. Dinner is served family style with all guests together at 7:30 pm, breakfast is at individual guest’s pace sometime between 8.00-9: 00 am
Things to do
- There are beautiful country roads and small trails to explore
- Study and identify the abundant flora and fauna varieties
- Tour Munnar Town (We are happy to provide interesting suggestions as to what to see.)
- Visit Top Station
- Hire an autorickshaw or jeep for a day trip around the area
- Linger around the natural swimming pool and garden here at Jade
- Check out what’s cooking in the kitchen, even lend a hand if it pleases you
We are located at about 1000 meters (@3300 feet). Sometimes morning and evenings can be chilly, but daytime temperatures can be quite warm if you are in the sun. During the rainy season (June thru September) and ‘so-called’ winter (late Dec thru Jan) you may need a pullover or shawl. The high ranges of these Western Ghats are tropical in nature. Most of the area is agricultural with the main crops being, tea, pepper, cardamom, and coffee. Cocoa, cinnamon, nutmeg, and tapioca are also commonly cultivated. Frequently seen trees in this area are Rose Wood, Teak, Jackfruit, African Tulip Trees and Jacaranda and a wide variety of fruit trees. Besides the huge variety of birds that are in the area, there are also amazing butterflies, moths, small lizards, and interesting bugs. With even the most basic observations skills there is always something fascinating to see during a walk around the area. Nature is continuously unfolding and stretching and sharing her secrets to those that what to see